UNH M 1 MESSAGE HEADER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message.
0062
MESSAGE REFERENCE NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Unique message reference assigned by the sender.
S009
MESSAGE IDENTIFIER
  • Mandatory
Identification of the type, version etc. of the message being interchanged.
0065
Message type identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code identifying a type of message and assigned by its controlling agency.
0052
Message type version number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of a message type.
0054
Message type release number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the current message type version number (0052).
0051
Controlling agency
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..2
Code identifying the agency controlling the specification, maintenance and publication of the message type.
0057
Association assigned code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code, assigned by the association responsible for the design and maintenance of the message type concerned, which further identifies the message.
0068
COMMON ACCESS REFERENCE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reference serving as a key to relate all subsequent transfers of data to the same business case or file.
S010
STATUS OF THE TRANSFER
  • Conditional
Statement that the message is one in a sequence of transfers relating to the same topic.
0070
Sequence message transfer number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Number assigned by the sender indicating that the message is an addition or change of a previously sent message relating to the same topic.
0073
First/last sequence message transfer indication
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 1
Indication used for the first and last message in a sequence of the same type of message relating to the same topic.

BGM M 1 BEGINNING OF MESSAGE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for unique identification of the Despatch Advice document, name and its number.
C002
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a type of document/message by code or name. Code preferred.
1001
Document/message name, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Document/message identifier expressed in code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
1000
Document/message name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain language identifier specifying the function of a document/message.
1004
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reference number assigned to the document/message by the issuer.
1225
MESSAGE FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the function of the message.
4343
RESPONSE TYPE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of acknowledgment required.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
Date/time/period related to the whole message.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP1 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments giving references where necessary, their dates relating to the whole message, e.g. contract number.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for referencing documents relating to the whole Despatch advice message, e.g. Purchase orders, Delivery instructions, Import/export license.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 1 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment specifying general dates and, when relevant, times related to the whole message. The DTM segment is to be specified to identify the Despatch advice document date.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP2 C 10 NAD LOC GRP3 GRP4

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments identifying names, addresses and locations, and required supporting documents relevant to the whole Despatch Advice.

NAD M 1 NAME AND ADDRESS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for identifying names and addresses and their functions relevant for the whole Despatch Advice. Identification of the parties involved is recommended for the Despatch Advice message. They are to be given in the NAD segment. It is recommended that where possible only the coded form of the party ID should be specified. e.g. The Buyer and Seller are known to each other, thus only the coded ID is required, but the Consignee or Delivery address may vary and would have to be clearly specified, preferably in structured format.
3035
PARTY QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a party.
C082
PARTY IDENTIFICATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by code.
3039
Party id identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a party involved in a transaction.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C058
NAME AND ADDRESS
  • Conditional
Unstructured name and address: one to five lines.
3124
Name and address line
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
C080
PARTY NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by name, one to three lines.
3036
Party name
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
C059
STREET
  • Conditional
Street address and/or PO Box number in a structured address: one to three lines.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3164
CITY NAME
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a city (a town, a village) for addressing purposes.
3229
COUNTRY SUB-ENTITY IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Identification of the name of sub-entities (state, province) defined by appropriate governmental agencies.
3251
POSTCODE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Code defining postal zones or addresses.
3207
COUNTRY, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name of a country or other geographical entity as specified in ISO 3166.

LOC C 10 PLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment indicating more details regarding specific place/locations related to the party specified in the NAD segment, e.g. internal site/building number.
3227
PLACE/LOCATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the function of a location.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Place/location identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Identification of the name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Place/location
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
C519
RELATED LOCATION ONE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification the first related location by code or name.
3223
Related place/location one identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of the first related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3222
Related place/location one
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of the first related place/location by name.
C553
RELATED LOCATION TWO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of second related location by code or name.
3233
Related place/location two identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of a second related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3232
Related place/location two
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of a second related place/location by name.
5479
RELATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the relation between segments.

GRP3 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments giving references only relevant to the specified party rather than the whole message.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for referencing documents relating to the party specified by the NAD segment.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 1 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for Date/time/period as related to the referred document.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP4 C 10 CTA COM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments to identify person, function, department and appropriate numbers to whom communication should be directed.

