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Routing Envelope

Purpose


The EASI Routing Envelope is used within each EASI electronic transmission to uniquely identify the specific transmission. The Routing Envelope consists of a header segment identifying origin and destination information and a trailer segment identifying the end of the transmission. 


The Routing Envelope functions as the Interchange Control Header/Footer, 'wrapping' the edi transaction set.


Every transmitted EDI transaction document must include a valid routing envelope.


The Routing Envelope makes it possible to have multiple sets of records within each file transmission. However, all sets of records within a single transmission must be of the same type (ex: 856 ASN, 850, etc).

 

Key Elements

 

 

  • Sender Id (Sender DUNS Number)

  • Receiver Id (Receiver DUNS Number)

  • Document Type (One of the EASI standard document Ids)

  • Interchange Id (Unique tracking number assigned by the sender)

  • The number of documents contained in the transmission

EASI Mapping Documents


Download the standard: EASI Routing Envelope Standard

Download the sample: EASI Routing Envelope v3.0 Sample File 

 

Related Information


All transmitted standards are wrapped by an EASI Standards Routing Envelope.
File related to the EASI Standards File Naming Convention:  File Naming Convention v3.0 in Documentation.