B3 Beginning Segment for Carrier's Invoice

To transmit basic data relating to the carrier's invoice

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
B301
Shipment Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code defining relationship of this shipment with respect to other shipments given to the carrier at the same time
B302
Invoice Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
22
1
Identifying number assigned by issuer
B303
Shipment Identification Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
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)
B304
Shipment Method of Payment
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying payment terms for transportation charges
B305
Weight Unit Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code specifying the weight unit
B306
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
B306 is the billing date.
B307
Net Amount Due
N2
Mandatory
1
12
1
Total charges to be paid by the receiver of this transaction set expressed in the standard monetary denomination for the currency specified
B308
Correction Indicator
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code used to indicate that the transaction set contains information which corrects previous information
B309
Delivery Date
Date (DT)
Conditional
8
8
1
Date for delivery of cargo to final consignee or to next mode expressed in format CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
P0910: If either B3-09 or B3-10 is present, then the other is required
On collect freight bills the data in B309 will be the actual delivery date. For the shipments invoiced prior to delivery, the B309 will be the estimated date of delivery.
B310
Date/Time Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
3
3
1
Code specifying type of date or time, or both date and time
B311
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
4
1
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
B312
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
B313
Tariff Service Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying the types of services for rating purposes
B314
Transportation Terms Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
3
3
1
Code identifying the trade terms which apply to the shipment transportation responsibility
If B314 is used, B304 will indicate the party or parties responsible for payment of the transportation terms identified in B314.

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