X12 855 Purchase Order Acknowledgment
This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Purchase Order Acknowledgment Transaction Set (855) 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 a seller's acknowledgment of a buyer's purchase order.
This transaction set can also be used as notification of a vendor generated order. This usage advises a buyer that a vendor has or will ship merchandise as prearranged in their partnership.
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If the Purchase Order is being rejected in full please include a note as to why.
If BAK02 = AD, RD then Line Item Details (PO1 loop) is mandatory.
One iteration of the PID for the Product Description (PID05, when PID01=F and PID02=08) is required.
If an item is being rejected [ACK01 = IR] a note indicating the reason why must be included.
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