Messages


Message D93A/DELFOR

Delivery Schedule Message

A message from buyer to supplier giving product requirements regarding details for short term delivery instructions and/or medium to long term product/service forecast for planning purposes according to conditions set out in a contract or order. The message can be used to authorize the commitment of labour and materials resources.

Message description

UNH

M(1) : Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the UN Delivery Schedule Message is 'DELFOR'. Note: Delivery Schedule Messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 DELFOR 0052 D 0054 93A 0051 UN

BGM

M(1) : Beginning of message

Segment groups assumes that the other group will not be used. There are two methods of conveying Product Delivery forecast information. First method is by delivery point (Segment groups 4-17), the second is product driven (Segment group 18-31).

DTM

M(10) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time/period of the beginning and ending of the validity period of the document. The DTM must be specified at least once to identify the Delivery Schedule document date. The date/time/period segment within other Segment group should be used whenever the date/time/period is logically related to another specified data item.

SG1 C(10) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments giving references relevant to the whole message, e.g. contract number.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment for referencing documents relating to the whole Delivery Schedule Message, e.g. contract, import/export license.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

Date/time/period from the referred document.

SG2 C(20) : NAD-LOC-SG3

A group of segments identifying names, addresses, locations, and contacts relevant to the whole Delivery Schedule.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment for identifying names and addresses and their functions relevant for the whole Delivery Schedule. Identification of the seller and buyer parties is recommended for the Delivery Schedule message. Exception: the identification of the recipient of the goods must be given in the NAD segment in the detail section when required. 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. The consignee or delivery address may vary and would have to be clearly specified, preferably in structured format.

LOC

C(10) : Place/location identification

A segment indicating more details regarding specific place/locations related to the party specified in the NAD segment, e.g. internal site/building number.

SG3 C(5) : CTA-COM

A group of segments to identify people, functions, or departments and appropriate numbers to whom communication should be directed.

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

A segment to identify the person, function, or department to whom communication should be directed.

COM

C(5) : Communication contact

A segment identifying communication types and numbers for the person, function, or department identified in the CTA.

UNS

M(1) : Section control

A service segment placed at the start of the detail section to avoid segment collision. The detail section consists of two main Segment groups: Segment group 4 and Segment group 18. The use of one of the Segment groups assumes that the other group will not be used. There are two methods of conveying Product Delivery forecast information. First method is by delivery point (Segment groups 4-17), the second is product driven (Segment group 18-31).

SG4 C(500) : NAD-LOC-FTX-SG5-SG6-SG7-SG8

A group containing delivery names and addresses, related information and details of line items to be consigned to the delivery points.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment for identifying names and addresses and their functions relevant to the delivery point.

LOC

C(10) : Place/location identification

A segment identifying a specific location to which product, as specified in the LIN-Segment groups, should be delivered.

FTX

C(5) : Free text

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

SG5 C(10) : DOC-DTM

A group of segments providing information relating to documents required for the delivery point.

DOC

M(1) : Document/message details

A segment providing information relating to the documents required for the specified delivery point.

DTM

C(10) : Date/time/period

Date/time of documents required.

SG6 C(5) : CTA-COM

A group of segments to identify a person or department and appropriate numbers to whom communication should be directed.

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

A segment to identify the person, function, or department to whom communication should be directed.

COM

C(5) : Communication contact

Identify communication types and numbers for the person, function, or department identified in CTA.

SG7 C(10) : TDT-DTM

A group of segments specifying details of the mode and means of transport, and date/time of departure and destination relating to specified delivery point.

TDT

M(1) : Details of transport

A segment specifying the carriage, and the mode and means of transport of the goods for the specified transport.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment indicating the date/time/period details of departure and/or arrival relating to the TDT segment.

SG8 C(9999) : LIN-PIA-IMD-MEA-ALI-GIN-GIR-LOC-DTM-FTX-SG9-SG10-SG11-SG12-SG14

A group of segments providing details of the individual line items for the specified delivery point.

LIN

M(1) : Line item

A segment identifying the details of the product or service to be delivered, e.g. product identification. All other segments in the detail section following the LIN segment refer to the line item.

PIA

C(10) : Additional product id

A segment providing additional product identification.

