Seaboard Marine has been very active in advancements with Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).
Our Current Capabilities
Planned EDI Services
- Booking Request (Message 300)
The shipper or forwarder can use this transaction set to reserve cargo space.
- Booking Confirmation (Message 301)
This message is used to confirm the Booking Request (Message 300).
- Ocean Shipping Instructions (Message 304)
This message supplies the same information as the Shipper's Letter of Instruction.
It provides all the information necessary to prepare and distribute a contract of
carriage (ocean bill of lading and other shipping documents).
- Manifest data (Message 309)
This message is a summary of bills of lading on a manifest. It's currently being
used to exchange information with several overseas governmental authorities.
- Automated Manifest System (AMS) with US Customs (Message 309)
This system transmits inbound cargo information to US Customs and receives cargo release/hold status from US Customs.
- Bill of Lading data and Ocean Invoice (Message 310)
This message includes all information normally found on a bill of lading, including freight charges.
- Arrival Notification (Message 312)
This message is used to notify Consignee of shipment arrival.
- Shipment Status (message 315)
This message is used to report status or event details (cargo receipt, departure and arrival) for individual shipments.
- Terminal Operations and Intermodal Ramp Activity (Message 322)
This message is used to communicate terminal and intermodal ramp activities (i.e. "ingates" and "outgates")
- Vessel Schedule and Itinerary (Message 323)
This message provides all information necessary to communicate the schedule and itinerary of an ocean vessel.
Electronic invoicing and reconciliation with most of our equipment leasing companies.
Seaboard has the ability to interconnect with customers via value-added networks (VAN), via FTP, or via AS2.
EDI messages can be transmitted using either ANSI-X12, UN/EDIFACT, or XML.
New EDI opportunities are continually being evaluated. If necessary, our EDI specialists
will work with you to explore customer-specific EDI requirements. Please complete
EDI Request Form.
For any EDI questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org