BEG Beginning Segment for Purchase Order

To indicate the beginning of the purchase order transaction set and transmit identifying numbers and dates.

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BEG01
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code identifying purpose of transaction set.
BEG02
Purchase Order Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code specifying the type of Purchase Order.
BEG03
Purchase Order Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
22
-
Identifying number for Purchase Order assigned by the orderer/purchaser.
BEG04
Release Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
-
Number identifying a release against a Purchase Order previously placed by the parties involved in the transaction.
BEG05
Purchase Order Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
6
6
-
Date assigned by the purchaser to Purchase Order.
BEG06
Contract Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
-
Contract number.
BEG07
Acknowledgment Type
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the type of acknowledgment.

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