eOrdering meeting

Date: 20/10/2022
Participants: Pietro Palermo, Thomas Petterson, Ivan Willer
Model editor: Eugeniu Costetchi
Note editor: Natalie Muric


  • The definition for epo-ord:Originator class was changed to:

The role of an agent that exploits the result of the procurement (service, goods or works).

Additional Information:
The beneficiary is also known as an end-user.
The agent playing the role of the beneficiary is often the same that plays the role of the originator.

WG approval: 20/10/2022

  • The definition for epo-ord:Consignee was changed to:

A role of an agent that receives the shipment of the procurement (service, goods or works) and who is taking possession.

Additional information:
The role is carried out by the customer or on behalf of the customer.
The possession of the goods does not necessary imply ownership.

(Consignee) Definition from PEPPOL Despatch:
The consignee is the person or organization to which the products will be shipped and who is taking possession. The role is carried out by the customer or on behalf of the customer.

WG approval: 20/10/2022

  • It was voted to omit mentioning the term "delivered".

  • Discussion regarding the Consignee role being part of the delivery party based on the following diagram::


The work done here has been on aligning the different terms used in different CEN TC 400 and therefore PEPPOL.

Use case eOrdering 1 from PEPPOL

  • Can only have one price in OrderLine in Italy, but in Sweden it can be 0 as it is in the catalogue.

  • epo-ord:Consignee is associated to epo-ord:DeliveryInstruction.

  • Despatch role is not needed in Order.

  • The discussion continued with going through all the roles needed.

    1. Order is triggered by Originator

    2. OrderLine is triggered by Originator

  • If several orginators are involved, they are mentioned at the OrderLine level.

  • If one originator is involved, it is mentioned at the Order level.

    1. Order is submitted by Buyer

    2. Order is submitted to Seller

    3. Delivery instruction is delivered to Consignee

    4. Delivery instruction is destined for Beneficiary

    5. Order is invoiced to invoicee

    6. Order is despatched by Despatcher (needed as can choose)

  • It is not clear yet if an invoicee is needed. It still remains the question if the invoicee is not always the buyer.

  • Carrier role is not needed in order.