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X12 Release 003040

BEG Beginning Segment for Purchase Order

To indicate the beginning of the purchase order transaction set and transmit identifying numbers and dates.
Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
353
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code identifying purpose of transaction set.
Codes (49)
02
Purchase Order Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code specifying the type of Purchase Order.
Codes (51)
03
Purchase Order Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
22
-
Identifying number for Purchase Order assigned by the orderer/purchaser.
04
Release Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
-
Number identifying a release against a Purchase Order previously placed by the parties involved in the transaction.
05
Purchase Order Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
6
6
-
Date assigned by the purchaser to Purchase Order.
06
Contract Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
-
Contract number.
07
Acknowledgment Type
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the type of acknowledgment.
Codes (13)
08
Invoice Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
3
3
-
Code defining the method by which invoices are to be processed.
Codes (3)
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