There are three main options to choose from to integrate partners onto the TradeLens platform.
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Partners can use the TradeLens Shipment Manager to publish mandatory events, upload/download documents, and view client data per the data sharing specification.
Read our guide to Shipment Manager: 6 reasons to use Shipment Manager
Partners can publish mandatory events by using API or standard electronic data interchange (EDI). They can upload/review PDFs or structured documents in Shipment Manager and shipment object creation, if applicable. We support the following EDI formats: IFTMBC, IFTMCS, IFTSTA, and 214s.
Read our guide to API: What is an API?
Also available, on a case by case basis and as an add-on for certain Partners are:
- Customized EDI or spreadsheet
- Additional customization
This integration method will be discussed by your onboarding manager during implementation.