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UN/EDIFACT
UNITED NATIONS STANDARD MESSAGE (UNSM)

Container stock report message

Version:D
Release:99A
Contr. Agency:UN
Revision:5
Date:99-01-14
SOURCE:Joint Transport Group (JM4)

CONTENTS
Container stock report 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

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:
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 Container stock report message (COEDOR) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport.


1. SCOPE


1.1. Functional Definition

A message to report containers that are in stock of the sending party (i.e., a terminal, depot or container freight station).

This message is part of a total set of container-related messages. These messages serve to facilitate the intermodal handling of containers 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 Container stock 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.


1.3. Principles

Business area: Pre- and on-carriage transport of containers/equipment

Sending functions include: Container terminal (seaside), inland terminal (landside), container freight station, container depot

Receiving functions include: Shipping agent, logistic center, freight forwarder

In the context of the 'Guide to the scenario of EDIFACT container messages' (as referred to at the start of section 1) the following guidelines, rules and functionality apply to this Container stock report message:

A combination of the following data elements can be used in order to relate to business data contained in the Container acceptance order:


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 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 Container stock report message is COEDOR.

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

Data element0065COEDOR
0052D
005499A
0051UN

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

0050 Segment Group 1: RFF-DTM

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.

0080 Segment Group 2: NAD-SG3

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

0100 Segment Group 3: CTA-COM

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.

0130 Segment Group 4: EQD-RFF-DTM-LOC-COD-HAN-EQN-SG5-SG6

A group of segments to specify containers in stock of the sending party, including relevant details by individual container number or grouped and total by type and size.

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 HAN, Handling instructions

A segment to specify handling instructions related to the container equipment.

0200 EQN, Number of units

To specify the number of units of a particular type and size of equipment.

0210 Segment Group 5: DAM-COD

A group of segments to specify damage details related to the equipment.

0220 DAM, Damage

A segment to specify equipment damages, such as the point of the damage on the equipment, and the type of damage.

0230 COD, Component details

A segment to specify component details of the damaged equipment.

0240 Segment Group 6: TDT-LOC

A group of segments to specify transport details related to the container.

0250 TDT, Details of transport

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.

0260 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to indicate a port/place according to the corresponding container, such as: - place of discharge

0270 CNT, Control total

A segment to specify the number of containers in the message, explicitly given by the sender.

0280 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
COD Component details
COM Communication contact
CTA Contact information
DAM Damage
DTM Date/time/period
EQD Equipment details
EQN Number of units
FTX Free text
HAN Handling instructions
LOC Place/location identification
NAD Name and address
RFF Reference
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 ×1 (M)
├─FTX Free text ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 1 ×9 (C)
├─RFF Reference ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 2 ×9 (M)
├─NAD Name and address ×1 (M)
└─Segment Group 3 ×9 (C)
──├─CTA Contact information ×1 (M)
──└─COM Communication contact ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 4 ×9999 (M)
├─EQD Equipment details ×1 (M)
├─RFF Reference ×9 (C)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
├─COD Component details ×1 (C)
├─HAN Handling instructions ×9 (C)
├─EQN Number of units ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 5 ×9 (C)
├─DAM Damage ×1 (M)
└─COD Component details ×1 (C)
└─Segment Group 6 ×1 (C)
──├─TDT Details of transport ×1 (M)
──└─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (C)
├─CNT Control total ×1 (C)
└─UNT Message trailer ×1 (M)

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