CTA M 1 CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to identify person, function, department to whom communication should be directed.
3139
CONTACT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of a contact (e.g. department or person).
C056
DEPARTMENT OR EMPLOYEE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Code and/or name of a department or employee. Code preferred.
3413
Department or employee identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Internal identification code.
3412
Department or employee
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The department or person within an organizational entity.

COM C 5 COMMUNICATION CONTACT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
Identify communication types and numbers for person, function, department identified in CTA.
C076
COMMUNICATION CONTACT
  • Mandatory
Communication number of a department or employee in a specified channel.
3148
Communication number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Complete communication number including country or area code when applicable. Also see: 3153 Communication channel identifier.
3155
Communication channel qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the type of communication channel being used.

GRP5 C 10 TOD LOC FTX

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments indicating terms of delivery.

TOD M 1 TERMS OF DELIVERY

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment indicating the terms of delivery and transfer for the whole despatch advice.
4055
TERMS OF DELIVERY FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication whether the terms relate to price conditions, delivery conditions or both.
4215
TRANSPORT CHARGES METHOD OF PAYMENT, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of method of payment for transport charges.
C100
TERMS OF DELIVERY
  • Conditional
Terms of delivery code from a specified source.
4053
Terms of delivery, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the terms agreed between the seller and the buyer under which the seller undertakes to deliver merchandise to the buyer.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4052
Terms of delivery
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Terms agreed between the seller and the buyer under which the seller undertakes to deliver merchandise to the buyer.
4052
Terms of delivery
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Terms agreed between the seller and the buyer under which the seller undertakes to deliver merchandise to the buyer.

LOC C 5 PLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment indicating locations relevant to the TOD segment.
3227
PLACE/LOCATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the function of a location.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Place/location identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Identification of the name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Place/location
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
C519
RELATED LOCATION ONE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification the first related location by code or name.
3223
Related place/location one identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of the first related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3222
Related place/location one
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of the first related place/location by name.
C553
RELATED LOCATION TWO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of second related location by code or name.
3233
Related place/location two identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of a second related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3232
Related place/location two
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of a second related place/location by name.
5479
RELATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the relation between segments.

FTX C 5 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
Additional free text referencing terms of delivery. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying subject of a free text.
4453
TEXT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying how to handle the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Free text in coded form.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
3453
LANGUAGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).

GRP6 C 10 TDT GRP7

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments specifying details of the mode and means of transport and date/time of departure and destination relating to the whole despatch advice.

TDT M 1 DETAILS OF TRANSPORT

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment specifying the carriage, and the mode and means of transport of the goods being despatched.
8051
TRANSPORT STAGE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Qualifier giving a specific meaning to the transport details.
8028
CONVEYANCE REFERENCE NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Unique reference given by the carrier to a certain journey or departure of a means of transport (generic term).
C220
MODE OF TRANSPORT
  • Conditional
Method of transport code or name. Code preferred.
8067
Mode of transport, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Coded method of transport used for the carriage of the goods.
8066
Mode of transport
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Method of transport used for the carriage of the goods.
C228
TRANSPORT MEANS
  • Conditional
Code and/or name identifying the inactive means of transport. Code preferred.
8179
Type of means of transport identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..8
Code defining the type of the means of transport being utilized.
8178
Type of means of transport
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Description of the type of the means of transport being utilized.
C040
CARRIER
  • Conditional
Identification of a carrier by code and/or by name. Code preferred.
3127
Carrier identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Identification of party undertaking or arranging transport of goods between named points.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3128
Carrier name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of party undertaking or arranging transport of goods between named points.
8101
TRANSIT DIRECTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the point of origin and point of direction.
C401
EXCESS TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
  • Conditional
To provide details of reason for, and responsibility for, use of transportation other than normally utilized.
8457
Excess transportation reason, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of reason for excess transportation.
8459
Excess transportation responsibility, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of responsibility for excess transportation.
7130
Customer authorization number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Customer provided authorization number to allow supplier to ship goods under specific freight conditions. This number will be transmitted back to customer in the dispatch advice message.

