853 Routing and Carrier Instruction

Functional Group RI

X12M Supply Chain Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Routing and Carrier Instruction Transaction Set (853) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set provides the sender with the capability to transmit detailed routing and carrier information pertinent to a route. This transaction set only provides routing information and does not convey information about a shipping event or provide shipping authorization.

Heading

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
0100
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
0200
Beginning SegmentMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the beginning of a transaction set
0300
Note/Special InstructionOptional
Max 100
To transmit information in a free-form format, if necessary, for comment or special instruction
0400
Date/TimeOptional
Max 10
To specify pertinent dates and times
N1 Loop
Repeat 200
0500
NameMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
0700
Address InformationOptional
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
0800
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
0900
Reference IdentificationOptional
Max 12
To specify identifying information
1000
Administrative Communications ContactOptional
Max 3
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

Detail

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
TD5 Loop
Repeat 200000
0100
Carrier Details (Routing Sequence/Transit Time)Mandatory
Max 1
To specify the carrier and sequence of routing and provide transit time information
0200
Carrier Details (Equipment)Optional
Max 12
To specify transportation details relating to the equipment used by the carrier
0300
Carrier Details (Special Handling, or Hazardous Materials, or Both)Optional
Max 5
To specify transportation special handling requirements, or hazardous materials information, or both
0400
Note/Special InstructionOptional
Max 100
To transmit information in a free-form format, if necessary, for comment or special instruction
0500
Reference IdentificationOptional
Max 200
To specify identifying information
0600
MeasurementsOptional
Max 40
To specify physical measurements or counts, including dimensions, tolerances, variances, and weights (See Figures Appendix for example of use of C001)
0700
FactorOptional
Max 1
To explain the route and indicate individual carrier divisions or factors
0800
Date/TimeOptional
Max 10
To specify pertinent dates and times
N1 Loop
Repeat 200
0900
NameMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
1100
Address InformationOptional
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
1200
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
1300
Reference IdentificationOptional
Max 12
To specify identifying information
1400
Administrative Communications ContactOptional
Max 3
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

Summary

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
0100
Transaction TotalsMandatory
Max 1
To transmit a hash total for a specific element in the transaction set
The number of line items (CTT01) is the accumulation of the number of TD5 segments. Hash total (CTT02) is not used in this transaction set.
0200
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 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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