Implementation Instrument

1. Title

Business Requirement Specifications (BRS): Multi Modal Transport Reference Data Model

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

This document describes the requirements for a generic reference data model supporting the trade and transport-related processes involved in the cross border supply chain and covering at a high-level the involved business areas, the main parties and the information involved. This BRS provides the framework for any cross-border transport-related business and government domains to specify their own specific information exchange requirements whilst complying with the overall processes and data structures.  


The objective of this BRS is that it provides overall definitions and concepts related to cross-border supply chains in order that transport-related data exchange documents reusing and based on the adoption of these definitions and concepts can be integrated into software solutions for traders, carriers, freight forwarders, agents, banks, Customs and Other Governmental Authorities etc. 

6. Relevant documents
7. Geographical application scope of this instrument
8. This instrument is related to:
Electronic message:
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9. Standard nature of this implementation instrument
International standard