W08 Receipt Carrier Information

To identify carrier equipment and condition

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
W0801
Transportation Method/Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Code specifying the method or type of transportation for the shipment
If W0801 equals "B", "E", "H", "I", "K", "L", "M", "P", or "T", then W0802 must be present.
W0802
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
R0204: At least one of W08-02 or W08-04 is required
W0802 is required for motor shipments, and W0803 and W0804 are required for rail shipments.
W0803
Routing
String (AN)
Optional
1
35
1
Free-form description of the routing or requested routing for shipment, or the originating carrier's identity
W0804
Equipment Initial
String (AN)
Conditional
1
4
1
Prefix or alphabetic part of an equipment unit's identifying number
P0405: If either W08-04 or W08-05 is present, then the other is required
W0804 is required when W0801 equals "G" or "R".
W0805
Equipment Number
String (AN)
Conditional
1
15
1
Sequencing or serial part of an equipment unit's identifying number (pure numeric form for equipment number is preferred)
W0806
Seal Number
String (AN)
Optional
2
15
1
Unique number on seal used to close a shipment
W0807
Seal Number
String (AN)
Optional
2
15
1
Unique number on seal used to close a shipment
W0808
Seal Status Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating condition of door seal upon arrival
W0809
Unit Load Option Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying loading or unloading a shipment

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