D05A

Message D05A/INVOIC

Invoice message

A message claiming payment for goods or services supplied under conditions agreed between the seller and the buyer. The United Nations Standard Invoice Message, with correct data qualification, serves also as the specification for Debit Note and Credit Note messages. Throughout this document, the reference to 'Invoice' may be interpreted as conveying the wider meaning of 'Invoice/Credit Note/Debit Note'.

Message description

UNH M(1) : Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Invoice message is INVOIC. Note: Invoice messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 INVOIC 0052 D 0054 05A 0051 UN

BGM M(1) : Beginning of message

A segment by which the sender must uniquely identify the invoice by means of its type and number and when necessary its function.

DTM M(35) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying general dates and, when relevant, times related to the whole message. The segment must be specified at least once to identify the invoice date. Examples of the use of this DTM segment is: "shipped on date" or "delivery date". The Date/time/period segment within other Segment groups should be used whenever the date/time/period requires to be logically related to another specified data item e.g. Payment due date is specified within the PYT Segment group.

PAI C(1) : Payment instructions

A segment requesting or confirming conditions of payment, guarantee and method of payment for the whole invoice. An example of the use of this segment is to specify the type of documentary credit used in the transaction.

ALI C(5) : Additional information

A segment indicating special conditions related to the total invoice owing to origin, customs preference or other commercial factors.

IMD C(1) : Item description

A segment providing a description common to all line items of the invoice.

FTX C(99) : Free text

A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.

LOC C(10) : Place/location identification

A segment identifying locations for which details of transport are not known such as country of export, place of cargo receipt, and a place of cargo delivery.

GEI C(10) : Processing information

A segment to specify processing indicators relating to the invoice.

DGS C(1) : Dangerous goods

A segment to specify the detail information about dangerous goods related to the whole invoice.

GIR C(10) : Related identification numbers

A segment providing related identification numbers common to all line items.

SG1 C(99999) : RFF-DTM-GIR-LOC-MEA-QTY-FTX-MOA-RTE

A group of segments for giving references and where necessary, their dates, related identification numbers, locations, measurements, quantities, free text and monetary amounts, relating to the whole message, e.g. contract information, import or export license information, despatch advice information.

RFF M(1) : Reference

A segment identifying the reference by its number and where appropriate a line number within a document.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time related to the reference.

GIR C(5) : Related identification numbers

A segment specifying identification numbers related to the reference.

LOC C(2) : Place/location identification

A segment specifying location information related to the reference.

MEA C(5) : Measurements

A segment specifying measurement information related to the reference.

QTY C(2) : Quantity

A segment specifying quantity information related to the reference.

FTX C(5) : Free text

A segment specifying free text information related to the reference.

MOA C(2) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying monetary amounts related to the reference.

RTE C(99) : Rate details

A segment specifying a rate associated with the element being referenced. For example, the resulting coefficient of a referenced formula.

SG2 C(99) : NAD-LOC-FII-MOA-SG3-SG4-SG5

A group of segments identifying the parties with associated information.

NAD M(1) : Name and address

A segment identifying names and addresses of the parties, in coded or clear form, and their functions relevant to the invoice. Identification of the seller and buyer parties is mandatory for the invoice message. 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.

LOC C(25) : Place/location identification

A segment giving more specific location information of the party specified in the NAD segment e.g. internal site/building number.

FII C(5) : Financial institution information

A segment identifying the financial institution (e.g. bank) and relevant account numbers for the seller, buyer and where necessary other parties.

MOA C(99) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying the monetary amount associated with the party being defined (e.g. the amount to be paid to the party in question).

SG3 C(9999) : RFF-DTM

A group of segment for giving references only relevant to the specified party rather than the whole invoice.

RFF M(1) : Reference

A segment identifying the reference by its number and where appropriate a line number within a document.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date and/or time related to the reference.

SG4 C(5) : DOC-DTM

A group of segments identifying the documentary requirements of the specified party.

DOC M(1) : Document/message details

A segment identifying and providing information relating to the documents required by the party specified by the NAD segment.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date and/or time of the document.

SG5 C(5) : CTA-COM

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

A segment to identify a person or department, and their function, to whom communications should be directed.

COM C(5) : Communication contact

A segment to identify a communications type and number for the contact specified in the CTA segment.