IMD

C(10) : Item description

A segment for describing the product or the service to be delivered. This segment should be used for products that cannot be identified by a product code or article number.

MEA

C(5) : Measurements

A segment specifying physical measurements of the item to be delivered in original or unpacked form.

ALI

C(5) : Additional information

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

GIN

C(100) : Goods identity number

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

GIR

C(100) : Related identification numbers

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

LOC

C(100) : Place/location identification

A segment identifying a specific location to which products, as specified in the LIN-Segment group, should be delivered.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

Date/time/period associated with the line item.

FTX

C(5) : Free text

A segment with free text in coded or clear form to give further clarification, when required, to the line item to be delivered. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.

SG9 C(5) : CTA-COM

A group of segments to identify the person, function or a department and appropriate numbers to whom communication should be directed.

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

A segment to identify the person, function, department to whom communication should be directed.

COM

C(5) : Communication contact

Identify communication types and numbers for the person, function, or department identified in the CTA.

SG10 C(10) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments giving references related to the line item and where necessary, their dates.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment for identifying documents relating to the line item, e.g. a contract and its appropriate line item.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

Date/time of the referred document.

SG11 C(10) : TDT-DTM

A group of segments specifying details of the mode and means of transport, and date/time of departure and destination relating to the specified location.

TDT

M(1) : Details of transport

A segment specifying the carriage, and the mode and means of transport of the goods for the specified location.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment indicating the date/time/period details of departure and/or arrival relating to the TDT segment.

SG12 C(200) : QTY-SCC-DTM-SG13

A group of segments specifying quantity related information for actual delivery, reporting or cumulative quantities and forecast quantities as required for the line item.

QTY

M(1) : Quantity

A segment to specify pertinent quantities which may be relating to schedule(s) and/or pattern established in the SCC/DTM segment, e.g. delivery quantity or a specified date.

SCC

C(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.

DTM

C(2) : Date/time/period

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

SG13 C(10) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments for referencing specific product delivery release information and where necessary their date.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment for referencing specific product delivery release information e.g. appointment.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

Date/time of the referred document.

SG14 C(50) : PAC-MEA-QTY-DTM-SG15-SG16

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

PAC

M(1) : Package

A segment specifying the number of package units and the physical type of packaging for the line item, e.g. pallet.

MEA

C(10) : Measurements

A segment specifying physical measurements of packages described in the PAC segment, e.g. pallet dimensions.

QTY

C(5) : Quantity

A segment to specify pertinent quantities relating to the physical units (packages) described in the PAC segment.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying date/time/period details relating to the physical units (packages) described in the PAC segment, e.g. packaging date.

SG15 C(10) : PCI-GIN

A group of segments identifying markings and labels and if relevant package numbers.

PCI

M(1) : Package identification

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

GIN

C(10) : Goods identity number

A segment providing identity numbers to be applied to the packages to be delivered.

SG16 C(10) : QVA-DTM-SG17

A group of segments specifying details regarding quantity variations relevant to the line item to be delivered.

QVA

M(1) : Quantity variances

A segment specifying details relating to variations between ordered/notified and shipped/received quantities.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time/period related to the variance specified in QVA segment.

SG17 C(10) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments for referencing quantity variance information.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment for referencing documents relating to the variance specified in QVA segment, e.g. previous delivery schedule, previous despatch advice.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

Date/time of the referred document. The detail section consists of two main Segment groups, Segment group 4 and Segment group 18. The use of Segment group 18 assumes that Segment group 4 has not been used.

SG18 C(9999) : LIN-PIA-IMD-MEA-ALI-GIN-GIR-DTM-FTX-SG19-SG20-SG22-SG24

A group of that contains a line item and its related information and details of delivery names and addresses for each delivery location to which goods from the line items should be consigned.

LIN

M(1) : Line item

A segment identifying the details of the product or service to be delivered, e.g. product identification. All other segments in the detail section following the LIN segment refer to the line item.

PIA

C(10) : Additional product id

A segment providing additional product identification to the line item.

IMD

C(10) : Item description

A segment for describing the product or the service to be delivered. This segment should be used for products that cannot be identified by a product code or article number.

MEA

C(5) : Measurements

A segment specifying physical measurements of the item to be delivered in original or unpacked form.

