EDI IFTMCA Specification:
A message conveying prior notification of a consignmentdelivery, including non-hazardous and hazardous consignmentdetails, for subsequent shipment and/or consolidation, orconveying a consignment advice for insurance from the partyissuing a transport instruction or from the party issuing atransport contract to the insurer and/or the insuranceintermediary. The message can also be used to confirm evidenceof insurance, issued by the insurer to the shipper, bank orother third party (insurance certificate or policy).
Accredited Standards Committee X12. ASC X12 Standard [Table Data].
Data Interchange Standards Association, Inc., Falls Church, VA.