Inventory Advice

The Inventory Advice integration imports inventory information from a fulfillment partner by warehouse into the Digital River Physical Fulfillment system.

Supported Formats and Data Interchange Modes (Fulfillment Partner to Digital River)

Format
AS2
FTP/SFTP
Web Service Post to Digital River
XML
Supported
Recommended (Best Practice)
Supported (Custom Implementation)
EDI X12 (846)
Supported (Best Practice)
Supported
Not Supported

Recommended Frequency

  • Full file or Delta – Hourly


XML Specification

File Name Format

  • Inventory_YYYYMMDD_HHMISS.xml

XML Schema

XML Sample


EDI X12 846 Specification

File Name Format

  • EDI846_YYYYMMDD_HHMISS.edi

EDI X12 846 Supported Version

  • 00401

EDI X12 846 Definition of Data Elements

Postion Element ID Description Type Min/Max Required Comments
Envelope:






ISA
 
Interchange Control Header
 
1
Y

ISA01
I01
Authorization Information Qualifier
ID
2/2
Y
00
ISA02
I02
Authorization Information
AN
10/10
Y

ISA03
I03
Security Information Qualifier
ID
2/2
Y
00
ISA04
I04
Security Information
AN

Y

ISA05
I05
Interchange ID Qualifier
ID
2/2
Y
01
ISA06
I06
Interchange Sender ID
AN

Y

ISA07
I05
Interchange ID Qualifier
ID
2/2
Y
01
ISA08
I07
Interchange Receiver ID
AN
15/15
Y

ISA09
I08
Interchange Date
DT

Y

ISA10
I09
Interchange Time
TM

Y

ISA11
I10
Interchange Control Standards Id
ID
ID
Y

ISA12
I11
Interchange Control Version Num
ID
5/5
Y

ISA13
I12
Interchange Control Number
N0
9/9
Y

ISA14
I13
Acknowledgment Requested
ID
1/1
Y

ISA15
I14
Usage Indicator
ID
1/1
Y
P=Production, T=Test
ISA16
I15
Component Element Separator

1/1
Y








GS 
 
Functional Group Header 

1
Y
 
GS01
479
Functional Identifier Code
ID
2/2
Y

GS02
142
Application Sender's Code
AN
2/15
Y

GS03
124
Application Receiver's Code
AN
2/15
Y

GS04
373
Date
DT
8/8
Y

GS05
337
Time
TM
4/8
Y

GS06
28
Group Control Number
N0
1/9
Y

GS07
455
Responsible Agency Code
ID
1/2
Y

GS08
480
Version / Release / Industry Id
AN
1/12
Y
4010







Heading:






ST
 
Transaction Set Header
 
1
Y

ST01
143
Transaction Set Identifier Code
ID
3/3
Y
846
ST02
329
Transaction Set Control Number
AN
4/9
Y








BIA
 
Beg. Segment for Inv. Inquiry

1
Y

BIA01
353
Transaction Set Purpose Code
ID
2/2
Y
00


00 – Original






25 - Incremental




BIA02
755
Report Type Code
ID
2/2
Y



DD – Distributor Inventory Report




BIA03
127
Reference Identification
AN
1/30
Y

BIA04
373
Date
DT
8/8
Y








Detail:






LIN
 
Line Item Description

1
Y

LIN01
350
Assigned Identification
AN
1/20
Y

LIN02
235
Product/Service ID Qualifier
ID
2
Y
VP


VP - Vendor/Seller Part Number

1/18




MG - Manufacturer Part Number

1/20




UP - UPC Consumer Package Code

1/20


LIN03
234
Product Service ID
AN

Y








SDQ
 
Quantity

 
N
Either SDQ or QTY is required
SDQ01
355
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
AN
2/2
N



EA – Each 




SDQ02
66
Identification Code Qualifier
ID
2/2
N



91- Assigned by Seller




SDQ03
67
Identification Code
AN
1/20
N
Warehouse ID
SDQ04
380
Quantity
AN
1/15
N








QTY

Quantity


N
Either SDQ or QTY is required
QTY 01
673
Quantity Qualifier
ID
2/2
N



91- Assigned by Seller




QTY 02
380
Quantity
AN
1/15
N

QTY 03
355
Unit of Measurement Code
AN
2/2
N



EA – Each 




Summary:






CTT 
 
Transaction Totals 

1
N
Not Mandatory
CTT01
354
Number of Line Items
N0
1/6
N








SE 
 
Transaction Set Trailer

1
Y

SE01
96
Number of Included Segments
N0
1/10
Y

SE02
329
Transaction Set Control Number
AN
4/9
Y








Envelope:






GE
 
Functional Group Trailer

1
Y

GE01
97
Number of Transaction Sets Included
N0
1/6
Y

GE02
28
Group Control Number
N0
1/9
Y








IEA
 
Interchange Control Trailer 
 
1
Y

IEA01
I16
Number of Included Functional Groups
N0
1/5
Y

IEA02
I12
Interchange Control Number
N0
9/9
Y