Add-Ons EDIFACT Messages

UN/EDIFACT Message DESTIM ( Equipment damage and repair estimate message )
A message for use by the container repair, shipping and leasing industry. It may be used by a container equipment repair depot to send an owner or user a description of damages to the equipment, as an estimate of the repair actions and costs needed to rectify such damages. A recipient owner may forward the estimate to a lessee. The message may also be used by an owner or lessee as an authorization message to the repair depot to perform the repairs indicated in the estimate, and as an acknowledgment of his willingness to pay for those repairs indicated in the estimate for his account.

UN/EDIFACT Message DGRECA ( Dangerous goods recapitulation message )
A message to specify recapitulations pertaining to the dangerous goods on board of a means of transport, e.g. a vessel.

UN/EDIFACT Message DIRDEB ( Direct debit message )
Prior to the Direct Debit procedure, some agreement(s) would usually have been concluded : - agreement between the Creditor and his Bank (mainly to specify the conditions of credit and the kind of direct debit). - agreement between the Debtor and the Debtor's Bank (i.e. pre- authorization and condition of debit), or between the Creditor and the Debtor. A Direct Debit is sent by the Creditor to the Creditor's Bank instructing it to claim specified amount(s) from the Debtor(s) and to credit the amount(s) to an account specified in the message, which the Creditor's Bank services for the Creditor in settlement of the referenced transaction(s). Throughout this document the term 'Creditor' refers to either a Beneficiary or a Payee, likewise the term 'Debtor' refers to either an Ordering Customer or a Payor. The term 'Bank' may be interpreted as any financial institution. The term 'pre-authorization' refers to an agreement between a Creditor and a Debtor for - either automatic debiting, as required, - or for debiting unless rejected by the debtor in a period of time. The agreement can also be made between the debtor and his bank, independently of the amount of the DIRDEB.

UN/EDIFACT Message DIRDEF ( Directory definition message )
This Directory definition message (DIRDEF) permits the transfer of the contents of a UN/EDIFACT or American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12 Directory set or parts thereof.

UN/EDIFACT Message DMRDEF ( Data maintenance request definition message )
This Data maintenance request definition message (DMRDEF) permits the transfer of a data maintenance request action among parties involved in the preparation, processing, assessment, resolution and directory production processes.

UN/EDIFACT Message DMSTAT ( Data maintenance status report/query message )
The Data maintenance status report/query message (DMSTAT) permits the transfer of status for any Data Maintenance Request (DMR) action among parties involved in the preparation, processing, assessment, resolution and directory production processes. The message may also be used to inquire as to the current status of a DMR.

UN/EDIFACT Message DOCADV ( Documentary credit advice message )
The Documentary Credit Advice message is used to indicate to the Beneficiary the terms and conditions of a documentary credit that has been originated by the Issuing Bank and received by the Advising Bank (or an Intermediary Advising Bank).

UN/EDIFACT Message DOCAMA ( Advice of an amendment of a documentary credit message )
The Advice of an Amendment of a Documentary Credit message is originated by the Advising Bank, or Intermediary Advising Bank, and sent to the Beneficiary. It is used to inform the Beneficiary of the terms and conditions of an amendment to a documentary credit requested by the Applicant.

UN/EDIFACT Message DOCAMI ( Documentary credit amendment information message )
The Documentary Credit Amendment Information message is used to indicate the terms and conditions of an amended documentary credit from the Issuing Bank to the Applicant and/or Applicant's Bank.

UN/EDIFACT Message DOCAMR ( Request for an amendment of a documentary credit message )
The Request for an Amendment of a Documentary Credit originated by the Applicant, or Applicant's Bank, and sent to the Issuing Bank. It is issued to request the Issuing Bank to amend the terms and conditions of an issued Documentary Credit or to cancel the Documentary Credit.

UN/EDIFACT Message DOCAPP ( Documentary credit application message )
A message from a party requesting the issuance of a documentary credit to the party providing such a service. In this message, the conditions under which the sender of the message requires the documentary credit to be issued are given.

UN/EDIFACT Message DOCARE ( Response to an amendment of a documentary credit message )
The Response to an Amendment of a Documentary Credit originated by the Beneficiary and sent to the parties involved in the documentary credit. It is issued to advise the acceptance or non acceptance of an amendment.

UN/EDIFACT Message DOCINF ( Documentary credit issuance information message )
The Documentary Credit Issuance Information message is used to indicate the terms and conditions of an issued documentary credit from the Issuing Bank to the Applicant and/or the Applicant's Bank.

UN/EDIFACT Message ENTREC ( Accounting entries message )
A message used to exchange accounting entries between an enterprise and whoever may use them for the purpose of accounting, auditing, cost accounting, consolidation, financial analysis, etc.

UN/EDIFACT Message FINCAN ( Financial cancellation message )
A Financial Cancellation Message is sent by the Ordering Customer (or Payor or Agent on behalf of the Ordering Customer) or by a third party having authority on the Ordering Customer's payments to the Ordered Bank to request cancellation of a given financial message or transaction. Throughout this document: - The term 'Original Message' refers to the message to be cancelled (in full or part thereof); the term 'originator' refers to the sender of the original message.

UN/EDIFACT Message FINPAY ( Multiple interbank funds transfer message )
A Multiple interbank funds transfer message is sent between financial institutions to request the transfer of funds in settlement of the referenced business transaction(s). The FINPAY message may be exchanged directly between financial institutions or through a clearing system. Depending on the account relationship between the financial institutions, the FINPAY may be used as a payment order and/or as a credit advice. The FINPAY may also be used for collections, documentary credits, direct debits and other financial institution related transfers.

