BSS Beginning Segment for Shipping Schedule/Production Sequence

To transmit identifying numbers, dates, and other basic data relating to the transaction set

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BSS01
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
BSS02
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
50
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
Use BSS02 to indicate a document number.
BSS03
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
Use BSS03 to indicate the date of this document.
BSS04
Schedule Type Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying the type of dates used when defining a shipping or delivery time in a schedule or forecast
BSS05
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
Use BSS05 to indicate the schedule horizon start date (the date when the schedule begins).
BSS06
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
Use BSS06 to indicate the schedule horizon end date (the date when the schedule ends).
BSS07
Release Number
String (AN)
Conditional
1
30
1
Number identifying a release against a Purchase Order previously placed by the parties involved in the transaction
R0708: At least one of BSS-07 or BSS-08 is required
BSS08
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Conditional
1
50
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
BSS08 is the identifying number for a forecast assigned by the orderer/purchaser.
BSS09
Contract Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Contract number
BSS10
Purchase Order Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
22
1
Identifying number for Purchase Order assigned by the orderer/purchaser
BSS11
Schedule Quantity Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code identifying the type of quantities used when defining a schedule or forecast

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