GRP7 C 10 LOC DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments giving the location and date/time information relative to the transportation.

LOC M 1 PLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment indicating locations relevant to the transport specified in the TDT segment.
3227
PLACE/LOCATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the function of a location.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Place/location identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Identification of the name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Place/location
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
C519
RELATED LOCATION ONE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification the first related location by code or name.
3223
Related place/location one identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of the first related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3222
Related place/location one
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of the first related place/location by name.
C553
RELATED LOCATION TWO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of second related location by code or name.
3233
Related place/location two identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of a second related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3232
Related place/location two
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of a second related place/location by name.
5479
RELATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the relation between segments.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment giving the date/time/period information of departure and/or arrival of the transported goods for the specified location.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP8 C 10 EQD MEA SEL EQA GRP9

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments providing information relating to equipment used for the transportation of goods relevant for the whole despatch advice.

EQD M 1 EQUIPMENT DETAILS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to define fixed information regarding equipment to be used in conjunction with the whole despatch advice, and if required, to indicate responsibility for supply of the equipment.
8053
EQUIPMENT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying type of equipment.
C237
EQUIPMENT IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Marks (letters and/or numbers) identifying equipment used for transport such as a container.
8260
Equipment identification number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Marks (letters and/or numbers) which identify equipment e.g. unit load device.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C224
EQUIPMENT SIZE AND TYPE
  • Conditional
Code and/or name identifying size and type of equipment used in transport. Code preferred.
8155
Equipment size and type identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..4
Coded description of the size and type of equipment e.g. unit load device.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
8154
Equipment size and type
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain language description of the size and type of equipment e.g. unit load device.
8077
EQUIPMENT SUPPLIER, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To indicate the party that is the supplier of the equipment.
8249
EQUIPMENT STATUS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the action related to the equipment.
8169
FULL/EMPTY INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To indicate the extent to which the equipment is full or empty.

MEA C 5 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment specifying physical measurements of packages described in the EQD segment.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum tolerances in that order.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

SEL C 25 SEAL NUMBER

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 25
A segment specifying a seal number connected to a specific equipment named in EQD.
9308
SEAL NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..10
The number of a custom seal or another seal affixed to the containers or other transport unit.
C215
SEAL ISSUER
  • Conditional
Identification of the issuer of a seal on equipment either by code or by name.
9303
Sealing party, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the issuer of the seal number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9302
Sealing party
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Clear text, representing the name of the issuer of the seal number.

EQA C 5 ATTACHED EQUIPMENT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment identifying equipment either attached to the equipment described in the EQD segment above, or equipment related to that EQD segment, and which is further defined in a subsequent EQD segment.
8053
EQUIPMENT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying type of equipment.
C237
EQUIPMENT IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Marks (letters and/or numbers) identifying equipment used for transport such as a container.
8260
Equipment identification number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Marks (letters and/or numbers) which identify equipment e.g. unit load device.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.

GRP9 C 10 HAN FTX

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments providing information on hazardous goods and their handling.

HAN M 1 HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment providing information on handling and notification of hazardous materials in the specified equipment.
C524
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS
  • Conditional
Instruction for the handling of goods, products or articles in shipment, storage etc.
4079
Handling instructions, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the instructions on how specified goods, packages or containers should be handled.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4078
Handling instructions
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Instructions on how specified goods, packages or containers should be handled.
C218
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
  • Conditional
Hazardous material code from a specified source.
7419
Hazardous material class code, identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..4
Code specifying the kind of hazard for a material.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.

FTX C 10 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, to give further clarification, when required, for hazardous material.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying subject of a free text.
4453
TEXT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying how to handle the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Free text in coded form.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
3453
LANGUAGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).

GRP10 C 9999 CPS FTX GRP11 GRP15

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9999
A group of segments providing details of all package levels and of the individual despatched items contained. This segment group provides the capability to give the hierarchical relationship. The group defines a logical top- down order structure. The lowest level package information of the hierarchy is followed by the detail product information.

