D12A


Message D12A/CUSCAR

Customs cargo report message

This message permits the transfer of data from a carrier to a Customs administration for the purpose of meeting Customs cargo reporting requirements.

Message description

UNH

M(1) : Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Customs cargo report message is CUSCAR. Note: Customs cargo report messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 CUSCAR 0052 D 0054 12A 0051 UN

BGM

M(1) : Beginning of message

A segment to indicate the message name, type, number and functionality.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate the date/time of message creation and the date and time of cargo report to Customs.

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to indicate the place and/or port where report is made.

QTY

C(9) : Quantity

A segment to indicate the number of persons onboard.

SG1 C(99) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments to identify the unique reference number and date time details for the whole message.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment to provide the unique reference number for the message, e.g. manifest number.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate the date/time of the reference number for the message.

SG2 C(99) : NAD-DTM-SG3

A group of segments to identify contact and communication contact information related to the person responsible for the cargo reporting and/or to report crew members on a conveyance.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment to identify the person or party reporting the cargo and/or acting as a crew member on a conveyance.

DTM

C(1) : Date/time/period

A segment to provide the birth date for each crew member on a conveyance.

SG3 C(9) : CTA-COM

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

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

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

COM

C(9) : Communication contact

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

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment to provide reason for change in report.

SG4 C(9) : TDT-LOC-DTM

A group of segments to identify details of transport, locations and associated dates/times.

TDT

M(1) : Transport information

A segment to identify the primary identity of the conveyance e.g. voyage/flight number, vehicle number, railway car initials and numbers and name of vessel reference number.

LOC

C(99) : Place/location identification

A segment to indicate locations relevant to the details of transport, such as port/place of loading, port/place of discharge and port/place of initial arrival.

DTM

C(99) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify dates/times related to details of transport.

GEI

C(9) : Processing information

A segment to specify the various customs processing indicators for the whole message.

SG5 C(9999) : EQD-TSR-MEA-DIM-SEL-NAD-GEI-LOC-SG6

A group of segments to specify details of the equipment including information related to measurement, dimensions, seals, empty container responsible party, container quarantine indicator, license registration, as well as temperature/range and use indicator.

EQD

M(1) : Equipment details

A segment to specify the type of equipment, empty container indicator, and container number.

TSR

C(9) : Transport service requirements

A segment to specify the contract, carriage conditions, service and priority requirements for the transport.

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment to specify the measurements details for the equipment.

DIM

C(9) : Dimensions

A segment to specify the dimensions.

SEL

C(9) : Seal number

A segment to specify the seal number.

NAD

C(9) : Name and address

A segment to specify the name and address of the empty container responsible party.

GEI

C(9) : Processing information

A segment to specify the container quarantine indicator.

LOC

C(1) : Place/location identification

A segment to specify the place of license or other registration.

SG6 C(9) : TMP-RNG

A group of segments to indicate temperature information.

TMP

M(1) : Temperature

A segment to specify temperature settings and indicator that refrigeration is in use.

RNG

C(1) : Range details

A segment to specify a range of temperatures to be maintained on refrigeration equipment.

CNT

C(9) : Control total

A segment to specify the total number of masters bills in the message.

SG7 C(9999) : CNI-CNT-SG8

A group of segments to provide details of the consignment(s).

CNI

M(1) : Consignment information

A segment to sequentially number master bills reported in a multi-consignment message. For a single consignment message, this sequence number will always be 1.

CNT

C(9) : Control total

A segment to specify the total number of house bills reported under one master bill.

SG8 C(9999) : RFF-CNT-MOA-LOC-GEI-CUX-CPI-SG9-SG11-SG13-SG14

A group of segments specifying the details of each consignment.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment to identify the bill number referring to the appropriate type of bill (e.g. master bill of lading, house bill of lading, straight air waybill).

CNT

C(9) : Control total

A segment to specify total consignment quantity and weight.

