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UN/EDIFACT
UNITED NATIONS STANDARD MESSAGE (UNSM)

Instruction message

Version:D
Release:97A
Contr. Agency:UN
Revision:7
Date:96-12-13
SOURCE:Western European EDIFACT Board

CONTENTS
Instruction 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. Data segment clarification
    2. Data segment index (alphabetical sequence)
    3. Message structure
      1. Segment table
  6. ANNEX

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 Instruction message (IFTMIN) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport.


1. SCOPE

This paper provides the definition of the Instruction Message to be used in fulfilling the requirements of trading partners in the transport chain worldwide, in the interchange of cargo and transport related information using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).

This message is a single consignment based message, being aligned with other single consignment based messages such as the booking messages (IFTMBP, IFTMBF and IFTMBC), the Instruction Contract Status Message (IFTMCS) and the Arrival Notice Message (IFTMAN). The single consignment based messages can be used by all modes of transport for the forwarding and transport of goods from any origin to any destination, regardless of route or prevailing commercial practice.

These messages are suitable for the arrangement of the transport of goods between all parties to the movement of the consignment (including the consignor/shipper and consignee as well as the forwarders, brokers, and carriers involved) as well as providing the information necessary to perform that transport and delivery of the goods.

They should be used in the same way by each mode of transport when the requirements are common even if functionally similar information is known by different names.


1.1. Functional Definition

A message from the party issuing an instruction regarding forwarding/transport services for a consignment under conditions agreed, to the party arranging the forwarding and/or transport services.


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

The instruction results in a transport contract for a consignment and is primarily meant for administrative purposes. It will be the message from shipper to carrier or forwarder containing the final details of the consignment for which services are provided. The instruction message is the one and only message which results in the actual contract which can either be a document or an electronic contract.

If only one message will suffice in an exchange between a shipper and a carrier/forwarder the instruction message should be the one as this message is the only message that results in a contract. The receiving party is to ascertain whether the Instruction message is preceded by a Booking Firm message, to be able to interpret the function as being an administrative message only or an administrative and operational message.

  • A consignment may contain several goods items.
  • Goods items may or may not be containerized.
  • A goods item may be transported in one or more containers, and a single container may contain one or more goods items.
  • One goods item may be related to one or more customs tariff codes.
  • Goods items related to one customs tariff code may be carried in one or more containers.
  • Goods items may reflect either the contractual or operational description of the goods.
  • A party to the movement of the consignment may book or order transport for one or more goods items.
  • A party to the movement of the consignment may book or issue instructions of transport to be arranged for several goods items by means of one or several of the following messages: IFTMBP, IFTMBF, IFTMBC, IFTMIN, IFTMCS, IFTMAN.
  • Pre-carriage (advanced haulage) and/or on-carriage (destination haulage) of goods items or equipment within one booking or instruction may take place in different steps, each step specified with its own transport details group.
  • Equipment may have other types of equipment attached to it, e.g. a temperature control unit attached to a container.
  • Equipment and/or goods items may be attached to or transported on another load or transport device, which as such may be attached to or transported on yet another load or transport device, e.g. a container on a chassis on a rail-car.
  • Transport devices, which have the ability of powered movement on their own, are specified in the transport details group. Other load or transport devices are specified as equipment.
  • The expression of packaging for goods items can be expressed at up to three levels.

A number of generic transport terms are used in this specification, to be described as:

  • MODE OF TRANSPORT: The method of transport used for the conveyance of goods or persons, e.g. by rail, by road, by sea.
  • MEANS OF TRANSPORT: The vehicle used for the transport of goods or persons, e.g. aircraft, truck, vessel.
  • TYPE OF MEANS OF TRANSPORT: The type of vehicle used in the transport process, e.g. wide body, tank truck, passenger vessel.
  • EQUIPMENT: Material resources necessary to facilitate the transport and handling of cargo. Transport equipment does under the given circumstances not have the ability to move by its own propulsion (e.g. sea container, trailer, unit load device, pallet).
  • TYPE OF EQUIPMENT: The type of material used, e.g. 40 feet container, four way pallet, mafi trailer.

2. REFERENCES

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


3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS


3.1. Standard 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 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 Instruction message is IFTMIN.

Note: Instruction messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009:

Data element0065IFTMIN
0052D
005497A
0051UN

0020 BGM, Beginning of message

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

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 a date and time applying to the whole message, e.g., date and time of document issue.

