What is an EDI 859 Freight Invoice?

EDI 859 transaction set facilitates a sender in the transmission of an invoice, including allowances, charges, and details for the services rendered for transportation. This transaction set is also useful in exchanging invoice information of transportation services based on the services rendered complying with Government transportation rules and regulations.

The data contents and format of EDI 859 Freight Invoice are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 859 Freight Invoice

EDI 859 falls under the category of X12I Transportation transaction set. It is used by the United States Civilian Government, United States Department of Defense, and any of the trading partners to exchange information of invoice arising from shipment of freight, passengers, and household goods. EDI 859 also fulfills the requirements of financial information established by the United States Government.

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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 seamlessly and achieve EDI compliance.

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