W27 Carrier Detail

To specify details of the transportation equipment and carrier routing details

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
W2701
Transportation Method/Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Code specifying the method or type of transportation for the shipment
W2702
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
4
1
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
R0203: At least one of W27-02 or W27-03 is required
W2702 is required when W2701 equals "B", "E", "H", "I", "K", "L", "M", "P" or "T".
W2703
Routing
String (AN)
Conditional
1
35
1
Free-form description of the routing or requested routing for shipment, or the originating carrier's identity
W2704
Shipment Method of Payment
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying payment terms for transportation charges
W2705
Equipment Description Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying type of equipment used for shipment
W2706
Equipment Initial
String (AN)
Optional
1
4
1
Prefix or alphabetic part of an equipment unit's identifying number
W2706 is required when W2701 equals "R".
W2707
Equipment Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
15
1
Sequencing or serial part of an equipment unit's identifying number (pure numeric form for equipment number is preferred)
W2708
Shipment/Order Status Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating the status of an order or shipment or the disposition of any difference between the quantity ordered and the quantity shipped for a line item or transaction
W2709
Special Handling Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
3
1
Code specifying special transportation handling instructions
W2710
Carrier/Route Change Reason Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code reflecting reason a requested carrier or route was changed

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