EDI 920 Loss or Damage Claim - General Commodities

Functional Group GC

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Loss or Damage Claim - General Commodities Transaction Set (920) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set can be used to file a legal claim with a transportation carrier for loss or damage.


Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To identify a loss or damage claim

  3. To transmit identifying numbers and descriptive information as specified by the reference number qualifier

  4. N1 Loop Optional
    Repeat 10
    1. To identify a party by type of organization, name and code

    2. To specify the location of the named party

    3. To specify the geographic place of the named party

  5. F02 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 100
    1. To specify date of shipment, carrier, equipment, and carriers reference number

    2. To report allowances and/or charges relative to a shipment against which a claim is made

    3. To record seal numbers used and the organization that applied the seals.

    4. F09 Loop Optional
      Repeat 100
      1. To specify the extent of damage and the amount claimed for damaged goods

      2. To report origin and destination weights or volumes

        F04 is used only for bulk shipment.
      3. To report allowances and/or charges relative to a shipment against which a claim is made

      4. To transmit information in a free-form format, if necessary, for comment or special instruction

  6. 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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