Quote - Ascent Global Logistics

Quote

PEAK Connect Quote allows you to gain access to instant carrier quotes.

We support LTL & TL. Use this endpoint to integration with your online shopping cart, legacy WMS or customer service applications. Returned rate quotes are also instantly available for review in PEAK.

Resource URL

QA: http(s)://qa-connect.ascentgl.com/v1/quote.{xml , json}

Production: http(s)://connect.ascentgl.com/v1/quote.{xml , json}

Parameters
Search:
Property Name Required Format Description
accessToken Y A collection of customers for those customers visible for the accessToken in the request. See below for customer
customerNumber Y A collection of error messages. See below for error message details
origin Y A collection of customers for those customers visible for the accessToken in the request. See below for customer
destination Y A collection of error messages. See below for error message details
shipmentType Y 1 character A collection of customers for those customers visible for the accessToken in the request. See below for customer
paymentType Y 1 character A collection of error messages. See below for error message details
quoteDate Y YYYY-MM-DD A collection of customers for those customers visible for the accessToken in the request. See below for customer
collectAmount N Numeric A collection of error messages. See below for error message details
description Y A collection of customers for those customers visible for the accessToken in the request. See below for customer
insuredAmount N Numeric A collection of error messages. See below for error message details
carriers Numeric A collection of customers for those customers visible for the accessToken in the request. See below for customer
commodities Y A collection of error messages. See below for error message details
accessorials N A collection of customers for those customers visible for the accessToken in the request. See below for customer
palletDetails N A collection of error messages. See below for error message details
Carrier Details
Show 102550100 entries Search:
Property Name Data Type Description
scac 4 characters SCAC code for the carrier
carrierName Display name for the carrier
transitScac 4 characters Trans-shipment carrier code for indirect shipments
transitDays Integer digits Number of days carrier estimates the shipment will be in transit
estimatedDeliveryDate YYYY-MM-DD Calculated date the shipment will arrive at the destination
originRouting 1 character Shipment routing from origin (D)irect, (I)ndirect
destinationRouting Shipment routing to destination (D)irect, (I)ndirect
mode 3 characters Rating method for the carrier: TL – truckload/volume, LTL – less than truckload, PLT – pallet.
totalCharge Numeric
2 decimal places Bottom line charge for the shipment. Calculated as: max(netCharge,absoluteMinimumCharge) + sum of lineItem charges + sum of optionalService charges. This should match the carrier invoice amount.
grossCharge Numeric
2 decimal places Sum of commodity or pallet charges
Product Details
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Property Name Required Format Description
nmfcItemNumber N A collection of customers for those customers visible for the accessToken in the request. See below for customer
nmfcClass Y Integer digits A collection of error messages. See below for error message details
weight Y Integer digits A collection of customers for those customers visible for the accessToken in the request. See below for customer
itemCount Y Integer digits A collection of error messages. See below for error message details
length N Integer digits A collection of customers for those customers visible for the accessToken in the request. See below for customer
width N Integer digits A collection of error messages. See below for error message details
height N Integer details A collection of customers for those customers visible for the accessToken in the request. See below for customer
Accessorial Details
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Property Name Required Format Description
id Y Accessorial identifier code. Values supplied byÊAscent
description N Customer supplied a description for this accessorial
Pallet Details
Search:
Property Name Required Format Description
weight Y Integer Details Total weight in pounds for each pallet. May include the empty pallet weight as well as the total product weight.
palletCount Y Integer digits Number of pallets of this size and weight of this product
length N Integer digits Length in inches of each pallet
width N Integer digits Width in inches of each pallet
height N Integer digits Height in inches of each pallet
palletWeight Y Integer digits Weight in pounds of an empty pallet. Only needed if the pallet weight is not included in the overall weight
Response Properties
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Property Name Data Type Description
quoteNumber Integer Unique rate quote identifier
originCity String Postal service standard place name for the origin postal code
originState String 2 characters Postal service standard state/province code for the origin postal code
destinationCity String Postal service standard place name for the destination postal code
destinationState String 2 characters Postal service standard state/province code for the destination postal code
miles String Nominal freight mileage between the origin and destination postal codes
