【Update Customer Notice】Changed BL prefix and SCAC (Standard Carrier Alpha Code) for all trades

Dear Valued customers,
This is to inform you that the new SCAC(Standard Carrier Alpha Code) "YMJA”for Yang Ming Joint Service Agreement and associated adjustment on B/L printing format and EDI files will be effective on 2023/10/01.

The Effective date and rules of the switch

U.S. trades :
The effective starting voyages of each loop are listed in 1st attachment.
Non U.S. trades :
Effective from 2023/Oct/01 (according to long term ETD of B/L Loading Voyage/On board date)

Impacts on EDI Messages/Elements

Please note the new B/L number prefix and SCAC code "YMJA" will be applied in EDI columns as a substitution for "YMPR" or "YMLU". The main impact is listed as below (click below Appendix for all EDI messages and segments/elements)

Kindly note, Appendix listed all EDI Message with elements related to this change, if you do not have some EDI Messages with us, please ignore it.
   1. B/L Number Prefix: current prefix  "YMLU" or "YMPR"  will be changed to "YMJA" in EDI file. 
   2. SCAC code: current SCAC code "YMLU" will be changed to "YMJA" in EDI file.
   3. For AMS filing: SCAC "YMJA" will be provided in the current N9 segment - N9*^SCA / RFF segment - RFF SCA
We apologize for the inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding.
Please inform the concerned party and contact us (ices@yangming.com) if you have any question, thank you.

Yours sincerely,
Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.