is used by the Steel Producer (SP) and Outside Processor (OP)/storage location to report chemical analysis for a given SP heat number.
process of covering steel with another material (tin, chrome or zinc) primarily for corrosion resistance.
commercial status code for the material
OP material ID to be assigned to new discharge item. Must be unique.
material used to protect or support freight in or on a vehicle.
a 9 digit unique identifier assigned to a business by the credit-reporting firm of Dun and Bradstreet. This number is used to uniquely identify a Steel Producer, Steel Processor, Coater or Storage Site and Steel Customer.
A code that describes the edge treatment of item.
a code to specify the type of end to be finished for SP.
designates divisions within different types based on carbon content or mechanical properties. Ex: "This is a high tensile (grade) structural steel".
identifies the heat from which metal was melted. May be required in the Purchase Order transaction sets (ANSI X12 850/860/855/865) where work orders are created for specific purchased or applied material.
is used to notify either part of a "hold" or "release" change to OP Status, SP commercial department status, SP quality assurance department status and/or material classification.
Inside Diameter of a coil. Measurements reported in the header area refer to material inbound to the processor. Measurements reported in the detailed area refer to material outbound from the processor.
SP's intended ship order item number.
is the SP's "ship order" or "mill order" or "internal order" used to track, ship and invoice the ultimate customer.
is originated by the OP and represents a "snapshot" of the material currently in file for any SP. Includes both on-ground inventory as well as material in-transit to process.
Invoice identifying number as assigned by the issuer.
required in OP to SP transaction, but optional in SP to OP transaction. Used by the shipper to indicate the total weight in pounds/kilometers of all shipments being transported on a given vehicle. This field contains the sum of the load weights for those shipments.
is generated by the Outside Processor (OP) upon receipt of Steel Producer (SP) owned material. It may be a direct shipment from the SP mill or from the previous processor. It contains material classification, status and the processor's internal identification numbers applied to each individually identified unit of steel (coil, lift, bundle, etc.).
required in OP to SP transaction, but optional in SP to OP transaction. Used by the shipper to link all parts (ref's #) of a total vehicle load for a given SP.
is used to designate a broad category of products normally related to account policies. Is assigned by the SP and normally is not changed.
used by the shipping party to record movement of material from one physical location to another.
is the term used to denote a set of streamlining best practices for the metals industry.
Outside Diameter of a coil. Measurements reported in the header area refer to material inbound to the processor. Measurements reported in the detailed area refer to material outbound from the processor.
reference to processor account (OP DUNS number in internal code).
outside processor status code for the material.
used by the planning/shipping party to record a planned movement of material form one physical location to another
ID assigned by producing plant. Also referred to as the SP Material ID.
contains the charge in material ID for Production Reporting at a current OP location
is used to report inventory items additions, corrections and deletions from the OP back to the SP.
Date the Purchase Order issued to OP
is issued by the SP to the OP for the processing and/or warehousing services.
Purchase Order release per producer
is used to identify quality related restrictions. Q/A status code will be updated when the item needs inspected or requires physical tests. The inspection/testing can be part of the normal process or due to a problem.
Standard Carrier Alpha Code. The carrier code assigned to the trucking company moving material.
production residual or defective portion of discharge that is normally not tagged or retained with inventory.
A three-character code that defines a cross section. Used for shape products.
copy of bill of lading.
suffix for location.
weight of container and material used for packing.
used by the processor to calculate the theoretical weight of material.
used to calculate theoretical weight.
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