EDI 850 Purchase Order

EDI 850 – Purchase Order

The EDI 850 is also refereed to by EDIFACT ORDERS and x12 850 Purchase Order. The EDI 850 represents an electronic purchase order that’s sent from a buyer to a seller, which request their want to buy goods or services. The electronic purchase order is one of the most common documents that should be included in all automated EDI systems.

The EDI 850 is a Purchase Order transaction set, used to place orders for goods or services. The EDI 850 usually provides the same information you would find on a Purchase Order (PO) document, which would include:

  • Items And Prices
  • Quantities Ordered
  • Shipping Details
  • Payment Terms
  • Discounts Applied

Companies that are making purchases usually use EDI purchase orders to order products to be shipped to a distribution center, to store locations or to end consumers. This document could have a single ship-to location or it can have multiple ship-to locations, such as for cross-dock orders.

EDI 850 Specification

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Purchase Order Transaction Set (850) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This EDI transaction code can be used to provide for customary and established business and industry practice relative to the placement of purchase orders for goods and services. This transaction set should not be used to convey purchase order changes or purchase order acknowledgment information as other EDI codes would be used for those.

EDI 850 Format

ISA*01*0000000000*01*0000000000*ZZ*ABCDEFGHIJKLMNO*ZZ*123456789012345*101127*1719*U*00400*000003438*0*P*>
GS*PO*4405197800*999999999*20101127*1719*1421*X*004010VICS
ST*850*000000010
BEG*00*SA*08292233294**20101127*610385385
REF*DP*038
REF*PS*R
ITD*14*3*2**45**46
DTM*002*20101214
PKG*F*68***PALLETIZE SHIPMENT
PKG*F*66***REGULAR
TD5*A*92*P3**SEE XYZ RETAIL ROUTING GUIDE
N1*ST*XYZ RETAIL*9*0003947268292
N3*31875 SOLON RD
N4*SOLON*OH*44139
PO1*1*120*EA*9.25*TE*CB*065322-117*PR*RO*VN*AB3542
PID*F****SMALL WIDGET
PO4*4*4*EA*PLT94**3*LR*15*CT

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Source: Accredited Standards Committee X12. ASC X12 Standard Table Data