SG6 C(5) : TAX-MOA-LOC

A group of segments specifying tax related information, and when necessary, the location(s) to which that tax information relates.

TAX M(1) : Duty/tax/fee details

A segment specifying a tax type, category and rate or exemption, relating to the whole invoice e.g. Value Added Tax at the standard rate is applicable for all items.

MOA C(1) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying the amount for the identified tax/fee.

LOC C(5) : Place/location identification

A segment indicating the location to which the tax or exemption specified in the TAX segment applies, e.g. city or state or country tax.

SG7 C(99) : CUX-DTM

A group of segments specifying the currencies and related dates/periods valid for the whole invoice. Currency data maybe omitted in national applications but will be required for international transactions.

CUX M(1) : Currencies

A segment identifying the currencies required in the invoice e.g. the invoice currency. A rate of exchange may be given to convert a reference currency into a target currency.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time/period related to the rate of exchange.

SG8 C(10) : PYT-DTM-PCD-MOA-PAI-FII

A group of segments specifying the terms of payment applicable for the whole invoice.

PYT M(1) : Payment terms

A segment identifying the payment terms and date/time basis.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment giving the specific date/time/period, if needed, of any payments, discounts, instalments etc.

PCD C(1) : Percentage details

A segment specifying the discount, interest, penalty as well as instalment percentage.

MOA C(1) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying amounts related to payment discount penalties or instalments.

PAI C(1) : Payment instructions

To specify the instructions for payment.

FII C(1) : Financial institution information

To identify an account and a related financial institution.

SG9 C(10) : TDT-TSR-SG10-SG11

A group of segments identifying the mode and means of transport, contract of carriage, location and relevant dates and times for transportation, relating to the whole invoice.

TDT M(1) : Transport information

A segment specifying the mode, means and identification of the transport for the goods being invoiced.

TSR C(1) : Transport service requirements

A segment specifying the contract of carriage requirements for the goods being invoiced.

SG10 C(10) : LOC-DTM

A group of segments giving the location and date/time information relative to the transportation.

LOC M(1) : Place/location identification

A segment identifying locations relevant to the transport specified in the TDT segment e.g. place of departure or border crossing point.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment identifying the date/time details of departure and/or arrival of the transported goods for the specified location.

SG11 C(9999) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments to allow reference to transport details.

RFF M(1) : Reference

A segment giving reference to transport details.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment giving date/time/period on the above reference.

SG12 C(5) : TOD-LOC

A group of segments indicating the terms of delivery for the whole invoice.

TOD M(1) : Terms of delivery or transport

A segment identifying the delivery terms used e.g. INCOTERMS, code could be used to specify the delivery terms.

LOC C(2) : Place/location identification

A segment identifying locations relevant to the delivery terms specified in the TOD segment.

SG13 C(99) : EQD-SEL

Group of segments to specify the equipment in which the invoiced goods were despatched.

EQD M(1) : Equipment details

A segment used to identify the equipment, including its type and number.

SEL C(9) : Seal number

Used to identify the seal numbers associated with the above equipment.

SG14 C(1000) : PAC-MEA-EQD-SG15

A group of segments identifying the packaging, physical dimensions and marks and numbers for goods referenced by the whole invoice.

PAC M(1) : Package

A segment specifying the number and type of packages for the whole invoice, e.g. number and type of pallets.

MEA C(5) : Measurements

A segment specifying physical measurements of packages described in the PAC segment. e.g. package length, weight.

EQD C(1) : Equipment details

A segment specifying the unit of equipment.

SG15 C(5) : PCI-RFF-DTM-GIN

A group of segments specifying the markings and labels on individual physical units.

PCI M(1) : Package identification

A segment specifying markings and labels used on individual physical units (packages) described in the PAC segment.

RFF C(1) : Reference

A segment identifying the master label number.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the dates relevant to the package markings.

GIN C(5) : Goods identity number

A segment identifying the number or ranges of numbers for use with the package markings.

