EDI 836 Specification:
This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Procurement Notices Transaction Set (836) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used by the buyer to notify the seller or other interested parties of the award or pending award of a contract which may contain some indefinite features, such as delivery schedule, location, and/or quantities. This transaction set can also be used for purchasing actions such as the notification of intent to award or actual award of a small business set-aside purchase, notification of being outside of the competitive range, notice of receipt of protest, notice of receipt of a late bid, notice of bid rejection, notice of the disposition of an unsolicited proposal, public notice of the abstract of bids, and the notification of the award of a requirements type contract.
Accredited Standards Committee X12. ASC X12 Standard [Table Data].
Data Interchange Standards Association, Inc., Falls Church, VA.