Dycode SimpleUBL UBL 2.0 Class Library

BillOfLading Class


The Bill of Lading is issued by the party who acts as an agent for the carrier or other agents to the party who gives instructions for the transportation services (shipper, consignor, etc.) stating the details of the transportation, charges, and terms and conditions under which the transportation service is provided. The party issuing this document does not necessarily provide the physical transportation service. It corresponds to the information on the Forwarding Instruction. It is used for any mode of transport. A Bill of Lading can serve as a contractual document between the parties for the transportation service. The document evidences a contract of carriage by sea and the acceptance of responsibility for the goods by the carrier, and by which the carrier undertakes to deliver the goods against surrender of the document. A provision in the document that the goods are to be delivered to the order of a named person, or to order, or to bearer, constitutes such an undertaking.

Public Instance Constructors

BillOfLading Constructor Default constructor.
BillOfLading Copy Constructor Copy constructor. (Only C++)
BillOfLading Constructor with required values Constructor with required values. (Only C++, .NET)

Public Instance Properties

Property UBL 2.0 Description
UBLVersionID0..1 UBL Version Identifier. The earliest version of the UBL 2 schema for this document type that defines all of the elements that might be encountered in the current instance. (Ex: 2.0.5)
UBLExtensions0..1 A container for all extensions present in the document.
CustomizationID0..1 Customization Identifier. Identifies a user-defined customization of UBL for a specific use. (Ex: NES)
ProfileID0..1 Profile Identifier. Identifies a user-defined profile of the customization of UBL being used. (Ex: BasicProcurementProcess)
ID1 Identifier. Unique Identifier of the Bill Of Lading. Reference number to identify a document evidencing a transport contract.
CarrierAssignedID0..1 Identifier. Reference number assigned by a carrier or its agent to identify a specific shipment such as a booking reference number when cargo space is reserved prior to loading.
UUID0..1 UUID. A universally unique identifier for an instance of this ABIE.
IssueDate0..1 Issue Date. Date on which the Bill Of Lading was issued.
IssueTime0..1 Issue Time. Time at which the Bill Of Lading was issued.
Name0..1 Name. The business name given to the document type. (Ex: "House Bill", "Consolidated Bill of Lading", "Proforma", "Sea Waybill")
Descriptions0..n Description. Textual description of the document instance.
Notes0..n Note. Contains any free-form text pertinent to the entire document or to the document message itself. This element may contain notes or any other similar information that is not contained explicitly in another structure.
DocumentStatusCode0..1 Document Status Code. Indicates the status of the Bill Of Lading (revision, replacement, etc.).
ShippingOrderID0..1 Shipping Order Identifier. Reference number to identify a Shipping Order or Forwarding Instruction.
ToOrderIndicator0..1 Indicator. Indicates whether the transport document is consigned to order.
AdValoremIndicator0..1 Indicator. A term used in commerce in reference to certain duties, called ad valorem duties, which are levied on commodities at certain rates per centum on their value.
DeclaredCarriageValueAmount0..1 Value. Value, declared by the shipper or his agent solely for the purpose of varying the carrier's level of liability from that provided in the contract of carriage, in case of loss or damage to goods or delayed delivery.
OtherInstructions0..n Instruction. Contains other free-text-based instructions related to the shipment to the forwarders or carriers. This should only be used where such information cannot be represented in other structured information entities within the document.
ConsignorParty0..1 Party. The party consigning goods as stipulated in the transport contract by the party ordering transport.
CarrierParty0..1 Party. The party providing the transport of goods between named points.
FreightForwarderParty0..1 Party. The party combining individual smaller consignments into a single larger shipment (so called consolidated shipment) that is sent to a counterpart who mirrors the consolidator's activity by dividing the consolidated consignment into its original components.
Shipment0..1 Shipment. An association to Shipment.
DocumentReferences0..n Document Reference. An association to Document Reference.
ExchangeRates0..n Exchange Rate. Information that directly relates to the rate of exchange (conversion) between two currencies.
DocumentDistributions0..n Document Distribution. The distribution of the Bill of Lading to interested parties.
Signatures0..n Signature. One or more signatures applied to the document instance.
XML XML Document in the string format.

Public Instance Methods

GetSchemaValidationErrors Validate document by schema. If document is not valid, return validation error.
GetSchemaValidationErrorsFromXML Validate XML by schema. If XML is not valid, return validation error.
GetValueValidationErrors Validate document by value. If document is not valid, return validation error.
GetValueValidationErrorsFromXML Validate XML by value. If XML is not valid, return validation error.
GetValidationErrors Validate document by schema and then by value. If document is not valid, return validation error.
GetValidationErrorsFromXML Validate XML by schema and then by value. If XML is not valid, return validation error.
Write Write document XML.
Read Read document XML.

Public Operators

Operator=Overloading of Assignment Operator. (Only C++)

Thread Safety

Public static members of this type are safe for multithreaded operations. Instance members are not guaranteed to be thread-safe.

See Also

BillOfLading Properties | Dycode.SimpleUBL