EDI 466 Rate Request

Functional Group TP

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Rate Request Transaction Set (466) for use within the context of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to request rail rates applicable to specific movements.


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

  2. To specify primary identification data for request or information

  3. To assign an identification to a docket

  4. To request price information based on certain parameters such as commodity, origin, and destination

  5. To request price information based on certain parameters such as date, route, equipment type, and customer

  6. To communicate basis of pricing, such as contract number, quote number, or tariff number

  7. 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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