D96A


Message D96A/REQOTE

Request for quote message

A message which provides potential buyers with the ability to solicit price, delivery schedule, and other conditions from potential sellers of goods or services.

Message description

UNH

M(1) : Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Request for quote message is REQOTE. Note: Request for quote messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 REQOTE 0052 D 0054 96A 0051 UN

BGM

M(1) : Beginning of message

A segment by which the sender must uniquely identify the request for quote by means of its type and number and when necessary it's 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 request date. Examples of the use of this DTM segment are: Date the request for quote was made, and the last date the quotation will be accepted. 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 PAT segment group.

PAI

C(1) : Payment instructions

A segment requesting or confirming conditions of payment, guarantee and method of payment for the whole request for quotation, if accepted. An example of the use of this segment is to specify that a documentary credit will be used.

ALI

C(5) : Additional information

A segment indicating special conditions related to the total request for quotation 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 request for quotation.

IRQ

C(10) : Information required

A segment to specify information to be supplied in the quotation.

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 received to process this segment manually.

SG1 C(10) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments for giving references and where necessary, their dates, relating to the whole message, e.g. contract number, import/export license number, reservation number.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment identifying the reference 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.

SG2 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.

SG3 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 order, 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.

SG4 C(5) : CUX-DTM

A group of segments specifying the currencies and related dates/times/period valid for the whole request for quotation. Currency data may be omitted in national applications but will be required for international transactions.

CUX

M(1) : Currencies

A segment identifying the currencies required in the request for quotation. 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.

SG5 C(10) : PAT-DTM-PCD-MOA

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

PAT

M(1) : Payment terms basis

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 discounts, penalties or instalments.

SG6 C(10) : TOD-LOC

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

TOD

M(1) : Terms of delivery or transport

A segment identifying the delivery terms to be used. e.g. UN 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.

SG7 C(10) : EQD-HAN-MEA-FTX

A group of segments providing information relating to equipment identification and ownership, handling and identification of hazardous materials, relating to the whole order.

EQD

M(1) : Equipment details

A segment to define information regarding equipment to be used in relation to the request for quotation, and if required, to indicate responsibility for supply of the equipment.

HAN

C(5) : Handling instructions

A segment providing information on required handling of materials and additionally, if required, identifying hazardous materials in the whole order.

MEA

C(5) : Measurements

A segment providing measurement information for the equipment.

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.

SG8 C(10) : 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 indicating the date/time details relating to the references.

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.

SG9 C(25) : APR-PRI-QTY-DTM-MOA-RNG

A group of segments identifying requested classes of pricing, quantities or pricing breaks.

APR

M(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.

PRI

C(1) : Price details

A segment to specify the price type. The price used in the calculation of the line amount will be identified as one of the calculation prices.

QTY

C(2) : Quantity

A segment to specify pertinent quantities relating to the pricing information.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time/period relevant to the pricing information.

MOA

C(2) : Monetary amount

A segment to specify amounts relevant to the pricing information.

RNG

C(2) : Range details

A segment to identify the quantity or amount ranges to which the additional price information applies.

SG10 C(1) : DLM-MOA-DTM

A group of segments specifying delivery limitations.

DLM

M(1) : Delivery limitations

A segment specifying requested limitations on quoted delivery.

MOA

C(1) : Monetary amount

A segment specifying monetary amount limitations.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time/period related to the delivery limitation.

SG11 C(99) : NAD-LOC-FII-SG12-SG13-SG14

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 request for quotation. Identification of the seller and buyer parties is mandatory for a request for quotation. 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. e.g. the buyer may provide a choice of financial institutions for direct debit purposes.

SG12 C(10) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments giving references only relevant to the specified party rather than the whole message.

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.

SG13 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. For example, the party may require a Certificate of Analysis.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

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

SG14 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.

