W4 Consignor Information

To provide sufficient information to identify the origin of shipment

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
W401
Abbreviated Customer Name
String (AN)
Optional
2
12
1
Customer name in abbreviated form
W402
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
4
1
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
P0203: If either W4-02 or W4-03 is present, then the other is required
R0204: At least one of W4-02 or W4-04 is required
W403
Freight Station Accounting Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
5
1
Code (Freight Station Accounting) (AAR Managed Code for Locations)
W404
City Name
String (AN)
Conditional
2
30
1
Free-form text for city name
P0405: If either W4-04 or W4-05 is present, then the other is required
W404 and W405 are not required if W402 and W403 are supplied.
W405
State or Province Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
1
Code (Standard State/Province) as defined by appropriate government agency

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