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    Match Points for EDI Invoice and the PO Line - are they mandatory?

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Alma


    How does the EDI Invoices import match with the POL (PO Line)? What if there is no match on bib info?


    The EDI Invoice file will load the invoices even if no match is found with the POL.

    In order to link between the Invoice Line and the POL, a match should exist on the POL number, or the Vendor Reference Number.

    The document "EDI Standard Supported in Alma" explains that the field which is used to match to the Alma PO Line is:

    RFF+LI - buyer’s order line number (PO line number).

    Note that the order line number can be identified by RFF+SLI, the supplier's unique order line reference, instead.

    In this case, RFF+LI is not sent.

    Additional Information

    RFF+SLI - is the Vendor Reference Number for monographs
    RFF+SNA - is the Vendor Reference Number for serials

    Category: EDI - Alma

    Subject: Acquisitions - Alma

    • Article last edited: 12/20/2014