CPS M 1 CONSIGNMENT PACKING SEQUENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the sequence in which packing of the consignment will be presented, e.g. boxes loaded onto a pallet.
7164
HIERARCHICAL ID NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..12
A unique number assigned by the sender to identify a level within a hierarchical structure.
7166
HIERARCHICAL PARENT ID
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..12
Identification number of the next higher hierarchical data segment in a hierarchical structure.
7075
PACKAGING LEVEL, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of level of packaging specified.

FTX C 5 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, to give further clarification, when required, to the packing sequence. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying subject of a free text.
4453
TEXT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying how to handle the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Free text in coded form.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
3453
LANGUAGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).

GRP11 C 9999 PAC MEA QTY GRP12 GRP13

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9999
A group of segments identifying packaging, physical dimensions, marks and numbers, quantities, date and time information, handling information and information about packing at this level.

PAC M 1 PACKAGE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment specifying the number and type of packages/physical units and the physical type of packaging for the despatched goods.
7224
NUMBER OF PACKAGES
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..8
Number of individual parts of a shipment either unpacked, or packed in such a way that they cannot be divided without first undoing the packing.
C531
PACKAGING DETAILS
  • Conditional
Packaging level and details, terms and conditions.
7075
Packaging level, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of level of packaging specified.
7233
Packaging related information, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving packaging, handling and marking related information.
7073
Packaging terms and conditions, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying packaging terms and conditions.
C202
PACKAGE TYPE
  • Conditional
Type of package by name or by code from a specified source.
7065
Type of packages identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..7
Coded description of the form in which goods are presented.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7064
Type of packages
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Description of the form in which goods are presented.
C402
PACKAGE TYPE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of the form in which goods are described.
7077
Item description type, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the format of a description.
7064
Type of packages
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Description of the form in which goods are presented.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
7064
Type of packages
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Description of the form in which goods are presented.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
C532
RETURNABLE PACKAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Indication of responsibility for payment and load contents of returnable packages.
8395
Returnable package freight payment responsibility, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To indicate responsibility for payment of return freight charges for packaging that is returnable.
8393
Returnable package load contents, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To indicate the composition of goods loaded into a returnable package.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying physical measurements of packages described in the PAC segment.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum tolerances in that order.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

QTY C 10 QUANTITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to specify quantity per package described in the PAC segment.
C186
QUANTITY DETAILS
  • Mandatory
Quantity information in a transaction, qualified when relevant.
6063
Quantity qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a quantity.
6060
Quantity
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
Numeric value of a quantity.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.

GRP12 C 10 HAN FTX

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments providing information on hazardous goods and handling.

HAN M 1 HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment providing information on required handling and notification of hazardous materials in this specified package.
C524
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS
  • Conditional
Instruction for the handling of goods, products or articles in shipment, storage etc.
4079
Handling instructions, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the instructions on how specified goods, packages or containers should be handled.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4078
Handling instructions
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Instructions on how specified goods, packages or containers should be handled.
C218
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
  • Conditional
Hazardous material code from a specified source.
7419
Hazardous material class code, identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..4
Code specifying the kind of hazard for a material.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.

FTX C 10 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, to give further clarification, when required, for hazardous materials.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying subject of a free text.
4453
TEXT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying how to handle the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Free text in coded form.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
3453
LANGUAGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).

GRP13 C 1000 PCI RFF DTM GRP14

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1000
A group of segments specifying markings and labels and packing numbers.

PCI M 1 PACKAGE IDENTIFICATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment specifying markings and labels used on individual physical units (packages) described in the PAC segment.
4233
MARKING INSTRUCTIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating instructions on how specified packages or physical units should be marked.
C210
MARKS & LABELS
  • Conditional
Shipping marks on packages; one to ten lines.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
8275
CONTAINER/PACKAGE STATUS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code to identify whether goods of separate description or comprising separate consignments are contained in the same external packaging or to indicate that a container or similar unit load device is empty.

RFF C 1 REFERENCE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for referencing the package identification e.g. master label number.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment for date/time/period as related to the document referred.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP14 C 10 GIN DLM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments giving package identification numbers and where relevant delivery limitation information.

GIN M 1 GOODS IDENTITY NUMBER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment providing identity numbers being applied to packages being despatched.
7405
IDENTITY NUMBER QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type/source of the product identification number.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Mandatory
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.

