What is an EDI 212 Motor Carrier Delivery Trailer Manifest?

EDI 212 is an electronic document containing information about the delivery of the shipment. This EDI document can be used for the following purposes:

  • To facilitate motor carriers in sending information about contents of a certain trailer to its consignees. A trailer normally contains multiple shipments. Therefore, this EDI document sends information to all consignees for which the trailer has been tendered for.
  • To facilitate other interested entities regarding the contents of a trailer.

It is not used for providing the recipient with data regarding a complete truckload shipment.

The data contents and format of EDI 212 Motor Carrier Delivery Trailer Manifest are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 212 Motor Carrier Delivery Trailer Manifest

EDI 212 falls under the category of X12I Transportation transaction sets. This EDI document can be used by motor carriers, shippers, and other interested entities to know the status of a shipment and its delivery. It is also used alongside other transaction sets to send or receive information related to contents of the trailer.

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