EDI 410 Rail Carrier Freight Details and Invoice

Functional Group IR

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Rail Carrier Freight Details and Invoice Transaction Set (410) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to provide detailed information of charges associated with a rail movement. The information is provided by a rail carrier and is sent to the freight payer.


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

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

  3. To specify alternate payment

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

  5. N7 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 500
    1. To identify the equipment.

    2. To define motor vehicle identification and logistics.

    3. To identify the scale type and the location and time a shipment is weighed

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

    5. To specify carrier equipment.

    6. To specify the chassis equipment details in terms of identifying numbers, weights and ownership

    7. To specify the overall movement of a shipment

    8. To transmit in-bond data for a master in-bond bill of lading

  6. To identify the waybill and to specify the equipment used and the destination details

  7. To identify the rail origin of this shipment.

  8. To identify the rail destination of this shipment.

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

    2. To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length

    3. To specify the location of the named party

    4. To specify the geographic place of the named party

    5. To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

    6. 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

  10. S1 Loop Optional
    Repeat 6
    1. To identify a stop-off party

    2. To specify the address of the stop-off party

    3. To specify location details for a stop-off

  11. To specify carrier and routing sequences and details

  12. To specify the route using a single code.

  13. To allow the identification of multiple billing origins and methods of payment on shipments requiring multiple billings

  14. To specify mechanical protective service and ventilation instructions.

  15. LX Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 25
    1. To reference a line number in a transaction set.

    2. To specify the line item in terms of description, quantity, packaging, and marks and numbers.

    3. To indicate that the next segment begins a loop

    4. LX Loop Mandatory
      Repeat 25
      1. To reference a line number in a transaction set.

      2. To specify quantity, weight, volume and type of service for a line item including applicable ``quantity/rate-as'' data.

      3. To specify physical measurements or counts, including dimensions, tolerances, variances, and weights (See Figures Appendix for example of use of C001.)

      4. To specify rate and charges detail relative to a line item including freight charges, advances, special charges, and entitlements

    5. To indicate that the loop immediately preceding this segment is complete

    6. To communicate basis of pricing, such as contract number, quote number, or tariff number

  16. T1 Loop Optional
    Repeat 64
    1. To specify origin point and waybill references of movement to transit waybill point

    2. To specify lading description, including weight and rate details applying to associated T1 segment

    3. To specify transit inbound routing including equipment identifications for associated T1 and T2 segments

    4. To identify the transit inbound prior origin point and waybill reference of movement to point specified in T1 segment

    5. To transmit information in a free-form format relating to a specified transit sequence number

  17. To specify the total shipment in terms of weight, volume, rates, charges, advances, and prepaid amounts applicable to one or more line items

  18. To indicate customs information

  19. To transmit the transportation and distribution requirements of grain at Canadian ports.

  20. 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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