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2017 Despatch pattern timing code [B]

Desc: Code specifying a set of dates/times within a despatch pattern. Repr: an..3 Code Values: A 1st shift (normal working hours) The first working period as defined by an entity. B 2nd shift A subsequent working period as defined by an entity, that follows 1st shift. C 3rd shift A subsequent working period as defined by an entity, that follows 2nd shift. D A.M. Ante Meridiem (forenoon). E P.M. Post Meridiem (afternoon). F As directed Shipment/delivery instruction will be provided in an independent communication session. G Any shift The production period that a product will be built such as 1st shift or 3rd shift. H 24 hour clock Shipment/deliveries will be specified by a continuous time clock . Y None Used to cancel or override a previous pattern. ZZZ Mutually defined Despatch pattern timing according to agreement.

Data Element Cross Reference

DataElement 2017 is used in the following Batch Composite Elements:


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