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X12 Release 004010

404 Rail Carrier Shipment Information

Functional Group SR

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Rail Carrier Shipment Information Transaction Set (404) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to transmit rail-carrier-specific bill of lading information to a railroad. It is the initial tender of a shipment between a consignor and a rail carrier and can be used as notification of equipment release and/or a legal bill of lading.

Heading

Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
010
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
020
Beginning Segment For Data Correction Or Change
Max 1
To transmit identifying numbers, dates, and other basic data relating to the transaction set
030
General Shipment Information
Max 1
To transmit identification numbers and other basic shipment data
BX05 contains the Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) of the original roadhaul carrier receiving the shipment.
040
Rail Shipment Information
Max 1
To transmit rail-specific shipment data
050
ReleaseMandatory
Max 1
To indicate that the equipment is or is not to be released
060
Reference IdentificationMandatory
Max 30
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
070
Cargo Manifest
Max 2
To identify specific flight or voyage information for multimodal shipments
080
Insurance
Max 1
To specify details related to insurance
090
Date/Time Reference
Max 5
To specify pertinent dates and times
N7 Loop
Repeat 500
100
Equipment DetailsMandatory
Max 1
To identify the equipment
101
Equipment Characteristics
Max 1
To send additional information regarding a specific piece of equipment
VC Loop
Repeat 21
110
Motor Vehicle Control
Max 1
To define motor vehicle identification and logistics
N1 Loop
Repeat 2
112
Name
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
114
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
116
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
118
Special Handling Instructions
Max 1
To specify special handling instructions in coded or free-form format
130
Seal Numbers
Max 5
To record seal numbers used and the organization that applied the seals
140
Equipment Ordered
Max 1
To specify carrier equipment
150
Intermodal Chassis Equipment
Max 1
To specify the chassis equipment details in terms of identifying numbers, weights, and ownership
160
Intermodal Movement Information
Max 1
To specify the overall movement of a shipment
170
In-bond Identifying Information
Max 2
To transmit in-bond information
E1 Loop
Repeat 2
171
Empty Car Disposition - Pended Destination Consignee
Max 1
To identify the party receiving the empty car
172
Empty Car Disposition - Pended Destination City
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of named party receiving the empty car
174
Price Authority Identification
Max 1
To communicate basis of pricing, such as contract number, quote number, or tariff number
175
Canadian Grain Information
Max 15
To transmit the transportation and distribution requirements of grain at Canadian ports
REF Loop
Repeat 99
177
Reference Identification
Max 1
To specify identifying information
178
Quantity and Description
Max 15
To indicate line item quantity, description, marks and numbers, commodity code, weight, and customs value
N1 Loop
Repeat 5
179
Name
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
180
Address Information
Max 1
To specify the location of the named party
182
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
185
Cross-Reference Equipment
Max 10
To cross-reference additional equipment to a primary piece of equipment
190
Origin StationMandatory
Max 1
To identify the rail origin of the shipment
200
Destination StationMandatory
Max 1
To identify the rail destination of the shipment
N1 Loop
Repeat 10
210
NameMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
215
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
220
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
230
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
235
Reference Identification
Max 2
To specify identifying information
240
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 2
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
252
Billing Information
Max 12
To identify the individual billing segments within a movement when joint rail rates have been established between carriers but do not cover the entire movement
S1 Loop
Repeat 12
430
Stop-off Name
Max 1
To identify a stop-off party
440
Stop-off Address
Max 2
To specify the address of the stop-off party
448
Stop-off Station
Max 1
To specify location details for a stop-off
449
Name
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
450
Additional Name Information
Max 1
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
451
Address Information
Max 1
To specify the location of the named party
452
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
453
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 1
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
460
Route Information
Max 13
To specify carrier and routing sequences and details
480
Route Code
Max 1