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 default currencies and exchange rates.

0080 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment to indicate a monetary value for entire consignment, e.g. insured value, invoice amount, disbursements, etc.

0090 FTX, Free text

A segment to specify free form or processable supplementary information, such as status of transport, remarks to be printed on the transport documents (where required), consignment remarks, insurance instructions, etc., or any other additional information.

0100 CNT, Control total

A segment to specify totals for a consignment.

0110 DOC, Document/message details

A segment to indicate the number of document copies required (such as the number of ocean Bill of Lading copies needed by the customer).

0120 Segment Group 1: LOC-DTM

A group of segments to specify locations and related date(s)/time(s) which apply to the entire message, e.g. place of transhipment.

0130 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to identify a location applying to the entire message.

0140 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0150 Segment Group 2: TOD-LOC

A group of segments to specify terms of delivery and related locations.

0160 TOD, Terms of delivery or transport

A segment to specify the applicable terms of delivery.

0170 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to specify a location related to the terms of delivery.

0180 Segment Group 3: RFF-DTM

A group of segments containing a reference and constants which apply to the entire message.

0190 RFF, Reference

A segment to express a reference which applies to the entire message such as: the document/message number that is to be updated by this very message (according to data element 1225 Message Function, Coded in segment BGM), booking reference, order number, insurance contract, etc.

0200 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0210 Segment Group 4: GOR-DTM-LOC-SEL-FTX-SG5

A group of segments to identify customs and other governmental procedures and required documents.

0220 GOR, Governmental requirements

A segment to indicate applicable governmental procedures related to import, export and transport of the goods.

0230 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date and time related to documents and/or Customs- and/or governmental procedures for the consignment (e.g. date of issuing of Customs document, expiration date of Customs document, etc.).

0240 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to specify locations associated with Customs-and/or governmental procedures for the consignment (e.g. Customs office of exit, Customs office of destination, etc.).

0250 SEL, Seal number

A segment to identify seals and seal issuer associated with the Customs procedure and/or Customs document for the consignment.

0260 FTX, Free text

A segment to provide supplementary governmental requirements information.

0270 Segment Group 5: DOC-DTM

A group of segments to specify required documents by government.

0280 DOC, Document/message details

A segment to indicate a document required by government.

0290 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to specify the date/time related to the required document.

0300 Segment Group 6: CPI-RFF-CUX-LOC-MOA

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

0310 CPI, Charge payment instructions

A segment to indicate default charge methodology.

0320 RFF, Reference

A segment to indicate a reference relating to the CPI segment, such as charge reference number.

0330 CUX, Currencies

A segment to specify the payment currency related to the charge methodology.

0340 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to identify the place of charge collection.

0350 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment to identify the monetary amount associated with the charges.

0360 Segment Group 7: TCC-LOC-FTX-CUX-PRI-EQN-PCD-MOA-QTY

A group of segments to specify charge calculations associated with the transport.

0370 TCC, Transport charge/rate calculations

A segment to specify charge.

0380 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to indicate a location.

0390 FTX, Free text

A segment to specify processable supplementary information associated with charge.

0400 CUX, Currencies

A segment to specify currencies associated with charge.

0410 PRI, Price details

A segment to specify price details such as price (e.g. 100 dollar) and unit price basis (e.g. per 1000 kilogram).

0420 EQN, Number of units

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

0430 PCD, Percentage details

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

0440 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment to specify a monetary amount, such as prepaid amount, discount or total amount.

0450 QTY, Quantity

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

0460 Segment Group 8: TDT-DTM-TSR-SG9-SG10

A group of segments to indicate details of the movement of goods such as mode and means of transport, locations, departure, and arrival date(s) and time(s).

0470 TDT, Details of transport

A segment to indicate information related to a certain stage of the transport, such as mode, means and carrier.

0480 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to indicate departure/arrival date and time.

0490 TSR, Transport service requirements

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

0500 Segment Group 9: LOC-DTM

A group of segments to specify a location and date/time related to this leg of transport.

0510 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to indicate a location such as origin, destination, stop off, etc. related to this leg of transport.

0520 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to specify a date/time related to the location, such as arrival date/time of a means of transport at a specific location.

0530 Segment Group 10: RFF-DTM

A group of segments to specify an additional reference related to the stage of the transport.

0540 RFF, Reference

A segment to specify the additional reference.

