The 940 Warehouse Shipping Order* is used to advise the warehouse that a shipment is to be made to the designated ‘ship to’ on behalf of the depositor, and provides detailed information concerning a warehouse shipment.

What makes up the 940 Warehouse Shipping Order document?

Elements could include vendor number, items, and ship to location, identical to a paper motor carrier details and invoice document.

How is the 940 Warehouse Shipping Order used?

The 940 Warehouse Shipping Order is transmitted to the supplier’s warehouse.

*After the EDI document has been received, a 997 Functional Acknowledgement is sent back indicating the EDI document was successfully received