PO4 Item Physical Details

To specify the physical qualities, packaging, weights, and dimensions relating to the item

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
PO401
Pack
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
6
1
The number of inner containers, or number of eaches if there are no inner containers, per outer container
PO402
Size
Decimal number (R)
Conditional
1
8
1
Size of supplier units in pack
P0203: If either PO4-02 or PO4-03 is present, then the other is required
PO403
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
1
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
PO403 - The "Unit or Basis for Measure Code" in this segment position is for purposes of defining the unit of measure of the "Size" identified in the PO402. For example: If the carton contains 24 12-Ounce packages, it would be described as follows: Data element 356 = "24"; Data element 357 = "12"; Data element 355 = "OZ".
PO404
Packaging Code
String (AN)
Conditional
3
5
1
Code identifying the type of packaging; Part 1: Packaging Form, Part 2: Packaging Material; if the Data Element is used, then Part 1 is always required
PO405
Weight Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
1
Code defining the type of weight
C0506: If PO4-05 is present, then PO4-06 is required
PO406
Gross Weight per Pack
Decimal number (R)
Conditional
1
9
1
Numeric value of gross weight per pack
P0607: If either PO4-06 or PO4-07 is present, then the other is required
PO407
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
1
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
PO408
Gross Volume per Pack
Decimal number (R)
Conditional
1
9
1
Numeric value of gross volume per pack
P0809: If either PO4-08 or PO4-09 is present, then the other is required
PO409
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
1
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
PO410
Length
Decimal number (R)
Conditional
1
8
1
Largest horizontal dimension of an object measured when the object is in the upright position
C1013: If PO4-10 is present, then PO4-13 is required
PO411
Width
Decimal number (R)
Conditional
1
8
1
Shorter measurement of the two horizontal dimensions measured with the object in the upright position
C1113: If PO4-11 is present, then PO4-13 is required
PO412
Height
Decimal number (R)
Conditional
1
8
1
Vertical dimension of an object measured when the object is in the upright position
C1213: If PO4-12 is present, then PO4-13 is required
PO413
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
1
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
L13101112: If PO4-13 is present, then at least one of PO4-10, PO4-11 or PO4-12 is required
PO413 defines the unit of measure for PO410, PO411, and PO412.
PO414
Inner Pack
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
6
1
The number of eaches per inner container
PO415
Surface/Layer/Position Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating the product surface, layer or position that is being described
PO415 is used to indicate the relative layer of this package or range of packages within the layers of packaging. Relative Position 1 (value R1) is the innermost package.
PO416
Assigned Identification
String (AN)
Conditional
1
20
1
Alphanumeric characters assigned for differentiation within a transaction set
PO416 is the package identifier or the beginning package identifier in a range of identifiers.
PO417
Assigned Identification
String (AN)
Optional
1
20
1
Alphanumeric characters assigned for differentiation within a transaction set
C1716: If PO4-17 is present, then PO4-16 is required
PO417 is the ending package identifier in a range of identifiers.
PO418
Number
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
9
1
A generic number
C1804: If PO4-18 is present, then PO4-04 is required
PO418 is the number of packages in this layer.

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