SG16 C(9999) : ALC-ALI-FTX-SG17-SG18-SG19-SG20-SG21-SG22

A group of segments specifying allowances and charges for the whole invoice. The allowance or charge specified within this Segment group may either relate to the total invoice in which case it cannot be overridden at detail level, or it can relate to the line items as a default allowance/charge and can be overridden by the ALC Segment group within the detail section. Where relevant, additional information, tax and alternate currency details are to be indicated in the TAX and MOA segments. The basis for the calculation of the allowance/charge may be a quantity, a percentage, an amount or a rate and one of the Segment group 17-21 should be used accordingly.

ALC M(1) : Allowance or charge

A segment identifying the charge or allowance and, where necessary, its calculation sequence.

ALI C(5) : Additional information

A segment indicating that allowance or charge specified is subject to special conditions owing to origin, customs preference or commercial factors.

FTX C(1) : Free text

A segment specifying a textual description of the allowance or charge.

SG17 C(5) : RFF-DTM

A group of segment for giving references and where necessary, their dates relating to the allowances or charges.

RFF M(1) : Reference

A segment identifying the reference by its number and where appropriate a line number within a document.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date and/or time related to the reference.

SG18 C(1) : QTY-RNG

A group of segments specifying the quantity of the allowance or charge with its measure unit specifier. A range to which the allowance or charge applies may be specified e.g. An allowance of a free quantity of 20 pieces may be specified if the goods quantity ordered is greater than 1000 pieces.

QTY M(1) : Quantity

A segment identifying the type of quantity and the quantity related to the allowance or charge.

RNG C(1) : Range details

A segment specifying, if required, the range to which the allowance or charge applies.

SG19 C(1) : PCD-RNG

A group of segments specifying the percentage for the allowance or charge, e.g. The allowance/charge amount is calculated as 5% of the goods value or a price reduction of 5% may be specified if the goods quantity ordered is within the range 5 tons to 10 tons.

PCD M(1) : Percentage details

A segment identifying the percentage and the percentage basis for the calculation of the allowance or charge.

RNG C(1) : Range details

A segment specifying, if required, a range for the application of the percentage.

SG20 C(2) : MOA-RNG-CUX-DTM

A group of segments specifying a monetary amount for an allowance or charge. A range to which the allowance or charge applies can be specified, e.g. an allowance of 5000 BEF may be specified if goods value ordered is greater than 100000 BEF.

MOA M(1) : Monetary amount

A segment identifying the monetary amount for the allowance or charge.

RNG C(1) : Range details

A segment specifying, if required, a range for the application of the allowance/charge amount.

CUX C(1) : Currencies

A segment specifying the currency and rate of exchange of the monetary amount identified for an allowance or charge.

DTM C(1) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date of application of the currency exchange rate.

SG21 C(1) : RTE-RNG

A group of segments specifying the rate per unit and basis to which the allowance or charge applies, e.g. the allowance/charge amount is 3 DEM per 10 tons.

RTE M(1) : Rate details

A segment specifying the rate per unit and the basis for calculation.

RNG C(1) : Range details

A segment specifying, if required, the range for the application of the allowance/charge rate.

SG22 C(5) : TAX-MOA

A group of segments specifying tax related information for the allowance or charge and, when necessary.

TAX M(1) : Duty/tax/fee details

A segment specifying the tax type, category and rate, or exemption, related to the allowance or charge.

MOA C(1) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying the amount for the allowance or charge.

SG23 C(100) : RCS-RFF-DTM-FTX

A group of segments identifying any rules, laws or regulations with which the supplier must comply to meet requirements e.g. building regulations, safety requirements, etc.

RCS M(1) : Requirements and conditions

A segment to enable industry or national requirements to be specified.

RFF C(5) : Reference

A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and, where appropriate, a line number.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time related to the reference.

FTX C(5) : Free text

A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.

SG24 C(1) : AJT-FTX

A segment group to give information about adjustment.

AJT M(1) : Adjustment details

A segment giving adjustment details.

FTX C(5) : Free text

A segment giving additional information on the adjustment.

SG25 C(1) : INP-FTX

A segment group giving the possibility in a reply to INVOIC of instructing the other party of the action to be taken.

INP M(1) : Parties and instruction

A segment giving information on parties to instruction.

FTX C(5) : Free text

A segment giving additional information about parties to instruction.

