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BVS Beginning Segment for Vehicle Service

To indicate the beginning of the Vehicle Service Transaction Set

Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
140
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
02
Identification Code Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Code specifying the system/method of code structure used for Identification Code (67)
Codes (259)
03
Identification Code
String (AN)
Mandatory
2
80
1
Code identifying a party or other code
BVS03 contains the move origin service location.
04
Quantity
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
1
Numeric value of quantity
BVS04 is the number of vehicles on invoice.
05
Vehicle Service Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
1
Code identifying service performed on an in-transit motor vehicle
Codes (20)
06
Vehicle Status
String (AN)
Optional
1
2
1
In-transit status of a motor vehicle
07
Invoice Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
22
1
Identifying number assigned by issuer
08
Identification Code Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
2
1
Code specifying the system/method of code structure used for Identification Code (67)
P0809: If either BVS-08 or BVS-09 is present, then the other is required
Codes (259)
09
Identification Code
String (AN)
Conditional
2
80
1
Code identifying a party or other code
BVS09 is the Dispatch Terminal Code. Required if not equal to the BVS03 Move Origin Code.
10
Bill of Lading/Waybill Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
50
1
Identification number assigned to the shipment by the carrier or consolidator
11
Account Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
35
1
Account number assigned
BVS11 is the account number for charges.
12
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
BVS12 is the shipper's authorization number.

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