X12 855 Purchase Order Acknowledgment
This Draft Standard for Trial Use 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.
- ~ Segment
- * Element
- > Component
- None included
Required if BAK02 = RJ or ACK01 = IR.
All items that were on the order must be included in the POA when BAK02 = AC and must indicate that Items status in the ACK segment. Vendors can send items when BAK02 = AT but is not required. When BAK02 = RJ,
items are not expected to be included in the 855.
When Item details are sent the ACK loop/segment is required.
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