SG26 C(9999999) : LIN-PIA-PGI-IMD-MEA-QTY-PCD-ALI-DTM-GIN-GIR-

QVR-EQD-FTX-DGS-SG27-SG28-SG29-SG30-SG31- SG33-SG34-SG35-SG39-SG45-SG47-SG48-SG49 A group of segments providing details of the individual invoiced items. There must be at least one occurrence of Segment group 26 within an invoice, but not necessarily in a credit note or a debit note. This Segment group may be repeated to give sub-line details.

LIN M(1) : Line item

A segment identifying the line item by the line number and configuration level, and additionally, identifying the product or service invoiced. Other product identification numbers, e.g. Buyer product number etc., can be specified within the following PIA segment.

PIA C(25) : Additional product id

A segment providing either additional identification to the product specified in the LIN segment (e.g. Harmonized System number), or provides any substitute product identification.

PGI C(99) : Product group information

A segment identifying the product or price group.

IMD C(99) : Item description

A segment for describing the product or service being invoiced as well as product characteristic. This segment should be used for products or services that cannot be fully identified by a product code or article number.

MEA C(5) : Measurements

A segment enabling the physical measurements of the invoiced item to be specified where this is required for full identification of the product. Any measurements must refer to the product in its unpacked form e.g. thickness of plastic film, length, weight, etc.

QTY C(5) : Quantity

A segment identifying the product quantities e.g. invoiced quantity.

PCD C(1) : Percentage details

A segment specifying the strength or yield of a product as a percentage e.g. 80% to indicate the strength of an Acid.

ALI C(5) : Additional information

A segment indicating that the line item is subject to special conditions owing to origin, customs preference, embargo regulations or commercial factors.

DTM C(35) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying date/time/period details relating to the line item only.

GIN C(1000) : Goods identity number

A segment providing identity numbers to be applied to the goods being invoiced, e.g. serial numbers for assembled equipment.

GIR C(1000) : Related identification numbers

A segment providing sets of related identification numbers for a line item, e.g. engine numbers, chassis number and transmission number for a vehicle.

QVR C(1) : Quantity variances

A segment identifying quantity variances, between, e.g. quantity delivered/invoiced and quantity ordered.

EQD C(1) : Equipment details

A segment to specify the type and size of equipment being billed.

FTX C(99) : Free text

A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.

DGS C(1) : Dangerous goods

A segment specifying dangerous goods details relating to the line item only.

SG27 C(99) : MOA-CUX

A group of segments specifying any monetary amounts relating to the products and when necessary a currency.

MOA M(1) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying any monetary amounts relating to the product, e.g. item amount, insurance value, customs value.

CUX C(1) : Currencies

A segment identifying the currencies required in the line item, when is different from the heading currencies. A rate of exchange may given to convert a reference currency into a target currency.

SG28 C(10) : PYT-DTM-PCD-MOA

A group of segments specifying the terms of payment for the line item where this is different to that specified in the heading section.

PYT M(1) : Payment terms

A segment identifying the payment terms and date/time basis.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment giving the specific date/time/period, if needed, of any payments, discounts, instalments etc.

PCD C(99) : Percentage details

A segment specifying discount, interest, penalty as well as instalment percentage.

MOA C(1) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying amounts related to payment discount penalties or instalments.

SG29 C(25) : PRI-CUX-APR-RNG-DTM

A group of segments identifying the relevant pricing information for the goods or services invoiced.

PRI M(1) : Price details

A segment to specify the price type and amount. The price used in the calculation of the line amount will be identified as 'Price'. Indication of "net price" or "gross price" can be given in 5387 "Price specification code".

CUX C(1) : Currencies

A segment specifying the currency for a price.

APR C(1) : Additional price information

A segment to identify pricing information such as a price multiplier, the class or type of trade and additionally identifying the reason for any changes.

RNG C(1) : Range details

A segment to identify the ranges (quantity, amount, etc.) to which the additional price information applies.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment to identify the date/time/period information related to the price change. e.g. period of validity.

SG30 C(10) : RFF-DTM

A group giving references and where necessary, their dates, relating to the line item.

RFF M(1) : Reference

A segment identifying the reference by its number and where appropriate a line number within a document.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time related to the reference.

SG31 C(10) : PAC-MEA-EQD-SG32

A group of segments identifying the packaging, physical dimensions, and marks and numbers for goods referenced in the line item.

PAC M(1) : Package

A segment specifying the number and type of packages for the line item, e.g. number and type of pallets.