SG15 C(10) : TDT-QTY-SG16

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

TDT

M(1) : Details of transport

A segment specifying the mode, means and identification of the transport for the goods in the request for quotation. If required, the carrier's address should be indicated within the NAD Segment group.

QTY

C(5) : Quantity

A segment to specify pertinent quantities relating to the transportation details TDT.

SG16 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.

SG17 C(10) : PAC-MEA-SG18

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

PAC

M(1) : Package

A segment specifying the number and type of packages for the whole order, 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.

SG18 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.

SG19 C(10) : SCC-FTX-SG20

A group of segments specifying requested delivery schedules relating to quantities, frequencies and dates for the quotation.

SCC

M(1) : Scheduling conditions

A segment specifying the type and status of the schedule being given, and optionally defining a pattern to be established, e.g. firm or proposed delivery schedule for a weekly pattern.

FTX

C(5) : Free text

A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, to give further clarification to scheduling instructions. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.

SG20 C(10) : QTY-DTM

A group of segments to specify the scheduled quantities, date/time of the schedule.

QTY

M(1) : Quantity

A segment to specify pertinent quantities relating to the schedule and pattern established in the SCC segment, e.g. delivery quantity.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time/period details relating to the quantity and schedule used to indicate date/time ranges, e.g. start and end dates for a delivery pattern, or delivery window.

SG21 C(15) : ALC-ALI-SG22-SG23-SG24-SG25-SG26

A group of segments specifying allowances and charges for the requested quotation. The allowance or charge either relate to the total request for quotation in which case it cannot be overridden at detail level, or it can be overridden by the ALC Segment group within the detail section. Where relevant, additional information, tax and alternate MOA segments. The basis for the calculation of the 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 to be specified in one of the dependent Segment groups.

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 the allowance or charge specified is subject to special conditions owing to origin, customs preference or commercial factors.

SG22 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 requested for quotation 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.

SG23 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 requested for quotation 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.

SG24 C(2) : MOA-RNG

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 BEF 5000 may be specified if goods value requested in the quotation is greater than BEF 100000.

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.

SG25 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.

SG26 C(5) : TAX-MOA

A group of segments specifying tax related information for the allowance or charge.

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 tax.

SG27 M(200000) : LIN-PIA-IMD-MEA-QTY-PCD-ALI-DTM-GIN-GIR-QVR-

FTX-PAI-DOC-SG28-SG29-SG30-SG31-SG32-SG33- SG34-SG35-SG36-SG37-SG38-SG39-SG42-SG46-SG52- SG54 A group of segments providing details of the individual requested items. There must be at least one occurrence of Segment group 27 within an request for quote. This Segment group may be repeated to give subline 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 requested for quotation. 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.

IMD

C(99) : Item description

A segment for describing the product or service being requested in the quotation 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 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. quantity requested.

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 in the request for quotation.

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.

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.

PAI

C(1) : Payment instructions

A segment to give payment conditions and payment means for individual requested items.

DOC

C(1) : Document/message details

A segment to indicate movement certificate requirements.

SG28 C(999) : CCI-CAV-MEA

A group of segments providing product characteristic and product characteristic details.

CCI

M(1) : Characteristic/class id

A segment to identify product characteristic and, or the characteristic name and characteristic relevance for the business process.

CAV

C(10) : Characteristic value

A segment to specify common product characteristic by value in either coded form or in free format.

MEA

C(10) : Measurements

A segment indicating characteristic value being physical measurement (including measurable quantities and percentages) related to specified product characteristics (for example voltage, percentage of material contained) and where relevant measurement ranges.

SG29 C(100) : MOA-QTY-IMD-CUX-DTM

A group of segments to allow request of cost breakdown information such as tooling cost, material or overhead cost.

MOA

M(1) : Monetary amount

A segment to identify the cost of components of a quoted price, e.g. tooling cost, labour, and material cost, etc.

QTY

C(2) : Quantity

A segment to specify quantities relating to the cost breakdown of the quoted prices.