0550 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0560 Segment Group 11: NAD-LOC-MOA-SG12-SG13-SG14-SG15-SG16-SG17

A group of segments to identify a party, related references, locations contacts, required documents, and charges to be paid by the party.

0570 NAD, Name and address

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

0580 LOC, Place/location identification

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

0590 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment to identify the monetary amount associated with the party.

0600 Segment Group 12: CTA-COM

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

0610 CTA, Contact information

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

0620 COM, Communication contact

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

0630 Segment Group 13: DOC-DTM

A group of segments to identify required documents.

0640 DOC, Document/message details

A segment to identify a document required of, by or for the party.

0650 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0660 Segment Group 14: TCC-PRI-EQN-PCD-MOA-QTY

A group of segments to specify charges associated with the party.

0670 TCC, Transport charge/rate calculations

A segment to specify charges associated with the party.

0680 PRI, Price details

A segment to specify price details such as price (e.g. 100 dollar) and unit price basis (e.g. per 1000 kilogram).

0690 EQN, Number of units

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

0700 PCD, Percentage details

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

0710 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment to specify a monetary amount, such as prepaid amount, discount or total amount.

0720 QTY, Quantity

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

0730 Segment Group 15: RFF-DTM

A group of segments to specify a reference related to the party.

0740 RFF, Reference

A segment to identify a reference used by a party.

0750 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0760 Segment Group 16: CPI-RFF-CUX-LOC-MOA

A group of segments to identify the charge and its amount to be paid by the party.

0770 CPI, Charge payment instructions

A segment to identify default charge methodology.

0780 RFF, Reference

A segment to indicate a reference relating to the CPI segment, such as charge reference number.

0790 CUX, Currencies

A segment to indicate payment currency related to the charge methodology.

0800 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to identify the place of charge collection.

0810 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment to identify the monetary amount associated with the charges.

0820 Segment Group 17: TSR-RFF-LOC-TPL-FTX

A group of segments to specify a transport service requirement and its associated details (such as applicable commercial agreement) related to the party.

0830 TSR, Transport service requirements

A segment to specify a required service for the transport, such as re-icing.

0840 RFF, Reference

A segment to identify a commercial agreement related to the service requirement.

0850 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to indicate the location where the required service must be performed, such as place of re-icing.

0860 TPL, Transport placement

A segment to identify the means of transport to which the service requirement applies.

0870 FTX, Free text

A segment to provide any additional information related to the service requirement.

0880 Segment Group 18: GID-HAN-TMP-RNG-TMD-LOC-MOA-PIA-FTX-SG19-GDS-

SG20-SG21-SG22-SG23-SG24-SG25-SG27-SG29-SG31- SG32 A group of segments to describe the goods items for which transport is undertaken.

0890 GID, Goods item details

A segment to identify a goods item for which transport is undertaken. A goods item can be identified by up to three levels of packaging.

0900 HAN, Handling instructions

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

0910 TMP, Temperature

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

0920 RNG, Range details

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

0930 TMD, Transport movement details

A segment to specify transport movement details for a goods item.

0940 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to specify a country associated with a goods item, such as country of origin, or country of destination.

0950 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment to specify a monetary amount associated with a goods item, such as declared value, FOB value, etc.

0960 PIA, Additional product id

A segment to specify article numbers.

0970 FTX, Free text

A segment to specify processable supplementary information relating to the goods item.

0980 Segment Group 19: NAD-DTM

A group of segments to identify different places of collection and/or delivery for the goods item.

0990 NAD, Name and address

A segment to specify an address of a place of collection or delivery for a goods item.

1000 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date and time relating to the place of collection or delivery.

1010 GDS, Nature of cargo

A segment to describe the nature of cargo.

1020 Segment Group 20: MEA-EQN

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

1030 MEA, Measurements

A segment to specify measurements, other than dimensions, applicable to a goods item.

1040 EQN, Number of units

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

1050 Segment Group 21: DIM-EQN

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

1060 DIM, Dimensions

To specify dimensions applicable to a goods item.

1070 EQN, Number of units

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

1080 Segment Group 22: RFF-DTM

A group of segments to identify references to a goods item.

1090 RFF, Reference

A segment to identify a reference to a goods item.

1100 DTM, Date/time/period

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

1110 Segment Group 23: PCI-RFF-DTM-GIN

A group of segments to specify marks and numbers of a goods item.

1120 PCI, Package identification

A segment to specify marks and numbers of a goods item.

