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BCQ Beginning Segment for Shipper's Car Order

To indicate the beginning of the Shipper's Car Order Transaction Set and transmit identifying numbers and dates

Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
353
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
Codes (76)
02
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BCQ02 is the transaction date.
03
Time
Time (TM)
Mandatory
4
8
1
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)
BCQ03 is the transaction time.
04
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
BCQ04 is the unique customer order number.
05
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
06
Transaction Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying the type of transaction
Codes (551)
07
Industry Code
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Code indicating a code from a specific industry code list
BCQ07 is the Association of American Railroads (AAR) Status Code for the Car Order.

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