BIA Beginning Segment for Inventory Inquiry/Advice

To indicate the beginning of an inventory inquiry/advice transaction set.

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BIA01
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code identifying purpose of transaction set.
BIA02
Report Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code indicating the title and/or contents of a document or report.
BIA03
Reference Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
30
-
Reference number or identification number as defined for a particular Transaction Set, or as specified by the Reference Number Qualifier.
BIA03 identifies the number of the inquiry/advice that is transferred.
BIA04
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
6
6
-
Date (YYMMDD).
BIA04 identifies the date of the inquiry/advice that is transferred.
BIA05
Time
Time (TM)
Optional
4
4
-
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time (HHMM, time range: 0000 though 2359).
BIA05 identifies the time of the inquiry/advice that is transferred.

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