EDI 300 - Reservations Booking (Ocean)

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The EDI 300 Reservations (Booking Request) (Ocean) is part of a broader X12 transaction set of transportation-based EDI documents used by a shipper or forwarder to reserve space, shipping containers or equipment for transport via an ocean vessel.

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Benefits of using the EDI 300

Benefits of the EDI 300 Reservations Booking (Ocean) are bi-directional for both users and recipients and can include but are not limited to the following benefits:

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Ability to automate booking requests for product transport on ocean vessels
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Reduction of errors and better reliability and predictability overall
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Ability to automate booking requests for equipment or containers on ocean vessels
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Reduced or eliminate manual entry of data

The key data elements included in EDI 300:

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Reserve containers and/or equipment for ocean-going transport
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Reserve space on an ocean vessel for transport
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Ocean-going shipment booking/processing

Common issues regarding EDI 300

Problems with booking confirmations

Do you have frequent challenges getting timely confirmation of bookings?

Manual entry errors

Spending too much time resolving human-error data entry errors that are impacting your business?

Carrier unresponsiveness

Do you often find yourself having to double-check the reliability of your reservations due to carrier unresponsiveness?

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