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, acknowledgments, payments, and more. 


EDI 309: Customs Manifest

What is an EDI 309 Customs Manifest?

The EDI 309 Customs Manifest is sent by carriers, terminal operators, port authorities, or service centers to provide Customs with manifest data on cargo arriving in or departing from oceangoing vessels, railroad trains, or other types of conveyances.

How is an EDI 309 Customs Manifest used?

An EDI 309 Customs Manifest is used to manifest data about shipments and cargo requests.

The EDI 309 set is used to provide details:

  • About the arrival of cargo

  • About the facilities where the cargo will arrive

  • To terminal operators and service centers about the arrival of cargo

Modern EDI Services with Cleo

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1. Create and deploy your own integrations using Cleo's intuitive, self-service design platform.

2. Utilize Cleo's EDI managed services team to design and build your integrations.

3. Blend our EDI expertise and your business knowledge together in any manner that suits your use case.

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