846 Inventory Status
The EASI 846 is an electronic file which provides the Manufacturer’s available inventory position by distribution center by SKU (GTIN) to their Wholesalers. The 846 is updated multiple times during the day.
Exported by the Seller (Manufacturer)
Imported by the Purchaser (Wholesaler)
Seller’s Distribution Center
Seller’s Item Identifier – GTIN
Current Available Inventory Quantity by GTIN
Quantity to arrive within 2 weeks by GTIN. (Optional)
Specific Benefits for Sellers
Minimizes phone calls regarding inventory availability.
Enables at-once drop shipments.
Specific Benefits for Purchasers
Inventory quantities can be integrated into sales systems, allowing CSR’s to sell product currently available from the Manufacturer.
Minimizes phone calls to Manufacturer regarding inventory availability.
Enables drop shipments from the Manufacturer.
EASI Mapping Documents
Download the Standard: EASI 846 v3.0 Inventory Status
846 v3.0 Adopted 4/20/17.
Download the Sample: EASI 846 v3.0 Sample File (no routing envelope)
Download a previous version:
846 v2.0 Adopted 4/27/15.
Download the Sample: EASI 846 v2.0 Sample File (no routing envelope)
Download the Sample: EASI 846 v1.1 Sample File (no routing envelope)