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UN/EDIFACT
DRAFT RECOMMENDATION

Forwarding and transport shipment charge calculation 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:IFTCCA
Version:D
Release:95B
Contr. Agency:UN
Status:1
Revision:1
Date:95-07-07
SOURCE:Western European EDIFACT Board

CONTENTS
Forwarding and transport shipment charge calculation 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 shipment charge calculation message (IFTCCA) 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 the calculation of the transport charges of a specific shipment 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 the charge calculation of a specific shipment at a specific date. Certain specific criteria such as type of rate desired, number of packages/units, weights or volumes and dimensions can be provided to facilitate such calculation.
  2. to answer to such a request furnishing the transport charges calculated in accordance with the calculation criteria provided.

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 shipment charge calculation message is IFTCCA.

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

Data element0065IFTCCA
0052D
005495B
0051UN

0020 BGM, Beginning of message

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

0030 CTA, Contact information

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

0040 COM, Communication contact

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

0050 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0060 TSR, Transport service requirements

A segment to identify the contract, conditions of carriage, services and priority requirements for the transport.

0070 CUX, Currencies

A segment to indicate the currency applicable to the whole message.

0080 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment to indicate a monetary value applying to the whole message.

0090 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.

0100 RFF, Reference

A segment to express a reference which applies to the entire message.

0110 CNT, Control total

A segment to specify control totals for the shipment.

0120 Segment Group 1: LOC-DTM

A group of segments to identify the routing and date(s)/time(s) of the calculation.

0130 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to identify a location.

0140 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0150 Segment Group 2: CPI-CUX-LOC-MOA

A group of segments to indicate the charge methodology which applies to the entire message.

0160 CPI, Charge payment instructions

A segment to indicate the default charge methodology.

0170 CUX, Currencies

A segment to indicate the charge calculation currency.

0180 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to indicate a place related to the charge methodology.

0190 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment to identify the monetary amount associated with the charges, e.g. a maximum acceptable amount.

0200 Segment Group 3: TDT-DTM-TSR-LOC-FTX-SG4

A group of segments to specify the transport calculation selection criteria.

0210 TDT, Details of transport

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

0220 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0230 TSR, Transport service requirements

A segment to identify contract, conditions of carriage, services, priority requirements for this means of transport/carrier.

0240 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to indicate a location related to the details of transport.

0250 FTX, Free text

A segment to specify free form or processable supplementary information associated with the details of transport.

0260 Segment Group 4: RFF-DTM

A group of segments to specify an additional reference and date(s) related to the means of transport/carrier.

0270 RFF, Reference

A segment to identify a reference.

0280 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0290 Segment Group 5: NAD-LOC-SG6-SG7

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

0300 NAD, Name and address

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

0310 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to indicate a location where a specific function will be performed.

0320 Segment Group 6: CTA-COM

A group of segments to identify a contact and its communication channels, related to the party.

0330 CTA, Contact information

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

0340 COM, Communication contact

A segment to identify the communication numbers of person or department to whom communication should be directed.

0350 Segment Group 7: RFF-DTM

A group of segments to specify references and date(s)/time(s) related to the party.

0360 RFF, Reference

A segment to identify a reference used by the party.

0370 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0380 Segment Group 8: GID-HAN-TMP-RNG-LOC-FTX-SG9-SG10-SG11-SG12-

SG13-SG15-SG17-SG18 A group of segments to describe the goods items for which the charges are calculated.

0390 GID, Goods item details

A segment to identify a goods item for which charges are calculated.

0400 HAN, Handling instructions

A segment to specify handling instructions relating to the goods item.

0410 TMP, Temperature

A segment to specify a temperature setting for the goods item.

0420 RNG, Range details

A segment to specify a temperature range setting for the goods item.

0430 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to identify a place/location relating to the goods item, e.g. the place where the goods item will be available for pick-up.

0440 FTX, Free text

A segment to specify free form or processable additional information relating to the goods item.

0450 Segment Group 9: GDS-FTX

A group of segments to identify and describe the goods.

0460 GDS, Nature of cargo

A segment to describe the nature of cargo.

0470 FTX, Free text

A segment to describe the goods in free form.

