BX General Shipment Information

To transmit identification numbers and other basic shipment data

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BX01
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
BX02
Transportation Method/Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Code specifying the method or type of transportation for the shipment
BX03
Shipment Method of Payment Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying payment terms for transportation charges
BX04
Shipment Identification Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Identification number assigned to the shipment by the shipper that uniquely identifies the shipment from origin to ultimate destination and is not subject to modification; (Does not contain blanks or special characters)
BX05
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
BX06
Weight Unit Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code specifying the weight unit
BX07
Shipment Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code specifying relationship of this shipment with respect to other shipments given to the carrier at the same time
BX08
Section Seven Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating applicability of section seven option (if not transmitted assume not in effect)
BX09
Capacity Load Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code specifying type of capacity load
BX10
Status Report Request Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating that the shipper specifies that an automatic status report is requested when the shipment is delivered
BX11
Customs Documentation Handling Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying method of handling for documentation
BX12
Confidential Billing Request Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating that the the shipper requests that the carrier inhibit origin identification information from the invoice transaction sets and/or rate and charges from waybill documents and transaction sets when shipment moves under confidential contract rates
BX13
Goods and Services Tax Reason Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code identifying the reason for a 0% rated goods and services tax
BX14
Application Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying an application

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