BSN Beginning Segment for Ship Notice
To transmit identifying numbers, dates, and other basic data relating to the transaction set
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
A unique control number assigned by the original shipper to identify a specific shipment
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BSN03 is the date the shipment transaction set is created.
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time as follows: HHMM, or HHMMSS, or HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD, where H = hours (00-23), M = minutes (00-59), S = integer seconds (00-59) and DD = decimal seconds; decimal seconds are expressed as follows: D = tenths (0-9) and DD = hundredths (00-99)
BSN04 is the time the shipment transaction set is created.
Code indicating the hierarchical application structure of a transaction set that utilizes the HL segment to define the structure of the transaction set
Code specifying the type of transaction
BSN06 is limited to shipment related codes.
BSN06 and BSN07 differentiate the functionality of use for the transaction set.
Code indicating the status reason
C0706: If BSN-07 is present, then BSN-06 is required