MS2 Equipment or Container Owner and Type

To specify the owner, the identification number assigned by that owner, and the type of equipment

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
MS201
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
4
1
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
P0102: If either MS2-01 or MS2-02 is present, then the other is required
MS202
Equipment Number
String (AN)
Conditional
1
15
1
Sequencing or serial part of an equipment unit's identifying number (pure numeric form for equipment number is preferred)
MS203
Equipment Description Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying type of equipment used for shipment
MS203 identifies the type for the equipment specified in MS202.
MS204
Equipment Number Check Digit
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
1
1
Number which designates the check digit applied to a piece of equipment
C0402: If MS2-04 is present, then MS2-02 is required

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