MEA C(10) : Measurements

A segment specifying physical measurements of packages described in the PAC segment e.g. package length, weight.

EQD C(1) : Equipment details

A segment specifying the unit of equipment.

SG32 C(10) : PCI-RFF-DTM-GIN

A group of segments specifying the markings and labels on individual physical units.

PCI M(1) : Package identification

A segment specifying markings and labels used on individual physical units (packages) described in the PAC segment.

RFF C(1) : Reference

A segment identifying the master label number.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the dates relevant to the package markings.

GIN C(10) : Goods identity number

A segment identifying the number or ranges of numbers for use with the package markings.

SG33 C(9999) : LOC-QTY-DTM

A group of segments specifying destination and quantity details for consignments involving multi-destination deliveries for a specified line item.

LOC M(1) : Place/location identification

A segment indicating the location to which part of the consignment has been delivered.

QTY C(100) : Quantity

A segment specifying the quantity delivered to the identified location.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the dates and/or times that the delivery has been made.

SG34 C(99) : TAX-MOA-LOC

A group of segments specifying tax related information for the line item, and when necessary, the location(s) to which that tax information relates.

TAX M(1) : Duty/tax/fee details

A segment specifying a tax type, category and rate, or exemption, relating to the line item.

MOA C(2) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying the amount for the identified tax/fee.

LOC C(5) : Place/location identification

A segment indicating the location to which the tax or exemption specified in the TAX segment applies, e.g. city or state or country tax.

SG35 C(99) : NAD-LOC-FII-SG36-SG37-SG38

A group of segments identifying the parties with associated information, relevant to the line item only.

NAD M(1) : Name and address

A segment identifying names and addresses of the parties, in coded or clear form, and their functions relevant to the line item. 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.

LOC C(5) : Place/location identification

A segment giving more specific location information of the party specified in the NAD segment e.g. internal site/building number.

FII C(5) : Financial institution information

A segment identifying the financial institution (e.g. bank) and relevant account numbers for the seller, buyer and where necessary other parties.

SG36 C(5) : RFF-DTM

A group of segment for giving references only relevant to the specified party rather than the whole line item.

RFF M(1) : Reference

A segment identifying the reference by its number and where appropriate a line number within a document.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date and/or time related to the reference.

SG37 C(5) : DOC-DTM

A group of segments identifying the documentary requirements of the specified party.

DOC M(1) : Document/message details

A segment identifying and providing information relating to the documents required by the party specified by the NAD segment.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date and/or time of the document.

SG38 C(5) : CTA-COM

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

A segment to identify a person or department, and their function, to whom communications should be directed.

COM C(5) : Communication contact

A segment to identify a communications type and number for the contact specified in the CTA segment.

SG39 C(30) : ALC-ALI-DTM-FTX-SG40-SG41-SG42-SG43-SG44

A group of segments specifying allowances and charges for the line item where this is different to or not specified within the heading section.

ALC M(1) : Allowance or charge

A segment identifying the charge or allowance and, where necessary its calculation sequence.

ALI C(5) : Additional information

A segment indicating that allowance or charge specified is subject to special conditions owing to origin, customs preference or commercial factors.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

To specify date, and/or time, or period.

FTX C(1) : Free text

A segment specifying a textual description of the allowance or charge.

SG40 C(1) : QTY-RNG

A group of segments specifying the quantity of the allowance or charge with its measure unit specifier. A range to which the allowance or charge applies may be specified e.g. An allowance of a free quantity of 20 pieces may be specified if the goods quantity ordered is greater than 1000 pieces.

QTY M(1) : Quantity

A segment identifying the type of quantity and the quantity related to the allowance or charge.

RNG C(1) : Range details

A segment specifying, if required, the range to which the allowance or charge applies.

SG41 C(1) : PCD-RNG

A group of segments specifying the percentage for the allowance or charge, e.g. The allowance/charge amount is calculated as 5% of the goods value or a price reduction of 5% may be specified if the goods quantity ordered is within the range 5 tons to 10 tons.

PCD M(1) : Percentage details

A segment identifying the percentage and the percentage basis for the calculation of the allowance or charge.

RNG C(1) : Range details

A segment specifying, if required, a range for the application of the percentage.

