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X12 Release 008010

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
1
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
Codes (76)
02
Purchase Order Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code specifying the type of Purchase Order
Codes (82)
03
Purchase Order Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
22
1
Identifying number for Purchase Order assigned by the orderer/purchaser
04
Release Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Number identifying a release against a Purchase Order previously placed by the parties involved in the transaction
05
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BEG05 is the date assigned by the purchaser to purchase order.
06
Contract Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Contract number
07
Acknowledgment Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying the type of acknowledgment
Codes (15)
08
Invoice Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
3
3
1
Code specifying the method by which invoices are to be processed
Codes (3)
09
Contract Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying a contract type
Codes (51)
10
Purchase Category Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying the broad category of products or services being acquired
Codes (23)
11
Security Level Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating the level of confidentiality assigned by the sender to the information following
Codes (17)
12
Transaction Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying the type of transaction
Codes (551)
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