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What is a 216 - Motor Carrier Shipment Pick-up Notification document?
The 216 EDI document type contains information on The Motor Carrier Shipment Pickup Notification Transaction Set (261) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets
What makes up the 216 - Motor Carrier Shipment Pick-up Notification document?
An EDI 216 - Motor Carrier Shipment Pick-up Notification document is organized into segment and data elements. Examples of data elements on the 216 - Motor Carrier Shipment Pick-up Notification could include status of shipments in terms of dates, times, locations, route, identifying numbers, and conveyance. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 216 - Motor Carrier Shipment Pick-up Notification.
How is a 216 - Motor Carrier Shipment Pick-up Notification used?
The purpose of this EDI document is to allow shippers or other applicable parties to provide a motor carrier with notification that a shipment is available for pickup. It is important to acknowledge that the 216 Motor Carrier Shipment Pick-up Notification is not to be used to provide a motor carrier with information relative to a legal bill of lading, rating, pricing, or appointment scheduling.
How is a 216 - Motor Carrier Shipment Pick-up Notification processed?
An EDI solution is required to process the EDI documents received into an ERP or accounting system or into a readable format for manual entry. Each trading partner will have an EDI Implementation guide outlining the specific segments, data elements, values accepted, and the applicable business rules to be followed.
eBridge Connections has pre-built maps for all EDI transaction documents including 850 purchase orders, 810 invoices, and 856 advance shipping notices.