SG42 C(2) : MOA-RNG-CUX-DTM

A group of segments specifying a monetary amount for an allowance or charge. A range to which the allowance or charge applies can be specified, e.g. an allowance of 5000 BEF may be specified if goods value ordered is greater than 100000 BEF.

MOA M(1) : Monetary amount

A segment identifying the monetary amount for the allowance or charge.

RNG C(1) : Range details

A segment specifying, if required, a range for the application of the allowance/charge amount.

CUX C(1) : Currencies

A segment specifying the currency and rate of exchange of the monetary amount identified for an allowance or charge.

DTM C(1) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date of application of the currency exchange rate.

SG43 C(1) : RTE-RNG

A group of segments specifying the rate per unit and basis to which the allowance or charge applies, e.g. The allowance/charge amount is 3 DEM per 10 tons.

RTE M(1) : Rate details

A segment specifying the rate per unit and the basis for calculation.

RNG C(1) : Range details

A segment specifying, if required, the range for the application of the allowance/charge rate.

SG44 C(5) : TAX-MOA

A group of segments specifying tax related information for the allowance or charge and, when necessary.

TAX M(1) : Duty/tax/fee details

A segment specifying the tax type, category, and rate, or exemption, related to the allowance or charge.

MOA C(2) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying the amount for the allowance or charge.

SG45 C(10) : TDT-SG46

A group of segments identifying the mode and means of transport, location and relevant dates and times for transportation, relating to the line item, where this is different to or not specified within the heading section.

TDT M(1) : Transport information

A segment specifying the mode, means and identification of the transport for the goods in the line item.

SG46 C(10) : LOC-DTM

A group of segments giving the location and date/time information relative to the transportation.

LOC M(1) : Place/location identification

A segment identifying locations relevant to the transport specified in the TDT segment e.g. place of departure or border crossing point.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment identifying the date/time details of departure and/or arrival of the transported goods for the specified location.

SG47 C(5) : TOD-LOC

A group of segments indicating the terms of delivery for the line item where this is different to or not specified within the heading section.

TOD M(1) : Terms of delivery or transport

A segment identifying the delivery terms used. e.g. INCOTERMS, code could be used to specify the delivery terms.

LOC C(2) : Place/location identification

A segment identifying locations relevant to the delivery terms specified in the TOD segment.

SG48 C(100) : RCS-RFF-DTM-FTX

A group of segments identifying for the line item - where this is different to or not specified within the Heading section - any rules, laws or regulations with which the supplier must comply to meet requirements. e.g. building regulations, safety requirements etc.

RCS M(1) : Requirements and conditions

A segment to enable industry or national requirements to be specified.

RFF C(5) : Reference

A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and, where appropriate, a line number.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time related to the reference.

FTX C(5) : Free text

A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.

SG49 C(999) : GEI-RFF-IMD-DTM-GIR-LOC-MEA-QTY-FTX-MOA

A group of segments for giving processing indicators, references and where necessary, their item descriptions, dates, related identification numbers, locations, measurements, quantities, free text and monetary amounts, relating to the line item, e.g. contract information, import or export license information, despatch advice information.

GEI M(1) : Processing information

A segment specifying processing indicators related to the line item.

RFF C(9) : Reference

A segment identifying the reference by its number and where appropriate a line number within a document.

IMD C(99) : Item description

A segment for describing product item descriptions related to the reference.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date and/or time related to the reference.

GIR C(5) : Related identification numbers

A segment specifying identification numbers related to the reference.

LOC C(2) : Place/location identification

A segment specifying location information related to the reference.

MEA C(5) : Measurements

A segment specifying measurement information related to the reference.

QTY C(9) : Quantity

A segment specifying quantity information related to the reference.

FTX C(5) : Free text

A segment specifying free text information related to the reference.

MOA C(2) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying monetary amounts related to the reference.

UNS M(1) : Section control

A mandatory service segment placed before the first user segment in the summary section to avoid segment collision.

CNT C(10) : Control total

A segment by which control totals may be provided by the sender for checking by the receiver.

SG50 M(100) : MOA-SG51

A group of segments giving total amounts for the whole invoice and - if relevant -detailing amounts pre-paid with relevant references and dates.

