The EAN code is mandatory when submitting a prenotification in the service Hinterland Container Notification (HCN). This identifies a company.
Terminals validate the EAN code and if the organisation of the driveris active within the Secure Chain. When there is a mis-match the driver will be denied to access the terminal.
The organisation Secure Logistics issues an EAN code to a company when it registers itself. They check various details of the company, such as the NIWO licence. To ensure digital security in other services that are part of the Portbase Secure Chain, it was decided to also include this in the service Cargo Controller.
To avoid having to manually enter the EAN code each time, we are developing an address book. This will (automatically) store the EAN codes of companies after an initial entry.
How can I the retrieve the EAN code of my inland operators?
Your inland operator can supply this information, but you can retrieve this manually via the nominate action in the web screens: