- - bug fix
- - improvement
- - new feature
OAG Flightschedule: Improve OAG flight schedule: allow to select transits, if too many combinations are found
In field Transit of the OAG screen, you have the option to display and select the corresponding transit airports, which are available for your selection.
Luftfracht Export: Finalising AE Shipment ignores CRL
A bug has been fixed where a user could issue an outgoing invoice to a customer with overdue credit limit by using the finish function in Air Export.
WebCargo: Daily import should include other charges once a month
On the 1st run of a month, the webcargo tariffs will be imported completely. Before only AF was updated.
Consol flight schedule: option to directly send airline-bookings without creating them first
In Consol flight plan you can send airline-bookings without creating them first. Just use action "send airline booking" via Extras and then select the corresponding AWBs and mark "create missing airline bookings".
Air Export/DGR: Wrong Default Value "RPG" for Class 2.2
Formerly, when entering DGR pieces in Air Export shipments, the Code 'RPG' was automatically chosen as soon as IMDG Class 2.2 was selected. Although most carriers did not seem to bother, the CargoIMP Code 'RPG' (toxic gas) with IMDG Class 2.2 is generally not allowed in air freight. Therefore the DGR logic in Scope has now been changed: as soon as IMDG Class 2.2 is selected, CargoIMP Code 'RNG' will automatically be set in the corresponding field.
CASS-Import: show total amount
In Cass module a column has been implemented to show the total amount including VAT.
AGS - AED Missing Container number
AGS Export Document prints the containers registered in the declaration.
Mode of transport Border validation
The AGS validation on Nationality of means of transport at Border has been updated to validate correctly that in Case of Rail (2) the nationality is left empty. This applies to both AGS Imports & Exports
AGS Export - Routing Countries
The routing countries in AGS Exports will not include the origin and the destination country anymore. No defaulting active, if desired manually a routing country can be added
[Partners]Improve "follow-up Procedure "population in NCTS Arrival.
On the "TG" licence (ACE) additional fields have been added to allow more flexibility in the population of Follow-Procedure. In the TG licence there have been added the following fields Type: Choice between I and O Followup licence number : Licence number to be used as followup procedure Include take in : checkbox , if Active it will include the take in number where the NCTS arrival MRN is mentioned. If no changes are made system will behave as previously, but change is possible now.
NL-NCTS - Declaration Type - Synchronisation
in NL NCTS it is now possible to correctly issue an Transit declaration which contains both T1 and T2 goods. This can be done by selecting the code "T-" in the general tab of the declaration and on the documents tab per item the correct status per item (T1/T2) can then be set.
AGS - 10 Euro Threshold no longer appicable by 1-5-2016
With the introduction of the UCC/DWU per 1-May-2016 the existing threshold of 10 Euro below which the import duties will be waived, is no longer valid and each amount will be collected by NL Customs, so Scope will generate invoices/income lines for all DMSTAX lines regardless of the amount
Change screen order Preference - Article code
For defaulting and logic entry the AGS item tab has been reordered. The first field will now be the article code as other fields, such as preference, are defaulted from it. Preference and requested procedure have moved to lower in the screen.
Improve PD and VWA reference on AGS declaration
The link between Client (PD/VWA) declarations and the AGS declarations have been further extended. When created from or linked to a PD declaration, Scope will now : - Create Document N851 with the in the PD declaration entered fytosanitair certificate number - Create Additional info line :90004 with the P2 number assigned. - Create Document N002 with the with the P2 number assigned, in case the N002 has been defined on the used article. When created from or linked to a VWA declaration, Scope will now : - Create Document C678 with the assigned GBD number
Default VWA delivery address
In a VWA declaration the delivery address will now be defaulted with the address of the consignee.
Create NLEC15 Print
Scope now supports the correct processing of the NLEC15 message, An ECS message NLEC15 means that an ECS AaE message has been addressed to a different office of exit then declared, and the export declaration is in a incorrect state to support this.
[AGS]Avoid the creation of empty Previous documents lines
It is no longer possible to send an AGS declaration with an empty "previous document line"
Unable to process IE112 message
The IE112 response message will now correctly update an NL customs partner with the allocated "TG" locations.
