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BX General Shipment Information

To transmit identification numbers and other basic shipment data

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
Transportation Method/Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Code specifying the method or type of transportation for the shipment
Codes (81)
03
Shipment Method of Payment Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying payment terms for transportation charges
Codes (31)
04
Shipment Identification Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Identification number assigned to the shipment by the shipper that uniquely identifies the shipment from origin to ultimate destination and is not subject to modification; (Does not contain blanks or special characters)
05
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
06
Weight Unit Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code specifying the weight unit
Codes (8)
07
Shipment Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code specifying relationship of this shipment with respect to other shipments given to the carrier at the same time
Codes (35)
08
Section Seven Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating applicability of section seven option (if not transmitted assume not in effect)
Codes (2)
09
Capacity Load Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code specifying type of capacity load
Codes (6)
10
Status Report Request Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating that the shipper specifies that an automatic status report is requested when the shipment is delivered
Codes (4)
11
Customs Documentation Handling Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying method of handling for documentation
Codes (17)
12
Confidential Billing Request Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating that the the shipper requests that the carrier inhibit origin identification information from the invoice transaction sets and/or rate and charges from waybill documents and transaction sets when shipment moves under confidential contract rates
Codes (4)
13
Goods and Services Tax Reason Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code identifying the reason for a 0% rated goods and services tax
Codes (3)
14
Application Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying an application
Codes (99)

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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.