DLM C 10 DELIVERY LIMITATIONS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to identify any limitation on delivery of goods e.g. hold until final approval by supplier.
4455
BACK ORDER, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code to identify the back order agreement.
C522
INSTRUCTION
  • Conditional
To specify an instruction.
4403
Instruction qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to the type of instructions.
4401
Instruction, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of an action to be taken by the receiver of the message.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C214
SPECIAL SERVICES IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a special service by a code from a specified source.
7161
Special services, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a special service.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4457
PRODUCT/SERVICE SUBSTITUTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating product or service substitution conditions.

GRP15 C 9999 LIN PIA IMD MEA QTY ALI GIN GIR DLM DTM FTX GRP16 GRP17 GRP18 GRP19 GRP22

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9999
A group of segments providing details of the individual despatched items.

LIN M 1 LINE ITEM

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the product being despatched. All other segments in the detail section following the LIN segment refer to the line item.
1082
LINE ITEM NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..6
Serial number designating each separate item within a series of articles.
1229
ACTION REQUEST/NOTIFICATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number allocared to an item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
5495
SUB-LINE INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication that the segment and/or segment group is used for sub-line item information.
1222
CONFIGURATION LEVEL
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Number indicating the level of a sub-line item to describe a product and its attachments.
7083
CONFIGURATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the status of the sub-line item in the configuration.

PIA C 10 ADDITIONAL PRODUCT ID

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment providing additional product identification.
4347
PRODUCT ID FUNCTION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the function of the product code.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Mandatory
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number allocared to an item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number allocared to an item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number allocared to an item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number allocared to an item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number allocared to an item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.

IMD C 25 ITEM DESCRIPTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 25
A segment for describing the product being despatched. This segment should be used for products that cannot be identified by a product code or article number.
7077
ITEM DESCRIPTION TYPE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the format of a description.
7081
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the item characteristic being described.
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
Code of a standard article description from a specified source.
7009
Item description identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..7
Code from an industry code list which provides specific data about a product characteristic.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain language description of articles or products.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain language description of articles or products.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying physical measurements of the delivered item in original or unpacked form.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum tolerances in that order.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

QTY C 10 QUANTITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to give quantity information.
C186
QUANTITY DETAILS
  • Mandatory
Quantity information in a transaction, qualified when relevant.
6063
Quantity qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a quantity.
6060
Quantity
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
Numeric value of a quantity.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.

ALI C 10 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment indicating that the line item is subject to special conditions owing to origin, customs preference, or commercial factors.
3239
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Country in which the goods have been produced or manufactured, according to criteria laid down for the purposes of application of the Customs tariff, of quantitative restrictions, or of any other measure related to trade.
9213
TYPE OF DUTY REGIME, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the statement of the full/preferential regime according to which duty is assessed.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.

GIN C 100 GOODS IDENTITY NUMBER

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A segment providing identity numbers being applied to the goods being despatched, e.g. serial numbers for assembled equipment.
7405
IDENTITY NUMBER QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type/source of the product identification number.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Mandatory
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.

GIR C 100 RELATED IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A segment providing sets of related identification numbers for a line item, e.g. engine number, chassis number and transmission number for a vehicle.
7297
SET IDENTIFICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of set.
C206
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
  • Mandatory
Goods item identification number.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7405
Identity number qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type/source of the product identification number.
C206
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
  • Conditional
Goods item identification number.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7405
Identity number qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type/source of the product identification number.
C206
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
  • Conditional
Goods item identification number.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7405
Identity number qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type/source of the product identification number.
C206
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
  • Conditional
Goods item identification number.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7405
Identity number qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type/source of the product identification number.
C206
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
  • Conditional
Goods item identification number.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7405
Identity number qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type/source of the product identification number.

