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  • 1. IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 IATA Recommendations on new XML Standard Electronic Messages CARGO XML Task Force June 2009
  • 2. 2IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Agenda Background Recommendation on electronic standards Strategy for new XML standards Approach to new XML standards Scope of documents for 2009 Task Force Objectives, Scope of messages, Members Deliverables, Communication Governance, High Level Planning Options for Discussion Messages Options AOB & Next Steps
  • 3. 3IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Background
  • 4. 4IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 IATA – Recommendation on electronic standards IATA recommends the use of electronic standards to reduce the cost of managing diversity in systems integration IATA publishes electronic standards: Cargo Interchange Message Procedures, i.e. CIMP focused on communications with airlines regarding transportation XML focused on communications of trade information mainly for Customs purposes IATA recommends the use of WCO electronic standards for Customs interface WCO is developing XML equivalents of their existing EDIFACT standards
  • 5. 5IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 IATA – Strategy for new XML standards The industry bodies (CBPP & CPCMG & CDITF) reviewed and endorsed the IATA position paper on XML and agreed that: Where no standards existed to meet the industry requirements, IATA and supply chain stakeholders created task forces to develop XML standards (e.g. Invoice, Packing List) For existing CIMP messages that should have an XML equivalent, IATA and supply chain stakeholders created this task force to develop XML standards The Cargo Committee endorsed “ambitious” target dates to develop the following messages in XML House Waybill June 09 Air Waybill August 09 Shipper’s Letter of Instruction October 09 House Manifest December 09
  • 6. 6IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 IATA – Approach to new XML standards UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe ISO International Organisation for Standardisation / Technical Committee WCO Revised Kyoto Convention & WCO Data ModelUNTDED United Nation Trade Data Element Directory UN/CEFACT CCL UN/CEFACT Core Component Library CCTS UN/CEFACT Core Component Technical Specification UN/CEFACT UNeDocs Data Model Cross Border Supply Chain Data Model UN Layout Key (Recommendation n°1) IATA Data Model XML Packing List XML Certificate of Origin Cooperation with Standardization bodies TBG1, 2, 3, 4, 17Task Force & Vendors Input XML Dangerous Goods UN/CEFACT NDRs XML Naming and Design Rules UNECE UN/EDIFACT UN/CEFACT List of Trade Facilitation Recommendations XML of CIMP Messages XML Invoice XML …
  • 7. 7IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 IATA – Scope of documents for 2009 Shippers Export Customs Import Customs Origin Freight Forwarders/ GHA Carrier Consignees 1. Invoice (XML) 2. Packing List (XML) 3. Certificate of Origin (XML) 4. Dangerous Goods Decl. (XML) 5. Letter of Instruction (XML) 6. Air Waybill (CIMP+XML) 7. House Waybill (CIMP+XML) 8. House Manifest (CIMP+XML) 9. Export Goods Declaration 10. Customs Release Export Destination Freight Forwarders / GHA 15. Import Goods Declaration 16. Customs Release Import 11. Flight Manifest (CIMP) 12. Transfer Manifest (CIMP) 13. Export Cargo Declaration 14. Import Cargo Declaration Note: Messages in red to be developed in XML in 2009
  • 8. 8IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Standard Electronic MessagesDOCUMENT TYPE ORGANISATION STANDARD (2009) MESSAGE 01 - Invoice IATA IATA IATA 4 - Dangerous Goods Decl. IATA CIMP & UN/CEFACT XML FDD & SDDG 09 - Flight Manifest IATA CIMP FFM 05 - Letter of Instruction IATA UN/CEFACT XML Work In Progress IATA IATA IATA IATA IATA WCO WCO WCO WCO WCO WCO UN/CEFACT XML Invoice 02 - Packing List UN/CEFACT XML Packing List 03 - Certificate of Origin UN/CEFACT XML Certificate of Origin 06 - House Waybill CIMP & UN/CEFACT XML FZB & Work In Progress 07 - House Manifest CIMP & UN/CEFACT XML FHL & Work In Progress 08 - Air Waybill Status Update CIMP & UN/CEFACT XML CIMP FWB & Work In Progress FSU 10 - Transfer Manifest CIMP Work In Progress 11 - Export Goods Declaration EDIFACT & UN/CEFACT XML WCODEC 12 - Customs Release Export EDIFACT & UN/CEFACT XML CUSRES 13 - Export Cargo Declaration EDIFACT & UN/CEFACT XML WCOCAR 14 - Import Cargo Declaration EDIFACT & UN/CEFACT XML WCOCAR 15 - Import Goods Declaration EDIFACT & UN/CEFACT XML WCODEC 16 - Customs Release Import EDIFACT & UN/CEFACT XML CUSRES
  • 9. 9IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Task Force
  • 10. 10IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Task Force – Objectives Provide recommendations concerning XML requirements for new message (LoI) and existing core CIMP messages Identify appropriate business data elements based on UN/CEFACT Standards with a view to enable flexible exchanges such as: Cross-border Multi-modal Cross-industry
  • 11. 11IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Task Force – Scope of messages Shippers’ Letter of Instruction House Waybill House Manifest Air Waybill
