251 Pricing Support

Functional Group CP

X12M Supply Chain Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Pricing Support Transaction Set (251) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set can be used to request or transmit budget or actual data for labor and overhead rates, factors, and other supporting data for a specified period of time. This bi-directional transaction set can stand alone, or can be used to support the Contract Pricing Proposal (805) Transaction Set.

Heading

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
0100
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
0200
Beginning SegmentMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the beginning of a transaction set
0300
Specification IdentifierMandatory
Max 1
To provide a description of the included specification or technical data items
The SPI segment identifies the security classification or contractor level of protection for the pricing support, the contract or proposal number against which the pricing support applies, and whether the pricing support is certified.
0500
Date/Time ReferenceOptional
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
0600
CurrencyOptional
Max >1
To specify the currency (dollars, pounds, francs, etc.) used in a transaction
0700
TextOptional
Max >1
To specify textual data
REF Loop
Repeat >1
0750
Reference InformationMandatory
Max 1
To specify identifying information
0780
Date/Time ReferenceOptional
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
N1 Loop
Repeat >1
0800
Party IdentificationMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
When the N1 loop is used, it will carry the name and address of the party to be contacted if clarification about the proposal or requests for additional information concerning the proposal is required.
1000
Party LocationOptional
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
1100
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
1200
Reference InformationOptional
Max >1
To specify identifying information
1300
ContactOptional
Max 5
To identify a person or office to whom communications should be directed

Detail

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
PPL Loop
Repeat >1
0100
Price Support DataMandatory
Max 1
To provide information about pricing support
The PPL loop identifies the proposal schedules (e.g., G&A expenses, overhead expenses) included in the transaction. PPL01 carries a code that identifies the schedule type, and PPL04 carries a free-form description or name of the schedule.
REF Loop
Repeat >1
0200
Reference InformationMandatory
Max 1
To specify identifying information
0250
Date/Time ReferenceOptional
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
PD Loop
Repeat >1
0300
Pricing DataMandatory
Max 1
To describe the pricing basic input detail
0400
Pricing Data DetailOptional
Max >1
To provide the rates, direct input, and pricing factors for each element of work, cross-referenced to an applicable request or submission
PL Loop
Repeat >1
0500
Proposal Cost LogicMandatory
Max 1
To describe the cost logic used when pricing a particular aspect of a proposal
0600
Reference InformationOptional
Max >1
To specify identifying information
0700
Monetary Amount InformationOptional
Max 1
To indicate the total monetary amount
0800
Percent AmountsOptional
Max 1
To qualify percent amounts and supply percent amounts
0900
Quantity InformationOptional
Max 1
To specify quantity information
1000
Note/Special InstructionOptional
Max >1
To transmit information in a free-form format, if necessary, for comment or special instruction
PD Loop
Repeat >1
1100
Pricing DataMandatory
Max 1
To describe the pricing basic input detail
1200
Specification IdentifierOptional
Max 1
To provide a description of the included specification or technical data items
1300
Reference InformationOptional
Max >1
To specify identifying information
1400
Pricing Data DetailOptional
Max >1
To provide the rates, direct input, and pricing factors for each element of work, cross-referenced to an applicable request or submission
1500
TextOptional
Max >1
To specify textual data
1600
Date/Time ReferenceOptional
Max 10
To specify pertinent dates and times
PO1 Loop
Repeat >1
1700
Baseline Item DataMandatory
Max 1
To specify basic and most frequently used line item data
The PO1 loop provides bill of material and purchase history information.
1800
Product/Item DescriptionOptional
Max 1
To describe a product or process in coded or free-form format
1900
Quantity InformationOptional
Max >1
To specify quantity information
1950
Reference InformationOptional
Max >1
To specify identifying information
AMT Loop
Repeat >1
2000
Monetary Amount InformationMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the total monetary amount
2100
Percent AmountsOptional
Max >1
To qualify percent amounts and supply percent amounts
2150
TextOptional
Max >1
To specify textual data
LX Loop
Repeat >1
2300
Transaction Set Line NumberMandatory
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set
The LX loop provides purchase history information.
2400
Quantity InformationMandatory
Max 1
To specify quantity information
2500
Monetary Amount InformationOptional
Max 2
To indicate the total monetary amount
2600
Note/Special InstructionOptional
Max 5
To transmit information in a free-form format, if necessary, for comment or special instruction
2700
Reference InformationOptional
Max 1
To specify identifying information
2800
Date/Time ReferenceOptional
Max 1
To specify pertinent dates and times
N1 Loop
Repeat 1
2900
Party IdentificationMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
3100
Party LocationOptional
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
3200
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
3300
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 1
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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