What is an EDI 490 Rate Group Definition?

An EDI 490 is a transaction set that is used for defining and naming rate groups and their elements. The group of elements include: 

  • Commodity 
  • Patron  
  • Shipment conditions 
  • Geography  

The data contents and format of EDI 490 Rate Group Definition are used for the electronic interchange of information.  

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 490 Rate Group Definition

EDI 490 falls under the category of X12I Transportation transaction set. This transaction set facilitates the exchange of information required for defining and naming rate groups and their elements, which may include commodity, patron, shipment conditions, and geography.  

Stay EDI Compliant with EDIConnect

EDIConnect is designed to handle EDI X12, HL7, and EDIFACT transaction sets. EDIConnect, bundled with its built-in parser, validator, and transaction builder, makes the process of sending and receiving EDI messages quick and easy. It also enables businesses and trade partners to communicate in a seamless manner and achieve EDI compliance.  

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