Document Order Import 

With this service you can send an import document (type and number) to a terminal of ECT in Rotterdam for one or more of your containers.

To get this service you have to request for authorisation for the service ’Document Order Import’. Herefor you have to be registered to
After requesting for authorisation the request will be send to the specific container operator and he/she will be handling your request. If you have been authorised by the container operator a mail will be send to you.

After you are authorised and logged in you can find this service under menu ‘My services’ and then ‘Orders’.

To submit an import document order to ECT the following items have to be filled in:

  • Action (add/cancel)
  • Container prefix and number
  • Document type
  • Document number

Press the 'Add' button to add the container, document type and number to the container list. Use the 'Submit' button to submit the import document order to ECT.

You can edit or delete document orders you have made. If you are ready, you can submit them to ECT by clicking at 'Submit'.
After submitting the fields will be empty and you can submit a new document order. You can always reset your form by clicking at the 'Reset' button.

Document order queue
After submitting a document order the order will be placed in the document order queue. Every 15 minutes all the document orders will be checked if the container of the order is present or not. If present the container the document type and number will add to the container in the terminal system and if not the order stays in the document order queue. After 20 days the document order will be expired and therefor removed from the document order queue. You will get a mail when the document order is expired or rejected.

Document order overview
You can print a summary of your document orders with the service Document Order Overview.

To submit more then one document order at the same time to ECT press the multiple button. A window will appear where you can paste your list with containers or enter them one by one. The container list must contain the following fields:

  • Container prefix
  • Container number
  • Document type
  • Document number

The container prefix must always be four characters long (add spaces if it is not).You can add a space between container prefix and container number, but is not necessary. You must add a space between container number, document type and number. If you use a spreadsheet, use separate columns. Make a selection of your columns and copy/paste it into the ECT form. To add your input list to the container list press the ‘Add’ button. You will return to your original window where the containers will be shown.