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 (EDI 850) is being rejected in full (BAK02=RD) you must include a note as to why.
PO1 loop is required when BAK02 = AD, AC, or RD.
Up to two iterations of the ACK segment can be sent per line item. If additional information needs to be conveyed, the Line Item notes loop (N9) should be used.
If the item is being rejected, a note as to why is required.
If N902 = . GEN - MTX02 is a General Note
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