What is an EDI 850 Purchase Order?
EDI 850 Purchase Order is an X12 transaction set that is used when a company places an order for goods or services.
How is an EDI 850 Purchase Order used?
An EDI 850 message provides information such as:
Items requested and their prices
To be EDI compliant when accepting an EDI 850 from a trading partner, one must also send other EDI transactions in response to the purchase order.
These transactions include:
EDI 810 Invoice - replaces the traditional paper invoice
EDI 856 Advanced Shipping Notice - describes the contents of each shipment
EDI 997 Functional Acknowledgement - confirms receipt of the EDI 850
EDI 855 Order Acknowledgment - confirms you can meet the requirements of the purchase order
EDI 860 Order Change Request - requests an update to the details on the original purchase order
EDI 850 Format
Common information in the EDI 850 transaction includes:
Item, prices, and quantities ordered
Here is an EDI 850 Transaction within Cleo Integration Cloud
EDI 850 Specification
This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Purchase Order Transaction Set (850) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to provide for customary and established business and industry practice relative to the placement of purchase orders for goods and services. This transaction set should not be used to convey purchase order changes or purchase order acknowledgment information.
Accredited Standards Committee X12. ASC X12 Standard [Table Data]. Data Interchange Standards Association, Inc., Falls Church, VA. https://x12.org/index.php/products/transaction-sets
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