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What is a 601 - US Customs Export Shipment Information document?

The 601 EDI document type contains information on the US Customs Export Shipment Information Transaction Set (601) 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 601 - US Customs Export Shipment Information document?

An EDI 601 - US Customs Export Shipment Information document is organized into segment and data elements. A segment can contain at least one data element. Each data element contains a data field. Data elements can include vendor number, item, quantity, price per item and address information (street, city, state etc). There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 601 - US Customs Export Shipment Information.

How is a 601 - US Customs Export Shipment Information used?

The purpose of this document is to be used by exporters or their agents, carriers, and service providers to transmit export shipment information to the US Customs services.

How is a 601 - US Customs Export Shipment Information 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.