Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

Try Hours provides electronic vehicle tracking, dispatch and invoicing for your convenience.

Using a standard format, electronic data interchange (EDI) provides a method of transmitting business data from one computer to another without the need to retype the data. Try Hours can assist with creating your company profile as you complete your EDI setup.

Try Hours supports the following standard EDI transaction sets.

  • 210: Electronic Freight Bill (Invoice). Try Hours sends this transaction set to the customer (you) or third party as an invoice to request payment for services rendered. It provides detailed information of charges.
  • 211: Bill of Lading. The shipper (you) sends this transaction set to Try Hours to provide us detailed bill of lading information pertinent to a shipment.
  • 212: Delivery Trailer Manifest. Try Hours (the carrier) sends this transaction set to the consignee or other interested parties, listing the contents of a trailer that contains multiple shipments that have been tendered for delivery.
  • 214: Shipment status messages. Try Hours (the carrier) sends this transaction set to the shipper and/or consignee to provide up-to-date information on your shipments. Data includes dates, times, locations, route and reference numbers.
  • 204/216: Pickup request. The shipper (you) sends this transaction set to Try Hours (the carrier) to request a shipment pickup.
  • 820: Remittance Advice. The payer (you or your third-party payer) sends this transaction set to Try Hours (the carrier) to provide remittance/payment information.
  • 997: Acknowledgement. This transaction set is sent in response to each transaction set received to indicate acceptance by shipper, carrier or payee. It is an acknowledgement by any party to another party of data received. Flat File Bill of Lading: The shipper (you) FTPs a flat file to Try Hours (the carrier) to provide us detailed bill of lading information pertinent to a shipment.
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