D16A


Message D16A/COSTOR

Container stuffing/stripping order message

Order that specified goods/consignments are to be stuffed into (already or still to be delivered) or stripped from LCL-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'.

Message description

UNH

M(1) : Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Container stuffing/stripping order message is COSTOR. Note: Container stuffing/stripping order messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 COSTOR 0052 D 0054 16A 0051 UN

BGM

M(1) : Beginning of message

A segment to indicate the beginning of a message and to transmit identifying number and the further specification of the message type (in data element 1001: Document name code), such as Stuffing order, Stripping order.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date and/or time applying to the whole message, such as date and time of document or message issue.

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment to specify free form or processable supplementary information, such as: - special instructions

SG1 C(9) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments to specify a reference relating to the whole message, and its date and/or time.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment to express a reference which applies to the entire message, such as: - stuffing/stripping order reference number - carrier's agent reference number - reference to previous message - reference at return address

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date and/or time related to the reference.

SG2 M(1) : TDT-DTM-RFF

A group of segments to identify vessel and voyage details relevant to the instruction.

TDT

M(1) : Transport information

A segment to indicate the main carriage stage of the transport, such as carrier/liner service; also vessel/voyage details or inland transport details can be specified.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date(s) and time(s) related to the main carriage

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment to provide a reference for the liner service, such as: - conference - marketing organization - syndicate - vessel sharing agreement.

SG3 C(9) : LOC-DTM

A group of segments to indicate places and ports corresponding to the transport stage.

LOC

M(1) : Place/location identification

A segment to indicate a place/port corresponding to the transport stage, such as place/port of departure.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify date(s) and time(s) related to a location.

SG4 M(9) : NAD-SG5

A group of segments to identify a party and related contacts.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment to identify the party's name and address, and function, such as: - message recipient - message sender - shipper (importer or exporter) - carrier agent (sea - empty equipment return party

SG5 C(9) : CTA-COM

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

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

A segment to identify a person or department for contact purposes, such as: - information contact

COM

C(9) : Communication contact

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

SG6 M(999) : EQD-RFF-EQN-DTM-TSR-LOC-DIM-HAN-SG7-SG8-SG10

A group of segments to specify (groups of) containers (with guidelines) in which the specified LCL consignments or goods are to be stuffed or the container from which the specified LCL consignments or goods are to be stripped.

EQD

M(1) : Equipment details

A segment to specify a container, container size and type and other details.

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment to specify a reference relating to the equipment, such as: - upper serial equipment number of range - lower serial equipment number of range - container sequence number - container prefix - reference at place of positioning

EQN

C(1) : Number of units

A segment to specify the number of containers of the same size and type in case of equipment guidelines.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify a date/time relating to the equipment, such as: - ultimate stuffing/stripping date/time - estimated positioning date and/or time

TSR

C(9) : Transport service requirements

A segment to specify special instructions and/or services regarding the container, such as: off-dimensions, Customs clearance.

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to specify ports or locations associated with the sea transport of a container, such as: - place of discharge - transhipment place

DIM

C(9) : Dimensions

A segment to specify non-standard dimensions applicable to the container, such as: - external equipment dimensions

HAN

C(9) : Handling instructions

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

SG7 C(9) : NAD-DTM

A group of segments to identify different parties/places relative to the container.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment to specify a related address or party, such as: - container operator - final place of positioning

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate the date/time on which the stuffing or stripping action is to take place.

SG8 C(99) : DGS-FTX-MEA-SG9

A segment group to identify dangerous goods.

DGS

M(1) : Dangerous goods

A segment to specify dangerous goods.

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment to specify supplementary details regarding the dangerous goods such as the technical name of the dangerous goods etc.

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment to specify measurements of the dangerous goods, such as: - net net weight.

SG9 C(9) : CTA-COM

A segment group to specify contact information including communication details regarding the dangerous goods.

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

A segment to identify a person or department to be contacted regarding the dangerous goods.

COM

C(9) : Communication contact

A segment to specify communication details of the contact specified in the CTA segment.

SG10 C(9) : TMP-RNG

A segment group to identify transport related temperature settings.

TMP

M(1) : Temperature

A segment to specify the type of transport related temperature such as storage, transport or operating temperature and also to optionally specify a single value temperature setting.

RNG

C(1) : Range details

A segment to optionally specify the transport related temperature as a range of values.

SG11 M(999) : CNI-RFF-NAD-SG12

A group of segments to specify information relative to the consignments to be stuffed or stripped.

CNI

M(1) : Consignment information

A segment to identify a consignment to be stuffed or stripped (consignment number).