  • 12. 12IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Task Force – Members In order to ensure that the required data elements are included in the standard messages the membership of the task force shall comprise: 1. Shippers 2. Freight Forwards 3. Carriers 4. Ground Handling Agents 5. Customs Brokers/Agent 6. International and National Organizations 7. IT Service Providers (as Observers) Membership of the Task Force shall include a maximum of 25 Members and reflect as much as possible a fair representation from the regions of the world
  • 13. 13IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Standard electronic message specifications that will list the data elements included in the standard messages. Use where feasible international standard code lists for each of the fields that require a code e.g. country code list XML schema definition based on the message specifications as well as samples (technical experts will support this deliverable) IATA will provide some example of existing standard form (layout) that allows to display/print the electronic messages in a readable format Task Force – Deliverables
  • 14. 14IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Task Force – Communication MEANS Web Conference (weekly depending on availability) Face to face meeting (1 or 2 if necessary) Extranet (available for members only) PROCEDURE Invitation and supporting materials (e.g. specifications) will be provided prior to the web conference During the web conferences the Task Force will review the supporting materials (e.g. specifications) & agree on changes After the conference call minutes will be made available to the Task Force members for their review and endorsement at the next web conference During the face to face meeting the the Task Force will agree on the final recommendations An extranet would be available to share information such as supporting materials, minutes and allow for discussions (forums)
  • 15. 15IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Task Force – Governance Task Force members provide recommended specifications based on XML requirements The recommended XML specifications are being shared with IATA e-freight Central Action Group (e-CAG) & IATA FIATA Consultative Council (IFCC) for comments Cargo Business Processes Panel (CBPP) review and endorse the XML specifications Cargo Business Processes Panel (CBPP) advises the Cargo Services Conferences (CSC) and the Cargo Committee (CC)
  • 16. 16IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Task Force – High Level Planning New Cargo XML standard electronic message Approach 04.06.2009 Specifications review 04.06.2009 31.12.2009 House Waybill 04.06.2009 15.07.2009 Air Waybill 15.07.2009 31.08.2009 Letter of Instruction 01.09.2009 31.10.2009 House Manifest 01.11.2009 31.12.2009 Task Force Approval 15.07.2009 31.12.2009 House Waybill 15.07.2009 Air Waybill 01.09.2009 Letter of Instruction 01.11.2009 House Manifest 31.12.2009 Proof of Concept To be confirmed e-CAG & IFCC review To be confirmed CBPP Approval To be confirmed
  • 17. 17IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Options for Discussion
  • 18. 18IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Discussion Item – Messages (1/2) SHIPPERS’ LETTER OF INSTRUCTION: - Shipping instructions: Document advising details of cargo and exporter’s requirement for its physical movement. - Forwarding instructions: Document issued by a consignor to a freight forwarder, giving instructions regarding the action to be taken by the freight forwarder for the forwarding of goods described therein. ⇒ Target : October 2009 ⇒ To be discussed at a later date (anticipated to have synergies with the House Waybill)
  • 19. 19IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Discussion Item – Messages (2/2) HOUSE WAYBILL: A document made out by an agent / consolidator which specifies the contract between the shipper and the agent/consolidator for the arrangement of carriage of goods (e.g. CIMP FZB). HOUSE MANIFEST: A document containing the same information as a cargo manifest and additional details on freight amounts, etc. (CIMP FHL check list and/or FHL details). AIR WAYBILL: A document made out by or on behalf of the shipper, which evidences the contract between the shipper and airline(s) for the carriage of cargo over the routes of the airline(s) (e.g. CIMP FWB). ⇒ These messages have a high priority and therefore will be tackled first.
  • 20. 20IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Discussion Item – Option 1 Separate messages (as per today) One message for the AWB One message for the HWB One message for the House Manifest Example (Consolidation) 1 AWB, 3 HWBs, 1 House Man. Total of 5 messages AWB ___ ___ ___ Direct Shipment HOUSE MAN. ___ ___ ___ HWB # 3 ___ ___ ___ HWB # 2 ___ ___ ___ HWB # 1 ___ ___ ___ AWB ___ ___ ___ Consolidation
  • 21. 21IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 Discussion Item – Option 2 One message from Shipper to FF covering HWB (Consolidation) Another message to meet two purposes From Shipper to Carrier covering AWB (Direct) No optional HWB information From the FF to Carrier covering AWB, HWB, House manifest (Consolidation) 1 message with different optional levels Including AWB and potentially complete HWB information Assumption that House Manifest data would be covered No individual House Manifest message HWB ___ ___ ___ AWB ___ ___ ___ HWB #1 ___ ___ ___ HWB #2 ___ ___ ___ HWB #3 ___ ___ ___ Direct Shipment Consolidation
  • 22. 22IATA Cargo Business Process © International Air Transport Association 2009 AOB & Next Steps