0480 Segment Group 10: MEA-EQN

A group of segments to specify measurements applicable to the goods item.

0490 MEA, Measurements

A segment to specify measurements (weight and/or volume), other than dimensions, applicable to the goods item.

0500 EQN, Number of units

A segment to specify the number of units for which weights or volumes are expressed.

0510 Segment Group 11: DIM-EQN

A group of segments to specify dimensions applicable to the goods item.

0520 DIM, Dimensions

A segment to specify dimensions applicable to the goods item.

0530 EQN, Number of units

A segment to specify the number of units for which dimensions are expressed.

0540 Segment Group 12: RFF-EQN

A group of segments to specify references related to the goods item.

0550 RFF, Reference

A segment to specify a reference related to the goods item.

0560 EQN, Number of units

A segment to indicate the number of units for which the given reference applies.

0570 Segment Group 13: TPL-SG14

A group of segments to identify transport details and related measurements for a goods item.

0580 TPL, Transport placement

A segment to identify transport details for a goods item.

0590 Segment Group 14: MEA-EQN

A group of segments to identify measurements.

0600 MEA, Measurements

A segment to specify the distribution of a goods item among the transport details.

0610 EQN, Number of units

A segment to indicate the number of units to which the given measurements apply.

0620 Segment Group 15: SGP-SG16

A group of segments to specify the distribution of a goods item among the transport equipment.

0630 SGP, Split goods placement

A segment to identify equipment in which goods will be transported.

0640 Segment Group 16: MEA-EQN

A group of segments to specify measurements of the split goods and the related number of equipment units.

0650 MEA, Measurements

A segment to specify the distribution of a goods item among the equipment.

0660 EQN, Number of units

A segment to indicate the number of equipment units to which the given measurements apply.

0670 Segment Group 17: TCC-PRI-EQN-PCD-MOA-QTY-LOC-RFF-MEA-CUX-

DTM-FTX A group of segments to specify charges associated with the

0680 TCC, Transport charge/rate calculations

A segment to specify charges associated with the goods item.

0690 PRI, Price details

A segment to specify price details (price and unit price basis).

0700 EQN, Number of units

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

0710 PCD, Percentage details

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

0720 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment to specify a monetary amount (prepaid, discount, etc.).

0730 QTY, Quantity

A segment to indicate a quantity, for example a chargeable weight.

0740 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to indicate a location where a specific function will be performed.

0750 RFF, Reference

A segment to specify a reference related to the calculated charge, e.g. reference to a specific contract.

0760 MEA, Measurements

A segment to specify measurements, e.g. minimum limit of weight for which the charge and price are applicable.

0770 CUX, Currencies

A segment to specify the currency in which the charge is expressed or must be expressed.

0780 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to specify a date/time related to the charge calculation, e.g. the expiry date of the calculation result.

0790 FTX, Free text

A segment to specify free form additional information related with the charge calculation.

0800 Segment Group 18: DGS-FTX-SG19-SG20

A group of segments to specify dangerous goods details related to the goods item. One goods item may be in different goods classes.

0810 DGS, Dangerous goods

A segment to specify the class of dangerous goods, packing group, etc.

0820 FTX, Free text

A segment to specify the dangerous goods technical name and any other additional dangerous goods information.

0830 Segment Group 19: MEA-EQN

A group of segments to identify dangerous goods measurements.

0840 MEA, Measurements

A segment to specify the measurements of the dangerous goods.

0850 EQN, Number of units

A segment to specify the number of equipment units to which the measurements apply.

0860 Segment Group 20: SGP-SG21

A group of segments to specify the distribution of the dangerous goods among the transport equipment.

0870 SGP, Split goods placement

A segment to identify the equipment in which the dangerous goods have to be transported.

0880 Segment Group 21: MEA-EQN

A group of segments to identify measurements of dangerous goods which are split.

0890 MEA, Measurements

A segment to specify measurements of that portion of the dangerous goods in the equipment.

0900 EQN, Number of units

A segment to specify the number of units to each of which the given measurement applies.

0910 Segment Group 22: EQD-EQN-FTX

A group of segments to specify equipment in which goods must be transported.

