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|SOURCE:||Joint Transport Group (JM4)|
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
This specification provides the definition of the Container special handling order message (COHAOR) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport.
Order to perform a specified special handling and/or service on containers.
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'.
The Container special handling order 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 containers/equipment
Sending functions include: Shipping agent, Logistic center, Freight forwarder
Receiving functions include: Container terminal, Container depot, Inland terminal, Container freight station
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 special handling order message:
See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.6 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1.
See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.6 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2.
This section should be read in conjunction with the Segment Table which indicates mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements.
A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Container special handling order message is COHAOR.
Note: Container special handling order messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009:
A segment to indicate the beginning of a message and to transmit identifying number.
A segment to indicate a date and time applying to the whole message, such as: - ultimate execution date/time
A segment to specify free form or processable supplementary information, such as: - change information
A group of segments containing a reference and constants which apply to the entire message.
A segment to express a reference which applies to the entire message, such as: - reference to previous message - work order reference number
A segment to indicate a date and time relating to the reference, such as: - order date/time (work order)
A group of segments to identify a party and related contacts.
A segment to identify the party's name, address, and function, such as: - message recipient - message sender - ordering customer (if different from message sender)
A group of segments to identify a contact and its communications related to the party.
A segment to identify a person or department for the party, such as: - information contact
A segment to identify a communication number of a person or department to whom communication should be directed.
A group of segments to specify containers in which goods are transported.
A segment to specify container prefix and number.
A segment to provide a reference specific to the equipment, such as: - inspection number
A segment to provide a date and time relating to the equipment, such as: - inspection date/time - release date/time
A segment to provide a location relating to the equipment, such as: - place of inspection
A segment to specify processable supplementary information associated with the container, such as: - description work item equipment (on terminal, depot or freight station)
A segment to specify a governmental requirement relating to the equipment, such as: - government procedure to be conducted
A segment to specify a handling instruction relating to the equipment, such as: - put aside for cleaning - put aside for Customs examination
A segment to specify measurements related to the equipment.
A segment to specify percentages related to the equipment such as percentage humidity.
A group of segments to specify related transport details for the equipment.
A segment to specify main carriage transport details.
A segment to specify a location associated with the transport details, such as: - place of departure - place of arrival
A segment to specify a date/time relating to the transport details, such as arrival or departure date/time.
A group of segments to identify different parties/places related to the equipment.
A segment to specify a related address or party.
A segment group to specify contact information.
A segment to identify a person or department to be contacted.
A segment to specify communication details of the contact specified in the CTA segment.
A segment to specify the number of containers in the message, explicitly given by the sender.
A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message and the control reference number of the message.
|BGM||Beginning of message|
|NAD||Name and address|
|TDT||Details of transport|
|├─UNH Message header||×1||(M)|
|├─BGM Beginning of message||×1||(M)|
|├─FTX Free text||×9||(C)|
|├─Segment Group 1||×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)|
|│─├─LOC Place/location identification||×9||(C)|
|│─├─FTX Free text||×9||(C)|
|│─├─GOR Governmental requirements||×9||(C)|
|│─├─HAN Handling instructions||×9||(C)|
|│─├─PCD Percentage details||×9||(C)|
|│─├─Segment Group 5||×9||(C)|
|│─│─├─TDT Details of transport||×1||(M)|
|│─│─├─LOC Place/location identification||×9||(C)|
|│─└─Segment Group 6||×9||(C)|
|│───├─NAD Name and address||×1||(M)|
|│───└─Segment Group 7||×9||(C)|
|│─────├─CTA Contact information||×1||(M)|
|│─────└─COM Communication contact||×9||(C)|
|├─CNT Control total||×1||(C)|
|└─UNT Message trailer||×1||(M)|