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 404 - Rail Carrier Shipment Information

What is an EDI 404 Rail Carrier Shipment Information?

The EDI 404 Rail Carrier Shipment Information transmits rail-carrier-specific bill of lading information to a railroad. It is the initial tender of a shipment between a consignor and a rail carrier and can be used as notification of equipment release and/or a legal bill of lading.

How is an EDI 404 Rail Carrier Shipment Information used?

An EDI 404 Rail Carrier Shipment Information is sent by rail carriers to railroads on the receipt of a shipment and contains rail-carrier specific information to be included in the bill of lading. It can be used as an equipment release notification as well as a legal bill of lading. 

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