[ECSHUB]change dropdown text to NL Exports (instead of Sagitta Export)
Drop down in ECSHUB function adjusted to reflect both AGS and Sagitta Export document
[AGS]Dropdown translation reversed
Translation of the declaration type in AGS was reversed NL Login displayed EN translation and vice versa, this has been updated to display the drop down corresponding to the selected language
NCTS: Add shipment number to Transit Acc. Document
The shipment number of a linked shipment will now also be printed separately from the reference number field.
AGS3 - CUSDEC incorrect EDI segment GEI
Corrected sending of the Inco terms relation code in the EDI message
AGS: Don't copy buyer/seller related toggles from article
The DV1 option "seller/Buyer relation" setting will be copied from the first item to the next items and not overwritten bij setting of the article selected
Search/Sort Exception in C-Sum Take Out
Csum Homeview allows sorting by reference number again
[ECSHUB]ECSHUB - AGS Export MRN Number
AGS3 Export declarations are now correctly defaulted to the ECSHUB function.
AGS export EAD Print
The AGS Export EAD now prints correctly the MRN number
Create AGS declaration from PD declaration
When Creating an AGS declaration from as follow-up procedure on a PD declaration the PD Importer will be defaulted as "AGS consignee" and the remaining defaults are bases on the standard rules of AGS.
[AGS]Validate code as mandatory
To prevent syntax error the system will validate the presence of a additional information code in the AGS declaration
CPD100 strip container number of spaces
A change has been made to the PD Container details to ensure that in the message the space is stripped. Note that in the PD entry the container number will remain displayed with the space.
AGS3 Payment Details -
Payment details print for AGS has been updated to support both AGS3 and AGS2 DMSTAX details
AGS3 Import: Emergency Producedure document
The AGS Emergency Procedure has been adusted for AGS3 imports
AGS: Cargonaut message / version numbers
Cargonaut messaging has been updated to support AGS3 message versions numbers
AGS Export Declarations generate Import Events on Shipments
In AGS3 - Exports an event for the creation of the declaration has been added "scp.customs.EXPORT_REGISTRATION"
When creating Declaration from Comm Invoice line, article should be used
The registration and usage of commercial invoice details to a NL Customs declarations such as AGS, PD and VWA will now use article details as registrated on the article
[AGS]For Exports Insurance indicator system should look at Exporter
In AGS the insurance calculation has been included in the statistical value. If a Inco term indicates that insurance is included in the invoice amount then the insurance option is active and will be deducted from the invoice amount
Customer Specific,Finance,NL Customs
AGS Job costing creation
When the Importer/Declarant has its own Bond at NL customs, and the declaration is done with representation status 2 and the payer partner empty. Scope will presume Duty are directly debited to the bond of the importer and no invoice or job costing line will be created.
NCTS IE009 Cancelation decision negative
A denied decision of a NTCS cancellation request will now reset the declaration to the state it was before the actual cancellation was created /send
[Consignments] F8 Creating new article not working correctly
System will save an article correctly when created from the consignment entry
[CLIENT VWA]Container details from Shipment
When creating a Client VWA declaration from a FCL shipment the container details will not correctly be used (split) in the VWA prescribe fields
Improve Defaulting Data from Commercial Invoice to AGS
From an entered commercial invoice the following details will be copied to a AGS declaration: a) Invoice number of the commercial invoice not copied to AGS invoice date b) Invoice date of the commercial invoice not copied to AGS invoice date c) Goods description from Commercial invoice item line should be copied to Goods description AGS incase Article does not exist in article maintenance, or does not have valid NL customs Profile The Goods classification SRZ will only be copied to the declaration when available in the Article Masterddata. Next release will allow usage of non master data SRZ numbers
VWA or PD should update related non-send AGS declaration with P2/GBD number
An "created"AGS declaration linked to a shipment where also a PD declaration has been made will be updated with the PD/VWA release number automatically, if both entries have been created via the commerical invoice entry
Fill US AES Procedure when printed in a ScopeJob
AES entry automatically prints when an AES acceptance is received.
ISF - Wrong record structure for SF13
Fixed construction of SF13 record
IllegalStateException in ISF Check for Duplicate BL Number
ISF10 checks for duplicate ISF number on HBL
[Importer Security Filing]US ISF - ISF 5 - Port of Unlading and Place of Delivery are mandatory
Port of Unlading and Place of Delivery are mandatory in ISF5
NPE in ISF5 Copy Constructor
Fix for ISF5 copy error.
