160 Transportation Automatic Equipment Identification

Functional Group SJ

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Transportation Automatic Equipment Identification Transaction Set (160) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set can be used to allow participants to share automatic identification equipment information and data at interchange points.

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

  2. To transmit identifying numbers, dates, and other basic data relating to the transaction set

  3. To identify the status of an automatic equipment identification reader site

  4. To identify and answer yes and no questions, including the date, time, and comments further qualifying the condition

  5. To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

  6. To specify quantity information

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

  8. To provide summary information on equipment type and count

  9. EI Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 500
    1. To identify individual equipment and its sequence number for automatic identification

    2. To specify quantity information

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

    4. To specify pertinent dates and times

    5. TSI Loop Optional
      Repeat 25
      1. To indicate the status of an automatic equipment identification tag and associated information

      2. To identify and answer yes and no questions, including the date, time, and comments further qualifying the condition

      3. Code to transmit standard industry codes

      4. QTY Loop Optional
        Repeat 20
        1. To specify quantity information

        2. To specify pertinent dates and times

  10. 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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