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 859 - Freight Invoice

What is an EDI 859 Freight Invoice?

The EDI 859 Freight Invoice 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.

How is an EDI 859 Freight Invoice used?

The EDI 859 Freight Invoice 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. After the EDI 859 is received by the buyer, a 997 Functional Acknowledgment is sent back from the buyer indicating that the Freight Invoice was successfully received.

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