Learn about Common EDI Transactions

EDI transactions are used by business trading partners to exchange documents in a standardized format, allowing for automation and streamlining of purchase orders, invoices, acknowledgements, payments and more. 

Learn about Common EDI Transactions

EDI 213 - Motor Carrier Shipment Status Inquiry

What is an EDI 213 Motor Carrier Shipment Status Inquiry?

The EDI 213 Motor Carrier Shipment Status Inquiry is used to request shipment status from a motor carrier. The requester may be a shipper or consignee. It helps consignees or shippers to get the status update for shipments from motor carriers.

How is an EDI 213: Motor Carrier Shipment Status Inquiry used?

An EDI 213 Motor Carrier Shipment Status Inquiry is used for these two purposes: 

  • Shippers can send it to motor carriers to obtain the status of a shipment.

  • Consignees can directly inquire about the status of a shipment from the motor carrier rather than doing so via the shipper.

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You can create and deploy your own integrations using Cleo's intuitive, self-service design platform. You can utilize Cleo's EDI managed services team and take advantage of 900 person-years of experience to design and build your integrations. Or you can blend our EDI expertise and your business knowledge together in any manner that suits your use case. 

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