896 Product Dimension Maintenance

Functional Group QG

X12M Supply Chain Subcommittee

This standard provides the format and establishes the data contents of the product dimension maintainance transaction set. This transaction set is used to provide information about the physical characteristics of items for use in computerized shelf space management systems.

Heading

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. N1 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 10
    1. To identify a party by type of organization, name and code

    2. To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length

    3. To specify the location of the named party

    4. To specify the geographic place of the named party

  3. To transmit identifying numbers and descriptive information as specified by the reference number qualifier

  4. To identify a person or office to whom communications should be directed

  5. To specify pertinent dates and times

  6. To transmit information in a free-form format, if necessary, for comment or special instruction

  7. To specify the geographic area in which a promotion or price is in effect

Detail

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. ID1 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 999
    1. To transmit information about the physical characteristics of items.

    2. To transmit item image information.

    3. To provide information about the physical dimensions of the case.

  2. To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments).

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