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment to specify reference numbers for the consignment, such as: - booking reference number - waybill number - order number

NAD

C(9) : Name and address

A segment to specify party details relative to the consignment, such as: - consignor - consignee - original shipper

SG12 C(999) : GID-HAN-SG13-FTX-DTM-SG14-MEA-PCI-DOC-SG15-SG16

A group of segments to specify information relative to goods items within a consignment.

GID

M(1) : Goods item details

A segment to identify a goods item within a consignment.

HAN

C(9) : Handling instructions

A segment to specify handling instructions relating to the goods item, such as: - hazardous cargo - cooled or frozen goods indication

SG13 C(9) : TMP-RNG

A segment group to identify transport related temperature settings.

TMP

M(1) : Temperature

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

RNG

C(1) : Range details

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

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment to specify the goods description of the goods item, and any special instructions, such as: - description of goods - stripping instructions - container loading remarks (stuffing)

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify a date/time relating to the goods item, such as: - expected goods positioning date/time

SG14 C(9) : NAD-DTM

A group of segments to specify party details and contacts relative to the goods item.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment to identify a party relative to the goods item, such as: - consolidator

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify the date/time when goods may be expected to arrive at the place of stuffing or stripping.

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment to specify the weight and/or volume of the goods item.

PCI

C(9) : Package identification

A segment to specify marks and numbers for the goods item.

DOC

C(9) : Document/message details

A segment to specify documents relating to the goods item, such as relevant permits.

SG15 C(999) : SGP-MEA

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

SGP

M(1) : Split goods placement

A segment to identify a container in which goods are (to be) transported.

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment to specify the gross weight of that portion of the goods item in the container.

SG16 C(99) : DGS-FTX-MEA-SG17-SG18

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

DGS

M(1) : Dangerous goods

A segment to indicate the dangerous goods regulations for the corresponding mode of transport, class of dangerous goods, additional dangerous goods code, UN-number and shipment flash point.

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment to specify the dangerous goods technical name and additional free form dangerous goods instructions.

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment to specify the weight and/or volume of dangerous goods.

SG17 C(9) : CTA-COM

A segment group to specify contact information including communication details regarding the dangerous goods.

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

A segment to identify a person or department to be contacted regarding the dangerous goods.

COM

C(9) : Communication contact

A segment to specify communication details of the contact specified in the CTA segment.

SG18 C(999) : SGP-MEA

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

SGP

M(1) : Split goods placement

A segment to identify a container in which the dangerous goods item is (to be) transported.

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment to specify the weight of the dangerous goods in the container.

CNT

C(1) : Control total

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

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        9

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

--- Segment Group 2 ------------------------- M        1 -------+
TDT, Transport information                    M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
RFF, Reference                                C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- C        9 -------+
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- M        9 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- M      999 -------+
EQD, Equipment details                        M        1        |
RFF, Reference                                C        9        |
EQN, Number of units                          C        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
TSR, Transport service requirements           C        9        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9        |
DIM, Dimensions                               C        9        |
HAN, Handling instructions                    C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 7 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
NAD, Name and address                         M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 8 ------------------------- C       99 ------+|
DGS, Dangerous goods                          M        1       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        9       ||
MEA, Measurements                             C        9       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 9 ------------------------- C        9 -----+||
CTA, Contact information                      M        1      |||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------++|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 10 ------------------------ C        9 ------+|
TMP, Temperature                              M        1       ||
RNG, Range details                            C        1       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 11 ------------------------ M      999 -------+
CNI, Consignment information                  M        1        |
RFF, Reference                                C        9        |
NAD, Name and address                         C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 12 ------------------------ C      999 ------+|
GID, Goods item details                       M        1       ||
HAN, Handling instructions                    C        9       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 13 ------------------------ C        9 -----+||
TMP, Temperature                              M        1      |||
RNG, Range details                            C        1      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
FTX, Free text                                C        9       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 14 ------------------------ C        9 -----+||
NAD, Name and address                         M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
MEA, Measurements                             C        9       ||
PCI, Package identification                   C        9       ||
DOC, Document/message details                 C        9       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 15 ------------------------ C      999 -----+||
SGP, Split goods placement                    M        1      |||
MEA, Measurements                             C        9      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 16 ------------------------ C       99 -----+||
DGS, Dangerous goods                          M        1      |||
FTX, Free text                                C        9      |||
MEA, Measurements                             C        9      |||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 17 ------------------------ C        9 ----+|||
CTA, Contact information                      M        1     ||||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------+|||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 18 ------------------------ C      999 ----+|||
SGP, Split goods placement                    M        1     ||||
MEA, Measurements                             C        9     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------++++
CNT, Control total                            C        1
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1