G5 Weight Information

To transmit scale information

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
G501
Equipment Initial
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
4
1
Prefix or alphabetic part of an equipment unit's identifying number
G502
Equipment Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
15
1
Sequencing or serial part of an equipment unit's identifying number (pure numeric form for equipment number is preferred)
G503
Waybill Number
Numeric (N0)
Conditional
1
6
1
Carrier accounting number of the waybill for the inbound movement
P0304: If either G5-03 or G5-04 is present, then the other is required
G504
Date
Date (DT)
Conditional
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
G504 is the waybill date.
G505
Weight
Decimal number (R)
Mandatory
1
10
1
Numeric value of weight
G506
Weight Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Code defining the type of weight
G507
Tare Weight
Numeric (N0)
Conditional
3
8
1
Weight of the equipment
P0708: If either G5-07 or G5-08 is present, then the other is required
G508
Tare Qualifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
1
1
Code identifying the type of tare
G509
Weight Allowance
Numeric (N0)
Conditional
2
6
1
Allowance made for increased weight due to such factors as snow
P0910: If either G5-09 or G5-10 is present, then the other is required
G510
Weight Allowance Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
1
1
Code identifying the type of weight allowance
G511
Freight Rate
Decimal number (R)
Conditional
1
9
1
Rate that applies to the specific commodity
P1112: If either G5-11 or G5-12 is present, then the other is required
G512
Rate/Value Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
1
Code qualifying how to extend charges or interpret value
G513
Interchange Train Identification
String (AN)
Optional
1
10
1
Train identification (free-form)
G514
Commodity Code
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Code describing a commodity or group of commodities
G515
Reference Identification Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
3
1
Code qualifying the Reference Identification
P1516: If either G5-15 or G5-16 is present, then the other is required
G516
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Conditional
1
50
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
G517
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
G517 is the date associated with the reference identification.

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