What is an EDI 361 Carrier Interchange Agreement (Ocean)?

The EDI 361 transaction set allows an ocean carrier to send the necessary information required by terminal operators that lets it know whether it is authorized to transport its cargo. 

The data contents and format of EDI 361 Carrier Interchange Agreement (Ocean) are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.  

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 361 Carrier Interchange Agreement (Ocean)

EDI 361 falls under the category of X12I Transportation transaction set. This EDI document is sent by an ocean carrier to a terminal operator when it requests authorization for carrying the cargo. This request is electronically relayed to the ocean carrier which can then authorize the ocean carrier to transport its cargo. 

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