EDI 216 Motor Carrier Shipment Pick-up Notification

Functional Group PU

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Motor Carrier Shipment Pick-Up Notification Transaction Set (216) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set can be used to allow shippers or other interested parties to provide a motor carrier with notification that a shipment is available for pick-up. It is not to be used to provide a motor carrier with data relative to a legal bill of lading, rating, pricing, or appointment scheduling.


Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To transmit identifying numbers and other basic data relating to the Motor Carrier Pick-up Notification transaction set

  3. To identify a person or office to whom communications should be directed

    The G61 segment is used to provide the motor carrier with the name and phone number of the contact that can answer questions concerning the freight available for pick-up at the location specified in loop 0100.
  4. To provide minimal lading data relative to a pick-up

    The TEM segment provides the motor carrier with the total number of handling units and the approximate weight of the shipment that is available for pick-up at the location specified in loop 0100.
  5. 0100 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 2
    1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

      Loop 0100 is used to provide the motor carrier with the pick-up (ship-from) location and the delivery (ship-to) location.
    2. To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length

    3. To specify the location of the named party

    4. To specify the geographic place of the named party

  6. To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

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