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Purchase order

About the business transaction

The message is sent from a contractor to a supplier of material. In some cases the delivery is to be temporary stored by a third party logistics supplier.

The function is to provide a call off order, based on a commercial agreement, for specified products. See also the process description for details. An important function for the message is to exchange the data that a supplier need to create the package label BEAst Label.

Example of information in the message are data about buyer, supplier, articles, quantities, delivery time, references and not least destination addresses and unloading instructions.

Download of standard

The standard was updated in October 2015 to version 1.1. Standard messages are documented in different types of documents. The first part is a data model, called business transaction, that provide a description of the message and its content. It har users as the primary target group. The order message has release 1.01 after correcting a small error in June 2014.

Part 2-4 are XML specifications that have personell that will implement the standard as the primary target group.

Following documents are available for the standard:

1. Documentation of business transactions

a. BEAst_Supply_Material_Order_Business_Document_Summary, Business document summary, providing a list of the message content.

b. BEAst_Supply_Material_Order_Business_Document_Specification, Business document Specification, also including definitions, comments and codes.

2. Documentation of XML files

a.  BEAst_Supply_Material_Order_XML_Structure. The document XML Structure is a listing of the message content based on the XML tags.

b. BEAst_Supply_Material_Order_XML_Guideline.  The document XML Guideline also including definitions, comments and codes.

3. Execution files

a. XML Schema, rules and syntax for the order message, BEAst Supply Material Order

b. XML Schema, SDDb

4. Test file

a. BEAst Supply Material Order, XML test file for the order message.

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