D97A


Message D97A/COPINO

Container pre-notification message

A message by which an inland carrier notifies of the delivery or pick-up of 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 pre-notification message is COPINO. Note: Container pre-notification messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 COPINO 0052 D 0054 97A 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/message name, coded), such as Pick-up notice, Arrival notice.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate a 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: - change information

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: - reference to previous message - container pre-notification reference number

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

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

SG2 M(1) : TDT-LOC-DTM

A group of segments to indicate details of the movement of containers by inland carriers, such as mode and means of transport, arrival date and time.

TDT

M(1) : Details of transport

A segment to indicate information related to the inland transport stage (road, rail or inland water), such as mode, voyage number/indication inland transport, identification and type of transport means and inland carrier.

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to indicate a location at which the means of transport is to arrive.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate the arrival date and time of an inland means of transport, such as: - arrival date/time, estimated

SG3 M(9) : NAD-SG4

A group of segments to identify a party and/or addresses 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

SG4 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 of a message sender and/or message recipient, 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.

SG5 C(999) : GID-HAN-TMP-RNG-SGP-DGS

A group of segments to describe the goods items (to be) stuffed in containers.

GID

M(1) : Goods item details

A segment to identify a goods item (to be) stuffed in containers. A goods item can be identified by a goods item number.

HAN

C(9) : Handling instructions

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

TMP

C(9) : Temperature

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

RNG

C(9) : Range details

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

SGP

C(999) : Split goods placement

A segment to identify the containers in which goods are transported.

DGS

C(9) : 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.

SG6 M(999) : EQD-RFF-EQN-MEA-DIM-SEL-EQA-HAN-SG7-NAD

A group of segments to specify containers in which goods are transported.

EQD

M(1) : Equipment details

A segment to specify a container, size and type used in the transport and full/empty indication; also to specify the type of rail car on which a related container is transported.

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment to specify the identifying number associated with the container, such as: - container sequence number - container announcement reference number - referring container sequence number - release order reference number - acceptance order reference

EQN

C(1) : Number of units

A segment which can be used in case container numbers are not yet known by the carrier.

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment to specify measurement, other than dimensions, associated with the container, such as: - gross weight

DIM

C(9) : Dimensions

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

SEL

C(9) : Seal number

A segment to identify seal and seal issuer associated with the container, such as shipper, consolidator, carrier (sea) and Customs.

EQA

C(1) : Attached equipment

A segment to identify related container and means of transport details (rail), such as: - rail car (to relate to the 'rail car'-qualified EQD-group)

HAN

C(9) : Handling instructions

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

SG7 C(9) : TDT-LOC-DTM

A group of segments to indicate details of the movement of containers by sea, such as mode and means of transport, arrival date and time.

TDT

M(1) : Details of transport

A segment to indicate information related to the main carriage stage of the transport (sea), such as carrier or liner service: - main carriage (sea)

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to indicate locations such as (final) discharge ports: - final place or port of discharge

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify a date/time relating to the transport stage.

NAD

C(9) : Name and address

A segment to specify a related address or party, such as: - ordering customer (for container announcement) - agent/representative of the ordering customer (for container announcement) - final place of positioning

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 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, Details of transport                     M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- M        9 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C      999 -------+
GID, Goods item details                       M        1        |
HAN, Handling instructions                    C        9        |
TMP, Temperature                              C        9        |
RNG, Range details                            C        9        |
SGP, Split goods placement                    C      999        |
DGS, Dangerous goods                          C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- M      999 -------+
EQD, Equipment details                        M        1        |
RFF, Reference                                C        9        |
EQN, Number of units                          C        1        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        9        |
DIM, Dimensions                               C        9        |
SEL, Seal number                              C        9        |
EQA, Attached equipment                       C        1        |
HAN, Handling instructions                    C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 7 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
TDT, Details of transport                     M        1       ||
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
NAD, Name and address                         C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+
CNT, Control total                            C        1
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1