EDI COPARN Specification:
The message contains an order to release, to make available, toaccept or to call down containers or to announce the impendingarrival of containers.
This message is part of a total set of container-relatedmessages. These messages serve to facilitate the intermodalhandling of containers by streamlining the informationexchange.The business scenario for the container messages is clarifiedin a separate document, called: 'Guide to the scenario ofEDIFACT container messages'.
The order may pertain to cargo related containers (fullcontainer load and less than container load), the arrangementof empty containers prior to loading and after stripping, aswell as the arrangements for leasing the empty containers (on-hire and off-hire of containers).
Accredited Standards Committee X12. ASC X12 Standard [Table Data].
Data Interchange Standards Association, Inc., Falls Church, VA.