DLM C 100 DELIVERY LIMITATIONS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A segment to identify any limitation on delivery of goods e.g. hold until final approval by supplier.
4455
BACK ORDER, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code to identify the back order agreement.
C522
INSTRUCTION
  • Conditional
To specify an instruction.
4403
Instruction qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to the type of instructions.
4401
Instruction, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of an action to be taken by the receiver of the message.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C214
SPECIAL SERVICES IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a special service by a code from a specified source.
7161
Special services, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a special service.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4457
PRODUCT/SERVICE SUBSTITUTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating product or service substitution conditions.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment providing date, time information related to the line item e.g. production date.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

FTX C 5 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form to give further clarification, when required, to the line item, to be despatched. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying subject of a free text.
4453
TEXT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying how to handle the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Free text in coded form.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
3453
LANGUAGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).

GRP16 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments to give reference numbers and dates.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for referencing documents relating to the line item.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 1 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for date/time/period as related to the referred document.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP17 C 100 LOC NAD DTM QTY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A group of segments giving location information and where relevant additional addresses, date and time as well quantities.

LOC M 1 PLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying a specific location to which products, as specified in the LIN-Segment group will be delivered.
3227
PLACE/LOCATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the function of a location.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Place/location identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Identification of the name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Place/location
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
C519
RELATED LOCATION ONE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification the first related location by code or name.
3223
Related place/location one identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of the first related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3222
Related place/location one
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of the first related place/location by name.
C553
RELATED LOCATION TWO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of second related location by code or name.
3233
Related place/location two identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of a second related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3232
Related place/location two
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of a second related place/location by name.
5479
RELATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the relation between segments.

NAD C 1 NAME AND ADDRESS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for identifying names and addresses and their functions relevant for the delivery point. It is recommended that where possible only the coded form of the party ID should be specified. e.g. The Buyer and Seller are known to each other, thus only the coded ID is required, but the Consignee or Delivery address may vary and would have to be clearly specified, preferably in structured format.
3035
PARTY QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a party.
C082
PARTY IDENTIFICATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by code.
3039
Party id identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a party involved in a transaction.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C058
NAME AND ADDRESS
  • Conditional
Unstructured name and address: one to five lines.
3124
Name and address line
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
C080
PARTY NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by name, one to three lines.
3036
Party name
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
C059
STREET
  • Conditional
Street address and/or PO Box number in a structured address: one to three lines.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3164
CITY NAME
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a city (a town, a village) for addressing purposes.
3229
COUNTRY SUB-ENTITY IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Identification of the name of sub-entities (state, province) defined by appropriate governmental agencies.
3251
POSTCODE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Code defining postal zones or addresses.
3207
COUNTRY, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name of a country or other geographical entity as specified in ISO 3166.

DTM C 1 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment providing date/time information relevant for delivery to the specific location.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

QTY C 10 QUANTITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to specify quantity for the given location.
C186
QUANTITY DETAILS
  • Mandatory
Quantity information in a transaction, qualified when relevant.
6063
Quantity qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a quantity.
6060
Quantity
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
Numeric value of a quantity.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.

GRP18 C 1000 SGP QTY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1000
A group of segments indicating the split placement of packages or unpacked goods into equipment.

SGP M 1 SPLIT GOODS PLACEMENT

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify the placement of goods in relation to one equipment. If goods are unpacked, their quantity would be given in the following QTY segment.
C237
EQUIPMENT IDENTIFICATION
  • Mandatory
Marks (letters and/or numbers) identifying equipment used for transport such as a container.
8260
Equipment identification number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Marks (letters and/or numbers) which identify equipment e.g. unit load device.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7224
NUMBER OF PACKAGES
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..8
Number of individual parts of a shipment either unpacked, or packed in such a way that they cannot be divided without first undoing the packing.

QTY C 10 QUANTITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to specify the quantity of unpacked goods being placed in a specific equipment.
C186
QUANTITY DETAILS
  • Mandatory
Quantity information in a transaction, qualified when relevant.
6063
Quantity qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a quantity.
6060
Quantity
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
Numeric value of a quantity.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.

GRP19 C 9999 PCI DTM MEA QTY GRP20 GRP21

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9999
A group of segments identifying one specific package or a number of packages, their marks and numbers, measurements, quantities, date and time information and handling instructions, used for the specified line item.

