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Streamlined presentation of UN/CEFACT standards (OLD-KB-av)

General Standards

The "United Nations Code for Trade and Transport Locations" is commonly more known as "UN/LOCODE". Although managed and maintained by the UNECE, it is the product of a wide collaboration in the framework of the joint trade facilitation effort undertaken within the United Nations.


The United Nations rules for Elec­tronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport (UN/EDIFACT) comprise a set of internationally agreed standards, directo­ries, and guidelines for the electronic interchange of structured data, between independent computerized information systems.


The objective of this Buy-Ship-Pay Reference Data Model (BSP-RDM) BRS is to describe the requirements for a generic Reference Data Model (RDM), generalizing the concepts of the Multi-Modal Transport Reference Data Model (MMT-RDM) and the Supply Chain Reference Data Model (SCRDM), leading to the development,publishing and improving the maintenance of a Business Standard, which can be applied by country and regional administrations and industries.

Cross Domain Acknowledgement and Response
Cross Domain eNegotiation
Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Reference Data Model (SCRDM)
Cross Industry Catalogue
Cross Industry Quotation
Cross Industry Ordering Process


Order Change Order Response


Purchase Order Financing


Cross Industry Delivery

Cross Industry Delivery Despatch Advice

Cross Industry Receipt Advice

Cross Industry Packing List


Cross Industry Remittance Advice 
Cross Industry Scheduling
Cross Industry Invoice
Material Safety Data Sheet Details (MSDS)
Market Research Information
Transport and Logistics
Multi-Modal Transport Reference Data Model (MMT-RDM)
International Forwarding and Transfer
Transport Booking
Shipping Instruction
Transport Status Report / Request
Maritime Bill of Lading
Road Consignment Note (eCMR)
Air Consignment Security Declaration
Air Dangerous Goods Declaration
Air Way Bill
Rail CIM-SMGS Consignment Note
Rail SMGS Consignment Note
Rail Wagon List
Inland Waterway Bill
Smart Containers IOT Device Notification
Pipeline Data Exchange Standard (PDES)
IMO FAL Compendium
Verified Gross Mass (VERMAS)
Cross Border Management
Cross Border Management RDM


Part 1: Trade Data View on SCRDM (Shipment View)

Part 2: Transport Data View on MMT RDM (Consignment View) 
Traceability and Transparency in the Textile and Leather 

Part 1: High-Level Process and Data Model BRS

Part 2: Use Cases and CCBDA Data Structures BRS

Textile and Leather Data Model

Product Transparency Message 

Traceability Event Message 

Business Process Analysis (BPA) for Sustainability and Circularity

Animal Traceability
BSP eQuality
Electronic SPS Certificate (eCERT)
Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF)
Electronic Data Exchange Proxy
Electronic Animal Passport (Cattle Registration Information Exchange)
Electronic Laboratory Observation Reporting (eLabs)
Fisheries Language for Universal eXchange (FLUX)
Crop Data Sheet Process (eDAPLOS)
Traceability of Primary Natural Products
Electronic Crop Report (eCROP)
Proxy Message
Accounting and Audit
Entry Message Details
Journal List Message Details
Accounting Message Details
Bundle Collection
Chart of Accounts Message Details
Journal Book Message Details
Trial Balance
Financial Reporting
Accounting in Supply Chain Process
Travel and Tourism
Experience Programme


Information Request Details

Information Response Details

Small-scaled Lodging House Information Process
Small-scaled Lodging House Reservation Information Process
Small-scaled Lodging House Travel Product Information process
Transboundary Movements of Waste
Project Schedule and Cost Performance Management

Project Management

Electronic Agreement Templates and Process
Legal Notice Publication
Transfer of Digital Records

Last update date: September 13, 2023