1130 RFF, Reference

A segment to identify a reference relating to the marks and numbers.

1140 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to identify date and time of the reference.

1150 GIN, Goods identity number

To specify identity numbers related to transport units such as batch numbers or serial numbers.

1160 Segment Group 24: DOC-DTM

A group of segments to specify documents and associated date(s) and time(s) for a goods item.

1170 DOC, Document/message details

A segment to specify a document prepared for a goods item.

1180 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to associate date and time with the prepared document.

1190 Segment Group 25: GOR-DTM-LOC-SEL-FTX-SG26

A group of segments to identify Customs and other governmental procedures and required documents relating to the goods item.

1200 GOR, Governmental requirements

A segment to indicate applicable governmental procedures related to import, export and transport of the goods item.

1210 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date and time relating to documents and/or Customs- and/or governmental procedures for the goods item.

1220 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to specify locations associated with Customs-and/or governmental procedures.

1230 SEL, Seal number

A segment to specify locations associated with Customs-and/or governmental procedures.

1240 FTX, Free text

A segment to provide additional governmental requirements information for the goods item.

1250 Segment Group 26: DOC-DTM

A group of segments to specify required documents by government for the goods item.

1260 DOC, Document/message details

A segment to identify a document required by government.

1270 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to specify the date/time related to the required document.

1280 Segment Group 27: TPL-SG28

A group of segments to identify transport details and associated measurements for a goods item. This group may be repeated to indicate the different phases of the movement.

1290 TPL, Transport placement

A segment to identify transport details for a goods item.

1300 Segment Group 28: MEA-EQN

A group of segments to identify measurements.

1310 MEA, Measurements

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

1320 EQN, Number of units

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

1330 Segment Group 29: SGP-SG30

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

1340 SGP, Split goods placement

A segment to identify the equipment in which goods are transported.

1350 Segment Group 30: MEA-EQN

A group of segments to identify measurements.

1360 MEA, Measurements

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

1370 EQN, Number of units

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

1380 Segment Group 31: TCC-CUX-PRI-EQN-PCD-MOA-QTY-LOC

A group of segments to specify charge associated with the goods item.

1390 TCC, Transport charge/rate calculations

A segment to specify charge associated with the goods item.

1400 CUX, Currencies

A segment to specify currencies associated with charge.

1410 PRI, Price details

A segment to specify price details such as price (e.g. 100 dollar) and unit price basis (e.g. per 1000 kilogram).

1420 EQN, Number of units

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

1430 PCD, Percentage details

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

1440 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment to specify a monetary amount, such as prepaid amount, discount or total amount.

1450 QTY, Quantity

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

1460 LOC, Place/location identification

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

1470 Segment Group 32: DGS-FTX-SG33-SG34-SG35

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

1480 DGS, Dangerous goods

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

1490 FTX, Free text

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

1500 Segment Group 33: CTA-COM

A group of segments to identify a contact to whom communication regarding the dangerous goods can be directed.

1510 CTA, Contact information

A segment to identify a person or department.

1520 COM, Communication contact

A segment to identify a communication number of a person or department.

1530 Segment Group 34: MEA-EQN

A group of segments to identify dangerous goods measurements.

1540 MEA, Measurements

A segment to specify measurements of the dangerous goods.

1550 EQN, Number of units

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

1560 Segment Group 35: SGP-SG36

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

1570 SGP, Split goods placement

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

1580 Segment Group 36: MEA-EQN

A group of segments to identify dangerous goods measurements.

1590 MEA, Measurements

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

1600 EQN, Number of units

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

1610 Segment Group 37: EQD-EQN-TMD-MEA-DIM-SEL-TPL-HAN-TMP-FTX-SG38-

SG39-SG41 A group of segments to specify equipment in which goods are

1620 EQD, Equipment details

A segment to specify equipment, and equipment size and type used in the transport.

1630 EQN, Number of units

A segment to specify number of pieces of equipment required.

1640 TMD, Transport movement details

A segment to specify transport movement details for the equipment.

1650 MEA, Measurements

A segment to specify measurements, other than dimensions, associated with the equipment, such as weight.

1660 DIM, Dimensions

A segment to specify dimensions applicable to equipment.

1670 SEL, Seal number

A segment to identify seal and seal issuer associated with the equipment.

1680 TPL, Transport placement

A segment to identify transport details for the equipment.

1690 HAN, Handling instructions

A segment to specify handling instructions for specified equipment.

