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UN/EDIFACT
UNITED NATIONS STANDARD MESSAGE (UNSM)

Forwarding and transport rate information message

Version:D
Release:00B
Contr. Agency:UN
Revision:4
Date:2000-06-28
SOURCE:Western European EDIFACT Board

CONTENTS
Forwarding and transport rate information message
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. SCOPE
    1. Functional definition
    2. Field of application
    3. Principles
  3. REFERENCES
  4. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    1. Standard terms and definitions
  5. MESSAGE DEFINITION
    1. Segment clarification
    2. Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag)
    3. Message structure
      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


This message also occurs in the following versions of this standard:
D93A, D94A, D94B, D95A, D95B, D96A, D96B, D97A, D97B, D98A, D98B, D99A, D99B, D00A, D00B, D01A, D01B, D01C, D02A, D02B, D03A, D03B, D04A, D04B

0. INTRODUCTION

This specification provides the definition of the Forwarding and transport rate information message (IFTRIN) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport.


1. SCOPE


1.1. Functional definition

The function of this message is to request transport rate information and to answer to such a request.


1.2. Field of application

The Forwarding and transport rate information 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

This message may be used:

  1. to request transport rate information for a specific routing. Certain specific research criteria such as date/time of application, means of transport and type of rate desired may be specified to limit the volume of information requested.
  2. to answer to such a request, furnishing a list of rates selected in accordance with the selection criteria.
  3. to request transport additional precision concerning a specific rate.
  4. to answer to such a request, furnishing the additional information requested.

The transport sub-working group (D4) has developed recommendations for a harmonised implementation of this message through its subgroup ITIGG (International Transport Implementation Guidelines Group). Users implementing the message are strongly advised to apply these recommendations, which may be obtained from the D4 secretariat.


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.

0010 UNH, Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Forwarding and transport rate information message is IFTRIN.

Note: Forwarding and transport rate information messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009:

Data element0065IFTRIN
0052D
005400B
0051UN

0020 BGM, Beginning of message

A segment to indicate the type and function of the message and to transmit the identifying number.

0030 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date(s) and time(s) applying to the whole message.

0040 FTX, Free text

A segment to specify free form or processable supplementary information. In computer-to-computer exchanges free form text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.

0050 Segment Group 1: RFF-DTM

A group of segments to specify a reference relating to the whole message and its date and time.

0060 RFF, Reference

A segment to express a reference which applies to the entire message, e.g. rate note/commodity item number.

0070 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date and time relating to the reference.

0080 Segment Group 2: LOC-DTM

A group of segments to identify the routing and date for the rate information.

0090 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to identify a location, e.g. place of departure/arrival.

0100 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date(s) and time(s) related to the location.

0110 Segment Group 3: NAD-SG4

A group of segments to identify a party and related contacts.

0120 NAD, Name and address

A segment to identify the party's name, address and function.

0130 Segment Group 4: CTA-COM

A group of segments to identify a contact and its communications related to the party.

0140 CTA, Contact information

A segment to identify a person or department within the party.

0150 COM, Communication contact

A segment to identify a communication number of a person or department to whom communication should be directed.

0160 Segment Group 5: TDT-DTM-LOC-RFF-CUX-MEA-SG6

A group of segments to specify the transport and rate selection criteria and to indicate the rate information being provided.

0170 TDT, Details of transport

A segment to indicate information related to the mode and means of transport, e.g. specific carrier.

0180 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date(s) and time(s) relating to the transport details.

0190 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to indicate a location relating to the transport details.

0200 RFF, Reference

A segment to identify a reference relating to the transport details.

0210 CUX, Currencies

A segment to indicate the currency in which the charges/rates are expressed.

0220 MEA, Measurements

A segment to indicate an applicable weight or volume.

0230 Segment Group 6: TCC-EQN-PCD-QTY-PRI-MOA

A group of segments to specify the rate information selection criteria and to indicate the rate information being provided.

0240 TCC, Transport charge/rate calculations

A segment to specify a charge/rate, e.g. freight rate.

0250 EQN, Number of units

A segment to specify the number of units to which the unit price/rate applies.

0260 PCD, Percentage details

A segment to specify the applicable reduction or surcharge percentage details.

0270 QTY, Quantity

A segment to specify a quantity relevant to calculate the charge, e.g. chargeable quantity.

0280 PRI, Price details

A segment to specify the price information of the charge.

0290 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment to specify the monetary amount related to the charge.

0300 UNT, Message trailer

A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UNH & UNT) and the control reference number of the message.


4.2. Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag)

BGM Beginning of message
COM Communication contact
CTA Contact information
CUX Currencies
DTM Date/time/period
EQN Number of units
FTX Free text
LOC Place/location identification
MEA Measurements
MOA Monetary amount
NAD Name and address
PCD Percentage details
PRI Price details
QTY Quantity
RFF Reference
TCC Transport charge/rate calculations
TDT Details of transport
UNH Message header
UNT Message trailer

4.3. Message structure


4.3.1. Segment table

├─UNH Message header ×1 (M)
├─BGM Beginning of message ×1 (M)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─FTX Free text ×99 (C)
├─Segment Group 1 ×9 (C)
├─RFF Reference ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 2 ×9 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 3 ×9 (C)
├─NAD Name and address ×1 (M)
└─Segment Group 4 ×9 (C)
──├─CTA Contact information ×1 (M)
──└─COM Communication contact ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 5 ×999 (C)
├─TDT Details of transport ×1 (M)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
├─RFF Reference ×9 (C)
├─CUX Currencies ×9 (C)
├─MEA Measurements ×9 (C)
└─Segment Group 6 ×99 (C)
──├─TCC Transport charge/rate calculations ×1 (M)
──├─EQN Number of units ×9 (C)
──├─PCD Percentage details ×9 (C)
──├─QTY Quantity ×9 (C)
──├─PRI Price details ×9 (C)
──└─MOA Monetary amount ×9 (C)
└─UNT Message trailer ×1 (M)

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