UN/EDIFACT Message FINSTA ( Financial statement of an account message )
This message can be used to cater for various communication functions between financial institutions and their customers. The most frequent function is to provide a statement of booked items confirming entries on a customer's account. The message type may contain several accounts (quoted in the B-level).

UN/EDIFACT Message GENRAL ( General purpose message )
A message to enable the transmission of textual information.

UN/EDIFACT Message GESMES ( Generic statistical message )
The compilation of statistics is a continuous chain starting with raw data collection, followed by a number of harmonization and aggregation processes leading to aggregated statistical data. Raw data collection is realized by means of surveys, sampling, direct reporting from individuals, economic operators. Harmonization and aggregation processes are very often handled by statistical bodies or authorized economic operators in case of direct reporting. A Generic Statistical Message (GESMES) is used by an organisation involved in this elaboration process to transmit a statistical data set. It permits the transmission of the following, either in the same and/or different messages: -the statistical concepts comprising the data set and their structure -if required, all related information ( code sets, labels, methodological notes, footnotes, etc.), -the statistical figures of the data set. This message could be used by producers and users of statistical information such as: National Statistical Offices, ministries, private and public administrations, private companies etc.

UN/EDIFACT Message HANMOV ( Cargo/goods handling and movement message )
A message from a party to a warehouse/distribution centre identifying the handling services and where required the movement of specified goods, limited to warehouses within the jurisdiction of the distribution centre.

UN/EDIFACT Message ICASRP ( Insurance claim assessment and reporting message )
The Insurance claim assessment and reporting message is exchanged between all parties involved in the claims handling process. Claims handling parties include insurers, intermediaries, assessors and repairers. The claims handling process includes the functions, claim notification, assessment request, assessment report, repair estimate, repair authorisation, claim progress reporting.

UN/EDIFACT Message ICSOLI ( Insurance claim solicitor's instruction message )
The Insurance claim solicitor's instruction message is exchanged between insurers and solicitors acting on behalf of the insurer during claim dispute resolution. It allows the insurer to provide claim details and instructions and the solicitor to report progress and resolution details.

UN/EDIFACT Message IFCSUM ( Forwarding and consolidation summary message )
A message to be used for consolidation purposes from a party arranging forwarding and transport services to the party for which the transport of the consolidated cargo is destined. The message can be used to exchange information concerning the consolidated cargo between forwarders, carriers and agents enabling those parties to handle the consignments included in this consolidation. In addition it can be used for a collection of consignments originating from one shipper for forwarding and transport services. In addition it can be used for an advice of insurance related to a consolidation of consignments if the insured is the party arranging forwarding and transport services.

UN/EDIFACT Message IFTCCA ( Forwarding and transport shipment charge calculation message )
The function of this message is to request the calculation of the transport charges of a specific shipment and to answer to such a request.

UN/EDIFACT Message IFTDGN ( Dangerous goods notification message )
The International Forwarding and Transport Dangerous Goods Notification message is a message from the party responsible to declare the dangerous goods (e.g. carrier's agent, freight forwarder) to the party acting on behalf of the local authority performing the checks on conformance with the legal requirements on the control of dangerous goods, normally Port Authority, conveying the information relating to one conveyance/voyage of a means of transport such as a vessel, train, truck or barge, on the dangerous goods being loaded, unloaded, and/or in transit.

UN/EDIFACT Message IFTFCC ( International transport freight costs and other charges message )
A message specifying freight, handling and transport costs and other related charges between transport service providers and their customers.

UN/EDIFACT Message IFTIAG ( Dangerous cargo list message )
The International Forwarding and Transport Dangerous Cargo List Message is a message: - from the party acting on behalf of the carrier for the gathering of the dangerous goods information of the cargo in a certain port or place of call or loading, - to the party acting on behalf of the carrier in the next port or place of call or discharge, conveying the information relating to one conveyance or voyage of a means of transport such as a vessel, train, truck or barge, on the dangerous goods being carried on board - irrespective of the operations that will take place in the next port of call. This message provides the basic information by which the message recipient can notify to the local authorities about the loading, unloading and transit-related operations, by means of the International forwarding and transport dangerous goods notification message (IFTDGN).

UN/EDIFACT Message IFTICL ( Cargo insurance claims message )
This paper provides the definition of the Cargo insurance claims message to be used in fulfilling the requirements of trading partners in the transport chain world-wide, in the interchange of cargo and transport related information using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). The message is for a single consignment and can be used by all modes of transport for the forwarding and transport of goods from any origin to any destination, regardless of route or prevailing commercial practice. This message is exchanged between transport industry participants, insurers, insurance intermediaries, surveyors and loss adjusters. The message conveys single consignment cargo insurance related information, such as details of one single loss, claim or survey and the parties involved.

UN/EDIFACT Message IFTMAN ( Arrival notice message )
A message from the party providing forwarding and/or transport services to the party such as has been indicated in the contract, giving notice and details of the arrival of the consignment.

UN/EDIFACT Message IFTMBC ( Booking confirmation message )
A message from the party providing forwarding and/or transport services to the party booking those services giving the confirmation information to the booking of the consignment concerned. A confirmation might read that the booking of a consignment is accepted, pending, conditionally accepted or rejected. The conditions under which requested services take place may be given in this message. This message can also be used between vessel operators, vessel sharing partners and cargo receiving and handling facilities such as marine terminals, inland receiving depots, rail ramps and truck terminals to confirm cargo particulars and equipment requirements of the transport provider to the service provider responsible for dispatching empty equipment and receiving the cargo.