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What is a 451 - Railroad Event Report document?

The 451 EDI document type contains information regarding the Railroad Event Report Transaction Set (451) 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 451 - Railroad Event Report document?

An EDI 451 - Railroad Event Report document is organized into segment and data elements. A segment can contain at least one data element. Each data element contains a data field. Examples of data elements on the 451 Railroad Event Report could include railroad performance metrics which could comprise terminal dwell, cars online. train speed and repair schedule. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 451 - Railroad Event Report.

How is a 451 - Railroad Event Report used?

The purpose of this document is for the Railroad Event Report Transaction Set to be utilized by a service provider to communicate activities associated with the movement of commodities.

How is a 451 - Railroad Event Report 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.