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X12 EDI 210

What is an EDI 210 Motor Carrier Freight Details & Invoice?

The X12 EDI 210 Invoice transaction is used by freight carriers to invoice shippers for delivering goods; it replaces paper invoices.

How is EDI 210 Used?

The EDI 210 transaction is sent from the carrier to the shipper to request payment of freight charges. Sometimes, the 210 Invoices are sent to a third party payment center. An individual 210 Invoice is generally sent for each shipment moved by the carrier. It provides detailed information of the charges, along with other instructions you would typically find on a paper invoice.

EDI 210 Benefits

There are many benefits when it comes to using an EDI 210:

  • Automation of invoice transactions
  • Cost and time savings
  • More accurate transactions - fewer errors
  • Quicker logistics, transactions and invoices - improving the pace of business
  • Easy connection with partners

Key Data Elements You'll Find in a Motor Carrier Freight details & Invoice:

  • Invoice number & date
  • Details of charges
  • Amount of items in a shipment
  • Bill-to name & address information
  • Delivery information (proof of delivery, tracking numbers, and more)

Additional Data Also Included in the Motor Carrier Freight Details & Invoice:

  • Terms of payment
  • Shipping methods & specifications
  • Shipper name & address details
  • Order information details (including items, quantities & weights)

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