EDI X12 850 Purchase Order Sample
The following EDI X12 850 format lists the different data elements, segments, and EDI 850 specification:
 ANSI X12 850 Purchase Order Specifications, Medtronic
Note: The example may not show all segments or qualifier combinations.
Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 850 Purchase Order
An EDI 850 Purchase Order is used to communicate the specific items a buyer wishes to order from a supplier. Upon receiving the purchase order, the supplier will validate the document against the EDI 850 specifications and send an EDI 997 functional acknowledgment. The purpose of a functional acknowledgment is to confirm the receipt of a purchase order.
Documents that are exchanged between trading partners in response to an 850 purchase order include:
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