ALI

C(5) : Additional information

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

GIN

C(100) : Goods identity number

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

GIR

C(100) : Related identification numbers

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

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

Date/time/period associated with the line item.

FTX

C(5) : Free text

A segment with free text in coded or clear form to give further clarification, when required, to the line item to be delivered. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.

SG19 C(10) : RFF-DTM

A group of segment giving references related to the line item and where necessary, their dates.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment for referencing documents relating to the line item, e.g. a contract and its appropriate line item.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

Date/time/period associated with the referred document.

SG20 C(50) : QTY-SCC-DTM-SG21

A group of segments specifying quantity related information for actual delivery, reporting or cumulative quantities and forecast quantities as required for the line item.

QTY

M(1) : Quantity

A segment to specify pertinent quantities which may be relating to the schedule(s) and/or pattern established in the SCC/DTM segment, e.g. delivery quantity on a specified date.

SCC

C(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.

DTM

C(2) : Date/time/period

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

SG21 C(10) : RFF-DTM

A group of segment for referencing specific product delivery release information and where necessary their date.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment for referencing specific product delivery release information, e.g. appointment.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

Date/time of the referred document.

SG22 C(10) : PAC-MEA-QTY-DTM-SG23

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

PAC

M(1) : Package

A segment specifying the number of package units and the physical type of packaging for the line item, e.g. pallet.

MEA

C(10) : Measurements

A segment specifying physical measurements of packages described in the PAC segment, e.g. pallet dimensions.

QTY

C(5) : Quantity

A segment to specify pertinent quantities relating to the physical units (packages) described in the PAC segment.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time/period details relating to the physical units (packages) described in the PAC segment, e.g. package validity date.

SG23 C(10) : PCI-GIN

A segment identifying markings and labels and ,if relevant, package numbers.

PCI

M(1) : Package identification

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

GIN

C(10) : Goods identity number

A segment providing identity numbers to be applied to the packages to be delivered.

SG24 C(500) : NAD-LOC-FTX-SG25-SG26-SG27-SG29-SG31

A group of segments providing details of the individual delivery points.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment for identifying names and addresses and their functions relevant to the delivery point. Exception: the identification of the recipient of the goods must be given in the NAD segment in the detail section when required. 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. The consignee or delivery address may vary and would have to be clearly specified, preferably in structured format. All other segments in this Segment group 24 following the NAD segment refer to that delivery point.

LOC

C(10) : Place/location identification

A segment identifying a specific location to which products, as specified in the LIN-Segment groups, should be delivered.

FTX

C(5) : Free text

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

SG25 C(10) : DOC-DTM

A group of segment providing information relating to documents required for the delivery point.

DOC

M(1) : Document/message details

A segment providing information relating to the documents required for the specified delivery point.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

Date/time of documents required.

SG26 C(5) : CTA-COM

A group of segments to identify a person or a department and appropriate numbers to whom communication should be directed.

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

A segment to identify the person, function, or department to whom communication should be directed.

COM

C(5) : Communication contact

Identify communication types and numbers for the person, function, or department identified in CTA.

SG27 C(50) : QTY-SCC-DTM-SG28

A group of segments specifying quantity related information for actual delivery, reporting or cumulative quantities and forecast quantities as required for the delivery point.

QTY

M(1) : Quantity

A segment to specify pertinent quantities which may be relating to the schedule(s) and/or pattern established in the SCC/DTM segment, e.g. delivery quantity on a specified date.

SCC

C(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.

DTM

C(2) : Date/time/period

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

SG28 C(10) : RFF-DTM

A group of segment for referencing specific product delivery release information and, where necessary, their dates.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment for referencing specific product delivery release information e.g. appointment.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

Date/time of the referred document.

SG29 C(10) : QVA-DTM-SG30

A group of segments specifying details regarding quantity variations relevant to the line item and delivery point to be delivered.

QVA

M(1) : Quantity variances

A segment specifying details relating to variations between ordered/notified or shipped/received quantities, or to provide information on the latest received quantities.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time/period related to the variance specified in QVA segment.

SG30 C(10) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments for referencing quantity variance information.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment for referencing documents relating to the variance specified in QVA segment, e.g. previous delivery schedule, previous despatch advice.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

Date/time of the referred document.

