The EDI X12 204-Motor carrier Load Tender is an electronic document that communicates an offer for shipment to a full load carrier. It is shared by a retailer, manufacturer, or a distribution center to the carrier. The EDI 204 document can also be sent by a company interested in delivery service. The transaction is used to create new shipment, update, replace, or cancel a shipment. It includes all the relevant and significant information about shipment requirements and costs which is important for the carrier to make informed decisions.
An EDI 204 also provides details regarding pickup and delivery and includes following information:
- Carrier informationv
- Shipping instructions
- Scheduling information
- Equipment requirements
- Description of goods, such as weight and size
- Contact details and location of the recipient