RAIL TRANSPORT

EDI Documents For Rail Transportation

EDI DOCUMENTS FOR RAIL TRANSPORTATION

Following is a list of the approved EDI version 4 ANSI X12 documents for Rail Transportation transactions. You will likely only a some subset of the documents listed to become EDI compliant with your Trading Partner.

Please note that, although their are written "standards" for each EDI document, the standards are written very loosely so that the Trading Partners, themselves, can decide on the specific structure and format, although, usually one Trading Partner dictates the format to the other.

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Transport - Rail (TRS)
Document Description
161Train Sheet
404Rail Carrier Shipment Information
410Rail Carrier Freight Details and Invoice
411Rail Carrier Freight Details and Invoice Summary
412Trailer or Container Repair Billing
414Rail Carhire Settlements
417Rail Carrier Waybill Interchange
418Rail Advance Interchange Consist
419Advance Car Disposition
420Car Handling Information
421Estimated Time of Arrival and Car Scheduling
422Shipper's Car Order
423Rail Industrial Switch List
424Rail Carrier Services Settlement
425Rail Waybill Request
426Rail Revenue Waybill
427Rail Waybill Response
429Railroad Retirement Activity
431Railroad Station Master File
432Rail Deprescription
433Railroad Reciprocal Switch File
434Railroad Mark Register Update Activity
435Standard Transportation Commodity Code (STCC) Master
436Locomotive Information
437Railroad Junctions and Interchanges Activity
440Shipment Weights
451Railroad Event Report
452Railroad Problem Log Inquiry or Advice
453Railroad Service Commitment Advice
455Railroad Parameter Trace Registration
456Railroad Equipment Inquiry or Advice
460Railroad Price Distribution Request or Response
463Rail Rate Reply
466Rate Request
468Rate Docket Journal Log
470Railroad Clearance
475Rail Route File Maintenance
485Ratemaking Action
486Rate Docket Expiration
490Rate Group Definition
492Miscellaneous Rates
494Rail Scale Rates

Which EDI Documents Are Most Important To Improving
Supply Chain Performance?

EDI DOCUMENTS MOST IMPORTANT
TO IMPROVING SUPPLY CHAIN PERFORMANCE


ADVANCED SHIPMENT NOTIFICATIONS - 85%      
PURCHASE ORDER ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS - 84%      
CUSTOMER ORDER CAPTURES - 79%      
PURCHASE ORDER CHANGES - 73%      
ORDER STATUS MESSAGES - 70%      
* Supply Chain Insights, LLC; B2B Study, June-September 2013. Survey of Manufacturers, Retailers, Distributors & others currently using EDI.