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UN/EDIFACT
DRAFT RECOMMENDATION

Forwarding and transport rate information message

This message is available for formal trial for at least six months from the date of approval by UN/ECE/TRADE/WP.4.

Organisations are invited to trial this message. Comments on the results from the trial should be forwarded to their Rapporteur's Team Secretariat as soon as they are available. Based on the results of the trials, a UNSM may be issued.

The segments, composite data elements, data elements and codes for use in the trial of this message are contained in the Draft directory. However, this information may differ from that in the Standard directory (UNTDID), even for material having the same identifying tags.


Message Type:IFTRIN
Version:D
Release:94B
Contr. Agency:UN
Status:1
Revision:1
Date:94-08-19
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
  5. MESSAGE DEFINITION
    1. Data segment clarification
    2. Data segment index (alphabetical sequence)
    3. Message structure
      1. Segment table

For general information on UN standard message types see UN Trade Data Interchange Directory, UNTDID, Part 4, Section 2.6, 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

This message may be applied for both national and international trade. It is based on universal practice 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.

2. REFERENCES

See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.6 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1.


3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS

See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.6 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2.


4. MESSAGE DEFINITION


4.1. Data Segment Clarification

This section should be read in conjunction with the Branching Diagram and the Segment Table which indicate 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
005494B
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 RFF, Reference

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

0060 Segment Group 1: LOC-DTM

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

0070 LOC, Place/location identification

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

0080 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0090 Segment Group 2: TDT-DTM-LOC-RFF-CUX-MEA-SG3

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

0100 TDT, Details of transport

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

0110 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0120 LOC, Place/location identification

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

0130 RFF, Reference

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

0140 CUX, Currencies

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

0150 MEA, Measurements

A segment to indicate an applicable weight or volume.

0160 Segment Group 3: 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.

0170 TCC, Transport charge/rate calculations

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

0180 EQN, Number of units

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

0190 PCD, Percentage details

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

0200 QTY, Quantity

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

0210 PRI, Price details

A segment to specify the price information of the charge.

0220 MOA, Monetary amount

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

0230 UNT, Message trailer

A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message and the control reference number of the message.


4.2. Data segment index (Alphabetical sequence by tag)

BGM Beginning of message
CUX Currencies
DTM Date/time/period
EQN Number of units
FTX Free text
LOC Place/location identification
MEA Measurements
MOA Monetary amount
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)
├─RFF Reference ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 1 ×9 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 2 ×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 3 ×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)

Change indicators
plus sign An addition.
asterisk Addition/substraction/change to a code entry for a particular data element.
hash or pound sign Changes to names.
vertical bar Changes to text for descriptions, notes and functions.
minus sign A deletion.
letter X Marked for deletion.

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