PCI M 1 PACKAGE IDENTIFICATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment specifying marking and labels used on individual packages or a range of them.
4233
MARKING INSTRUCTIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating instructions on how specified packages or physical units should be marked.
C210
MARKS & LABELS
  • Conditional
Shipping marks on packages; one to ten lines.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
8275
CONTAINER/PACKAGE STATUS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code to identify whether goods of separate description or comprising separate consignments are contained in the same external packaging or to indicate that a container or similar unit load device is empty.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment indicating the date/time details relating to the goods in the packages e.g. expiration date.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying physical measurements of packages.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum tolerances in that order.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

QTY C 1 QUANTITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify quantity per package.
C186
QUANTITY DETAILS
  • Mandatory
Quantity information in a transaction, qualified when relevant.
6063
Quantity qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a quantity.
6060
Quantity
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
Numeric value of a quantity.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.

GRP20 C 10 GIN DLM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments giving package identification numbers and where relevant delivery limitation information.

GIN M 1 GOODS IDENTITY NUMBER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment providing identification numbers being applied to the packages despatched.
7405
IDENTITY NUMBER QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type/source of the product identification number.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Mandatory
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.

DLM C 100 DELIVERY LIMITATIONS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A segment to identify any limitation on delivery of goods e.g hold until final approval by supplier.
4455
BACK ORDER, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code to identify the back order agreement.
C522
INSTRUCTION
  • Conditional
To specify an instruction.
4403
Instruction qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to the type of instructions.
4401
Instruction, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of an action to be taken by the receiver of the message.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C214
SPECIAL SERVICES IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a special service by a code from a specified source.
7161
Special services, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a special service.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4457
PRODUCT/SERVICE SUBSTITUTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating product or service substitution conditions.

GRP21 C 10 HAN FTX GIN

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segment providing information on hazardous materials and handling.

HAN M 1 HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment providing information on handling and notification of hazardous materials.
C524
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS
  • Conditional
Instruction for the handling of goods, products or articles in shipment, storage etc.
4079
Handling instructions, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the instructions on how specified goods, packages or containers should be handled.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4078
Handling instructions
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Instructions on how specified goods, packages or containers should be handled.
C218
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
  • Conditional
Hazardous material code from a specified source.
7419
Hazardous material class code, identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..4
Code specifying the kind of hazard for a material.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.

FTX C 5 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, to give further clarification, when required, for hazardous materials.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying subject of a free text.
4453
TEXT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying how to handle the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Free text in coded form.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
3453
LANGUAGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).

GIN C 1000 GOODS IDENTITY NUMBER

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1000
A segment providing identification numbers being applied to the packages being despatched.
7405
IDENTITY NUMBER QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type/source of the product identification number.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Mandatory
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.

GRP22 C 10 QVA DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments identifying quantity variances and reason for the variance, and when relevant date and time information.

QVA M 1 QUANTITY VARIANCES

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying quantity variance and reason for the variance.
C279
QUANTITY DIFFERENCE INFORMATION
  • Conditional
Information on quantity difference.
6064
Quantity difference
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
Numeric value of variance between ordered/shipped/invoiced quantities.
6063
Quantity qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a quantity.
4221
DISCREPANCY, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code defining the disposition of any difference between the quantity ordered and invoiced, or shipped and invoiced for a line item or transaction.
C262
REASON FOR CHANGE
  • Conditional
Code and/or description motivating a price or quantity change.
4295
Change reason, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the reason for a change.
4294
Change reason
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Description of the reason for a change.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment to give date and time information related to the quantity variances e.g. proposed delivery date on the back order.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

CNT C 1 CONTROL TOTAL

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment by which control totals may be provided by sender for checking by the receiver.
C270
CONTROL
  • Mandatory
Control total for checking integrity of a message or part of a message.
6069
Control qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Determines the source data elements in the message which forms the basis for 6066 Control value.
6066
Control value
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value obtained from summing the values specified by the Control Qualifier throughout the message (Hash total).
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.

UNT M 1 MESSAGE TRAILER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message and the Control reference number of the message.
0074
NUMBER OF SEGMENTS IN A MESSAGE
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..6
Control count of number of segments in a message.
0062
MESSAGE REFERENCE NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Unique message reference assigned by the sender.