E6 Empty Car Advance Disposition

To specify advance data on the disposition of empty car

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
E601
Equipment Initial
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
4
-
Prefix or alphabetic part of an equipment unit's identifying number.
E602
Equipment Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
10
-
Sequencing or serial part of an equipment unit's identifying number (pure numeric form for equipment number is preferred).
E603
City Name
String (AN)
Mandatory
2
19
-
Free-form text for city name.
E603 is the station or city name at which carriers interchange shipments.
E604
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.
E605
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
4
-
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
E606
Intermediate Switch Carrier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
4
-
Code defining a road which neither originates nor terminates the shipment but provides a switching service between two roadhaul rail carriers (SCAC code for rail switch carrier).
E607
Commodity Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
16
-
Code describing a commodity or group of commodities.
E608
Car Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
4
4
-
Code maintained by AAR to identify a type of rail car and its general physical characteristics.

Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference is provided for marketing purposes and is 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.