B2 Beginning Segment for Shipment Information Transaction
To transmit basic data relating to shipment information
Code specifying the types of services for rating purposes
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
B202 contains the Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) of the carrier that will receive the bill of lading.
B202 is mandatory for transaction set 204.
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
RWC number composed of a four-digit number with a fifth digit being a modulus 10 check digit
E0405: Only one of B2-04 or B2-05 may be present
Identification of a repetitive pattern that is to be used as a basis for creating a shipment record or a new pattern; or identification of a pattern requiring change or deletion
Identification number assigned to the shipment by the shipper that uniquely identifies the shipment from origin to ultimate destination and is not subject to modification; (Does not contain blanks or special characters)
Code specifying the weight unit
Code identifying payment terms for transportation charges
Code used by the shipper to specify that an automatic status report is requested when the shipment is delivered
Code defining relationship of this shipment with respect to other shipments given to the carrier at the same time
Code indicating type of Bill
Code indicating applicability of section seven option (if not transmitted assume not in effect)
Code specifying type of capacity load
Code used by the shipper to request that the carrier inhibit origin identification information from the invoice transaction sets and/or rate and charges from waybill documents and transaction sets when shipment moves under confidential contract rates
Code defining timing, transmission method or format by which reports are to be sent
B215 is the code defining the form of freight bill presentation the shipper desires for prepaid shipments.
Total pieces of equipment
Code indicating the way by which weights are obtained for a particular shipment
B217 is mandatory for rail transactions.
Code defining method of handling for documentation
Code identifying the trade terms which apply to the shipment transportation responsibility
If B219 is used, B208 will indicate the party or parties responsible for payment of the transportation terms identified in B219.
Code identifying the method for the movement of payment instructions