IMD

C(1) : Item description

A segment for describing the product or services being quoted. This segment should be used to for products that can not identified by a product code or article number.

CUX

C(1) : Currencies

A segment identifying currencies relevant to the monetary details. A rate of exchange may be given to convert the currency. Currency data is usually omitted in national applications but will be required for international transactions.

DTM

C(2) : Date/time/period

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

SG30 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.

SG31 C(99) : PRI-APR-RNG-CUX-DTM

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

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 one of the calculation prices.

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.

CUX

C(5) : Currencies

A segment to identify currencies required in the request for quotation message.

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.

SG32 C(99) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments 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.

SG33 C(100) : LOC-QTY-DTM

A group of segments specifying destination and quantity details for consignments involving multidestination deliveries.

LOC

M(1) : Place/location identification

A segment indicating the location to which part of the consignment is to be delivered.

QTY

C(1) : Quantity

A segment specifying the quantity to be delivered to the identified location.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the dates and/or times that the delivery should be made.

SG34 C(10) : 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 line item.

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 tax.

SG35 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 to be used.

LOC

C(2) : Place/location identification

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

SG36 C(10) : EQD-HAN-MEA-FTX

A group of segments providing information relating to equipment identification and ownership, handling and notification of hazardous materials, relating to the line item where this is different to or not specified within the heading section.

EQD

M(1) : Equipment details

A segment to define fixed information regarding equipment to be used in conjunction with the ordered item, and if required, to indicate responsibility for supply of the equipment, e.g. a container identification.

HAN

C(5) : Handling instructions

A segment providing information on required handling of materials and additionally, if required, identifying hazardous materials in the ordered item.

MEA

C(5) : Measurements

A segment providing measurement information for the equipment.

FTX

C(5) : Free text

A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, to give further clarification, when required, to the equipment and handling details. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.

SG37 C(10) : 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 indicating the date/time details relating to the references.

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.

SG38 C(10) : PAT-DTM-PCD-MOA

A group of segments specifying the requested terms of payment for the applicable item.

PAT

M(1) : Payment terms basis

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 discounts, penalties or instalments.

SG39 C(10) : PAC-MEA-QTY-DTM-SG40-SG41

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 of packages and the physical type of packaging for the line item, e.g. pallet type.

MEA

C(5) : Measurements

A segment specifying physical measurements of packages described in the PAC segment. e.g. cube or gross weight.

QTY

C(5) : Quantity

A segment to specify maximum stack ability and number of articles in the package.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment to give the effective date of the package.

SG40 C(5) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments giving references e.g. to a packing instruction document relevant to a particular package type and its date/time/period of issue.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment identifying the packing instruction document.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time related to the referenced document.

SG41 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.

SG42 C(99) : NAD-LOC-SG43-SG44-SG45

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 request for quotation. 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.

SG43 C(5) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments giving references only relevant to the specified party rather than the whole message.

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.

SG44 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. For example, the party may require a Certificate of Analysis.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

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

SG45 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.

SG46 C(99) : ALC-ALI-SG47-SG48-SG49-SG50-SG51

A group of segments specifying allowances and charges for the line items. The basis for the calculation of the allowance/charge may be a quantity, a percentage, an amount or a rate detailed in the dependent Segment groups.

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 the allowance or charge specified is subject to special conditions owing to origin, customs preference or commercial factors.

SG47 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 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.

SG48 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 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.

SG49 C(2) : MOA-RNG

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 BEF 5000 may be specified if goods value is greater than BEF 100000.

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.

SG50 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 DEM 3 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.

SG51 C(5) : TAX-MOA

A group of segments specifying tax related information for the allowance or charge.

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 tax.

SG52 C(10) : TDT-QTY-SG53

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) : Details of transport

A segment specifying the mode, means and identification of the transport for the goods item being ordered, where this is different to or not specified within the heading section.

