EDI IFTMBC Specification:
A message from the party providing forwarding and/or transportservices to the party booking those services giving theconfirmation information to the booking of the consignmentconcerned. A confirmation might read that the booking of aconsignment is accepted, pending, conditionally accepted orrejected.
The conditions under which requested services take place may begiven in this message.
This message can also be used between vessel operators, vesselsharing partners and cargo receiving and handling facilitiessuch as marine terminals, inland receiving depots, rail rampsand truck terminals to confirm cargo particulars and equipmentrequirements of the transport provider to the service providerresponsible for dispatching empty equipment and receiving thecargo.
Accredited Standards Committee X12. ASC X12 Standard [Table Data].
Data Interchange Standards Association, Inc., Falls Church, VA.