MOA M(1) : Monetary amount

A segment giving the total amounts for the whole invoice message such as message monetary amount, message line item total amount, amount subject to payment discount, amount subject to tax, alternative currency total amount, total additional amount, sub-total amounts prepaid, total amount prepaid.

SG51 C(1) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments for giving references and where necessary, their dates, relating e.g. amounts prepaid number.

RFF M(1) : Reference

A segment identifying the reference by its number and where appropriate a line number within a document.

DTM C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time related to the reference.

SG52 C(10) : TAX-MOA

A group of segments specifying taxes totals for the invoice.

TAX M(1) : Duty/tax/fee details

A segment specifying the tax type to be summarized.

MOA C(9) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying the summary amount for the tax specified.

SG53 C(15) : ALC-ALI-MOA-FTX

A group of segments specifying allowances and charges summary totals for the invoice.

ALC M(1) : Allowance or charge

A segment identifying the charge or allowance type to be summarised.

ALI C(1) : Additional information

A segment indicating that allowance or charge specified is subject to special conditions owing to origin, customs preference or commercial factors.

MOA C(2) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying the summary amount for the allowance or charge.

FTX C(1) : Free text

A segment specifying a textual description of the allowance or charge.

UNT M(1) : Message trailer

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.

Message structure

UNH, Message header                           M        1
BGM, Beginning of message                     M        1
DTM, Date/time/period                         M       35
PAI, Payment instructions                     C        1
ALI, Additional information                   C        5
IMD, Item description                         C        1
FTX, Free text                                C       99
LOC, Place/location identification            C       10
GEI, Processing information                   C       10
DGS, Dangerous goods                          C        1
GIR, Related identification numbers           C       10