1700 TMP, Temperature

A segment to indicate a temperature setting for the equipment.

1710 FTX, Free text

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

1720 Segment Group 38: TCC-PRI-EQN-PCD-MOA-QTY

A group of segments to specify charges associated with the equipment.

1730 TCC, Transport charge/rate calculations

A segment to specify a charge associated with the equipment.

1740 PRI, Price details

A segment to specify price details such as price (e.g. 100 dollar) and unit price basis (e.g. per 1000 kilogram).

1750 EQN, Number of units

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

1760 PCD, Percentage details

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

1770 MOA, Monetary amount

A segment to specify a monetary amount, such as prepaid amount, discount or total amount.

1780 QTY, Quantity

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

1790 Segment Group 39: NAD-DTM-SG40

A group of segments to identify different equipment pick-up or drop-off places.

1800 NAD, Name and address

A segment to specify a pick-up or drop-off address.

1810 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date and time relating to pick-up or drop-off.

1820 Segment Group 40: CTA-COM

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

1830 CTA, Contact information

A segment to specify a contact name associated with a specified equipment positioning or collection address.

1840 COM, Communication contact

A segment to specify a communication number related to the contact.

1850 Segment Group 41: EQA-EQN

A group of segments to specify the attached equipment and related number of pieces.

1860 EQA, Attached equipment

A segment to identify attached or related equipment such as a chassis attached to a container.

1870 EQN, Number of units

A segment to specify number of pieces of equipment required.

