UNH M 1 MESSAGE HEADER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Sales forecast message is SLSFCT.
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
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code identifying a type of message and assigned by its controlling agency.
0052
Message version number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of a message type.
0054
Message release number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the current message version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
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.
0110
Code list directory version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Version number of the code list directory.
0113
Message type sub-function identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code identifying a sub-function of a message type.
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 of transfers
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Number assigned by the sender indicating the transfer sequence of a message related to the same topic. The message could be an addition or a change to an earlier transfer related to the same topic.
0073
First and last transfer
  • Conditional
  • Type: a
  • Length: 1
Indication used for the first and last message in a sequence of messages related to the same topic.
S016
MESSAGE SUBSET IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a message subset by its identifier, version, release and source.
0115
Message subset identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Coded identification of a message subset, assigned by its controlling agency.
0116
Message subset version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of the message subset.
0118
Message subset release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the message subset version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
S017
MESSAGE IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a message implementation guideline by its identifier, version, release and source.
0121
Message implementation guideline identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Coded identification of the message implementation guideline, assigned by its controlling agency.
0122
Message implementation guideline version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of the message implementation guideline.
0124
Message implementation guideline release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the message implementation guideline version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
S018
SCENARIO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a scenario.
0127
Scenario identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Code identifying scenario.
0128
Scenario version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of a scenario.
0130
Scenario release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the scenario version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.

BGM M 1 BEGINNING OF MESSAGE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment by which the sender must uniquely identify the sales forecast by means of its type and number.
C002
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a type of document/message by code or name. Code preferred.
1001
Document name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the document name.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
1000
Document name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a document.
C106
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a document/message by its number and eventually its version or revision.
1004
Document identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
To identify a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.
1225
MESSAGE FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the function of the message.
4343
RESPONSE TYPE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of acknowledgment required or transmitted.
1373
DOCUMENT STATUS CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the status of a document.

DTM M 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment specifying general dates and, when relevant, times related to the whole message. The sales forecast report preparation date and the forecast period covered by the report must be specified using this segment.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • 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 or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

GRP1 M 5 NAD GRP2

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 5
A group of segments identifying the parties with associated information.

NAD M 1 NAME AND ADDRESS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying names and addresses of the parties, in coded or clear form, and their functions relevant to the Sales Forecast Message. Identification of the sender of the report and the recipient is mandatory for the Sales Forecast Message. It is recommended that where possible only the coded form of the party ID should be specified e.g. the sender and receiver of the sales forecast are known to each other, thus only the coded ID is required, but when a new address might have to be clearly specified, this should be done preferably in structured format.
3035
PARTY FUNCTION CODE 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 identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Code specifying the identity of a party.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C058
NAME AND ADDRESS
  • Conditional
Unstructured name and address: one to five lines.
3124
Name and address description
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a name and address line.
3124
Name and address description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a name and address line.
3124
Name and address description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a name and address line.
3124
Name and address description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a name and address line.
3124
Name and address description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a name and address line.
C080
PARTY NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by name, one to five lines. Party name may be formatted.
3036
Party name
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a party.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a party.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a party.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a party.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a party.
3045
Party name format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a party name.
C059
STREET
  • Conditional
Street address and/or PO Box number in a structured address: one to four lines.
3042
Street and number or post office box identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a street and number and/or Post Office box number.
3042
Street and number or post office box identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a street and number and/or Post Office box number.
3042
Street and number or post office box identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a street and number and/or Post Office box number.
3042
Street and number or post office box identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a street and number and/or Post Office box number.
3164
CITY NAME
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a city.
C819
COUNTRY SUBDIVISION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
3229
Country subdivision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3228
Country subdivision name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
3251
POSTAL IDENTIFICATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the postal zone or address.
3207
COUNTRY IDENTIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name of the country or other geographical entity as defined in ISO 3166-1 and UN/ECE Recommendation 3.

GRP2 C 5 CTA COM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A group of segments giving contact details of the specific person or department within the party identified in the NAD segment.

CTA M 1 CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to identify a person or department, and their function, to whom communications should be directed.
3139
CONTACT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of a contact (e.g. department or person).
C056
CONTACT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Code and/or name of a contact such as a department or employee. Code preferred.
3413
Contact identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
To identify a contact, such as a department or employee.
3412
Contact name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Name of a contact, such as a department or employee.

COM C 5 COMMUNICATION CONTACT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment to identify a communications type and number for the contact specified in the CTA segment.
C076
COMMUNICATION CONTACT
  • Mandatory
Communication number of a department or employee in a specified channel.
3148
Communication address identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
To identify a communication address.
3155
Communication means type code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of communication address.

GRP3 C 5 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A group of segments for giving references and, where necessary, their dates, relating to the whole message, e.g. contract number.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the reference by its number and, where appropriate, a line number within the document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment specifying the date/time related to the reference.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • 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 or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

GRP4 C 5 CUX DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A group of segments specifying the currencies and related dates/periods valid for the whole sales forecast message. Segment Group 4 may be omitted in national applications but will be required for international exchanges.

