PRM Basic Trace Parameters

To provide basic trace parameters

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
PRM01
Car Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
4
1
Code specifying type of rail car or intermodal equipment type and its general characteristics
PRM02
Load/Empty Status Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code specifying the loaded condition of transportation equipment
PRM03
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
PRM03 is the waybilling carrier.
PRM04
Standard Point Location Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
6
9
1
Code specifying the Standard Point Location code defined by National Motor Freight Tariff Association (NMFTA) or the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) point development group as the official code assigned to a city or point (for ratemaking purposes) within a city
PRM04 is the origin.
PRM05
Standard Point Location Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
6
9
1
Code specifying the Standard Point Location code defined by National Motor Freight Tariff Association (NMFTA) or the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) point development group as the official code assigned to a city or point (for ratemaking purposes) within a city
PRM05 is the destination.
PRM06
Commodity Code
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Code describing a commodity or group of commodities
PRM06 contains a Standard Transportation Commodity Code.
PRM07
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
PRM07 will contain a Standard Carrier Alpha Code which must appear in the Waybill route.
PRM08
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
PRM08 will contain a Standard Carrier Alpha Code which must appear in the Waybill route.
PRM09
Standard Point Location Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
6
9
1
Code specifying the Standard Point Location code defined by National Motor Freight Tariff Association (NMFTA) or the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) point development group as the official code assigned to a city or point (for ratemaking purposes) within a city
C090708: If PRM-09 is present, then PRM-07 and PRM-08 are required
PRM09 is the junction between the carriers in PRM07 and PRM08.
PRM10
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
PRM10 is the destination carrier.
PRM11
Transportation Condition Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating handling restrictions and empty disposition instructions for railroad freight equipment
PRM12
Association of American Railroads Car Grade Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating the mechanical condition of a rail car
PRM13
Intermodal Service Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
1
Code identifying the Intermodal Service Plan

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