List of different pathways of initiating shipment tracking on Terminal49 and how to do it:
1.) Terminal49 Dashboard
2.) Terminal49 API
List of different request number types for creating tracking requests in T49:
Master Bill of lading (MBL)- is a document issued by a carrier, and it represents the contract of carriage for the goods. It usually starts with a 4-digit Ocean Carrier Prefix.
Examples: MAEU226218467, CMDUSGN1798791, EGLV236300140503.
Booking Number - is a unique reference number that is assigned to a certain space reservation by the carrier or the carrier’s agent. It usually doesn't start with 4-digit prefix.
Examples: 5951743000, N360167225
Container Numbers - is a sequence of four letters and seven numbers that help identify containers internationally. Note: Tracking by container number is only supported via Terminal49 API and email upload.
Examples: MSKU1095840, SUDU6039436, SUDU6684260
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See related article: What happens after I add a shipment to Terminal49?