Implementation Instrument

1. Title

UN Recommendation for Transport Code: Recommendation 23: Freight Cost Code – FCC Harmonization of the Description of Freight Costs and Other Charge

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

Recommendation 23 provides a naming system to be used to establish harmonized descriptions of freight costs and other charges related to the international movement of goods. It also specifies an unambiguous coded representation of those descriptions. It applies in all cases where descriptions of freight costs and other charges must be stated in plain language or in coded form in trade data interchange in paper documents or electronically. Further, it specifies a code for the assignment of unambiguous coded representations of those descriptions. 

6. Relevant documents
7. Geographical application scope of this instrument
8. This instrument is related to:
Recommendation for use of codes in international trade data exchange
9. Standard nature of this implementation instrument
UN Recommendation