This article provides information on acceptable formatting for data input.
No, we will not validate the data entered. If it is incorrect, it will not return an event status.
Common bill of lading format includes a string of 7 letters, usually indicative of the carrier and correlating booking office, followed by 7 random numbers.
Container numbers start with 4 letters that reference who owns the container, followed by 6 numbers that are the serial number, followed by a "check digit" number. Enter the container number to verify it is formatted correctly, using the Check Digit Calculator.
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