VID Conveyance Identification

To identify a conveyance and its attributes

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
VID01
Equipment Description Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying type of equipment used for shipment
VID02
Equipment Initial
String (AN)
Optional
1
4
1
Prefix or alphabetic part of an equipment unit's identifying number
VID03
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)
VID04
Seal Number
String (AN)
Optional
2
15
1
Unique number on seal used to close a shipment
VID05
Seal Number
String (AN)
Optional
2
15
1
Unique number on seal used to close a shipment
VID06
Equipment Length
Numeric (N0)
Optional
4
5
1
Length (in feet and inches) of equipment ordered or used to transport shipment (The format is FFFII where FFF is feet and II is inches; the range for II is 00 through 11)
VID07
Height
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
8
1
Vertical dimension of an object measured when the object is in the upright position
VID08
Width
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
8
1
Shorter measurement of the two horizontal dimensions measured with the object in the upright position
VID09
Equipment Type
Identifier (ID)
Optional
4
4
1
Code identifying equipment type
VID10
Load/Empty Status Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code which specifies the loaded condition of transportation equipment
VID11
Type of Service Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying extent of transportation service requested
VID12
Location Identifier
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Code which identifies a specific location
VID12 is the Census Schedule K code for the foreign port of loading on a vessel.
VID13
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
1
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
VID13 is the Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) of the Haulage Rights Carrier.

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