CUX M 1 CURRENCIES

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the currencies specified in the sales forecast message, e.g. the currency in which the forecast amounts or product prices are expressed. A rate of exchange may be given to convert a reference currency into a target currency.
C504
CURRENCY DETAILS
  • Conditional
The usage to which a currency relates.
6347
Currency usage code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the usage of a currency.
6345
Currency identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a monetary unit.
6343
Currency type code qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of currency.
6348
Currency rate
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..4
To specify the value of the multiplication factor used in expressing currency units.
C504
CURRENCY DETAILS
  • Conditional
The usage to which a currency relates.
6347
Currency usage code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the usage of a currency.
6345
Currency identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a monetary unit.
6343
Currency type code qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of currency.
6348
Currency rate
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..4
To specify the value of the multiplication factor used in expressing currency units.
5402
CURRENCY EXCHANGE RATE
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..12
To specify the rate at which one specified currency is expressed in another specified currency.
6341
EXCHANGE RATE CURRENCY MARKET IDENTIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To identify an exchange rate currency market.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment specifying the date/time/period related to the rate of exchange.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • 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 or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

GRP5 M 200000 LOC DTM GRP6

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 200000
A group of segments providing details of the location for which forecasted sales are being reported and the period or sub-period during which the sales will take place. There must be at least one occurrence of Segment group 5 within a sales forecast message.

LOC M 1 PLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment indicating in coded form the location to which the forecast data being reported apply, e.g. a retail outlet, a geographic area.
3227
LOCATION FUNCTION CODE 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
Location identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a location.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Location name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Name of the location.
C519
RELATED LOCATION ONE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification the first related location by code or name.
3223
First related location identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a first related location.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3222
First related location name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of first related location.
C553
RELATED LOCATION TWO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of second related location by code or name.
3233
Second related location identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a second related location.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3232
Second related location name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of the second related location.
5479
RELATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a relation.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment identifying the sub-period during which the forecast sales being reported will occur if different from the period specified in the heading section. e.g. within a biweekly sales forecast message as specified in the heading section, sales forecasts are reported in sub-periods of one week.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • 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 or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

GRP6 C 200000 LIN PIA IMD PAC RFF DOC ALI MOA PRI GRP7

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 200000
A group of segments providing details per location and period of the individual products to be sold in terms of product family or group, planned promotional flags, total forecast sale monetary amount and planned sale price.

LIN M 1 LINE ITEM

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the line item by the line number and configuration level, and additionally identifying the product or service to be sold.
1082
LINE ITEM IDENTIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line item.
1229
ACTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify an item.
7143
Item type identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C829
SUB-LINE INFORMATION
  • Conditional
To provide an indication that a segment or segment group is used to contain sub-line or sub-line item information and to optionally enable the sub-line to be identified.
5495
Sub-line indicator code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating a sub-line item.
1082
Line item identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line item.
1222
CONFIGURATION LEVEL NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
To specify a level within a configuration.
7083
CONFIGURATION OPERATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the configuration operation.

PIA C 5 ADDITIONAL PRODUCT ID

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment providing either additional identification to the product specified in the LIN segment or providing any substitute product identification. In the Sales Forecast Message the PIA segment can be used when a product specified in LIN has to be associated with a group or family of products whose identity could be specified in PIA.
4347
PRODUCT IDENTIFIER CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the product identifier.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Mandatory
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify an item.
7143
Item type identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify an item.
7143
Item type identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify an item.
7143
Item type identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify an item.
7143
Item type identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify an item.
7143
Item type identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.

IMD C 5 ITEM DESCRIPTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment for describing the product in the line item.
7077
DESCRIPTION FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of a description.
C272
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC
  • Conditional
To provide the characteristic of the item being described.
7081
Item characteristic code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the characteristic of an item.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
Description of an item.
7009
Item description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying an item.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of an item.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of an item.
3453
Language name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
7383
SURFACE OR LAYER CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the surface or layer of an object.

PAC C 5 PACKAGE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment specifying the number and type of packages.
7224
PACKAGE QUANTITY
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..8
To specify the number of packages.
C531
PACKAGING DETAILS
  • Conditional
Packaging level and details, terms and conditions.
7075
Packaging level code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a level of packaging.
7233
Packaging related description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying information related to packaging.
7073
Packaging terms and conditions code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the packaging terms and conditions.
C202
PACKAGE TYPE
  • Conditional
Type of package by name or by code from a specified source.
7065
Package type description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the type of package.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying 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
Description format code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying 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 type identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
7064
Type of packages
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Description of the form in which goods are presented.
7143
Item type identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
C532
RETURNABLE PACKAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Indication of responsibility for payment and load contents of returnable packages.
8395
Returnable package freight payment responsibility code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the responsibility for the freight payment for a returnable package.
8393
Returnable package load contents code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the load contents for a returnable package.

