EDI 250 Purchase Order Shipment Management Document

Functional Group PV

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Purchase Order Shipment Management Document Transaction Set (250) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set can be used to allow a retailer or manufacturer to communicate purchase order data, to a transportation provider, for the purpose of managing the purchase order cycle from the time of pick-up request through delivery.


Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To indicate the beginning of a transaction set

  3. To specify identifying information

  4. To supply shipment sort segregate data and related shipment identification numbers


Max use
  1. 0100 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat >1
    1. To provide reference to a specific purchase order

    2. To specify identifying information

    3. To specify transportation instructions relating to shipment

    4. To provide totals relating to the shipment

    5. To specify pertinent dates and times

    6. To specify special handling instructions in coded or free-form format

    7. 0110 Loop Optional
      Repeat >1
      1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

      2. To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length

      3. To specify the location of the named party

      4. To specify the geographic place of the named party

      5. To specify identifying information

      6. To provide totals relating to the shipment

      7. To specify pertinent dates and times

  2. To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference is provided for marketing purposes and is free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.