x12 517 Material Obligation Validation
The x12 Transaction Set provides the format and establishes the data contents of the Material Obligation Validation Transaction Set (517) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The material obligation validation transaction set may be used to: (1) verify the continued need for open orders, (2) confirm open order quantities and order priority, (3) request reinstatement of erroneously cancelled open orders, and (4) validate Government Furnished Material (GFM) orders. The transaction set may convey a description of the material, the urgency of need associated with the transaction and quantity of required material. This transaction set is bi-directional between trading partners.