Trade Item Description

Attribute Name: tradeItemDescription
Data Type: String
Max Length: 200
Repeatable: No
Code List: No
TPD: Yes
Applies to: All Levels
NPC Xpress Attribute: Trade Item Description
NPC Xpress Rail Attribute: Item Description
Last Modified: 05/02/2024

The description of the item.

This attribute should be the concatenation of attribute values for Brand, Sub Brand, Functional Name and Variant Description. Furthermore, suppliers must include the base unit Net Content / UOM and Child Quantity as part of the product description.


Brand = GS1
Sub Brand = Classic
Functional Name = Chocolate
Variant = Dark
Net Content (Base Unit) = 200 g.
Child Qty (Case) = 100

Trade Item Description (Base Unit) = GS1 Classic Chocolate Dark 200g
Trade Item Description (Case) = GS1 Classic Chocolate Dark 200g x 100

Useful Tips:
  • Avoid using abbreviations in the Trade Item Description.

  • Avoid using commas and symbols in the Trade Item Description.

  • This field is mandatory and must always be provided at all levels of packaging