213 Motor Carrier Shipment Status Inquiry

Functional Group MI

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Motor Carrier Shipment Status Inquiry Transaction Set (213) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to request shipment status from a motor carrier. The requestor may be a shipper or consignee.


Max use
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
Beginning Segment for Shipment Status InquiryMandatory
Max 1
To transmit identifying numbers, dates, and other basic data relating to the transaction set
Currency IdentifierOptional
Max 1
To specify the currency being used in the transaction set
Reference InformationOptional
Max 10
To specify identifying information
Weight InformationOptional
Max 5
To transmit weight information
0100 Loop
Repeat 5
Party IdentificationMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
Party LocationOptional
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
Max 2
To identify a person or office to whom communications should be directed
Reference InformationOptional
Max 10
To specify identifying information
Administrative MessageOptional
Max 2
To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 1
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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