The steps associated with formally requesting transportation services from multiple carriers (tendering), for the purpose of selecting the carrier with the best offer. This includes providing the carrier or carriers detailed schedule information, equipment requirements, and shipping instructions for the specific shipment.
Multi-modal shipments may be managed through a Freight Forwarder, 3PL or up (4PL, 5PL). In such use cases Tender Load is the process of placing a booking request on the Freight Forwarder.
|204||EDI 204 Motor Carrier Load Tender||204|
|300||EDI 300 Reservation/Booking Request (Ocean)||300|