SG31 C(10) : TDT-DTM

A group of segments specifying details of the mode and means of transport, and date/time of departure and destination relating to the specified location.

TDT

M(1) : Details of transport

A segment specifying the carriage, and the mode and means of transport of the goods for the specified location.

DTM

C(5) : Date/time/period

A segment indicating the date/time/period details of departure and/or arrival relating to the TDT segment.

UNS

M(1) : Section control

A service segment placed at the start of the summary section to avoid segment collision.

CNT

C(5) : Control total

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

FTX

C(5) : Free text

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

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       10

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

--- Segment Group 2 ------------------------- C       20 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C       10        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- C        5 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++
UNS, Section control                          M        1

--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- C      500 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C       10        |
FTX, Free text                                C        5        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C       10 ------+|
DOC, Document/message details                 M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C       10       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- C        5 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 7 ------------------------- C       10 ------+|
TDT, Details of transport                     M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 8 ------------------------- C     9999 ------+|
LIN, Line item                                M        1       ||
PIA, Additional product id                    C       10       ||
IMD, Item description                         C       10       ||
MEA, Measurements                             C        5       ||
ALI, Additional information                   C        5       ||
GIN, Goods identity number                    C      100       ||
GIR, Related identification numbers           C      100       ||
LOC, Place/location identification            C      100       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        5       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 9 ------------------------- C        5 -----+||
CTA, Contact information                      M        1      |||
COM, Communication contact                    C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 10 ------------------------ C       10 -----+||
RFF, Reference                                M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 11 ------------------------ C       10 -----+||
TDT, Details of transport                     M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 12 ------------------------ C      200 -----+||
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1      |||
SCC, Scheduling conditions                    C        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        2      |||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 13 ------------------------ C       10 ----+|||
RFF, Reference                                M        1     ||||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------++||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 14 ------------------------ C       50 -----+||
PAC, Package                                  M        1      |||
MEA, Measurements                             C       10      |||
QTY, Quantity                                 C        5      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5      |||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 15 ------------------------ C       10 ----+|||
PCI, Package identification                   M        1     ||||
GIN, Goods identity number                    C       10     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------+|||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 16 ------------------------ C       10 ----+|||
QVA, Quantity variances                       M        1     ||||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5     ||||
                                                             ||||
--- Segment Group 17 ------------------------ C       10 ---+||||
RFF, Reference                                M        1    |||||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1    |||||
---- -------------------------------------------------------+++++

--- Segment Group 18 ------------------------ C     9999 -------+
LIN, Line item                                M        1        |
PIA, Additional product id                    C       10        |
IMD, Item description                         C       10        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        5        |
ALI, Additional information                   C        5        |
GIN, Goods identity number                    C      100        |
GIR, Related identification numbers           C      100        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5        |
FTX, Free text                                C        5        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 19 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
RFF, Reference                                M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 20 ------------------------ C       50 ------+|
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1       ||
SCC, Scheduling conditions                    C        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        2       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 21 ------------------------ C       10 -----+||
RFF, Reference                                M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------++|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 22 ------------------------ C       10 ------+|
PAC, Package                                  M        1       ||
MEA, Measurements                             C       10       ||
QTY, Quantity                                 C        5       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 23 ------------------------ C       10 -----+||
PCI, Package identification                   M        1      |||
GIN, Goods identity number                    C       10      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------++|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 24 ------------------------ C      500 ------+|
NAD, Name and address                         M        1       ||
LOC, Place/location identification            C       10       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        5       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 25 ------------------------ C       10 -----+||
DOC, Document/message details                 M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 26 ------------------------ C        5 -----+||
CTA, Contact information                      M        1      |||
COM, Communication contact                    C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 27 ------------------------ C       50 -----+||
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1      |||
SCC, Scheduling conditions                    C        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        2      |||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 28 ------------------------ C       10 ----+|||
RFF, Reference                                M        1     ||||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------++||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 29 ------------------------ C       10 -----+||
QVA, Quantity variances                       M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5      |||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 30 ------------------------ C       10 ----+|||
RFF, Reference                                M        1     ||||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------++||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 31 ------------------------ C       10 -----+||
TDT, Details of transport                     M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+++
UNS, Section control                          M        1
CNT, Control total                            C        5
FTX, Free text                                C        5
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1