Frames | No Frames
Return to Stylus Studio EDIFACT home page.|
Return to Stylus Studio EDIFACT D04B Messages page.
Transport equipment stock and profile report message
This specification provides the definition of the Transport equipment stock and profile report message (COEDOR) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport.
1.1. Functional definition
A message to report transport equipment that is either in stock by the sending party (i.e. a terminal, depot or container freight station) or is part of the fleet of transport equipment being operated by a shipping line. It is also used to report the profiles of newly acquired transport equipment. This message is part of a total set of container-related messages. These messages serve to facilitate the intermodal handling of containers and other transport equipment by streamlining the information exchange. The business scenario for the container messages is clarified in a separate document, called 'Guide to the scenario of EDIFACT container messages'.
1.2. Field of application
The Transport equipment stock and profile report 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.
Business area: Pre- and on-carriage transport of transport equipment.
Sending functions include: Container terminal (seaside), inland terminal (landside), container freight station, container depot, container repair facility, shipping line or shipping line agent.
Receiving functions include: Shipping line or shipping line agent, tonnage centre, logistics centre, freight forwarder, container terminal, inland terminal, container freight station, container depot.
In the context of the 'Guide to the scenario of EDIFACT messages' (as referred to at the start of section 1) the following guidelines, rules and functionality apply to this Transport equipment stock and profile report message:
The Transport equipment profile report can be identified by the following data element:
A combination of the following data elements can be used to relate the business data contained in the Container acceptance order:
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.
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 Transport equipment stock and profile report message is COEDOR.
Note: Transport equipment stock and profile report messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009:
0020 BGM, Beginning of message
A segment to indicate the beginning of a message and to transmit the identifying number.
0030 DTM, Date/time/period
A segment to indicate the date and time on which the particular container has been ascertained as being in stock (stock check date/time).
0040 FTX, Free text
A segment to specify free form or processable supplementary information, such as: - change information
A group of segments to specify a reference relating to the whole message, and its date and/or time.
0060 RFF, Reference
A segment to express a reference which applies to the entire message, such as: - reference to previous message
0070 DTM, Date/time/period
A segment to indicate date and/or time related to the reference.
A group of segments to identify a party and/or addresses and related contacts.
0090 NAD, Name and address
A segment to identify the party's name and address, and function, such as: - message recipient - message sender - ordering customer - ordering customer agent
A group of segments to identify a contact and its communications related to the party.
0110 CTA, Contact information
A segment to identify a person or department of a message sender and/or message recipient, such as: - information contact
0120 COM, Communication contact
A segment to identify a communication number of a person or department to whom communication should be directed.
0140 EQD, Equipment details
A segment to specify the prefix and number of the container, its status and a full/empty indication.
0150 RFF, Reference
A segment to express a reference which applies to the particular container, such as: - container announcement reference number - acceptance order reference
0160 DTM, Date/time/period
A segment to indicate the date and time on which the particular container has been ascertained as being in stock (stock check date/time), and to indicate when the container has been delivered at the stock keeper (actual equipment positioning date/time).
0170 LOC, Place/location identification
A segment to indicate a port/place according to the corresponding container, such as: - stack position
0180 COD, Component details
A segment to specify the details of the components of transport equipment.
0190 MEA, Measurements
A segment to specify measurements, other than dimensions, associated with the transport equipment, such as: - tare weight - maximum payload - maximum capacity
0200 DIM, Dimensions
A segment to specify external dimensions of non-ISO (International Standards Organization) equipment.
0210 RNG, Range details
A segment to provide an equipment number range when transmitting a Transport equipment profile report.
0220 FTX, Free text
A segment to provide processable supplementary information associated with the equipment, such as special equipment usage.
0230 EQA, Attached equipment
A segment to identify attached or related transport equipment.
0240 HAN, Handling instructions
A segment to specify handling instructions related to the container equipment.
0250 NAD, Name and address
A segment to identify name and address, and function, such as: - equipment owner - equipment operator - equipment manufacturer.
0260 EQN, Number of units
To specify the number of units of a particular type and size of equipment.
A group of segments to specify damage details related to the equipment.
0280 DAM, Damage
A segment to specify equipment damages, such as the point of the damage on the equipment, and the type of damage.
0290 COD, Component details
A segment to specify component details of the damaged equipment.
A group of segments to specify transport details related to the container.
0310 TDT, Transport information
A segment to indicate information about sea transport related to the container (main carriage transport), such as voyage number/indication sea transport, vessel and carrier/liner service.
A group of segments to specify locations related to the main carriage of the container equipment.
0330 LOC, Place/location identification
A segment to specify a location related to the main carriage of the container such as port of discharge.
0340 DTM, Date/time/period
A segment to specify date(s) and time(s) related to a location.
A segment group to identify dangerous goods.
0360 DGS, Dangerous goods
A segment to specify dangerous goods.
0370 FTX, Free text
A segment to specify supplementary details regarding the dangerous goods such as the technical name of the dangerous goods etc.
0380 MEA, Measurements
A segment to specify measurements of the dangerous goods, such as: - net net weight.
A segment group to specify contact information including communication details regarding the dangerous goods.
0400 CTA, Contact information
A segment to identify a person or department to be contacted regarding the dangerous goods.
0410 COM, Communication contact
A segment to specify communication details of the contact specified in the CTA segment.
A segment group to identify transport related temperature settings.
0430 TMP, Temperature
A segment to specify the type of transport related temperature such as storage, transport or operating temperature and also to optionally specify a single value temperature setting.
0440 RNG, Range details
A segment to optionally specify the transport related temperature such as a range of values.
0450 CNT, Control total
A segment to specify the number of containers in the message, explicitly given by the sender.
0460 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)
4.3. Message structure
4.3.1. Segment table
Return to Stylus Studio EDIFACT D04B Messages page.