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

  4. To specify pertinent dates and times

  5. N1 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 200
    1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

    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 specify identifying information

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

Detail

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. TD5 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 200000
    1. To specify the carrier and sequence of routing and provide transit time information

    2. To specify transportation details relating to the equipment used by the carrier

    3. To specify transportation special handling requirements, or hazardous materials information, or both

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

    5. To specify identifying information

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

    7. To explain the route and indicate individual carrier divisions or factors

    8. To specify pertinent dates and times

    9. N1 Loop Optional
      Repeat 200
      1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

      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 specify identifying information

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

Summary

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  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.
  2. 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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