Simple Shipments - integrate US AES
US AES entry now available in Road shipments (Simple)
US ISF - Copy function - do not copy HBL
ISF application checks the Bill of Lading is Unique and when copying an ISF application, the original bill of lading is not included to avoid CBP rejection due to duplicate Bill of lading.
US AES - General address and AES address for print docs
AES printing - print both USPPI address and partner address for USPPI
US ISF - Output file - B and Y record changes
ISF Header records corrected
Importer Security Filing: US ISF - Auto fill Ship to ID type with FIRMS code
Ship to party tries to default the FIRMS code followed by the DUNS number of the partner.
Fwd: [Importer Security Filing]Scope feedback from [Importer Security Filing] 'mitchell' (19.03.2014)
Error on creating ISF 5 - fixed
USA - Sea Imports - ISF entry
ISF5 and ISF10 customs entries for sea imports to the USA
India - New Tax Code effective from 1 Jun 2016
India - New Tax Code SB5, SB15, KK5 and KK15 effective from 1 Jun 2016 is implemented.
Region Editor: Show IATA code in brackets next to the UN/Locode, if IATA code is not empty
In the region editor, the IATA codes are shown in brackets next to UN/Locode if available.
One-Time Address Partner Linking: Set Name of Partner and trigger similarity check
It is possible to create a new partner from a one-time address. If the partner will be created from a one-time address the follow will occur: - The partner name from the name will set into the partner - the similarity check will trigger - the default tax ID type will updated/refreshed.
Region Import: Show dialogue instead of Growl
When using the import functions in the region editor, a growl will show results of the import.
Zip Zone Schema: Show Legal Entity for Product
In the ZIP zone schemas the selected customer product is displayed: - by Searching in the "Create new schema" dialog - by displaying in the home view table The product will show the corresponding legal entities.
ZIP zone: Add option to enter a range of ZIP codes
In the PLZ-zone schema, it is possible to enter a range of Zip-Zones
ZIP Zone Homeview: Re-implement ZIP zone export to Excel
It is possible to export the ZIP zones to excel. In the excel sheet includes: - Zone Code - Zone Description - ZIP Country - ZIP Code - ZIP Description
Partner Turnover Report - option to show turnover per charge type
Partner turnover report includes the option to show turnover per charge type, listing individual charge items from each invoice.
Options for invoice address in debtor that references a master
The options for the invoice address in the debtor profile has been extended. The user can now choose wether the invoice address should be the one of the master, the one of the general tab or a complete different address.
Import functionality for regions
It is posible to import regions via csv or excel file. The import is possible for: - countries and descrition - incl. UNLocodes - excl. UNLocodes
Payments: Resource broken and rename button to 'New Credit'
The button register credits was renamed into "new credit"
CalculationRuleSet by Charge Type List ignores amount of first charge
The incorrect calculation of the calculation base "Charge type list" has been fixed.
Update Invoice exchange rates in Invoices
Scope will now validate if the used exchange rate on a invoice lines or on the invoice header is still same versus the current master data logic. If there is a change found user is asked how to handle the difference. Either keep the existing invoice exchange rate or update the invoice with the updated exchange rate.
Rate import Support regions
The Ocean freight\ Rate import function now also supports the usage of region codes, the regions must be created using the "Flag" Tariffs. Regions can be set up in "Maintenance \ Groups \ regions"
[Tarife]Tarif maintenance : copy tarif don't include volume factor
When you copy a tariff, the system will also copy the manually mantained volume factor.
In the rate sheet template an additional filtering has been added for trade-lanes. For Import handling activities / tariffs where a destination has been added will be filtered for the corresponding to the destination trade-lane
Rate sheet documents: Validity end grouping for container tariffs
The Rate sheet will now also include (freight) tariffs that have a validity beyond the selected period, The Actual end date will printed in the top corner of the Freight box
Generalize conditions used by rate sheet templates
The Fixed Header and Footer of the Rate sheet Template have been removed and changed to a Grid where one or more Rate Sheet Text blocks can be selected. This allows a more centralized updating of texts in the rate sheet templates
Finance - payable voucher import: Include master/child creditor connection
The payable voucher import has been enhanced so when searching for accruals it includes master/child debitor constellations
Zip zones and tariffing - Create the possibility to use a partner for >1 zip zone schemata
It is now possible to create more then one zip zone schemata for one partner. The combination of partner and product has to be unique.