QTY

C(5) : Quantity

A segment to specify quantities relevant to transportation, e.g. delivery quantity.

SG53 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.

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.

SG54 C(100) : SCC-FTX-SG55

A group of segments specifying requested delivery schedules relating to quantities, frequencies, and dates, required for the line item, where this is different to or not specified within the heading section.

SCC

M(1) : Scheduling conditions

A segment specifying the type and status of the schedule being given, and optionally defining a pattern to be established, e.g. firm or proposed delivery schedule for a weekly pattern.

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.

SG55 C(10) : QTY-DTM

A group of segments to specify the scheduled quantities, date/time details of the schedule and where required the reference of the schedule.

QTY

M(1) : Quantity

A segment to specify quantities relating to the schedule and pattern established in the SCC segment, e.g. delivery quantity.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment indicating the date/time details relating to the quantity and schedule details in the SCC/QTY segments. This segment may be repeated to indicate date/time ranges, e.g. start and end dates for a delivery pattern, or delivery window.

UNS

M(1) : Section control

A service segment placed before the first user data segment in the summary section to indicate the end of that section.

MOA

C(15) : Monetary amount

A segment giving the total amounts for the whole message.

CNT

C(10) : Control total

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

SG56 C(10) : ALC-MOA-ALI

A group of segments to summarize the allowances and charges, Monetary amounts for the entire request for quote.

ALC

M(1) : Allowance or charge

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

MOA

M(1) : Monetary amount

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

ALI

C(1) : Additional information

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

UNT

M(1) : Message trailer

A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message 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
IRQ, Information required                     C       10
FTX, Free text                                C       99