RFF C 5 REFERENCE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment for referencing documents or other numbers pertinent to the line item.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

DOC C 5 DOCUMENT/MESSAGE DETAILS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment identifying and providing information relating to documents.
C002
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NAME
  • Mandatory
Identification of a type of document/message by code or name. Code preferred.
1001
Document name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the document name.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
1000
Document name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a document.
C503
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of document/message by number, status, source and/or language.
1004
Document identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
To identify a document.
1373
Document status code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the status of a document.
1366
Document source description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the source of a document.
3453
Language name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.
3153
COMMUNICATION MEDIUM TYPE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of communication medium.
1220
DOCUMENT COPIES REQUIRED QUANTITY
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Quantity of document copies required.
1218
DOCUMENT ORIGINALS REQUIRED QUANTITY
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Quantity of document originals required.

ALI C 5 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment indicating that the line item is subject to special conditions owing to origin, customs preference, embargo regulations or commercial factors. In the Sales Forecast Message the ALI segment can be used to specify planned promotions, e.g. to indicate what type of promotion if any will be in effect when the product specified in LIN is to be sold.
3239
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN IDENTIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To identify the country in which the goods have been produced or manufactured, according to criteria laid down for the application of the Customs tariff or quantitative restrictions, or any measure related to trade.
9213
DUTY REGIME TYPE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a type of duty regime.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a special condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a special condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a special condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a special condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a special condition.

MOA C 5 MONETARY AMOUNT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment specifying any monetary amounts relating to the product. For the sales forecast message the MOA segment can be used to express the forecast total monetary amount of the product to be sold, held, distributed, produced in one location for one period.
C516
MONETARY AMOUNT
  • Mandatory
Amount of goods or services stated as a monetary amount in a specified currency.
5025
Monetary amount type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of monetary amount.
5004
Monetary amount
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..35
To specify a monetary amount.
6345
Currency identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a monetary unit.
6343
Currency type code qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of currency.
4405
Status description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a status.

PRI C 5 PRICE DETAILS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment to specify the price type and amount. The price used in the calculation of the forecast total sales monetary amount will normally be the average forecast selling price.
C509
PRICE INFORMATION
  • Conditional
Identification of price type, price and related details.
5125
Price code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a price.
5118
Price amount
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
To specify a price.
5375
Price type code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of price.
5387
Price specification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying pricing specification.
5284
Unit price basis quantity
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..9
To specify the basis for a unit price.
6411
Measurement unit code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.
5213
SUB-LINE ITEM PRICE CHANGE OPERATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the price change operation for a sub- line item.

GRP7 C 999 QTY MKS NAD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 999
A group of segments identifying the quantity to be sold and if relevant through which market sector, sales distribution channel, end-use type, etc.

QTY M 1 QUANTITY

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the product quantity, i.e. forecast quantity sold, held, produced, distributed.
C186
QUANTITY DETAILS
  • Mandatory
Quantity information in a transaction, qualified when relevant.
6063
Quantity type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of quantity.
6060
Quantity
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Alphanumeric representation of a quantity.
6411
Measurement unit code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.

MKS C 1 MARKET/SALES CHANNEL INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify to which market sector and/or through which distribution channel and/or for which end-use the forecast sales of product/service are to be made.
7293
SECTOR AREA IDENTIFICATION CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying identification of a subject area.
C332
SALES CHANNEL IDENTIFICATION
  • Mandatory
Identification of sales channel for marketing data, sales, forecast, planning...
3496
Sales channel identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
To identify a sales channel.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
1229
ACTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.

NAD C 1 NAME AND ADDRESS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the name and address of a party being the recipient of a proportion of the forecast quantity.
3035
PARTY FUNCTION CODE 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 identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Code specifying the identity of a party.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C058
NAME AND ADDRESS
  • Conditional
Unstructured name and address: one to five lines.
3124
Name and address description
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a name and address line.
3124
Name and address description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a name and address line.
3124
Name and address description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a name and address line.
3124
Name and address description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a name and address line.
3124
Name and address description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a name and address line.
C080
PARTY NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by name, one to five lines. Party name may be formatted.
3036
Party name
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a party.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a party.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a party.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a party.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a party.
3045
Party name format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a party name.
C059
STREET
  • Conditional
Street address and/or PO Box number in a structured address: one to four lines.
3042
Street and number or post office box identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a street and number and/or Post Office box number.
3042
Street and number or post office box identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a street and number and/or Post Office box number.
3042
Street and number or post office box identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a street and number and/or Post Office box number.
3042
Street and number or post office box identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a street and number and/or Post Office box number.
3164
CITY NAME
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a city.
C819
COUNTRY SUBDIVISION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
3229
Country subdivision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3228
Country subdivision name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
3251
POSTAL IDENTIFICATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the postal zone or address.
3207
COUNTRY IDENTIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name of the country or other geographical entity as defined in ISO 3166-1 and UN/ECE Recommendation 3.

UNT M 1 MESSAGE TRAILER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UNH & UNT) and the control reference number of the message.
0074
NUMBER OF SEGMENTS IN A MESSAGE
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..10
The number of segments in a message body, plus the message header segment and message trailer segment.
0062
MESSAGE REFERENCE NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Unique message reference assigned by the sender.