What is an EDI 216 Motor Carrier Shipment Pickup Notification?

EDI 216 is an electronic document used to notify about the shipment of a motor carrier. This EDI document is used to notify the motor carrier that a certain shipment is ready for pickup.

The EDI is not used to share the following information:

  • Pricing
  • Legal bill of lading
  • Rating
  • Appointment scheduling

The data contents and format of an EDI 216 Motor Carrier Shipment Pickup Notification are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 216 Motor Carrier Shipment Pickup Notification

EDI 216 falls under the category of X12T Transportation transaction sets. The transaction set is used by shippers to notify motor carriers about the pickup status of a shipment. It is also used alongside other transaction sets to send or receive shipment-related information.

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EDIConnect is an enterprise-grade EDI solution that simplifies the process of sending and receiving EDI messages. It is designed to handle X12, EDIFACT, and HL7 transaction sets through its built-in EDI parser, validator, and transaction builder. It also offers features to help businesses comply with EDI requirements and communicate seamlessly with their trading partners.

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