B3B Beginning Segment for Carrier's Invoice

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

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
B3B01
Invoice Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
22
1
Identifying number assigned by issuer
B3B02
Shipment Method of Payment
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying payment terms for transportation charges
B3B03
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
B3B03 is the billing date.
B3B04
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
B3B05
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
B3B05 is the payment due date.
B3B06
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
4
1
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
B3B07
Transportation Method/Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Code specifying the method or type of transportation for the shipment
B3B08
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)
B3B09
Weight Unit Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code specifying the weight unit
The B3B09 default value is pounds.
B3B10
Correction Indicator
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code used to indicate that the transaction set contains information which corrects previous information
B3B11
Currency Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
3
3
1
Code (Standard ISO) for country in whose currency the charges are specified
B3B11 defines the currency used in the transaction.

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