EDI
API DocsTerminal

40 Equipment Description Code

Code identifying type of equipment used for shipment

Type
Identifier (ID)
Length
Min 2 / Max 2
Codes
20
20 ft. IL Container (Open Top)
40
40 ft. IL Container (Open Top)
45
45 ft. IL Container (Open Top)
48
48 ft. IL Container (Open Top)
60
60 ft. IL Container (Open Top)
2B
20 ft. IL Container (Closed Top)
2C
Cut-in Robot Distributed Power Unit (DPU)
2D
Control Unit
2E
Head-end Helper Unit
2F
Roadrailer
2G
Cut-in Helper
2H
Rear-end Helper Unit
2R
Rear-end Robot Distributed Power Unit (DPU)
4B
40 ft. IL Container (Closed Top)
AA
Air Ride Van
AC
Closed Container
AD
Flatbed Sliding Tandem
AF
Air Freight (Break Bulk)
AL
Container, Aluminum
Container must be made of aluminum
AP
Aircraft
AT
Closed Container (Controlled Temperature)
BC
Covered Barge
BE
Bilevel Railcar Fully Open
BF
Bilevel Railcar Fully Enclosed
BG
Bogie
BH
Bilevel Railcar Screened With Roof
BJ
Bilevel Railcar Screened, No Roof
BK
Container, Bulk
BO
Barge Open
BR
Barge
BX
Boxcar
CA
Caboose
CB
Chassis, Gooseneck
CC
Container resting on a Chassis
CD
Container with Bag Hangers
Rings or bars located in upper part of container walls to suspend bulk bags within the ocean container
CG
Container, Tank (Gas)
CH
Chassis
CI
Container, Insulated
CJ
Container, Insulated/Ventilated
CK
Container, Heated/Insulated/Ventilated
CL
Container (Closed Top - Length Unspecified)
CM
Container, Open-Sided
CN
Container
CP
Coil Car Open
CQ
Container, Tank (Food Grade-Liquid)
CR
Coil-Car Covered
CS
Container-Low Side Open Top
CT
Container-High Side Open Top
CU
Container (Open Top - Length Unspecified)
CV
Closed Van
CW
Container, Tank (Chemicals)
CX
Container, Tank
CZ
Refrigerated Container
DD
Double-Drop Trailer
A flatbed with two drop decks
DF
Container with Flush Doors
Container doors must be flush with the inside walls of the ocean-type containers
DT
Drop Back Trailer
DX
Boxcar, Damage Free Equipped
ET
End of Train Device
FF
Frozen Food Trailer
FH
Flat Bed Trailer with Headboards
FN
Flat Bed Trailer with No Headboards
FP
Flatcar With Pedestal
FR
Flat Bed Trailer - Removable Sides
FS
Container with Floor Securing Rings
Appliances at floor level that can be used to secure cargo
FT
Flat Bed Trailer
FX
Boxcar Cushion Under Frame OF
GS
Generator Set
HB
Container with Hangar Bars
Container must be equipped with hangar beams/bars for garment shipments
HC
Hopper Car (Covered)
HO
Hopper Car (Open)
HP
Hopper Car (Covered; Pneumatic Discharge)
HT
Head of Train Device
HV
High Cube Van
HY
Hydrant-Cart
Used at large airports with installed distribution systems to make into-plane deliveries; distinguished from other types of fueling vehicles
ID
Idler Car
IX
Boxcar (Insulated)
LO
Locomotive
LS
Half Height Flat Rack
LU
Load/unload Device on Equipment
NX
Boxcar (Interior Bulkheads)
OB
Ocean Vessel (Break Bulk)
OT
Open-top/flatbed trailer
OV
Open Top Van
PL
Container, Platform
PP
Power Pack
A container holding a motor, generator, and fuel tank; used to provide power for refrigerated containers on a double stack train
PT
Protected Trailer
PU
Pickup Truck
RA
Fixed-Rack, Flat-Bed Trailer
A flatbed trailer with an A-frame
RC
Refrigerated (Reefer) Car
RD
Fixed-Rack, Double Drop Trailer
A double-drop, flatbed with an A-frame
RE
Flat Car (End Bulkheads)
RF
Flat Car
RG
Gondola Covered
RI
Gondola Car (Covered - Interior Bulkheads)
RO
Gondola Car (Open)
RR
Rail Car
RS
Fixed-Rack, Single-Drop Trailer
A single-drop, flatbed with an A-frame
RT
Controlled Temperature Trailer (Reefer)
SA
Saddle
Device to stack containers on a rail car
SC
Service Car
SD
Single-Drop Trailer
A flatbed trailer with one drop deck
SK
Stack Car
SL
Container, Steel
Container must be made of steel
SR
STAK-RAK
A device upon which empty chassis may be stacked for movement "en bloc" on a railcar, stack train, trailer, or water-borne vessel
SS
Container with Smooth Sides
Walls in ocean container must be flat/smooth
ST
Removable Side Trailer
SV
Van - Special Inside Length, Width or Height Requirements
TA
Trailer, Heated/Insulated/Ventilated
TB
Trailer, Boat
TC
Trailer, Car
TF
Trailer, Dry Freight
TG
Trailer, Tank (Gas)
TH
Truck, Open Top High Side
TI
Trailer, Insulated
TJ
Trailer, Tank (Chemicals)
TK
Trailer, Tank (Food Grade-Liquid)
TL
Trailer (not otherwise specified)
TM
Trailer, Insulated/Ventilated
TN
Tank Car
TO
Truck, Open Top
TP
Trailer, Pneumatic
A specialized trailer with a pneumatic device for loading or unloading
TQ
Trailer, Electric Heat
A trailer with electric heat to keep product from freezing
TR
Tractor
TT
Telescoping Trailer
TU
Truck, Open Top Low Side
TV
Truck, Van
TW
Trailer, Refrigerated
A refrigerated trailer capable of keeping product cold. Different from a temperature controlled trailer which is able to keep product at a constant temperature
UA
Trilevel Railcar 20 Feet
UB
Trilevel Railcar Screened, Fully Enclosed
UC
Trilevel Railcar Screened, With Roof
UD
Trilevel Railcar Screened, No Roof
UE
Trilevel Railcar Screened, With Doors, No Roof
UL
Unit Load Device (ULD)
UP
Container, Upgraded
Container must be upgraded for higher weights
VA
Container, Vented
Dry container must have vent openings for air exchange
VE
Vessel, Ocean
VL
Vessel, Lake
VR
Vessel, Ocean, Rollon-Rolloff
VS
Vessel, Ocean, Lash
VT
Vessel, Ocean, Containership
WR
Container with Wavy or Ripple Sides
Walls must be wavy or ripple type
WY
Railroad Maintenance of Way Car
NC
Non Containerized Equipment
PM
Flat Bed Trailer, Pneumatic
BU
Buffer Car
M1
Motorcycle
V1
Small Van
V2
Medium Van
V3
Long Wheelbase Van
V4
Extra Long Wheelbase Van
V5
Luton Van
V6
7.5 Ton Vehicle
V7
17.5 Ton Vehicle
TD
Tender Car
4C
45 ft. IL Container (Closed Top)
4D
48 ft. IL Container (Closed Top)
5A
53 ft. IL Container (Open Top)
5B
53 ft. IL Container (Closed Top)
6B
60 ft. IL Container (Closed Top)

Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.

Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.