EDI 322 Terminal Operations and Intermodal Ramp Activity

Functional Group SO

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Terminal Operations and Intermodal Ramp Activity Transaction Set (322) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to provide all the information necessary for a terminal operation, port authority or intermodal ramp to communicate terminal and intermodal ramp activities (e.g., "ingates" and "outgates") to authorized parties to a shipment.


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 the status of the shipment in terms of dates, time, reference numbers, and location

  4. N7 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 1000
    1. To identify the equipment

    2. To specify the cargo location on board the vessel

    3. To specify pertinent dates and times

    4. To record seal numbers used and the organization that applied the seals

    5. To relate equipment type and required temperatures

    6. To identify equipment and the commodity being carried

    7. To cross-reference additional equipment to a primary piece of equipment

    8. To provide loading details for equipment

    9. To assign a priority to a booking which would increase the possibility that this cargo would be booked on said voyage and not be shut out

    10. To provide vessel details and voyage number

    11. R4 Loop Mandatory
      Repeat 20
      1. Contractual or operational port or point relevant to the movement of the cargo

      2. To specify pertinent dates and times

    12. To specify special handling instructions in coded or free-form format

    13. N1 Loop Optional
      Repeat 10
      1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

      2. To specify the location of the named party

      3. To specify the geographic place of the named party

    14. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

    15. To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

    16. L0 Loop Optional
      Repeat 999
      1. To specify quantity, weight, volume, and type of service for a line item including applicable "quantity/rate-as" data

      2. To specify the line item in terms of description, quantity, packaging, and marks and numbers

      3. To specify information relative to hazardous material

      4. LH1 Loop Optional
        Repeat 1000
        1. To specify the hazardous commodity identification reference number and quantity

        2. To specify the hazardous notation and endorsement information

        3. To specify the hazardous material shipping name and additional descriptive requirements

        4. To uniquely identify the variable information required by government regulation covering the transportation of hazardous material shipments

        5. To specify the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) information relating to shipments of hazardous material

        6. To specify additional Transport Canada requirements covering transportation of dangerous goods in Canada

        7. To specify the placard information required by the second government agency when shipment is to cross into another country

        8. To transmit specific hazardous material reference numbers

        9. To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

    17. To specify the total shipment in terms of weight, volume, rates, charges, advances, and prepaid amounts applicable to one or more line items

  5. 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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