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X12 Release 004010

311 Canadian Customs Information

Functional Group SO

This Draft Standard for Trial Use provides the format and establishes the data contents of the Canadian Customs Information Transaction Set (311) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set provides all information necessary for an ocean or rail carrier or freight forwarder to report input and export conveyance and consignment information to Canadian Customs.

Heading

Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
010
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
020
Set PurposeMandatory
Max 1
To allow for positive identification of transaction set purpose
030
Authentication
Max 2
To specify the authority for authorizing an action and the date authentication is made
040
Reference IdentificationMandatory
Max 10
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
050
Vessel Identification
Max 1
To provide vessel details and voyage number
060
Vessel Information
Max 1
To provide vessel details
070
Vessel Schedule
Max 1
To transmit vessel scheduling information
080
Date/Time Reference
Max 2
To specify pertinent dates and times
N1 Loop
Repeat 10
090
NameMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
100
Additional Name Information
Max 1
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
110
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
120
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
130
Port or TerminalMandatory
Max 10
Contractual or operational port or point relevant to the movement of the cargo
140
Remarks
Max 5
To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

Detail

Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
LX Loop
Repeat 999
010
Assigned NumberMandatory
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set
020
Container Details
Max 10
To specify container information and transportation service to be used
ED Loop
Repeat 999
030
Equipment Description
Max 1
To identify further the referenced equipment
040
Seal Numbers
Max 5
To record seal numbers used and the organization that applied the seals
050
Cross-Reference Equipment
Max 1
To cross-reference additional equipment to a primary piece of equipment
060
Measurement
Max 1
To describe physical dimensions and quantities
070
Beyond Routing
Max 1
To specify routing of a beyond point
L0 Loop
Repeat 120
080
Line Item - Quantity and Weight
Max 1
To specify quantity, weight, volume, and type of service for a line item including applicable "quantity/rate-as" data
090
Description, Marks and NumbersMandatory
Max 999
To specify the line item in terms of description, quantity, packaging, and marks and numbers
100
Measurement
Max 1
To describe physical dimensions and quantities
110
Export License
Max 5
To transmit information contained on an export license
120
Import License
Max 5
To transmit import license number and effective dates

Summary

Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
010
Total Weight and Charges
Max 1
To specify the total shipment in terms of weight, volume, rates, charges, advances, and prepaid amounts applicable to one or more line items
020
Remarks
Max 2
To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction
030
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)
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Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.