What is an EDI 309 Customs Manifest?

EDI 309 is an electronic document containing information needed to manifest data about shipments and cargo requests.

The transaction set is used to provide details:

  • About the arrival of cargo
  • About the facilities where the cargo will arrive
  • To terminal operators and service centers about the arrival of cargo

The data contents and format of EDI 309 Customs 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 309 Customs Manifest

EDI 309 falls under the category of X12I Transportation transaction set. It is used by carriers, terminal operators, service centers, as well as port authorities for manifesting data related to the arrival of cargo. It can also be used, in conjunction with other transaction sets, to provide information related to ocean carriers.

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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 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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