846
Inventory Inquiry/Advice      Version 004010UCS
Functional Group=IB
Purpose: This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Inventory Inquiry/Advice Transaction Set (846) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used in the following ways: (1) for a seller of goods and services to provide inventory information to a prospective purchaser, with no obligation to the purchaser to acquire these goods or services; (2) for a representative of a seller of goods and services to supply inventory information to that seller; (3) for one location to supply another location with inventory information; and (4) for an inquiry as to the availability of inventory with no obligation on the seller of goods and services to reserve that inventory.


 
Heading:
 
Pos
Id
Segment Name
Req
Max Use
Repeat
Notes
Usage
 
 
 
010
Transaction Set Header
M
1
 
 
Must use
   
 
020
Beginning Segment for Inventory Inquiry/Advice
M
1
 
 
Must use
   
 
050
Date/Time Reference
O
10
 
 
Used
   
 
LOOP ID - N1
 
 
5
 
 
 
 
 
080
Name
O
1
 
 
Must use
   
 
Detail:
 
Pos
Id
Segment Name
Req
Max Use
Repeat
Notes
Usage
 
 
 
LOOP ID - LIN
 
 
10000
 
 
 
 
 
010
Item Identification
M
1
 
 
Must use
   
 
LOOP ID - QTY
 
 
99
 
 
 
 
 
320
Quantity
O
1
 
 
Must use
   
 
355
Date/Time Reference
O
10
 
 
Must use
   
 
Summary:
 
Pos
Id
Segment Name
Req
Max Use
Repeat
Notes
Usage
 
 
 
010
Transaction Totals
O
1
 
 
Used
   
 
020
Transaction Set Trailer
M
1
 
 
Must use
   


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