EDI 453 Railroad Service Commitment Advice

Functional Group ST

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Railroad Service Commitment Advice Transaction Set (453) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used by a Rail Interline Service Management shipment sponsor to communicate service commitment details to transportation service providers.


Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To transmit identifying numbers, dates, and other basic data relating to the transaction set

  3. To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period

  4. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

  5. To specify carrier and routing sequences and details

  6. To identify the origin and destination of a shipment

  7. To communicate basis of pricing, such as contract number, quote number, or tariff number

  8. To identify the commodity to which the application of a rate docket is restricted

  9. Used to limit the application of restrictions to a subset of standard Association of American Railroads Car Type Codes

  10. Used to limit the application of restrictions to a subset of standard Association of American Railroads Pool Codes

  11. To identify the special handling codes that apply to a shipment

  12. SR Loop Optional
    Repeat 7
    1. To identify requested service schedules

    2. LX Loop Optional
      Repeat 999999
      1. To reference a line number in a transaction set

      2. To identify service commitment starting events

      3. To identify the service commitment schedules

  13. To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

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