D12A


Message D12A/IFTSAI

Forwarding and transport schedule and availability information message

The function of this message is to request transport schedule or availability information and to answer to such a request.

Message description

UNH

M(1) : Message header

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

BGM

M(1) : Beginning of message

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

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

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

FTX

C(99) : 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.

GEI

C(1) : Processing information

A segment to provide a general indicator relating to the whole message, such as urgency.

SG1 C(9) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments to specify the document or message to which the current message relates, and related date and time.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment to identify a reference which applies to the entire message, e.g. reference to previous message.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

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

SG2 C(9) : LOC-DTM

A group of segments to identify the routing and date of the schedule or availability information.

LOC

M(1) : Place/location identification

A segment to identify a location, e.g. place of departure/arrival.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

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

SG3 C(999) : EQD-EQN-MEA-DIM-FTX-RFF-TPL-DTM

A group of segments to define requested or available equipment.

EQD

M(1) : Equipment details

A segment to specify requested or available equipment and equipment size and type.

EQN

C(9) : Number of units

A segment to specify the number of requested or available pieces of equipment.

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment to specify measurements, other than dimensions, associated with equipment, in terms of capacity.

DIM

C(9) : Dimensions

A segment to specify dimensions applicable to equipment.

FTX

C(9) : Free text

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

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment to specify a reference number to equipment.

TPL

C(1) : Transport placement

Segment to specify the link between the means of transport and the equipment.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date(s) and time(s), e.g. earliest departure date/time, latest arrival date/time.

SG4 C(999) : TDT-DTM-TSR-RFF-FTX-EQD-QTY-MEA-SG5

A group of segments to specify the schedule or availability selection criteria and to detail the schedule or availability information being provided.

TDT

M(1) : Transport information

A segment to indicate information related to the mode and means of transport, eg. specific conveyance/carrier.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date(s) and time(s), e.g. earliest departure date/time, latest arrival date/time.

TSR

C(9) : Transport service requirements

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

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment to provide a reference related to the transport details, such as the published line or route number.

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment to specify free form or processable supplementary information related to the means of transport.

EQD

C(99) : Equipment details

A segment to identify the equipment requested/available.

QTY

C(9) : Quantity

A segment to indicate a quantity, e.g. number of intermediate stops.

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment to indicate weight and/or volume selection criteria, e.g. minimum weight.

SG5 C(999) : LOC-RFF-FTX-SG6-SG7

A group of segments to identify the routing(s) and indicate corresponding date(s) and time(s).

LOC

M(1) : Place/location identification

A segment to identify a location, e.g. place of departure/arrival.

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment to provide a reference related to the location, such as the platform number at the place of departure.

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment to specify free form or processable information related to the location including consignments to be accepted from a port of loading.

SG6 C(9) : DTM-FTX

A segment group to indicate date(s) and time(s) related to the location, e.g. date/time of schedule or expected departure/arrival and additional information e.g. reason for delay

DTM

M(1) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date(s) and time(s) related to the location, e.g. date/time of schedule or expected departure/arrival

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment to specify free form or processable information related to the date including reason for delay.

SG7 C(9) : EQD-EQN

A segment group to specify quantities of equipments to be discharged or loaded at the related location. equipments at the related location.

EQD

M(1) : Equipment details

A segment to identify the type of equipment and whether it will be discharged or loaded at the related location.

EQN

C(1) : Number of units

A segment to specify the quantities of equipments to be discharged or loaded at the related location.

SG8 C(9) : NAD-LOC-SG9

A group of segments to indicate all parties involved in the transaction and relevant locations, contacts and communication channels.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

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

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to identify a place/location/sub-location and where relevant the function. The present location must be associated with the relevant party.

SG9 C(9) : CTA-COM

A group of segments to identify a contact and its communication channels, 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 person or department to whom communication should be directed.

SG10 C(9) : GID-HAN-FTX-SG11-SG12-SG13-SG14

A group of segments to describe the goods items for which schedule or availability is requested/provided.

GID

M(1) : Goods item details

A segment to identify the goods item. A goods item can be identified by up to three levels of packaging within this segment.

HAN

C(9) : Handling instructions

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

FTX

C(9) : Free text

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

SG11 C(9) : GDS-FTX

A group of segments to identify and describe the goods.

GDS

M(1) : Nature of cargo

A segment to describe the nature of cargo.

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment to describe the goods in free form.

SG12 C(9) : MEA-EQN

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

MEA

M(1) : Measurements

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

EQN

C(9) : Number of units

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

SG13 C(9) : DIM-EQN

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

DIM

M(1) : Dimensions

A segment to specify dimensions applicable to the goods item.

EQN

C(9) : Number of units

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

SG14 C(9) : DGS-FTX-DTM

A group of segments to specify dangerous goods details related to the goods item.

DGS

M(1) : Dangerous goods

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

FTX

C(9) : Free text

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

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date(s) and time(s), e.g. Earliest departure date/time, latest arrival date/time.

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
FTX, Free text                                C       99
GEI, Processing information                   C        1

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

--- Segment Group 2 ------------------------- C        9 -------+
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- C      999 -------+
EQD, Equipment details                        M        1        |
EQN, Number of units                          C        9        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        9        |
DIM, Dimensions                               C        9        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
RFF, Reference                                C        9        |
TPL, Transport placement                      C        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- C      999 -------+
TDT, Transport information                    M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
TSR, Transport service requirements           C        9        |
RFF, Reference                                C        9        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
EQD, Equipment details                        C       99        |
QTY, Quantity                                 C        9        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C      999 ------+|
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1       ||
RFF, Reference                                C        9       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        9       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- C        9 -----+||
DTM, Date/time/period                         M        1      |||
FTX, Free text                                C        9      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 7 ------------------------- C        9 -----+||
EQD, Equipment details                        M        1      |||
EQN, Number of units                          C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+++

--- Segment Group 8 ------------------------- C        9 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 9 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 10 ------------------------ C        9 -------+
GID, Goods item details                       M        1        |
HAN, Handling instructions                    C        9        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 11 ------------------------ C        9 ------+|
GDS, Nature of cargo                          M        1       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 12 ------------------------ C        9 ------+|
MEA, Measurements                             M        1       ||
EQN, Number of units                          C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 13 ------------------------ C        9 ------+|
DIM, Dimensions                               M        1       ||
EQN, Number of units                          C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 14 ------------------------ C        9 ------+|
DGS, Dangerous goods                          M        1       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        9       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1