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EDI 210 Transaction Set: Motor Carrier Freight Details and Invoice

The EDI 210 transaction set is called the Motor Carrier Freight Details and Invoice. It replaces a paper invoice, used by commercial truckers and other freight carriers. The 210 transaction is typically sent from the carrier to a shipper, consignee or third-party payment center for payment of freight charges. One 210 transaction is usually sent for each shipment. It provides an itemized detail of the charges, along with other information you would typically find on a paper invoice:
  • Invoice date and number
  • Bill-to name and address information
  • Order information detail, including items, quantities and weights
  • Shipping methods and descriptions
  • Shipper name and address information
  • Consignee name and address information
  • Terms of payment
  • Delivery information, including proof of delivery, tracking numbers, etc.
After a 210 Motor Carrier Freight Details and Invoice is received, a 997 Functional Acknowledgment is sent back from the transportation provider to indicate that the 210 transaction was successfully received. Want to map and integrate 210 invoice data seamlessly into your back-end business system? 1 EDI Source can help. Our advanced EDI software, EDI/HQ™, is fully compatible with most ERP, business and accounting software applications. Plus the real-time mapping feature makes it all easy. Contact us for a demo.

EDI 210 Format

ISA*01*0000000000*01*0000000000*ZZ*ABCDEFGHIJKLMNO*ZZ*123456789012345*101127*1719*U*00400*000003438*0*P*> GS*IM*006998397*123456789*20110813*1410*000000001*X*004010 ST*210*000000001 B3**2509121213*8000281336*PP**20110813*18304**20110801*017*XXXX N9*PO*SM12003301 G62*86*20110801 N1*CN*AAA HARDWARE N3*9805 POPLAR ST N4*LEADVILLE*CO*80461 N1*SH*BBB OIL COMPANY N3*2361 S DIXIE HWY N4*LIMA*OH*45802 N1*BT*ANY PAY AGENT N3*ATTN: DONNA SMITH*PO BOX 16789 N4*ANYTOWN*MO*12345-6789 LX*1 L5*1*PETROLEUM OILS,*15525002*N L0*1***138*N***1*PLT**L L1*1*120*PH*18304 L7*1******0E60 LX*2 L3*138*G***18304******1 SE*21*000000001 GE*000001*000000001 IEA*00001*000000001

EDI 210 Specification

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Motor Carrier Freight Details and Invoice Transaction Set (210) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to provide detailed information for charges for services rendered by a motor carrier. It is used both as a motor carrier invoice to request payment or as information details pertaining to motor freight shipment(s) charges.


Accredited Standards Committee X12. ASC X12 Standard [Table Data]. Data Interchange Standards Association, Inc., Falls Church, VA. http://www.x12.org

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