To specify the route using a single code
E1 Loop
Repeat 2
490
Empty Car Disposition - Pended Destination Consignee
Max 1
To identify the party receiving the empty car
500
Empty Car Disposition - Pended Destination City
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of named party receiving the empty car
511
Price Authority Identification
Max 1
To communicate basis of pricing, such as contract number, quote number, or tariff number
520
Special Handling Instructions
Max 20
To specify special handling instructions in coded or free-form format
530
Protective Service Instructions
Max 5
To specify mechanical protective service and ventilation instructions
LX Loop
Repeat 25
540
Assigned NumberMandatory
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set
550
Description, Marks and NumbersMandatory
Max 15
To specify the line item in terms of description, quantity, packaging, and marks and numbers
L0 Loop
Repeat 25
570
Line Item - Quantity and Weight
Max 1
To specify quantity, weight, volume, and type of service for a line item including applicable "quantity/rate-as" data
575
Measurements
Max 3
To specify physical measurements or counts, including dimensions, tolerances, variances, and weights (See Figures Appendix for example of use of C001)
580
Rate and Charges
Max 10
To specify rate and charges detail relative to a line item including freight charges, advances, special charges, and entitlements
590
Price Authority Identification
Max 30
To communicate basis of pricing, such as contract number, quote number, or tariff number
600
Export License
Max 6
To transmit information contained on an export license
T1 Loop
Repeat 64
610
Transit Inbound Origin
Max 1
To specify origin point and waybill references of movement to transit waybill point
620
Transit Inbound Lading
Max 30
To specify lading description, including weight and rate details applying to the associated T1 segment
630
Transit Inbound Route
Max 12
To specify transit inbound routing, including equipment identifications for associated T1 and T2 segments
640
Transit Inbound Rates
Max 1
To identify the transit inbound prior origin point and waybill reference of movement to the point specified in T1 segment
650
Free-form Transit Data
Max 99
To transmit information in a free-form format relating to a specified transit sequence number
660
Total Weight and Charges
Max 1
To specify the total shipment in terms of weight, volume, rates, charges, advances, and prepaid amounts applicable to one or more line items
670
Loop Header
Max 1
To indicate that the next segment begins a loop
LH1 Loop
Repeat 100
680
Hazardous Identification Information
Max 1
To specify the hazardous commodity identification reference number and quantity
690
Hazardous Classification Information
Max 4
To specify the hazardous notation and endorsement information
If the hazardous endorsement (LH204) is "NONE", then use of LH204 is mandatory. However, the receiver must consider it to be blanks when printing a paper document.
700
Hazardous Material Shipping Name
Max 10
To specify the hazardous material shipping name and additional descriptive requirements
710
Freeform Hazardous Material Information
Max 20
To uniquely identify the variable information required by government regulation covering the transportation of hazardous material shipments
720
EPA Required Data
Max 3
To specify the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) information relating to shipments of hazardous material
730
Canadian Dangerous Requirements
Max 1
To specify additional Transport Canada requirements covering transportation of dangerous goods in Canada
740
Transborder Hazardous Requirements
Max 3
To specify the placard information required by the second government agency when shipment is to cross into another country
750
Hazardous Material Identifying Reference Numbers
Max 5
To transmit specific hazardous material reference numbers
755
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 5
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
760
Loop Trailer
Max 1
To indicate that the loop immediately preceding this segment is complete
770
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 5
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
780
Hazardous Classification Information
Max 6
To specify the hazardous notation and endorsement information
If the hazardous endorsement (LH204) is "NONE", then use of LH204 is mandatory. However, the receiver must consider it to be blanks when printing a paper document.
790
Hazardous Material Identifying Reference Numbers
Max 1
To transmit specific hazardous material reference numbers
800
Hazardous Certification
Max 5
To specify the name of the person certifying that the shipment complies with the regulations and/or the actual certification
810
Pro Forma - B13 Information
Max 1
This segment is used to specify a pro forma invoice and B13 Canadian Customs Export Declaration information, required by U.S. and Canadian customs
820
Customs Information
Max 10
To indicate customs information
840
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)
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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.