240 Motor Carrier Package Status

Functional Group MZ

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Motor Carrier Package Status Transaction Set (240) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This standard can be used to provide the status of a package, packages, or group of packages considered a shipment by a motor carrier.

Heading

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

  2. To indicate the beginning of a transaction set

  3. 1000 Loop Optional
    Repeat >1
    1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

      This loop (1000) identifies the receiver(s) of the data.
    2. To specify additional names

    3. To specify the location of the named party

    4. To specify the geographic place of the named party

Detail

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. 2000 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat >1
    1. To reference a line number in a transaction set

    2. 2500 Loop Optional
      Repeat 1
      1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

        This loop (2500) provides the delivery address.
      2. To specify additional names

      3. To specify the location of the named party

      4. To specify the geographic place of the named party

      5. To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity

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

        The NTE is used to provide specific delivery information when a signature is not available.
    3. 2600 Loop Optional
      Repeat 1
      1. To provide basic information about the electronic format of the interchange data

        This loop (2600) provides the proof of delivery signature if captured upon delivery.
      2. To transfer binary data in a single data segment and allow identification of the end of the data segment through a count; there is no identification of the internal structure of the binary data in this segment

    4. 2700 Loop Mandatory
      Repeat >1
      1. To specify instructions in this business relationship or a reference number

        This loop (2700) describes the package status.
      2. To specify the owner, the identification number assigned by that owner, and the type of equipment

      3. To indicate that the next segment begins a loop

      4. 2710 Loop Optional
        Repeat >1
        1. To indicate identifying marks and numbers for shipping containers

        2. To specify instructions in this business relationship or a reference number

        3. To specify the status of a shipment, the reason for that status, the date and time of the status and the date and time of any appointments scheduled.

        4. To transmit identifying codes, weights, and other related information related to an individual carton (package)

        5. To specify the status of the shipment in terms of lading exception information

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

Summary

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. 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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