List of Commonly Used EDI Segments

Trans. Type

Segment / Example Elements

Name
Description
All

ISA

Interchange Information Identifies the sender and receiver using QID's. There is only one ISA
All GS Functional Group Header Identifies the kind of business documents in this transmission
All ST Transaction Set Header Marks beginning of a document, for example a Purchase Order
All SE Transaction Set Trailer Marks the end of a document, for example an Invoice
All GE Functional Group Trailer Marks the end of a functional group
All IEA Interchange Color Trailer Marks the end of functional group(s) and the end of an EDI Transmission
PO BEG Beginning Marks the start of the purchase order and has identifying information
PO REF Reference Identification  
PO SAC Service, Promotion, Allowance, or Charge To request or identify a service, promotion, allowance, or charge and the associated amount or percentage
PO ITD Terms of Sale Specifies the terms of the sale
PO DTM Date/Time Reference Specifies relevant dates as well as times
PO N1 Name To identify a party or organization using a code
PO N3, N4 Address Information Street, City, State address information
PO PO1* Baseline Item Detail Specifies most frequently used Purchase Order line item data
ASN BSN Beginning Marks the start of an the advance ship notice and has identifying information
ASN TD5 Carrier Details Specifies the carrier and routing sequence
ASN REF Reference Identification May be used for matching the Carrier's EDI 214 Carrier Status message
ASN N1 Name To identify a party or organization using a code
ASN PRF Purchase Order Reference Contains data about the purchase order being filled by this ASN
ASN TD1 Carrier Details Specifies transportation details including commodity, weight, and quantity
ASN PO4* Item Physical Details Specifies the packaging, weight, and dimensions
ASN MAN* Marks and Number Indicates identifying marks and numbers on the shipment
ASN LIN* Item Identification Item identification data
ASN SN1* Item Detail (Shipment) Specifies line-item detail for this shipment
Invoice BIG Beginning Marks the start of the invoice and has identifying information
Invoice N1 Name To identify a party or organization using a code
Invoice ITD Terms of Sale Specifies the terms of the sale
Invoice DTM Date/Time Reference Specifies relevant dates and times
Invoice FOB FOB Related Instructions Specifies transportation and payment instructions for a shipment
Invoice SAC Service, Promotion, Allowance, or Charge To request or identify a service, promotion, allowance, or charge and the associated amount or percentage
Invoice CAD Carrier Detail Specifies transportation details for the items being invoiced
Invoice IT01* Baseline Item Detail Specifies most frequently used invoice line item data
Invoice PID* Product/Item Description Describes a product

*Indicates segment is located on detail level of transaction

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