EDIFACT Training

EDI  (EDIFACT) Training for the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is the largest shipping line. Their global headquarters are in Switzerland, but they serve most of the world’s freight port of calls. They operate 471 container vessels and that requires a lot EDI Transactions, of which most are EDIFACT messages:

UN/EDIFACT Message CUSCAR – Customs Cargo Report
UN/EDIFACT Message INVOIC – Invoice Message UN/EDIFACT Message
UN/EDIFACT Message COREOR – Container release order message
UN/EDIFACT Message COPINO Container pre-notification message
UN/EDIFACT Message CODECO – Container gate-in/gate-out report message
UN/EDIFACT Message COPRAR – Container discharge/loading order message
UN/EDIFACT Message COARRI – Container discharge/loading report message
UN/EDIFACT Message DESTIM – Equipment damage and repair estimate message
UN/EDIFACT Message CODENO – Permit expiration/clearance ready notice message
UN/EDIFACT Message CUSREP Customs conveyance report message
UN/EDIFACT Message VERMAS – Verification of Mass

The EDI training program for MSC was designed for employees to familiarize them with EDIFACT EDI transactions, focusing on their applications, structure, and best practices. The training helped to enhance understanding and proficiency in using EDI systems to streamline operations, improve accuracy, and ensure compliance with industry standards:

  • Understand the fundamentals of EDI and its importance in the shipping industry.
  • Learn about different types of EDI transactions commonly used in shipping.
  • Gain practical experience in creating, sending, and receiving EDI messages.
  • Ensure compliance with international standards and regulations.

EDI Implementation and Best Practices Section

  • Setting Up EDI Systems
  • Data Quality and Validation
  • Compliance and Standards
  • Hands-On Practice and Case Studies
  • Simulated EDI Transactions
  • Real-World Scenarios
  • Troubleshooting and Support
  • Common Issues and Solutions
  • Support and Resources
  • Q&A and Feedback
  • Interactive Session
  • Training Materials

By the end of this training, participants had a comprehensive understanding of EDI in the shipping industry, become proficient in handling various EDI transactions, and equipped to implement best practices in their daily operations. This will lead to improved efficiency, accuracy, and compliance in their shipping processes.

To learn more about EDI and become a CEDIAP® (Certified EDI Academy Professional), please visit our course schedule page.

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