D96A

Message D96A/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 96A 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.

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(9) : EQD-EQN-MEA-DIM-FTX

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.

SG4 C(999) : TDT-DTM-TSR-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) : Details of transport

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.

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(99) : LOC-DTM

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.

DTM C(9) : Date/time/period

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

SG6 C(9) : NAD-LOC-SG7

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.

SG7 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.

SG8 C(9) : GID-HAN-FTX-SG9-SG10-SG11-SG12

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.

SG9 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.

SG10 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.

SG11 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.

SG12 C(9) : DGS-FTX

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.

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       99

--- 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        9 -------+
EQD, Equipment details                        M        1        |
EQN, Number of units                          C        9        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        9        |
DIM, Dimensions                               C        9        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- C      999 -------+
TDT, Details of transport                     M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
TSR, Transport service requirements           C        9        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
EQD, Equipment details                        C       99        |
QTY, Quantity                                 C        9        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C       99 ------+|
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- C        9 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 7 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 8 ------------------------- C        9 -------+
GID, Goods item details                       M        1        |
HAN, Handling instructions                    C        9        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 9 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
GDS, Nature of cargo                          M        1       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 10 ------------------------ C        9 ------+|
MEA, Measurements                             M        1       ||
EQN, Number of units                          C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 11 ------------------------ C        9 ------+|
DIM, Dimensions                               M        1       ||
EQN, Number of units                          C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 12 ------------------------ C        9 ------+|
DGS, Dangerous goods                          M        1       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1