x12 875 Grocery Products Purchase Order
The x12 Transaction Set contains the format establishes the data contents of the Grocery Products Purchase Order Transaction Set (875) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set can be used to provide for customary and established grocery industry practice relative to the placement of purchase orders for finished goods in a retail or wholesale consumer market. This standard can be used by a retailer or wholesaler organization to request delivery of finished goods from a broker or supplier organization. This transaction set should not be used to convey purchase order changes or purchase order acknowledgment information.
The Grocery Products Purchase Order transaction set is the electronic form of a paper PO, used specifically by grocery wholesalers and retailers for the placement of orders for finished goods from their suppliers, the 875 includes all of the information required for the order such as:
- Item description including unit of measurement
- Item quantity to be delivered
- Price and total cost
- Shipping instructions
The 875 PO is not to be used for purchase order changes or acknowledgments. The 860 Purchase Order Change Request is used to submit changes to a previously sent PO. Following receipt of an 875, a supplier should transmit an 855 Purchase Order Acknowledgment to the trading partner to confirm the PO was successfully received.