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Dot Number

Coast to Coast Services is the best place to get your authority, whether you’re applying for MC authority, state authority, broker authority, or the DOT numbers. We help truck drivers navigate through the complexities of applying for the permits that allow them to stay legal and on the road.

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Standard Carrier Alpha Codes

The Standard Carrier Alpha Code, a two-to-four digit identification, is used by the transportation industry to identify freight carriers in computer systems and shipping documents such as Bill of Lading, Freight Bill, Packing List, and Purchase Order. It is also used by the American National Standards Institute, Accredited Standards Committee X12, and United Nations EDIFACT for Electronic Data Interchange computer systems.

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