Sample Application Code

Public Class WebForm1
    Inherits System.Web.UI.Page

#Region " Web Form Designer Generated Code "

    'This call is required by the Web Form Designer.
     Private Sub InitializeComponent()

    End Sub
    Protected WithEvents Element As System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label
    Protected WithEvents Label3 As System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label
    Protected WithEvents Label1 As System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label
    Protected WithEvents Label2 As System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label
    Protected WithEvents ResponseCode As System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label
    Protected WithEvents Label5 As System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label
    Protected WithEvents Fault As System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label
    Protected WithEvents Label7 As System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label
    Protected WithEvents Message As System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label
    Protected WithEvents Label9 As System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label
    Protected WithEvents TotalInvoice As System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label
    Protected WithEvents Rate1 As System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label
    Protected WithEvents OriginManager As System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label

    'NOTE: The following placeholder declaration is required by the Web Form Designer.
    'Do not delete or move it.
    Private designerPlaceholderDeclaration As System.Object

    Private Sub Page_Init(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Init
        'CODEGEN: This method call is required by the Web Form Designer
        'Do not modify it using the code editor.
        InitializeComponent()
    End Sub

#End Region

    Private Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load

        Dim RateRequest As System.Text.StringBuilder = New System.Text.StringBuilder

        RateRequest.Append("<Create>")

        RateRequest.Append("<UserID>Your User ID</UserID>")
        RateRequest.Append("<Password>Your Password</Password>")
        RateRequest.Append("<TestMode>Y</TestMode>")

        RateRequest.Append("<BillingTerms>Prepaid</BillingTerms>")
        RateRequest.Append("<AccountNumber>0123456</AccountNumber>")

        ' Outbound
        RateRequest.Append("<Application>Outbound</Application>")
        RateRequest.Append("<DestinationCity>LOS ANGELES</DestinationCity>")
        RateRequest.Append("<DestinationState>CA</DestinationState>")
        RateRequest.Append("<DestinationZipcode>90001</DestinationZipcode>")
        
        ' Inbound
        'RateRequest.Append("<Application>Inbound</Application>")
        'RateRequest.Append("<OriginCity>LOS ANGELES</OriginCity>")
        'RateRequest.Append("<OriginState>CA</OriginState>")
        'RateRequest.Append("<OriginZipcode>90001</OriginZipcode>")

        ' ThirdParty
        'RateRequest.Append("<Application>ThirdParty</Application>")
        'RateRequest.Append("<OriginCity>HOUMA</OriginCity>")
        'RateRequest.Append("<OriginState>LA</OriginState>")
        'RateRequest.Append("<OriginZipcode>70364</OriginZipcode>")
        'RateRequest.Append("<DestinationCity>LOS ANGELES</DestinationCity>")
        'RateRequest.Append("<DestinationState>CA</DestinationState>")
        'RateRequest.Append("<DestinationZipcode>90001</DestinationZipcode>")

        RateRequest.Append("<Details>")
        RateRequest.Append("<DetailItem>")
        RateRequest.Append("<Weight>100</Weight>")
        RateRequest.Append("<Class>50</Class>")
        RateRequest.Append("</DetailItem>")
        RateRequest.Append("</Details>")

        RateRequest.Append("<Accessorials>")
        RateRequest.Append("<AccessorialItem>")
        RateRequest.Append("<Code>LiftgateService</Code>")
        RateRequest.Append("</AccessorialItem>")
        RateRequest.Append("</Accessorials>")

        RateRequest.Append("</Create>")

        Try

            Dim http As System.Net.HttpWebRequest = System.Net.WebRequest.Create("http://www.saiasecure.com/webservice/ratequote/xml.aspx")
            http.Method = "POST"
            http.ContentLength = RateRequest.ToString().Length
            http.ContentType = "text/xml"
            Dim sw As System.IO.StreamWriter = New System.IO.StreamWriter(http.GetRequestStream())
            sw.Write(RateRequest.ToString())
            sw.Close()

            Dim RateResponse As String
            Dim httpResponse As System.Net.HttpWebResponse = http.GetResponse()
            Dim sr As System.IO.StreamReader = New System.IO.StreamReader(httpResponse.GetResponseStream())
            RateResponse = sr.ReadToEnd()
            sr.Close()

            Dim XmlResponse As System.Xml.XmlDocument = New System.Xml.XmlDocument
            XmlResponse.LoadXml(RateResponse)

            If XmlResponse.SelectSingleNode("/Response/Code").InnerText <> "" Then

                ' Add error handling code in case Saia responds 
                ' with an Error Code

                Me.ResponseCode.Text = XmlResponse.SelectSingleNode("/Response/Code").InnerText
                Me.Element.Text = XmlResponse.SelectSingleNode("/Response/Element").InnerText
                Me.Fault.Text = XmlResponse.SelectSingleNode("/Response/Fault").InnerText
                Me.Message.Text = XmlResponse.SelectSingleNode("/Response/Message").InnerText

            Else

                Me.TotalInvoice.Text = XmlResponse.SelectSingleNode("/Response/TotalInvoice").InnerText
                Me.OriginManager.Text = XmlResponse.SelectSingleNode("/Response/OriginTerminal/Manager").InnerText

                ' Below is a sample of how to retrieve an array
                ' using XPath and XML with SelectNodes().

                Dim RateDetails As System.Xml.XmlNodeList = XmlResponse.SelectNodes("/Response/RateDetails/RateDetailItem")

                For Each RateDetailItem As System.Xml.XmlNode In RateDetails

                    Rate1.Text = RateDetailItem("Rate").InnerText
                    Exit For

                Next

            End If


        Catch

            ' Add error handling code in case your unable to connect 
            ' to the Saia Website.

        End Try


    End Sub

End Class


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