United Nations Directories
for Electronic Data Interchange for
Administration, Commerce and Transport



 UN/EDIFACT

Message Type : PRIHIS Version : D Release : 05B Contr. Agency: UN Revision : 3 Date : 2006-01-17 SOURCE: TBG1 Supply Chain CONTENTS Pricing history message 0. INTRODUCTION 1. SCOPE 1.1 Functional definition 1.2 Field of application 1.3 Principles 2. REFERENCES 3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS 3.1 Standard terms and definitions 4. MESSAGE DEFINITION 4.1 Segment clarification 4.1.1 Header section 4.1.2 Detail section 4.2 Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag) 4.3 Message structure 4.3.1 Segment table ---------------------------------------------------------------------- For general information on UN standard message types see UN Trade Data Interchange Directory, UNTDID, Part 4, Section 2.3, UN/ECE UNSM General Introduction ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 0. INTRODUCTION This specification provides the definition of the Pricing history message (PRIHIS) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport. 1. SCOPE 1.1 Functional definition A message furnishing the Pricing History and related information of goods previously ordered under conditions agreed to between a seller and a buyer. 1.2 Field of application The Pricing history message may be used for both national and international applications. It is based on universal practice related to administration, commerce and transport, and is not dependent on the type of business or industry. 1.3 Principles Pricing history and related information may be furnished for one or more goods items. Typically, the detailed pricing history of an item will contain the item description, the quantity ordered, unit price paid, and related information. Any individual set of pricing history data may contain more or less data depending on the nature of the historical file, nature of the previous purchases if any, and the needs of the party to whom the data will be transmitted. 2. REFERENCES See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1. 3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS 3.1 Standard terms and definitions See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2. 4. MESSAGE DEFINITION 4.1 Segment clarification This section should be read in conjunction with the segment table which indicates mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements. 4.1.1 Header section Information to be provided in the Header section: 0010 UNH, Message header A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Pricing history message is PRIHIS. Note: Pricing history messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 PRIHIS 0052 D 0054 05B 0051 UN 0020 BGM, Beginning of message A segment by which the sender must uniquely identify the Pricing History by means of its name and number, and when necessary, its function. 0030 DTM, Date/time/period A segment specifying a date and/or time associated with the message. 0040 RFF, Reference A segment that identifies references that apply to the whole message. 0050 CUX, Currencies A segment to specify currencies and relevant details for the rate of exchange. 0060 Segment group 1: NAD-LOC-SG2-SG3 A group of segments identifying the parties with associated information. 0070 NAD, Name and address A segment identifying names and addresses of the parties, in coded or clear form, and their functions relative to the Pricing History. Identification of the requesting and responding parties is mandatory for the pricing history message. It is recommended that where possible, only the coded form of the party identification should be specified, e.g., when the requesting party and the responding party are known to each other, only the coded identification is required. 0080 LOC, Place/location identification A segment identifying locations relevant to the parties. 0090 Segment group 2: RFF-DTM A group of segments for giving references and where necessary, their dates. 0100 RFF, Reference A segment identifying the reference to a previous request for Pricing History information by its unique identification number. 0110 DTM, Date/time/period A segment specifying the date or date and time of the request for information. 0120 Segment group 3: CTA-COM A group of segments giving contact details of the specific person or department within the party identified in the NAD segment. 0130 CTA, Contact information A segment to identify a person or department, and their function, to whom communications should be directed. 0140 COM, Communication contact A segment to identify a communications type and number for the contact specified in the CTA segment. 4.1.2 Detail section Information to be provided in the Detail section: 0150 Segment group 4: LIN-PIA-RFF-IMD-MEA-PCD-ALI-GIR-SG5 A group of segments providing details of the individual items for which Pricing History information was requested. This segment group can be repeated to give details of additional items ordered. 0160 LIN, Line item A segment identifying the line item by the line number and additionally, identifying the product. Other product identification numbers, e.g., substitute stock number, can be specified within the following PIA segment. 0170 PIA, Additional product id A segment providing additional identification to the product specified in the LIN segment, e.g., any substitute product identification. 0180 RFF, Reference A segment identifying the reference to a previous purchase to the product or service specified in the LIN segment. 0190 IMD, Item description A segment for describing the product or service specified in the LIN segment as well as product characteristics. This segment should be used for products or services that cannot be fully identified by a product code or article number. 0200 MEA, Measurements A segment enabling the physical measurements of the item specified in the LIN segment to be specified where this is required for full identification of the item. Any measurements must refer to the item in its unpacked form, e.g., thickness of plastic film, length, weight, etc. 0210 PCD, Percentage details A segment specifying the strength or yield of an item as a percentage, e.g., 80% to indicate the strength of an acid. 0220 ALI, Additional information A segment indicating that the item is subject to special conditions owing to origin, customs preference, embargo regulations or commercial factors. 0230 GIR, Related identification numbers A segment providing sets of related identification numbers for the item specified in the LIN segment. 0240 Segment group 5: NAD-LOC-STS-PIA-SG6-SG7 A group of segments providing the party and related details of an item previously ordered. This segment group can be repeated to give details of additional orders for the same item. 0250 NAD, Name and address A segment identifying names and addresses of the parties, in coded or clear form, and their functions relative to the pricing history. 0260 LOC, Place/location identification A segment identifying locations relevant to the party. 0270 STS, Status A segment specifying the status of the party. 0280 PIA, Additional product id A segment providing additional identification to the product specified in the LIN segment, relevant to the party cited in the NAD segment, e.g., a selling party's unique product identification. 0290 Segment group 6: CTA-COM A group of segments giving contact details of the specific person or department within the party identified in the NAD segment. 0300 CTA, Contact information A segment to identify a person or department, and their function, to whom communications related to a contract or order should be directed. 0310 COM, Communication contact A segment to identify a communications type and number for the contact specified in the CTA segment. 0320 Segment group 7: RFF-DTM-AGR-SG8 A group of segments giving details of a specific order for the product identified in the LIN segment. 0330 RFF, Reference A segment identifying contract or order on which the cited goods or services were ordered. 0340 DTM, Date/time/period A segment specifying the date or date and time of the contract or order. 0350 AGR, Agreement identification A segment to specify coded details of the contract or order on which the cited goods or services were ordered.