EDI 211 - Motor Carrier Bill of Lading

The EDI 211 serves as a Motor Carrier Bill of Lading, transmitted from a shipper (or company controlling the shipment) to a carrier.

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EDI 211: Motor Carrier Bill of Lading

What is an EDI 211: Motor Carrier Bill of Lading?

An EDI 211: Motor Carrier Bill of Lading allows shippers or any other organization responsible for contracting with a motor carrier, to provide a legal bill of lading for a shipment. An EDI 211 is to be considered an exact depiction of a shipment as agreed to by each of the trading partners.

How is an EDI 211: Motor Carrier Bill of Lading used?

An EDI 211: Motor Carrier Bill of Lading is used to allow shippers to provide a legal bill of lading for a shipment. An EDI 211 is not to be used to provide a motor carrier with data relative to a load tender, pickup manifest, or appointment scheduling.

EDI 211 Specification 

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Motor Carrier Bill of Lading Transaction Set (211) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set can be used to allow shippers or other parties, responsible for contracting with a motor carrier, to provide a legal bill of lading for a shipment. It is not to be used to provide a motor carrier with data relative to a load tender, pickup manifest, or appointment scheduling.

Sources

Accredited Standards Committee X12. ASC X12 Standard [Table Data]. Data Interchange Standards Association, Inc., Falls Church, VA. https://x12.org/index.php/products/transaction-sets

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