Activity Types: Activity Name field - translation options
The name field of activity types can now be registered in multiple languages for usage in the rate sheet templates
Conditions: Translations on Conditions are not stored
Translations of the conditions base table will now be stored in the application.
Scope Invoice XML: due date is missing
Scope Invoice XML: the due date has been added to the output.
Partners: Add "Rate sheet recipient" as role for a contact
In the Contacts another role has been added "rate sheet recipient' and contact with this flag will be included in the rate sheet email. In the rate sheet template a recap of all selected email addreses is given.
Finance - payable voucher import - enhance overview
The overview of the payable voucher import has been improved. Not it has a column "invoice status" that reflects the current status of the imported voucher.
Outgoing Vouchers: a copy function should be available for finished vouchers
A copy function has been added to the outgoing invoice editor. The new action is placed to the left of the context action bar. The copy function is allowed on any status of an invoice, also on open and cancelled ones. This function is for single vouchers only, aggregated invoices cannot be copied.
PAL: Change requests for SunSystems VN SalesOrder-XML rev
PAL SunAccounting interface xml field Analysis8/VSolCatAnalysis_AnlCode is now filled with the customers debtor account number.
[Accounting] Context actions should work on multiselection
Multiple Accounting items may now be edited when right clicking.
Update Invoice taxability from shipment taxability
Scope updates the tax-ability of an invoice automatically from the shipment when saving the invoice. Optionally, in case the tax-ability of shipment and invoice differs, there will be an action link in the invoice screen to set the tax-ability of the invoice same as shipment.
Add column 'Valid from' to Tariff Homeview
In the tariffs homeview an additional, optional column, has been added. This column, "Valid From" will show the starting date of a tariff. This can be added to the homeview with a right mouse click.
[Tarife] Address preview during partner/partner group search (for example in tariffs)
When selecting an address for a tariff, Scope now previews the address to make it easier to distinguish between similar partners. Scope also indicates if the entry selected is a partner or a group of partners.
Calculate job costing behaviour SE/SI
There was a difference in behavior between SI and SE when it came to calculate job costing with a activity type template. In Imports the processing of a Calculate job costing always opened the resulting invoice where as in exports the invoice was created but not opened. This has been updated an Calculate job costing will always end in the generated open invoice.
Accounts Payables: Enhance validation of duplicate vendor references
For accounts payables, Scope validates duplicate vendor references as errors by 2 new setting: [_] Allow used vendor references again after cancellation [_] Allow used vendor references again in the next year under Setting/Finance/Accounting/Edit accounting settings
Estimates: make all deleted estimates restorable
Formerly, manually created estimates would be gone permanently if they were deleted whereas estimates generated by activity type remained in the systems database even when they were deleted. This has been changed: manually created estimates can now be deleted but they remain in the database and can be restored if need be.
Improve error handling when CASS Import fails due to wrong format
Parsing Errors when importing HOT files are now displayed before importing the HOT.
Aggregated invoices: Preview for standard and detailed form layout
For the preview of aggregated invoices , we can now select between the standard and detailed form layout
Tariffing: Separate DGR and non-DGR for basis "pieces"
It is now possible to maintain tariffs for DGR goods. Scope will calculate the amount of the tariff based on how many pieces are flagged DGR. Previously Scope calculated for all pieces on the order, whether they were flagged DGR or not.
[Seefracht-Export]double clicking a template
Double-Clicking a template now correctly opens the next screen to determine type of shipment. Previously the dialog closed with no action at all.
Add "Default" to web visibility of documents
To indicate that the web visbility given on the document tab only reflects the default, the 'Default' / 'Standardmässig' has been added to the visibility.
T&T User: unblock user on password change
T&T User: unblock user on password change
RSIXML2 Production: Missing Security Status
Security Status was added to the XML of the transport order message.
AirWaybillTemplate / BillOfLadingTemplate - Add "FreightTerm"
If a shipment will create from a template, the incoterms, main tranpsort terms will not longer deleted.
Customer Consignments Home View: Table not Sortable
The homeview of consignments now supports sorting by the individual columns.
Scope Connect - Routing Status updates to scope
Routing legs, status update changes made in Scope connect are now correctly reflected in Scope forwarding orders itself.
