EDI 315 - Status Details (Ocean)

EDI 315 allows ocean carriers to communicate the status and details of ocean-bound shipments to their trading partners. The important elements of the Status Detail (Ocean) include data and time references, shipment, event, and status details.

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Benefits of using the X12 EDI 315

Benefits of the X12 EDI 315 are bi-directional for both users and recipients and can include but are not limited to the following:


Reduced or eliminate manual entry of data


Reduction of errors and better reliability and predictability overall

The key data elements included in X12 EDI 315:


Event and status details (ocean)


Shipment status


Port or terminal


Date/time reference


Interchange control header


Functional group header


Transaction set header


Beginning segment for inquiry or reply


Reference identification

Common issues regarding EDI 315

Problems with reference identification

Have you had issues in confirming accurate reference information, including shipment statuses, port/terminal locations from your customers?

Inaccurate port or terminal location

Are you spending too much time resolving these discrepancies that it’s impacting your business?

Missing header information

Is it a hassle to add/update Interchange control, functional group, and transaction set headers in your system by hand?

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