What is an EDI 163 Transportation Appointment Schedule Information Document?

EDI 163 is an electronic document that is used to exchange details about the appointment schedule of a business’s transportation.  

The transaction set can be used for the following two purposes: 

  • To request freight pickup and delivery appointments 
  • To accept freight pickup and delivery appointments 

The data contents and format of EDI 163 Transportation Appointment Schedule Information are used for the electronic interchange of the relevant information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.  

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 163 Transportation Appointment Schedule Information Document

EDI 163 falls under the category of X12I Transportation transaction set. Transportation carriers and their trading partners use the EDI 163 Transportation Appointment Schedule Information transaction set to send and receive details of the freight and its delivery. 

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