MOA

C(9) : Monetary amount

A segment to specify the onward carriage shipment value, amount of insurance, value of Customs in-bond movement, declared value for Customs, declared value for carriage, no Customs value, transport charge amount, freight payment amount.

LOC

C(99) : Place/location identification

A segment to specify the Customs clearance office/place, place of origin of carriage, place of acceptance by importing carrier, place of ultimate destination of goods, place of transhipment, place of departure, place of customs examination and place/port of discharge.

GEI

C(9) : Processing information

A segment to specify processing indicators such as import/export/transit indicator, container quarantine indicator, onward movement type indicator and status of the goods.

CUX

C(9) : Currencies

A segment to specify the default currency for the consignment, e.g. air waybill currency.

CPI

C(9) : Charge payment instructions

A segment to specify the cargo category type, e.g. weight valuation, prepaid/collect and method of payment.

SG9 C(9) : TDT-LOC-DTM-MEA-SG10

A group of segments to identify details of onward carriage for each consignment.

TDT

M(1) : Transport information

A segment to specify the identity of the onward conveyance.

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to indicate locations relevant to the onward transport of the goods.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify dates/times related to details of onward transport.

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment to specify physical measurements, including dimension tolerances, weights and counts (e.g. vehicle weight details).

SG10 C(9) : RFF-TSR

A group of segments to provide booking details (reference and type).

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment to specify onward carriage control number, onward carriage bond number and secondary conveyance identification numbers.

TSR

C(9) : Transport service requirements

A segment to specify the contract and carriage conditions and service and priority requirements for the transport.

SG11 C(99) : NAD-DTM-RFF-SG12

A group of segments to identify the parties, contacts and related references and dates.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment specifying the name and address of the consignor, shipper, notifier, consignee, empty container responsible party, nominated reporting agent, railway issuing waybill, and reporting party.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify date and/or time or period related to the party(s) identified in the NAD segment (e.g. date of birth).

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment to identify a reference used by a party e.g. reporting party's reference number.

SG12 C(9) : CTA-COM

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

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

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

COM

C(9) : Communication contact

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

SG13 C(9) : QTY-FTX

A group of segments to specify, at the consignment level, the quantity manifested, quantity landed and reason for change.

QTY

M(1) : Quantity

A segment identifying quantity manifested and quantity landed.

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment to indicate the reason for change e.g. part/short/overshipped cargo.

SG14 M(9999) : GID-PAC-HAN-FTX-MEA-MOA-SGP-DGS-PCI-CST-LOC-TMD-SG15-SG16

A group of segments specifying goods item details including number and type of packages, handling instructions, quantity variances, package identification, goods description, monetary amounts, measurements, indicators for split goods placement, indicator for dangerous goods, status of the goods, documents.

GID

M(1) : Goods item details

A segment identifying the line item number, as well as number and type of packages.

PAC

C(9) : Package

A segment identifying the level of packaging.

HAN

C(9) : Handling instructions

A segment identifying handling instructions.

FTX

C(99) : Free text

A segment to identify the description of goods.

MEA

C(99) : Measurements

A segment to identify the goods item gross/net weight.

MOA

C(9) : Monetary amount

Values per item.

SGP

C(9999) : Split goods placement

A segment to indicate the placement of goods in one or more containers.

DGS

C(99) : Dangerous goods

A segment to identify dangerous goods.

PCI

C(9) : Package identification

A segment identifying shipping marks.

CST

C(1) : Customs status of goods

A segment to identify Harmonized System codes related to each goods item.

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to indicate the location onboard the conveyance where the goods and/or ship's stores is stored.

TMD

C(9) : Transport movement details

A segment used to describe specific transport movement details for goods related to the transportation information.

SG15 C(9) : GEI-DTM-DOC-PAC-MEA

A group of segments specifying general indicators, associated date/time/details, documentary requirements and the weight and number of packages transported to another place in the port.

GEI

M(1) : Processing information

A segment to indicate other government requirements (e.g. government quarantine indicator) to be met prior to onward movement and status of the goods.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify a date/time related to the whole group.