POMS - Consignment selection
In the consignment selection window of the forwarding order it is now possible to : - Filter on a period of expected ready date - Filter on a period of requested delivery date - Multi select consignments
Scope Connect - Transport plan - Container check digit validation
Scope connect - transport plan edits supports now container number validation on a equal manner as in Scope itself.
Poms Forwarding Order - Routing - Buying Contract
The Poms transport leg (routing) allows for the registration of a Carrier contract number
Scope Connect: Improve public hostname validation
Improved and enhanced Validation and Error Message "Public Host Name" at Web Settings - General
Transport Plan Conveyance Type - Display Scope Connect
The Transport Leg details have been extended with all details of the routing
Notes on Consignments - Forwarding orders: Web Visibility
Notes created on Consignments / Forwarding Orders can now also be flagged as "Web" and will then be displayed in POMS Scope Connect
Add Operational Partners and their References to Consignments, Legs
On Consignments it is now possible to assign this to an operational import / export branch to enable earlier visibility in Scope connect addtionally it is possible to register the Agents own shipment number for additional searching details.
Super House consolidation is slow
Speed improvement during building and deconsolidating super-house shipments.
Clerk name in filter not shown in spreadsheet header
Reports using the filter "Clerk is" is show the selected users name in the report header
Tracking plan: User Notification text versus Alarm text
A User notification given as alarm will be correctly labeled as Alarm instead of milestone completion
Tracking-Vorlagen: MovementScope not evaluated properly
Selecting movement Scope as criteria in tracking templates caused tracking templates to be not recognised.
Remove Unique Check on Shipping Equipment
Scope allows to enter the same container number with different types in several shipments. The unique check on shipping equipment was disabled.
Tracking Templates: On Edit "Dropdown list seems empty"
The selected dropdown value will be visible when re-opening an tracking template criteria
Sea Import Super House Map Producer - Special Container and LCL List
Import reports can print single customs orders for single shipments and multi customs orders for super house shipments.
Improve Error Handling in Update Appliance
Improved Error Handling in Update Appliance
USA - I.T. CustomsEntry
For USA shipments the user can create both IT customs orders and AMS customs orders
Add AMS House B/L to Customs order Type U.S.A. AMS
AMS and IT customs order types available with print fields
ATLAS,CH Customs,Master Data,NL Customs
Article: Unique article number
Article numbers need to be unique. Scope will make articles unique by adding a suffix to existing articles.
Agent Rating in Partner Preview
In Partner homeview the rating of the partner (= number of stars) are shown in the bottom of the screen now, if available.
Partner maintenance: export function - add column for rating
In the output-file of the partner extract, a new column is included: Rating - showing the number of stars in numbers (0-5)
Add option to create a new Partner when checking for existing partners
The option on Document addresses "Link with Partner" has been Extended and does the following: When the option is started the similar partners logic is triggered and if there are any partners with more then 0% similarity a selection window is shown where, a existing partner can be selected or via the button "new Partner" create a new partner using the information from the document address. If there are no partners with any similarity the a new partner is directly created used the information
User manual ID is missed in the visit report appliance.
With Strg-F1 the user can direct open the page in the user manual.
Quotations: Validate length of references
The references in the quotation editor allows max. 35 signs.
Start Shipment Monitor Machinery for SCP_CREATED events
SCP_CREATED can now be used to fulfill milestones.
Scope Connect: Password not in account mail
When creating new T&T user accounts, a password is no longer mandatory for the creation of the account. Scope will create a password.
Printing: Missing option to set for Masters shipments
It is now possible to create customs forms on Master shipments also.
Sea Export Container Pickup Order screen not resizing correctly
Scrollbars added to Container Pickup Order screen.
Sea Export Shipments "Use Ulitmate Shipper and Consignee" Option broken
The issue where the "ultimate shipper" update in a BL instruction did not copy correctly has been resolved.
Telebanking form for SI Masters
In the Customs forms option it is now also possible to print a Telebanking form from Sea Import masters. If you would like to use the form please contact your local support team.
Transport order information for chargeline details
The container delivery / pickup details are now avaible as information for the invoice. should you want to included specific transport details to your invoice layout, please contact your local support team for adjustment of the layout, at cost.
Save Master before BL Instructions
save master before transmitting b/L instructions: now validates prior transmission of the b/l instructions for a master, if all houses have the HBL number set.
