SCAC

The Standard Carrier Alpha Code is a privately controlled US code used to identify road transport companies. It is typically two to four letters long. The National Motor Freight Traffic Association developed the SCAC code in the 1960s to help road transport companies computerize data and records.

 

 

Does every carrier have a SCAC code?

The Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) is a two-to-four digit identification code that is used by the transportation industry to identify freight carriers in computer systems and shipping documents. … However, there are some companies who will not use a carrier unless they have this identification number.

 

What is SCAC code used for?

The Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) is a unique code used to identify transportation companies. It is typically two to four alphabetic letters long. It was developed by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association in the 1960s to help the transportation industry computerize data and records.