FST Forecast Schedule

To specify the forecasted dates and quantities

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
FST01
Quantity
Decimal number (R)
Mandatory
1
10
-
Numeric value of quantity.
If FST06 or FST07 are present, then the other is required.
FST02
Forecast Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
-
Code specifying the sender's confidence level of the forecast data.
As qualified by FST02 and FST03, FST04 represents either a discrete forecast date, the first date of a forecasted bucket (weekly, monthly, quarterly, etc.) or the start date of a flexible interval.
If either FST08 or FST09 is used, the other is required.
FST03
Forecast Timing Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
-
Code specifying interval grouping of the forecast.
If FST03 - "F" (indicating flexible interval), then FST04 and FST05 are required. FST04 would be used for the start date of the flexible interval and FST05 would be used for the end date of the flexible interval.
FST04
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
6
6
-
Date (YYMMDD).
FST05
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
6
6
-
Date (YYMMDD).
FST06
Date/Time Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
3
3
-
Code specifying type of date or time, or both date and time.
FST06 - To qualify time in FST07. The purpose of the FST07 element is to express the specific time of day in a 24-hour clock, to satisfy "just-in-time" requirements. As an alternative, the ship/delivery pattern segment (SDP) may be used to define an approximate time, such as "AM" or "PM".
FST07
Time
Time (TM)
Conditional
4
4
-
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time (HHMM, time range: 0000 though 2359).
FST08
Reference Number Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
-
Code qualifying the Reference Number.
FST09
Reference Number
String (AN)
Conditional
1
30
-
Reference number or identification number as defined for a particular Transaction Set, or as specified by the Reference Number Qualifier.

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