0920 EQD, Equipment details

A segment to specify equipment and/or equipment size and type.

0930 EQN, Number of units

A segment to specify the number of pieces of equipment required.

0940 FTX, Free text

A segment to specify free form or processable supplementary information associated with the equipment.

0950 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
CNT Control total
COM Communication contact
CPI Charge payment instructions
CTA Contact information
CUX Currencies
DGS Dangerous goods
DIM Dimensions
DTM Date/time/period
EQD Equipment details
EQN Number of units
FTX Free text
GDS Nature of cargo
GID Goods item details
HAN Handling instructions
LOC Place/location identification
MEA Measurements
MOA Monetary amount
NAD Name and address
PCD Percentage details
PRI Price details
QTY Quantity
RFF Reference
RNG Range details
SGP Split goods placement
TCC Transport charge/rate calculations
TDT Details of transport
TMP Temperature
TPL Transport placement
TSR Transport service requirements
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)
├─CTA Contact information ×9 (C)
├─COM Communication contact ×9 (C)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─TSR Transport service requirements ×9 (C)
├─CUX Currencies ×9 (C)
├─MOA Monetary amount ×9 (C)
├─FTX Free text ×99 (C)
├─RFF Reference ×9 (C)
├─CNT Control total ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 1 ×99 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 2 ×9 (C)
├─CPI Charge payment instructions ×1 (M)
├─CUX Currencies ×9 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
└─MOA Monetary amount ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 3 ×99 (C)
├─TDT Details of transport ×1 (M)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─TSR Transport service requirements ×9 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×99 (C)
├─FTX Free text ×99 (C)
└─Segment Group 4 ×9 (C)
──├─RFF Reference ×1 (M)
──└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 5 ×99 (C)
├─NAD Name and address ×1 (M)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 6 ×9 (C)
├─CTA Contact information ×1 (M)
└─COM Communication contact ×9 (C)
└─Segment Group 7 ×9 (C)
──├─RFF Reference ×1 (M)
──└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 8 ×999 (C)
├─GID Goods item details ×1 (M)
├─HAN Handling instructions ×9 (C)
├─TMP Temperature ×9 (C)
├─RNG Range details ×9 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
├─FTX Free text ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 9 ×9 (C)
├─GDS Nature of cargo ×1 (M)
└─FTX Free text ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 10 ×99 (C)
├─MEA Measurements ×1 (M)
└─EQN Number of units ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 11 ×99 (C)
├─DIM Dimensions ×1 (M)
└─EQN Number of units ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 12 ×9 (C)
├─RFF Reference ×1 (M)
└─EQN Number of units ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 13 ×9 (C)
├─TPL Transport placement ×1 (M)
└─Segment Group 14 ×9 (C)
──├─MEA Measurements ×1 (M)
──└─EQN Number of units ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 15 ×999 (C)
├─SGP Split goods placement ×1 (M)
└─Segment Group 16 ×9 (C)
──├─MEA Measurements ×1 (M)
──└─EQN Number of units ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 17 ×99 (C)
├─TCC Transport charge/rate calculations ×1 (M)
├─PRI Price details ×9 (C)
├─EQN Number of units ×9 (C)
├─PCD Percentage details ×9 (C)
├─MOA Monetary amount ×9 (C)
├─QTY Quantity ×9 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
├─RFF Reference ×9 (C)
├─MEA Measurements ×9 (C)
├─CUX Currencies ×9 (C)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
└─FTX Free text ×9 (C)
└─Segment Group 18 ×9 (C)
──├─DGS Dangerous goods ×1 (M)
──├─FTX Free text ×99 (C)
──├─Segment Group 19 ×9 (C)
──├─MEA Measurements ×1 (M)
──└─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
──└─Segment Group 20 ×999 (C)
────├─SGP Split goods placement ×1 (M)
────└─Segment Group 21 ×9 (C)
──────├─MEA Measurements ×1 (M)
──────└─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 22 ×999 (C)
├─EQD Equipment details ×1 (M)
├─EQN Number of units ×9 (C)
└─FTX Free text ×9 (C)
└─UNT Message trailer ×1 (M)

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