N7 Equipment Details

To identify the equipment.

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
N701
Equipment Initial
String (AN)
Conditional
1
4
-
Prefix or alphabetic part of an equipment unit's identifying number.
N701 is mandatory for rail transactions.
If N703 is present, then N704 is required.
N702
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).
If either N705 or N716 is present, then the other is required.
N703
Weight
Decimal number (R)
Conditional
1
8
-
Numeric value of weight.
If either N708 or N709 is present, then the other is required.
N704
Weight Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
2
-
Code defining the type of weight.
N705
Tare Weight
Numeric (N0)
Conditional
3
8
-
Weight of the equipment.
N706
Weight Allowance
Numeric (N0)
Conditional
2
6
-
Allowance made for increased weight due to such factors as snow.
N707
Dunnage
Numeric (N0)
Conditional
1
6
-
Weight of material used to protect lading (even bracings, false floors, etc.).
N708
Volume
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
8
-
Value of volumetric measure.
N709
Volume Unit Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
1
-
Code identifying the volume unit.
N710
Ownership Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code indicating the relationship of equipment to carrier.
N711
Equipment Description Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
-
Code identifying type of equipment used for shipment.
N712
Equipment Owner Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
4
-
Code used by sender of transaction set identifying equipment owner. (The SCAC is used to indicate a carrier owner.)
N713
Temperature Control
String (AN)
Optional
3
6
-
Free-form abbreviation of temperature range or flash-point temperature.
N714
Position
String (AN)
Optional
1
3
-
Relative position of shipment in car, trailer, or container (mutually defined).
N715
Equipment Length
Numeric (N0)
Optional
4
5
-
Length (in feet and inches) of equipment ordered or used to transport shipment. (The format is FFFII where FFF is feet and II is inches. The range for II is 00 through 11.)
N716
Tare Qualifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
1
-
Code identifying the type of tare.
N717
Weight Unit Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
1
-
Code specifying the weight unit.
N718
Equipment Number Check Digit
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
1
-
Number which designates the check digit applied to a piece of equipment.
N719
Type of Service Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying extent of transportation service requested.
N720
Height
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
8
-
Vertical dimension of an object measured when the object is in the upright position.
N720 and N721 are expressed in inches.
N721
Width
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
8
-
Shorter measurement of the two horizontal dimensions measured with the object in the upright position.
N722
Equipment Type
Identifier (ID)
Optional
4
4
-
Code identifying equipment type

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