Transacting electronically is a requirement for all suppliers doing business with 3M. This includes the Purchase Order (PO), Purchase Order Acknowledgement (POA), Advance Ship Notice (ASN), Invoice and Payment. The ability and willingness to transact electronically will be a criteria for supplier selection and consolidation. Learn more in the eCommerce Supplier Collaboration section below.
As part of our Business Transformation initiative, 3M is introducing eCommerce Supplier Collaboration tools that will enable electronic trading relationships with our suppliers. These tools will enable suppliers to view documents electronically.
The benefits to 3M and our suppliers will be:
We have four different tools that enable the electronic delivery and exchange of purchase orders, purchase order acknowledgements, advanced shipment notices and invoices between 3M and our suppliers. The appropriate tool will be determined based on type of activity and volumes. Suppliers will be approached by the 3M Regional eCommerce Team, as appropriate. We look forward to your support of our Business Transformation.
Connect with Supplier eCommerce Support to learn more about 3M eCommerce options.
Transactions which will enable all suppliers to share documents and data with 3M electronically.
ANSI Version 4010 PDF Document 850 - Purchase Order (98K) PDF Document 860 - Purchase Order Change (95K) PDF Document 855 - Purchase Order Acknowledgement / POA (45K) PDF Document 856 - Advanced Ship Notice / ASN (65K) PDF Document 810 - Invoices (64K) PDF Document 820 - Remittance Advice (46K) PDF Document 830 - Forecasts (Delivery Schedules) (73K)
EDIFACT Version 96A PDF Document ORDERS - Purchase Order (117K) PDF Document ORDCHG- Purchase Order Change (112K) PDF Document ORDRSP- Purchase Order Acknowledgement / POA (73K) PDF Document DESADV - Advanced Ship Notice / ASN (73K) PDF Document DELFOR - Delivery Schedule Message (127K) PDF Document INVOIC - Invoices (98K) PDF Document REMADV - Remittance Advice (42K)
VAN: A Value Added Network is an independent company offering services for electronic transmissions of transactions. It is a requirement that Sterling Commerce is leveraged as the VAN in our Source to Pay eCommerce transactions.