carrierResponses A collection of quote details for the carriers included in the rate quote. See below for carrier quote details.
Carrier Quote Details
All values are returned as strings. The format column denotes any special restrictions on the values returned.Show 102550100 entries. Search:
Property Name Data Type Description
scac 4 characters SCAC code for the carrier
carrierName Display name for the carrier
transitScac 4 characters Trans-shipment carrier code for indirect shipments
transitDays Integer digits Number of days carrier estimates the shipment will be in transit
estimatedDeliveryDate YYYY-MM-DD Calculated date the shipment will arrive at the destination
originRouting 1 character Shipment routing from origin (D)irect, (I)ndirect
destinationRouting Shipment routing to destination (D)irect, (I)ndirect
mode 3 characters Rating method for the carrier: TL – truckload/volume, LTL – less than truckload, PLT – pallet.
totalCharge Numeric 2 decimal places Bottom line charge for the shipment. Calculated as: max(netCharge,absoluteMinimumCharge) + sum of lineItem charges + sum of optionalService charges. This should match the carrier invoice amount.
grossCharge Numeric 2 decimal places Sum of commodity or pallet charges
Commodity Charge Details
All values are returned as strings. The format column denotes any special restrictions on the values returned. Search:
Property Name Data Type Description
nmfcClass Integer digits Nominal NMFC Class Number for the commodity
nmfcItemNumber NMFC Item Code
fakClass Integer digits NMFC Class Number used for rate calculation
weight Integer digits Total weight in pounds for the commodity
rate String 2 decimal places Charge per CWT for the commodity
charge Numeric 2 decimal places Total charge for the commodity
Pallet Charge Details
All values are returned as strings. The format column denotes any special restrictions on the values returned. Search:
Property Name Data Type Description
charge Numeric
 2 decimal places
count Integer digits Number of pallets at this rate
rate Numeric 2 decimal places if applicaitonType == P, the per pallet charge; if applicationType == F, the flat charge for these pallets
weight Integer digits Weight in pounds per pallet
oversize 1 character
Y or N Is this pallet oversized? If Y, pallet could not be rated
weightOverage Integer digits Weight in pounds by which each pallet exceeds standard maximum for the carrier
weightOverageCharge Numeric 2 decimal places Charge for overweight pallet
applicationType 1 character
Y or N P == rate is per pallet; F == rate is flat charge
Line Item Charge Details
Line item charges include all accessorials except for guaranteed delivery, as well as fuel charges, border crossing fees, and misc additional carrier charges All values are returned as strings. The format column denotes any special restrictions on the values returned. Search:
Property Name Data Type Description
code Ascent standard line item code
carrierCode Carrier specific line item code
description
misc Additional explanation of the line item if needed
amount Numeric 2 decimal places Total charge for this line item
transitDays Integer digits Carrier transit time if different from the standard because of this line item.
bolMessage Custom message to appear on BOL if this line item is present
callCarrier 1 character
Y or N If Y, the carrier must be called to get a manual rate for this shipment. Line item charges could not be calculated
includeInFuelCalculation 1 character
Y or N Is this line item charge included in the total charge when calculating fuel charges?
Optional Service Charge Details
Optional service charges include any additional services a carrier may offer. Currently guaranteed delivery times are the only occurrences in the Ascent system. In order to receive guaranteed delivery options, the quote request must include an accessorial with the code ‘GTED’. If optional services are offered by the carrier, the quote response will include separate carrier responses for each type of guaranteed delivery offered by the carrier. All values are returned as strings. The format column denotes any special restrictions on the values returned. Search:
Property Name Format Description
code Ascent standard line item code
carrierCode Carrier specific line item code
misc Additional explanation of the line item if needed
amount Numeric 2 decimal places Total charge for this line item
transitDays Integer digits Carrier transit time if different from the standard because of this line item.
bolMessage Custom message to appear on BOL if this line item is present
callCarrier 1 character
Y or N If Y, the carrier must be called to get a manual rate for this shipment. Line item charges could not be calculated
serviceCategory Custom classification of this line item. Currently used only for Optional Services Currently, the categories are: GTD – delivery during the business day; GTDA – AM delivery during the business day; GTDP – PM delivery during the business day; GTDTA – AM delivery during a customer specified multi-hour time window; GTDTP – PM delivery during a customer specified multi-hour time window; GTDFW1H – AM delivery during a customer specified 1 hour time window
includeInFuel 1 character
Y or N Is this line item charge included in the total charge when calculating fuel charges?
description
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