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EDI (Electronic Data Interchange)

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eBusiness Service

1-800-361-0198

ebusiness@cn.ca

 

Send in your bill of lading in the blink of an eye. Receive updates on your shipments the moment they’re available. Real-time data exchange with CN saves you time and money.

To view details on our EDI Guidelines, click one of the links below.

EDI Customer Bulletins

EDI Transactions Supported

EDI VAN Cost Rules

Bill of Lading

404, 858

EDI 404 – Customers are responsible for
50% of the fee, CN will pay the remaining
50%.

Canada to U.S. Version 4010

404

Generic Carload Version 5050

404

Grain Version 4050

404

Hazardous Version 4050

404

Radioactive Material Version 6020

404

Intermodal Shipper Version 6020

404

Lumber and Pulp Version 4050

404

Ocean Shipper Version 6020

404

Canada to Mexico Version 5050

404

Hazardous (for US Shippers) Version 5050

404

Empty Residue Carload Version 5050

404

Price Reference Identification

404

Documentation not available

858

Application Advice

824

Customers are responsible for 50% of the
fee, CN will pay the remaining 50%.

Order Grain Equipment

422

Shipment Status Information

214, 322, CLM

EDI 214, 322, CLM - Customers are
responsible for the entire fees when
tracing transactions via VAN.

Load Tender

204

CN will pay for all fees assessed by the VAN.

Response to a Load Tender

990

CN will pay for all fees assessed by the VAN.

Export Booking

301

Freight Invoice

210, 410, 824

Payment and Remittance

820

Advance Consist

418

Customers are responsible for the entire
fees assessed by the VAN.

Shipment Notice Waybill

417

Customers are responsible for the entire
fees assessed by the VAN.

Functional Acknowledgment

997

Customers are responsible for 50% of the
fee, CN will pay the remaining 50%.

Set Cancellation

998

Shipment weights

440