--- Segment Group 1 ------------------------- C    99999 -------+
RFF, Reference                                M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5        |
GIR, Related identification numbers           C        5        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        2        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        5        |
QTY, Quantity                                 C        2        |
FTX, Free text                                C        5        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        2        |
RTE, Rate details                             C       99        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 2 ------------------------- C       99 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C       25        |
FII, Financial institution information        C        5        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C       99        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- C     9999 ------+|
RFF, Reference                                M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- C        5 ------+|
DOC, Document/message details                 M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C        5 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- C        5 -------+
TAX, Duty/tax/fee details                     M        1        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 7 ------------------------- C       99 -------+
CUX, Currencies                               M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 8 ------------------------- C       10 -------+
PYT, Payment terms                            M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5        |
PCD, Percentage details                       C        1        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1        |
PAI, Payment instructions                     C        1        |
FII, Financial institution information        C        1        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 9 ------------------------- C       10 -------+
TDT, Transport information                    M        1        |
TSR, Transport service requirements           C        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 10 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 11 ------------------------ C     9999 ------+|
RFF, Reference                                M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 12 ------------------------ C        5 -------+
TOD, Terms of delivery or transport           M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        2        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 13 ------------------------ C       99 -------+
EQD, Equipment details                        M        1        |
SEL, Seal number                              C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 14 ------------------------ C     1000 -------+
PAC, Package                                  M        1        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        5        |
EQD, Equipment details                        C        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 15 ------------------------ C        5 ------+|
PCI, Package identification                   M        1       ||
RFF, Reference                                C        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
GIN, Goods identity number                    C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 16 ------------------------ C     9999 -------+
ALC, Allowance or charge                      M        1        |
ALI, Additional information                   C        5        |
FTX, Free text                                C        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 17 ------------------------ C        5 ------+|
RFF, Reference                                M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 18 ------------------------ C        1 ------+|
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1       ||
RNG, Range details                            C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 19 ------------------------ C        1 ------+|
PCD, Percentage details                       M        1       ||
RNG, Range details                            C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 20 ------------------------ C        2 ------+|
MOA, Monetary amount                          M        1       ||
RNG, Range details                            C        1       ||
CUX, Currencies                               C        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 21 ------------------------ C        1 ------+|
RTE, Rate details                             M        1       ||
RNG, Range details                            C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 22 ------------------------ C        5 ------+|
TAX, Duty/tax/fee details                     M        1       ||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 23 ------------------------ C      100 -------+
RCS, Requirements and conditions              M        1        |
RFF, Reference                                C        5        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5        |
FTX, Free text                                C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 24 ------------------------ C        1 -------+
AJT, Adjustment details                       M        1        |
FTX, Free text                                C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 25 ------------------------ C        1 -------+
INP, Parties and instruction                  M        1        |
FTX, Free text                                C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 26 ------------------------ C  9999999 -------+
LIN, Line item                                M        1        |
PIA, Additional product id                    C       25        |
PGI, Product group information                C       99        |
IMD, Item description                         C       99        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        5        |
QTY, Quantity                                 C        5        |
PCD, Percentage details                       C        1        |
ALI, Additional information                   C        5        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C       35        |
GIN, Goods identity number                    C     1000        |
GIR, Related identification numbers           C     1000        |
QVR, Quantity variances                       C        1        |
EQD, Equipment details                        C        1        |
FTX, Free text                                C       99        |
DGS, Dangerous goods                          C        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 27 ------------------------ C       99 ------+|
MOA, Monetary amount                          M        1       ||
CUX, Currencies                               C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 28 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
PYT, Payment terms                            M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
PCD, Percentage details                       C       99       ||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 29 ------------------------ C       25 ------+|
PRI, Price details                            M        1       ||
CUX, Currencies                               C        1       ||
APR, Additional price information             C        1       ||
RNG, Range details                            C        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 30 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
RFF, Reference                                M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 31 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
PAC, Package                                  M        1       ||
MEA, Measurements                             C       10       ||
EQD, Equipment details                        C        1       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 32 ------------------------ C       10 -----+||
PCI, Package identification                   M        1      |||
RFF, Reference                                C        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5      |||
GIN, Goods identity number                    C       10      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------++|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 33 ------------------------ C     9999 ------+|
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1       ||
QTY, Quantity                                 C      100       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 34 ------------------------ C       99 ------+|
TAX, Duty/tax/fee details                     M        1       ||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        2       ||
LOC, Place/location identification            C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 35 ------------------------ C       99 ------+|
NAD, Name and address                         M        1       ||
LOC, Place/location identification            C        5       ||
FII, Financial institution information        C        5       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 36 ------------------------ C        5 -----+||
RFF, Reference                                M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 37 ------------------------ C        5 -----+||
DOC, Document/message details                 M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 38 ------------------------ C        5 -----+||
CTA, Contact information                      M        1      |||
COM, Communication contact                    C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------++|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 39 ------------------------ C       30 ------+|
ALC, Allowance or charge                      M        1       ||
ALI, Additional information                   C        5       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        1       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 40 ------------------------ C        1 -----+||
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1      |||
RNG, Range details                            C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 41 ------------------------ C        1 -----+||
PCD, Percentage details                       M        1      |||
RNG, Range details                            C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 42 ------------------------ C        2 -----+||
MOA, Monetary amount                          M        1      |||
RNG, Range details                            C        1      |||
CUX, Currencies                               C        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 43 ------------------------ C        1 -----+||
RTE, Rate details                             M        1      |||
RNG, Range details                            C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 44 ------------------------ C        5 -----+||
TAX, Duty/tax/fee details                     M        1      |||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        2      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------++|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 45 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
TDT, Transport information                    M        1       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 46 ------------------------ C       10 -----+||
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------++|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 47 ------------------------ C        5 ------+|
TOD, Terms of delivery or transport           M        1       ||
LOC, Place/location identification            C        2       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 48 ------------------------ C      100 ------+|
RCS, Requirements and conditions              M        1       ||
RFF, Reference                                C        5       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 49 ------------------------ C      999 ------+|
GEI, Processing information                   M        1       ||
RFF, Reference                                C        9       ||
IMD, Item description                         C       99       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
GIR, Related identification numbers           C        5       ||
LOC, Place/location identification            C        2       ||
MEA, Measurements                             C        5       ||
QTY, Quantity                                 C        9       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        5       ||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        2       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++
UNS, Section control                          M        1
CNT, Control total                            C       10

--- Segment Group 50 ------------------------ M      100 -------+
MOA, Monetary amount                          M        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 51 ------------------------ C        1 ------+|
RFF, Reference                                M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 52 ------------------------ C       10 -------+
TAX, Duty/tax/fee details                     M        1        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 53 ------------------------ C       15 -------+
ALC, Allowance or charge                      M        1        |
ALI, Additional information                   C        1        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        2        |
FTX, Free text                                C        1        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1