MBL Bill of Lading

To specify a bill of lading number and associated information

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
MBL01
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
4
1
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
MBL02
Bill of Lading/Waybill Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
25
1
Identification number assigned to the shipment by the carrier or consolidator
MBL03
Action Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
1
Code indicating type of action
MBL04
Yes/No Condition or Response Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating a Yes or No condition or response
If MBL04 is "Y", then issuer is an automated manifest system (AMS) participant. If "N", then issuer is not an AMS participant.
MBL05
Type of Service Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying extent of transportation service requested

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