EDI 753: Request for Routing Instructions

The EDI 753 requesting for routing instructions enables a supplier to request routing instructions from the buyer. It also provides general information about the merchandise that will be shipped.

The 753 routing request often required by buying organizations that have taken control of their inbound transportation process in order to reduce transportation rates and better control their inventory.

Benefits of using EDI 753 request for routing instruction

The key data element included in an EDI 753 request for routing instructions:

• Weight of loads
• Pickup date and time
• Quantity of goods
• Routing control number
• Location of pickup

Other benefits include:

• Improves accuracy of data
• Facilitates routing process automation
• Improves operating efficiencies through the elimination of manual processes
• Allows the buyer to control their inventory and decrease their transportation costs

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