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X12 Release 004020

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
0100
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
0200
Set PurposeMandatory
Max 1
To allow for positive identification of transaction set purpose
0300
Authentication
Max 2
To specify the authority for authorizing an action and the date authentication is made
0400
Reference IdentificationMandatory
Max 10
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
0500
Vessel Identification
Max 1
To provide vessel details and voyage number
0600
Vessel Information
Max 1
To provide vessel details
0700
Vessel Schedule
Max 1
To transmit vessel scheduling information
0800
Date/Time Reference
Max 2
To specify pertinent dates and times
N1 Loop
Repeat 10
0900
NameMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
1000
Additional Name Information
Max 1
To specify additional names
1100
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
1200
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
1300
Port or TerminalMandatory
Max 10
Contractual or operational port or point relevant to the movement of the cargo
1400
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
0100
Assigned NumberMandatory
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set
0200
Container Details
Max 10
To specify container information and transportation service to be used
ED Loop
Repeat 999
0300
Equipment Description
Max 1
To identify further the referenced equipment
0400
Seal Numbers
Max 5
To record seal numbers used and the organization that applied the seals
0500
Cross-Reference Equipment
Max 1
To cross-reference additional equipment to a primary piece of equipment
0600
Measurement
Max 1
To describe physical dimensions and quantities
0700
Beyond Routing
Max 1
To specify routing of a beyond point
L0 Loop
Repeat 120
0800
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
0900
Description, Marks and NumbersMandatory
Max 999
To specify the line item in terms of description, quantity, packaging, and marks and numbers
1000
Measurement
Max 1
To describe physical dimensions and quantities
1100
Export License
Max 5
To transmit information contained on an export license
1200
Import License
Max 5
To transmit import license number and effective dates

Summary

Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
0100
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
0200
Remarks
Max 2
To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction
0300
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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