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Carrier Shipment Status 214

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An electronic message sent by a carrier to provide real-time updates on the status of a shipment.

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What does Carrier Shipment Status 214 mean?

Carrier Shipment Status 214 is a standard EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) message used in shipping and transportation to provide real-time tracking and tracing information on shipments. The 214 message is sent by the carrier to the shipper or consignee to provide information on the current status of a shipment. 


The Carrier Shipment Status 214 message includes information such as the shipment’s pickup and delivery dates, the estimated delivery date, the current location of the shipment, any delays or exceptions, and any other relevant information related to the shipment’s status. 


This message provides important information to shippers and consignees, allowing them to track their shipments in real-time and make necessary adjustments to their logistics plans. It also helps carriers to provide better customer service by keeping their customers informed of the status of their shipments. 

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