The EDI 850 is the first transmission in the purchasing cycle in which a Customer places an order with a supplier. For assistance meeting the requirements of your trading partners please contract Atadex EDI to discuss the implementation.

Typically the EDI 850 document contains the following information in the segments shown:

* Order number (BEG)
* Date of order (BEG)
* Required Delivery Date (DTM)
* Name and address details for each party (N1)
* Part Numbers and Quantity (PO1)

This is a sample EDI 850 raw data:

BEG*00*SA*19540-BA**20160322
DTM*010*20160322
TD5*A****T
N9*LI*TEXT
MSG*APPT REQUESTED FULL T/L ONLY: 410-363-1322
MSG*HOURS OF BRANCH RECEIVING: 8AM-2PM CLOSED 12-1
N1*ST*THOS. SOMERVILLE CO.*92*06
N3*25 GWYNNS MILL COURT
N4*OWINGS MILLS*MD*21117*USA
PO1*1*48*EA*1.49****BP*410922
PID*F****3-046 4 26GA ADJ FURNACE ELL
PO1*17*324*EA*1.05****BP*410708
PID*F****3-060 6 30GA ADJ FURNACE ELL 81
PID*F****TAG: ABINGDON
PO1*18*250*EA*1.52****BP*410902
PID*F****1-04026BL 4X2FT 26GA FURN PIPE 4BL
PID*F****TAG: ABINGDON
CTT*3

Sources: Accredited Standards Committee X12. ASC X12 Standard (www.x12.org)