What is an EDI 240 Motor Carrier Package Status Document?

EDI 240 is an electronic document containing information about motor carrier package status. This EDI document is used to transfer the data contained in the Uniform Motor Carrier Package Status.

This information exchanged using the EDI transaction set includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Status of the package(s)
  • Status of packages in groups

The data contents and format of EDI 240 Motor Carrier Package Status are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various data elements and segments.

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 240 Motor Carrier Package Status Document

EDI 240 falls under the category of X12I Transportation transaction sets. The transaction set is used by motor carriers to provide information related to motor carrier packages and notify about their status. It is also used alongside other transaction sets to send or receive information related to motor carrier packages.

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