BQT Beginning Segment for Request For Quotation

To indicate the beginning of a request for a quotation transaction set and to transmit identifying numbers and dates

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BQT01
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code identifying purpose of transaction set.
BQT02
Request for Quote Reference Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
45
-
Number assigned by the purchaser to identify his request for quote.
BQT03
Request Quotation Control Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
6
6
-
Date to be used for reference purposes in an RFQ and a response to RFQ.
BQT04
Date/Time Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
3
3
-
Code specifying type of date or time, or both date and time.
BQT05
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
6
6
-
Date (YYMMDD).
C0504: If BQT-05 is present, then BQT-04 is required
BQT06
Purchase Order Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the type of Purchase Order.
BQT07
Request for Quote Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the type of request for quote.

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