1880 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
DOC Document/message details
DTM Date/time/period
EQA Attached equipment
EQD Equipment details
EQN Number of units
FTX Free text
GDS Nature of cargo
GID Goods item details
GIN Goods identity number
GOR Governmental requirements
HAN Handling instructions
LOC Place/location identification
MEA Measurements
MOA Monetary amount
NAD Name and address
PCD Percentage details
PCI Package identification
PIA Additional product id
PRI Price details
QTY Quantity
RFF Reference
RNG Range details
SEL Seal number
SGP Split goods placement
TCC Transport charge/rate calculations
TDT Details of transport
TMD Transport movement details
TMP Temperature
TOD Terms of delivery or transport
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 ×1 (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 ×99 (C)
├─FTX Free text ×99 (C)
├─CNT Control total ×9 (C)
├─DOC Document/message details ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 1 ×99 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 2 ×2 (C)
├─TOD Terms of delivery or transport ×1 (M)
└─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 3 ×999 (C)
├─RFF Reference ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 4 ×9 (C)
├─GOR Governmental requirements ×1 (M)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
├─SEL Seal number ×9 (C)
├─FTX Free text ×9 (C)
└─Segment Group 5 ×9 (C)
──├─DOC Document/message details ×1 (M)
──└─DTM Date/time/period ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 6 ×9 (C)
├─CPI Charge payment instructions ×1 (M)
├─RFF Reference ×99 (C)
├─CUX Currencies ×1 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
└─MOA Monetary amount ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 7 ×99 (C)
├─TCC Transport charge/rate calculations ×1 (M)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×1 (C)
├─FTX Free text ×1 (C)
├─CUX Currencies ×1 (C)
├─PRI Price details ×1 (C)
├─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
├─PCD Percentage details ×1 (C)
├─MOA Monetary amount ×9 (C)
└─QTY Quantity ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 8 ×99 (C)
├─TDT Details of transport ×1 (M)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─TSR Transport service requirements ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 9 ×99 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
└─Segment Group 10 ×9 (C)
──├─RFF Reference ×1 (M)
──└─DTM Date/time/period ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 11 ×99 (M)
├─NAD Name and address ×1 (M)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
├─MOA Monetary amount ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 12 ×9 (C)
├─CTA Contact information ×1 (M)
└─COM Communication contact ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 13 ×9 (C)
├─DOC Document/message details ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 14 ×99 (C)
├─TCC Transport charge/rate calculations ×1 (M)
├─PRI Price details ×1 (C)
├─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
├─PCD Percentage details ×1 (C)
├─MOA Monetary amount ×9 (C)
└─QTY Quantity ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 15 ×9 (C)
├─RFF Reference ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 16 ×9 (C)
├─CPI Charge payment instructions ×1 (M)
├─RFF Reference ×99 (C)
├─CUX Currencies ×1 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
└─MOA Monetary amount ×9 (C)
└─Segment Group 17 ×99 (C)
──├─TSR Transport service requirements ×1 (M)
──├─RFF Reference ×1 (C)
──├─LOC Place/location identification ×1 (C)
──├─TPL Transport placement ×1 (C)
──└─FTX Free text ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 18 ×999 (C)
├─GID Goods item details ×1 (M)
├─HAN Handling instructions ×99 (C)
├─TMP Temperature ×1 (C)
├─RNG Range details ×1 (C)
├─TMD Transport movement details ×1 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
├─MOA Monetary amount ×9 (C)
├─PIA Additional product id ×9 (C)
├─FTX Free text ×99 (C)
├─Segment Group 19 ×9 (C)
├─NAD Name and address ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×1 (C)
├─GDS Nature of cargo ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 20 ×99 (C)
├─MEA Measurements ×1 (M)
└─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 21 ×99 (C)
├─DIM Dimensions ×1 (M)
└─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 22 ×9 (C)
├─RFF Reference ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 23 ×999 (C)
├─PCI Package identification ×1 (M)
├─RFF Reference ×1 (C)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×1 (C)
└─GIN Goods identity number ×10 (C)
├─Segment Group 24 ×9 (C)
├─DOC Document/message details ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 25 ×9 (C)
├─GOR Governmental requirements ×1 (M)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
├─SEL Seal number ×9 (C)
├─FTX Free text ×9 (C)
└─Segment Group 26 ×9 (C)
──├─DOC Document/message details ×1 (M)
──└─DTM Date/time/period ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 27 ×9 (C)
├─TPL Transport placement ×1 (M)
└─Segment Group 28 ×9 (C)
──├─MEA Measurements ×1 (M)
──└─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 29 ×999 (C)
├─SGP Split goods placement ×1 (M)
└─Segment Group 30 ×9 (C)
──├─MEA Measurements ×1 (M)
──└─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 31 ×99 (C)
├─TCC Transport charge/rate calculations ×1 (M)
├─CUX Currencies ×1 (C)
├─PRI Price details ×1 (C)
├─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
├─PCD Percentage details ×1 (C)
├─MOA Monetary amount ×9 (C)
├─QTY Quantity ×9 (C)
└─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
└─Segment Group 32 ×9 (C)
──├─DGS Dangerous goods ×1 (M)
──├─FTX Free text ×99 (C)
──├─Segment Group 33 ×9 (C)
──├─CTA Contact information ×1 (M)
──└─COM Communication contact ×9 (C)
──├─Segment Group 34 ×9 (C)
──├─MEA Measurements ×1 (M)
──└─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
──└─Segment Group 35 ×999 (C)
────├─SGP Split goods placement ×1 (M)
────└─Segment Group 36 ×9 (C)
──────├─MEA Measurements ×1 (M)
──────└─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 37 ×999 (C)
├─EQD Equipment details ×1 (M)
├─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
├─TMD Transport movement details ×1 (C)
├─MEA Measurements ×9 (C)
├─DIM Dimensions ×9 (C)
├─SEL Seal number ×99 (C)
├─TPL Transport placement ×9 (C)
├─HAN Handling instructions ×1 (C)
├─TMP Temperature ×1 (C)
├─FTX Free text ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 38 ×99 (C)
├─TCC Transport charge/rate calculations ×1 (M)
├─PRI Price details ×1 (C)
├─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
├─PCD Percentage details ×1 (C)
├─MOA Monetary amount ×9 (C)
└─QTY Quantity ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 39 ×9 (C)
├─NAD Name and address ×1 (M)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×1 (C)
└─Segment Group 40 ×9 (C)
──├─CTA Contact information ×1 (M)
──└─COM Communication contact ×9 (C)
└─Segment Group 41 ×99 (C)
──├─EQA Attached equipment ×1 (M)
──└─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
└─UNT Message trailer ×1 (M)

5. Annex A Example (Details of transport)

1. TDT+20+HL12345+1:MARITIME+:CONTAINER VESSEL+:::HAPAG LLOYD+++PHXXX:::FAITHFUL' Notes: 20 indicates 'main transport' (d.e. 8051); HL12345 is assigned by the carrier (d.e. 8028; is the 'flight number' in the air mode); PHXXX is the radio call sign (d.e. 8213); 'FAITHFUL' is the name of the vessel

2. TDT+20+91/05/0021+3:ROAD++:::INT. TRUCKING CO.+++BB-10-XX::::NL' Note: BB-10-XX represents the (Dutch) truck registration no.


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