What is an EDI 326 Consignment Summary List?

EDI 326 is an electronic document that sends a list of the consignments being carried by an ocean carrier to a customer. The customer is given a list of different consignments, which the ocean carrier is responsible for or is expected to be responsible, for the purpose of transportation.  

The data contents and format of EDI 326 Consignment Summary List are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.  

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 326 Consignment Summary List

EDI 326 falls under the category of X12I Transportation transaction set. It is used by terminal operators, ocean carriers, and consolidators to communicate the details of consignment summary to a consignee, shipper, customs broker, and other relevant parties. It can also be used alongside other transaction sets to provide information related to ocean carriers.  

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