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X12 Release 003070

BOL Beginning Segment for the Motor Carrier Bill of Lading

To transmit identifying numbers, dates, and other basic data related to the transaction set
Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
140
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
4
-
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
BOL01 is the Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) of the carrier that is to provide transportation services.
02
Shipment Method of Payment
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code identifying payment terms for transportation charges
BOL02 is the method of payment for the freight charges.
Codes (28)
03
Shipment Identification Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
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)
BOL03 is the identification number assigned by the shipper, usually the Bill of Lading number.
04
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
6
6
-
Date (YYMMDD)
BOL04 is the date the carrier picked up the freight.
05
Time
Time (TM)
Optional
4
8
-
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time as follows: HHMM, or HHMMSS, or HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD, where H = hours (00-23), M = minutes (00-59), S = integer seconds (00-59) and DD = decimal seconds; decimal seconds are expressed as follows: D = tenths (0-9) and DD = hundredths (00-99)
BOL05 is the actual time the carrier picked up the freight.
06
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
-
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
BOL06 is the number assigned by the carrier to the shipment, usually the PRO number.
07
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)
08
Section Seven Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code indicating applicability of section seven option (if not transmitted assume not in effect)
Codes (2)
09
Customs Documentation Handling Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code defining method of handling for documentation
Codes (16)
10
Shipment Method of Payment
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code identifying payment terms for transportation charges
BOL10 is the method of payment for the COD fee.
Codes (28)
11
Currency Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
3
3
-
Code (Standard ISO) for country in whose currency the charges are specified
BOL11 is the currency that all monetary units are specified in for this transaction set.
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