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X12 Release 003030

PS Protective Service Instructions

To specify mechanical protective service and ventilation instructions.
Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
746
Protective Service Rule Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
3
9
-
Association of American Railroads (AAR) Protective Service that applies to shipment.
02
Protective Service Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
8
-
Code specifying perishable protective service- rail carriers only.
Codes (9)
03
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
Codes (682)
04
Temperature
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
3
-
Temperature.
PS04 is the optimum allowable temperature condition for shipment.
05
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
-
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
PS05 through PS08 are used to specify the station which the temperature applies. PS05 and PS06 are preferred over PS07 and PS08.
06
Freight Station Accounting Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
5
-
Code (Freight Station Accounting) (AAR Managed Code for Locations).
07
City Name
String (AN)
Optional
2
30
-
Free-form text for city name.
08
State or Province Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code (Standard State/Province) as defined by appropriate government agency.
09
Weight
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
-
Numeric value of weight.
PS09 is the weight of Body Ice in hundreds.
10
Pre-Cooled (Rule 710) Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code indicating whether or not the shipment was precooled per Association of American Railroads Protective Service Rule 710.
Codes (1)
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