--- Segment Group 1 ------------------------- C       10 -------+
RFF, Reference                                M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 2 ------------------------- C        1 -------+
AJT, Adjustment details                       M        1        |
FTX, Free text                                C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- C        5 -------+
TAX, Duty/tax/fee details                     M        1        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- C        5 -------+
CUX, Currencies                               M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C       10 -------+
PAT, Payment terms basis                      M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5        |
PCD, Percentage details                       C        1        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- C       10 -------+
TOD, Terms of delivery or transport           M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        2        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 7 ------------------------- C       10 -------+
EQD, Equipment details                        M        1        |
HAN, Handling instructions                    C        5        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        5        |
FTX, Free text                                C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 8 ------------------------- C       10 -------+
RCS, Requirements and conditions              M        1        |
RFF, Reference                                C        5        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5        |
FTX, Free text                                C        5        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 9 ------------------------- C       25 -------+
APR, Additional price information             M        1        |
PRI, Price details                            C        1        |
QTY, Quantity                                 C        2        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        2        |
RNG, Range details                            C        2        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 10 ------------------------ C        1 -------+
DLM, Delivery limitations                     M        1        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 11 ------------------------ C       99 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C       25        |
FII, Financial institution information        C        5        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 12 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
RFF, Reference                                M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 13 ------------------------ C        5 ------+|
DOC, Document/message details                 M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 14 ------------------------ C        5 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 15 ------------------------ C       10 -------+
TDT, Details of transport                     M        1        |
QTY, Quantity                                 C        5        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 16 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 17 ------------------------ C       10 -------+
PAC, Package                                  M        1        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        5        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 18 ------------------------ 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 19 ------------------------ C       10 -------+
SCC, Scheduling conditions                    M        1        |
FTX, Free text                                C        5        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 20 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 21 ------------------------ C       15 -------+
ALC, Allowance or charge                      M        1        |
ALI, Additional information                   C        5        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 22 ------------------------ C        1 ------+|
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1       ||
RNG, Range details                            C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 23 ------------------------ C        1 ------+|
PCD, Percentage details                       M        1       ||
RNG, Range details                            C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 24 ------------------------ C        2 ------+|
MOA, Monetary amount                          M        1       ||
RNG, Range details                            C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 25 ------------------------ C        1 ------+|
RTE, Rate details                             M        1       ||
RNG, Range details                            C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 26 ------------------------ C        5 ------+|
TAX, Duty/tax/fee details                     M        1       ||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 27 ------------------------ M   200000 -------+
LIN, Line item                                M        1        |
PIA, Additional product id                    C       25        |
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        |
FTX, Free text                                C       99        |
PAI, Payment instructions                     C        1        |
DOC, Document/message details                 C        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 28 ------------------------ C      999 ------+|
CCI, Characteristic/class id                  M        1       ||
CAV, Characteristic value                     C       10       ||
MEA, Measurements                             C       10       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 29 ------------------------ C      100 ------+|
MOA, Monetary amount                          M        1       ||
QTY, Quantity                                 C        2       ||
IMD, Item description                         C        1       ||
CUX, Currencies                               C        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        2       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 30 ------------------------ C        1 ------+|
AJT, Adjustment details                       M        1       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 31 ------------------------ C       99 ------+|
PRI, Price details                            M        1       ||
APR, Additional price information             C        1       ||
RNG, Range details                            C        1       ||
CUX, Currencies                               C        5       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 32 ------------------------ C       99 ------+|
RFF, Reference                                M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 33 ------------------------ C      100 ------+|
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1       ||
QTY, Quantity                                 C        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 34 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
TAX, Duty/tax/fee details                     M        1       ||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1       ||
LOC, Place/location identification            C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 35 ------------------------ C        5 ------+|
TOD, Terms of delivery or transport           M        1       ||
LOC, Place/location identification            C        2       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 36 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
EQD, Equipment details                        M        1       ||
HAN, Handling instructions                    C        5       ||
MEA, Measurements                             C        5       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 37 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
RCS, Requirements and conditions              M        1       ||
RFF, Reference                                C        5       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 38 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
PAT, Payment terms basis                      M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
PCD, Percentage details                       C        1       ||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 39 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
PAC, Package                                  M        1       ||
MEA, Measurements                             C        5       ||
QTY, Quantity                                 C        5       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 40 ------------------------ C        5 -----+||
RFF, Reference                                M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 41 ------------------------ 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 42 ------------------------ C       99 ------+|
NAD, Name and address                         M        1       ||
LOC, Place/location identification            C        5       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 43 ------------------------ C        5 -----+||
RFF, Reference                                M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 44 ------------------------ C        5 -----+||
DOC, Document/message details                 M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 45 ------------------------ C        5 -----+||
CTA, Contact information                      M        1      |||
COM, Communication contact                    C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------++|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 46 ------------------------ C       99 ------+|
ALC, Allowance or charge                      M        1       ||
ALI, Additional information                   C        5       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 47 ------------------------ C        1 -----+||
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1      |||
RNG, Range details                            C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 48 ------------------------ C        1 -----+||
PCD, Percentage details                       M        1      |||
RNG, Range details                            C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 49 ------------------------ C        2 -----+||
MOA, Monetary amount                          M        1      |||
RNG, Range details                            C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 50 ------------------------ C        1 -----+||
RTE, Rate details                             M        1      |||
RNG, Range details                            C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 51 ------------------------ C        5 -----+||
TAX, Duty/tax/fee details                     M        1      |||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------++|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 52 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
TDT, Details of transport                     M        1       ||
QTY, Quantity                                 C        5       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 53 ------------------------ C       10 -----+||
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------++|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 54 ------------------------ C      100 ------+|
SCC, Scheduling conditions                    M        1       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        5       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 55 ------------------------ C       10 -----+||
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+++
UNS, Section control                          M        1
MOA, Monetary amount                          C       15
CNT, Control total                            C       10

--- Segment Group 56 ------------------------ C       10 -------+
ALC, Allowance or charge                      M        1        |
MOA, Monetary amount                          M        1        |
ALI, Additional information                   C        1        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1