Sea Import: ATA Future Validation
Sea Import - ATA Future Validation : ATA now checked vs. current date in local timezone (or timezone valid at port of discharge - if port is set). If ATA after current date, Scope shows a validation error
OceanInsights: Improve event handling from OI
Ocean Insights: improve event handling Scope 8.0.26 and later is ready for the new INFO and SCHEDULE events. The Ocean Insights Tab is still available with 8.0. With 8.2 the Ocean Insights Tab has been removed. With 8.2 the OceanInsights subscription ID will not be sent back to Scope, hence there won't be reloading the shipment issues. The generation of the new INFO and SCHEDULE events needs to be enabled in the INTTRA CC3.
Ocean Insights Connection Time Out
The OI tab which is a directly to Ocean Insights, (via the API) gave time outs under Scope 8.0. the configuration has been adjusted.
Sea Imports - search using Booking Reference
Sea Imports - search for shipments using the booking reference
Add prefix identifier to HS codes on HBLs
When an HS code is used in sea exports, the prefix "HS Code" will appear in front of the numeric HS code in the HBL editor in order to identify what this code is.
Zapp Circular 33 - New Fields 217+218 in Zapp Status Message
Dakosy - Zapp Circular 33 - New Fields 217/218 in Zapp Status Message: New Fields 217 (Telefonnummer Zollbeamter) and 218 (Name Zollbeamter) replace existing fields 205 + 206. Will be activated by Dakosy in production on 13.04.2016 Spec, see : https://www.dakosy.de/fileadmin/user_upload/Handbuch/ZAPP/de/gm01st_zapp_statusmeldungen_v4.2.1d_20151116.pdf
HS Code Field Broken
When registering more then 1 HS code on a Sea goods line, the search window will correctly be reset of each selection of a previous hs code and entering a comma,
Sea Export Shipments: Shed UI alignment off grid.
The non-allignment of the Shed in ocean export shipments has been corrected.
[Dakosy EDI Mapping]Permission change to administrator instead of support
The module "Dakosy EDI Partner mapping" is now accesible by role "Administrator". Before it is was "Support" only.
Data Too Long in NL AGS CusDec defaulting of Previous Documents from Shipment
Too long data entry of preceding customs document references in the warehouse entry will be truncated to the NL Customs declaration
Improve defaulting of container weight for Portbase MED
In Portbase MED procedures the pro-rating and / or summation of gross weights per container has been improved. Manually registration of gross weights is no longer required
When copying GID HandlingUnits, DIMs are not copied properly
could not be reproduced anymore
Portbase MID: Rejection Code 112
portbase MID : Error code 112 , (duplicate reference number) will not be processed by scope
B/L Editor : BG Image gets lost when Printing
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[Accounts Receivable]invoice reload does not reload "vessel exchange rate"
A Reload on any EI, EP or OI exchange rate field will update the field with the latest vessel exchange rate registered on the shipment. Please note that the after the update of the vessel exchange rate the shipment should be saved.
Portbase: Allow manual sending of Lading MLI request, configuration option for automatic exchange rate update
The Portbase " Lading information 2.0" setup has been made more flexible. Instead of default automatic sending the setup can now be done on the branch partner "Portbase participant" the options are : - Deactivated , no Lading information 2.0 is send - Automatic sending, for any shipment registered as -- Port of discharge RTM -- FCL -- Ocean BL number populated - Manual sending, The user triggers the sending of the message. Rate updates, via a check box the rate updates can be disabled when a vessel rate of exchange has already been populated. Please note that for "Lading information 2.0" both an subscription at Portbase and an active Scope Portbase Add-on must be available. If you would like to activate the portbase connection, contact your local Scope support team.
[Sea Import Shipments]Can not enter warehouse entry on House (Sea Import)
The Warehouse reference for consolidated shipments can now be added in the master and will be correctly copied to the corresponding house BL
Air/Sea Import Master is missing Tracking tab
It is now also possible to create "Tracking templates" for import masters, so milestone for import shipment (master and linked houses) can be updated.
Intttra Forwarders Reference -
The INNTRA Reference generate by Scope as an unique counter has been replaced by a reference number which includes the shipment number. however to ensure that the reference is unique the shipment number is preceded by the Branch,legal entity code, message type.