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.

Heading

Position
Segment
Name
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

Detail

Position
Segment
Name
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

      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)

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