|MESSAGE TYPE||: SLSRPT|
|REFERENCE DIRECTORY||: D.01B|
|EANCOM® SUBSET VERSION||: 007|
A message enabling companies to exchange or report electronically, basic sales data related to products or services, including the corresponding location, time period, product identification, pricing and quantity information. It enables the recipient to process the information automatically and use it for production, marketing or statistical purposes.
The message relates either to a seller (with one or more outlets) and a supplier, headquarters, coordination or distribution centre or from a headquarters, coordination or distribution centre compiling information on its sales outlets and providing the data for statistical analysis to a third party, such as a marketing institute.
It allows the recipient to know for a specific product the:
Though the message is location driven, it is conceivable that the recipient can process the data to derive information based on other variables such as a specific product and all its related sales locations or weekly turnover category and all the related locations.
Due to the high volume of data that will be usually transmitted in the Sales Data Report message, it is highly recommended to only use codes for products and locations.
Irrespective of the sophistication of the sales data processing and trade partner agreements, the message should never be used to replace business transactions such as Purchase Orders, Delivery Schedules or Inventory Reports.