BSN Beginning Segment for Ship Notice

To transmit identifying numbers, dates and other basic data relating to the transaction set

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BSN01
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code identifying purpose of transaction set.
BSN02
Shipment Identification
String (AN)
Mandatory
2
30
-
A unique control number assigned by the original shipper to identify a specific shipment.
BSN03
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
6
6
-
Date (YYMMDD).
BSN03 is the date the shipment transaction set is created.
BSN04
Time
Time (TM)
Mandatory
4
4
-
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time (HHMM, time range: 0000 though 2359).
BSN04 is the time the shipment transaction set is created.

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