What is an EDI 417 Rail Carrier Waybill Interchange?

The EDI 417 transaction set is used to relay detailed instructions for the movement of a shipment to rail carriers. These instructions contain special handling instructions pertaining to the shipment. It is used by all rail carriers of Class I in the United States and Canada. 

The data contents and format of EDI 417 Rail Carrier Waybill Interchange are used for the electronic interchange of information.  

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 417 Rail Carrier Waybill Interchange

EDI 417 falls under the category of X12I Transportation transaction set. This EDI document is used to send detailed instructions for handling a shipment to the rail carrier. It ensures that the shipment is handled as per the special requirements.    

Stay EDI Compliant with EDIConnect

With a built-in message parser, validator, and transaction builder, EDIConnect can handle transaction sets in X12, EDIFACT, and HL7 formats. This helps businesses easily exchange EDI documents with their trading partners, allowing them to stay EDI compliant. Using EDIConnect, users can automate file uploads and downloads, create workflows, and transform files into the required format to streamline the process.  

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