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MBL Bill of Lading

To specify a bill of lading number and associated information

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
Bill of Lading/Waybill Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
50
1
Identification number assigned to the shipment by the carrier or consolidator
03
Action Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
1
Code indicating type of action
Codes (325)
04
Yes/No Condition or Response Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating a Yes or No condition or response
If MBL04 is "Y", then issuer is an automated manifest system (AMS) participant. If "N", then issuer is not an AMS participant.
Codes (9)
05
Type of Service Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying extent of transportation service requested
Codes (24)
06
Lading Quantity
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
7
1
Number of units (pieces) of the lading commodity
MBL06 is the actual quantity boarded on the conveyance.
07
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
MBL07 is the Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) of the carrier issuing the house bill.
08
Bill of Lading/Waybill Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
50
1
Identification number assigned to the shipment by the carrier or consolidator
MBL08 is the bill of lading/waybill number submitted in the original 309.

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