An EDI 180 Return Merchandise Authorization and Notification, is used by retailers and suppliers during the returns process. It can be used as both a request and an authorization, as well as a notification document. For example retailers use the EDI 180 to request authorization for a merchandise return, as in the case of damaged or defective products. Retailers can also use this document to notify suppliers about consumer returns to their stores.
Upon receiving an EDI 180 the receiver will reply with an EDI 997 Functional Acknowledgement
This electronic document complies with the ANSI X12 EDI specification.
All EDI documents are securely encrypted in transit, allowing trading partners to send sensitive data safely. Using the EDI 180 can help streamline the returns process for both retailers and suppliers.
Reduced Manual Effort & Elimiated Errors
Improve Cash Flow
Returns are processed and reconciled quickly
An EDI 180 Return Merchandise Authorization and Notification contains information about a merchandise return. The EDI 180 can be used for the following purposes:
EDI 180 transactions include key information about a return. Because EDI 180 can be sent bi-directionally for multiple types of communications, the document also needs to specify its specific use case. Key data that may be included on EDI 180:
ANSI ASC X12
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) chartered the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12 to develop uniform standards for inter-industry electronic exchange of business transactions, namely electronic data interchange. ASC X12 also contributes to UN/EDIFACT messages that are used widely outside of the United States.
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