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Segment
in
X12 Release 003040

B2 Beginning Segment for Shipment Information Transaction

To transmit basic data relating to shipment information.
Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
375
Tariff Service Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the types of services for rating purposes
Codes (42)
02
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
-
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
B202 contains the SCAC of the carrier that will receive the bill of lading.
03
Standard Point Location Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
6
9
-
Code (Standard Point Location) defined by NMFTA point development group as the official code assigned to a city or point (for ratemaking purposes) within a city.
04
Repetitive Pattern Number
Numeric (N0)
Conditional
5
5
-
RWC number composed of a four-digit number with a fifth digit being a modulus 10 check digit.
E0405
05
Referenced Pattern Identifier
String (AN)
Conditional
1
13
-
Identification of a repetitive pattern that is to be used as a basis for creating a shipment record or a new pattern; or identification of a pattern requiring change or deletion.
06
Shipment Identification Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
-
Identification number assigned to the shipment by the shipper that uniquely identifies the shipment from origin to ultimate destination and is not subject to modification. (Does not contain blanks or special characters.)
07
Weight Unit Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code specifying the weight unit
Codes (7)
08
Shipment Method of Payment
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code identifying payment terms for transportation charges.
Codes (28)
09
Status Report Request Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code used by the shipper to specify that an automatic status report is requested when the shipment is delivered.
Codes (4)
10
Shipment Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code defining relationship of this shipment with respect to other shipments given to the carrier at the same time.
Codes (30)
11
Billing Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code indicating type of Bill.
Codes (20)
12
Section Seven Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code indicating applicability of section seven option (if not transmitted assume not in effect).
Codes (2)
13
Capacity Load Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code specifying type of capacity load.
Codes (6)
14
Confidential Billing Request Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code used by the shipper to request that the carrier inhibit origin identification information from the invoice transaction sets and/or rate and charges from waybill documents and transaction sets when shipment moves under confidential contract rates.
Codes (4)
15
Freight Bill Disposition Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code defining the form of freight bill presentation the shipper desires for prepaid shipments.
Codes (8)
16
Total Equipment
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
3
-
Total pieces of equipment.
17
Shipment Weight Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code indicating the way by which weights are obtained for a particular shipment.
B217 is mandatory for rail transactions.
Codes (13)
18
Customs Documentation Handling Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code defining method of handling for documentation.
Codes (16)
19
Transportation Terms Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
3
3
-
Code identifying the trade terms which apply to the shipment transportation responsibility.
If B219 is used, B208 will indicate the party or parties responsible for payment of the transportation terms identified in B219.
Codes (26)
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Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.