Best Buy Inventory Management

Best Buy is an American multinational consumer electronics corporation headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb. Internationally, it also operates in Canada and Mexico

How Cin7 Integrates with Best Buy

Before you begin trading with Best Buy, you must be ready to send and receive transaction documents electronically, conforming to the company’s x12 EDI standards. Cin7 is fully compliant to send and/or receive the following transaction documents:

  • 850 Purchase Order—Cin7 translates Best Buy Purchase Orders as individual Sales Orders in Cin7.
  • 856 Advance Shipping Notice—Cin7 translates ASNs into EDI format and notifies Best Buy when to expect order delivery
  • 810 Invoice—Cin7 transmits Invoices for dispatched items.
  • 997 Functional Acknowledgements—Send and receive acknowledgments to confirm receipt of messages.

Why should inventory and EDI be connected?

Cin7 simplifies complex omnichannel, omni-fulfillment and multinational businesses with an all-in-one cloud inventory, POS, EDI and 3PL solution. The key benefits to integrating inventory with EDI in a single system include:

  • Greater stock visibility as orders automatically come into Cin7 and decrease available inventory.
  • Efficient order processing that removes stock right away, preventing overselling.
  • Fast order dispatch via Cin7’s warehouse and 3PL integrations.
  • Precise order processing. Cin7 creates your Purchase Orders directly from your retailer’s EDI orders.