DOC

C(9) : Document/message details

A segment to indicate other government agency documentary requirements which must be met prior to onward movement.

PAC

C(9) : Package

A segment to indicate the number of packages transported to another place within the port.

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment to indicate the gross weight of the packages transported to another place within the port.

SG16 C(9) : QTY-FTX

A group of segments to specify, at goods item level, the quantity manifested, quantity landed and reason for change.

QTY

M(1) : Quantity

A segment identifying quantity manifested and quantity landed.

FTX

C(1) : Free text

A segment to indicate the reason for change e.g. part/short/overshipped cargo.

SG17 C(1) : AUT-DTM-RFF

A group of segments to specify the authentication of the message.

AUT

M(1) : Authentication result

A segment to specify the results of the application of an authentication procedure, including the authenticity of sender to ensure integrity of data.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify the date/time/period when a message is authenticated.

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment to indicate any references to the authentication process.

UNT

M(1) : Message trailer

A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UNH & UNT) and the control reference number of the message.

Message structure

UNH, Message header                           M        1
BGM, Beginning of message                     M        1
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9
QTY, Quantity                                 C        9

--- Segment Group 1 ------------------------- C       99 -------+
RFF, Reference                                M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 2 ------------------------- C       99 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++
FTX, Free text                                C        9

--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- C        9 -------+
TDT, Transport information                    M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C       99        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C       99        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+
GEI, Processing information                   C        9

--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C     9999 -------+
EQD, Equipment details                        M        1        |
TSR, Transport service requirements           C        9        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        9        |
DIM, Dimensions                               C        9        |
SEL, Seal number                              C        9        |
NAD, Name and address                         C        9        |
GEI, Processing information                   C        9        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
TMP, Temperature                              M        1       ||
RNG, Range details                            C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++
CNT, Control total                            C        9

--- Segment Group 7 ------------------------- C     9999 -------+
CNI, Consignment information                  M        1        |
CNT, Control total                            C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 8 ------------------------- C     9999 ------+|
RFF, Reference                                M        1       ||
CNT, Control total                            C        9       ||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        9       ||
LOC, Place/location identification            C       99       ||
GEI, Processing information                   C        9       ||
CUX, Currencies                               C        9       ||
CPI, Charge payment instructions              C        9       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 9 ------------------------- C        9 -----+||
TDT, Transport information                    M        1      |||
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9      |||
MEA, Measurements                             C        9      |||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 10 ------------------------ C        9 ----+|||
RFF, Reference                                M        1     ||||
TSR, Transport service requirements           C        9     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------++||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 11 ------------------------ C       99 -----+||
NAD, Name and address                         M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9      |||
RFF, Reference                                C        9      |||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 12 ------------------------ C        9 ----+|||
CTA, Contact information                      M        1     ||||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------++||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 13 ------------------------ C        9 -----+||
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1      |||
FTX, Free text                                C        9      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 14 ------------------------ M     9999 -----+||
GID, Goods item details                       M        1      |||
PAC, Package                                  C        9      |||
HAN, Handling instructions                    C        9      |||
FTX, Free text                                C       99      |||
MEA, Measurements                             C       99      |||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        9      |||
SGP, Split goods placement                    C     9999      |||
DGS, Dangerous goods                          C       99      |||
PCI, Package identification                   C        9      |||
CST, Customs status of goods                  C        1      |||
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9      |||
TMD, Transport movement details               C        9      |||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 15 ------------------------ C        9 ----+|||
GEI, Processing information                   M        1     ||||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9     ||||
DOC, Document/message details                 C        9     ||||
PAC, Package                                  C        9     ||||
MEA, Measurements                             C        9     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------+|||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 16 ------------------------ C        9 ----+|||
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1     ||||
FTX, Free text                                C        1     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------++++

--- Segment Group 17 ------------------------ C        1 -------+
AUT, Authentication result                    M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
RFF, Reference                                C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1