Implementation Instrument

1. Title

BRS International Forwarding and Transport

4. Details of the entity that has ownership on this instrument
a. Name
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe UN/CEFACT
b. Email

This BRS intends to standardise the business processes, the business transactions and the information entities for the multimodal international transport and logistics domain by producing a syntax neutral business process model and a corresponding data model (class diagram) covering forwarding and transportation, incorporating current and developing standards and positioning this within the International Supply Chain Reference Model.  

The scope of the forwarding and transport BRS can be expressed as a subset of the scope of The International Supply Chain Reference Model covering the forwarding and transportation of goods from any origin to any destination regardless of route or prevailing commercial practice. The processes include cargo booking, transport ordering including consignment instructions, dispatch of goods, status reporting, cargo consolidation and deconsolidation. 

6. Relevant documents
7. Geographical application scope of this instrument
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9. Standard nature of this implementation instrument
International standard