WebConnect for MySEFL Rate Quotes:

XML rates may be obtained using the post method and the following parameters (click here for a sample jsp page):

Please use https protocol, all parameters are required.

Submit request to -> https://www.sefl.com/webconnect/ratequotes
Username MySEFL login id
Password MySEFL password
CustomerAccount Account number of party requesting quote
returnX set to "Y" to get back data in XML format
rateXML set to "Y"
lookupTransit set to "Y" to lookup transit time, mileage, and terminal phone #'s
  *Note: Setting the lookupTransit flag to Y may result in a slightly slow response time.
CustomerName Name of customer for account number specified above
CustomerStreet Street address of customer requesting quote
CustomerCity City for customer requesting quote
CustomerState State for customer requesting quote
CustomerZip 5 digit zip code for customer requesting quote
Option "S" if customer is the shipper, "C" if consignee, "T" if third party
PickupDateMM 2 digit Month for pickup date (01-12)
PickupDateDD 2 digit day of Month for pickup date
PickupDateYYYY 4 digit year for pickup date
Terms "P" for prepaid, "C" for collect
EmailAddress Email address where quote will be sent if it must be rated by hand
OrigCountry "U" if US origin, "C" if Canadian and "M" if Mexican
DestCountry "U" if US destination, "C" if Canadian and "M" if Mexican
Class1 thru Class20 valid entries: 0,50,55,60,65,70,77,775,85,92,925,100,110,125,150,175,200,250,300,400,500
Weight1 thru Weight20  
CubicFt1 thru CubicFt20 required only on shipments to or from Puerto Rico
Description1 thru Description20 You must provide a description if no class is provided - omission of class requires a manual quote/email
  * at least one class/weight pair must be passed in
Additional parameters for volume quotes listed below (optional).
allowSpot set to "Y" if you would like the request to be considered for a volume quote
floorSpace numeric value for floor space in whole feet
heightSpace numeric value for height in whole feet
widthSpace numeric value for width in whole feet
Pieces1 thru Pieces20 number of pieces, pallets or handling units
chkHM "on" for Hazardous Materials shipments
chkTL "on" for Truck Load shipments
TruckloadVanPup if chkTL = "on", must specify whether it's a Van (value="Van") or a Pup load (value="Pup").
TruckLoadPercent if chkTL = "on", must specify truck load % - value 0 to 100
chkDG "on" for Day Definite Guaranteed Service (only valid for direct points)
chkNG "on" for Noon Guaranteed Service (only valid for certain destinations)
chkCOD "on" for COD Fee
CODAmount if chkCOD = "on", must provide a COD amount > 0 and < 100,000.00
chkIM "on" for Import Shipment
chkEX "on" for Export Shipment
chkAN "on" for Arrival Notice
chkLAP "on" for Limited Access Pickup
chkLAD "on" for Limited Access Delivery
chkID "on" for Inside Delivery
chkIB "on" for In Bond Fee
chkLGD "on" for Delivery Lift Gate
chkLGP "on" for Pickup Lift Gate
chkIP "on" for Inside Pickup
chkRC "on" for Redeliver to Consignee
chkPR "on" for Private Residence
chkRD "on" for Redeliver Dock Pickup
chkStop1 "on" for Stop Off Shipment - 1 stop
chkStop2 "on" for Stop Off Shipment - 2 stops
chkStop3 "on" for Stop Off Shipment - 3 stops
chkSHC "on" if shipper will bring shipment to carrier's dock, instead of carrier pickup
chkOD "on" for Over Dimension Freight
ODLength Required Parameter when chkOD is selected. Should be length in whole feet of overlength article.
chkOther "on" for "other" accesorial
OtherAmt enter value for the "other" accesorial


Rate Quote XML output:

error Any error messages that may cause the quote information to not be returned
quoeteId The quote confirmation number
pickupDate Pickup date requested for quote (does not generate a pickup request)
custAccount Customer account code of party requesting quote (following cust* info applies to this account)
custName Customer name
custAddress Customer Address
custCity Cutomer City
custZip Customer Zip
origCity Shipment origin city
origState Shipment origin state
origZip Shipment origin zip code
origDIP Value will be D for a directly serviced origin point, I for Interline service, P for interline service provided by one of our Partners
origPhone Origin terminal phone number
destCity Shipment destination city
destState Shipment destination state
destZip Shipment destintion zip code
destDIP Value will be D for a directly serviced destintation point, I for Interline service, or P for interline service provided by one of our Partners
destPhone Destination terminal phone number
quoteDIP Will be D if both origin and destination points are directly serviced, I if one point is an Interline, or P if one is a Partner Interline
transitMiles Miles the shipment will travel, may or may not contain the interline miles
transitTime Trasit Time for the shipment

The fields under the detail tag are the detail lines for the quote normally found on the jsp page when requesting a quote via the web page:

typeCharge P for prepaid, C for Collect, T for third Party
description May include items such as "MIN FRT CHG", "DISCOUNT", "NET FRT CHG", etc
weight Weight of shipment, or blank for some detail lines if not applicable
class Class of shipments, or blank if not applicable
rate cwt rate
charges charges applicable for this detail line entry


rateQuote Final quote amount
discountPercent discount applied to shipment
discountAmount discount value
specInstr Any special notations that affect/may affect your pricing/quote (i.e. exceptions, truckloads, import, export, etc).


Sample XML output:

<?xml version="1.0" ?>
- <root>
<error />
<custAddress>DEMO ADDR #2</custAddress>
<custAddress2 />
<destCity>FOSTER CITY</destCity>
<customerZipExt />
- <details>
<description />
<rate />
<charges />
<description>MIN FRT CHG</description>
<weight />
<class />
<rate />
<description>60.00% DISCOUNT</description>
<weight />
<class />
<rate />
<description>NET FRT CHG</description>
<weight />
<class />
<rate />
<description>ARRIVAL NTC</description>
<weight />
<class />
<rate />
<description>LTL FUEL SURCHARGE OF 18.00%</description>
<weight />
<class />
<rate />
<description />
<class />
<rate />