ASEAN Customs Declaration Document


The type of information exchange possible through this platform includes (but is not limited to) documentation and information related to cross border movement of cargo. A major milestone: ASEAN Customs Declaration Document. A significant development milestone of the ASEAN Single Window is the ASEAN Customs Declaration Document, or ACDD. The ACDD is an electronic electronic document that allows information to be shared between exporting and importing countries.

Document Extraction Bot

RPA Labs

Whether your company is a domestic freight broker, an international freight forwarder , an ocean carrier , or a trucking fleet, you probably rely on your employees to do data entry, document processing, shipment tracking, and invoicing. Document Extraction Bot.


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Eight Essential Documents That Are Key to Shipping

MTS Logistics

On the other hand, you also need to know and understand the rules and regulations of exporting and importing, and crucially, you need the proper shipping documents. However, most documentation is still handled manually in some countries.

What documents should I retain for record keeping?


It is generally a good idea for traders to keep all documents archived for at least 10 years in all countries (unless retention standards are longer).

The Future of Document Management for Shipping and Logistics Is Happening Now

MTS Logistics

While the volume of information accumulates rapidly, shipping and logistics businesses across the world should manage data like Wall Street giants Exxon, IBM, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft. Capturing critical shipping documentation goes beyond simply scanning documents and images.

Digitizing Proof Of Delivery: Overcoming POD Challenges & Benefits of Document Management


Traditional options for managing and documenting the process also remain stagnant. All supplier shipments must be accompanied by appropriate documentation. Thus, process outputs related to documentation must be error free.”

August Bot of the Month: Document Indexing Bot

RPA Labs

In the logistics industry the amount of paperwork can be seemingly endless – BOLs, PODs, freight and commercial invoices, packing lists, customs documents – the list goes on. By now, many companies have implemented some form of document OCR to extract the information from the documents, but what happens once that is done? Employees are left with a stack of documents to be manually filed – indexed – into their corresponding folders.

CargoSmart to Simplify Shipping Documentation with New Blockchain Initiative

Logistics Manager

San Jose-based CargoSmart Limited , a provider of solutions that help shippers, consignees, logistics service providers, and NVOCCs manage their shipments throughout the supply chain has recently announced a new initiative to develop a blockchain solution for shipment documentation that will aim to improve the often complex supply chain processes. As with all shipping, if the documents are submitted accurately and timely, the cargo can continue to move.

Procurement and Suppliers on the Same Page: How to Craft an Effective Terms & Conditions Sales Document


Data and Privacy. Companies will often hold sensitive data belonging to their customers such as contact details, credit card numbers, bank accounts, and purchase history. Make sure people understand how their data is processed and that it will not be passed on to other companies. Editor's Note: Today's blog is the second part of Chuck Intrieri's series on how procurement and suppliers can avoid issues with their contracts.

Multi-colored barcodes could store three times the data as black and white

DC Velocity

JAB-Code patterns will likely see applications in government ID documents before logistics, AIM says. Technology

Samsara data points to increased digitization across industries

The Supply Chain Journal

array of industries, from transportation to local government, utilities, manufacturing and beyond,” Ali Akhtar, director of data science for Samsara, wrote in the report titled “Data shows operations are becoming increasingly connected as pandemic accelerates digitalization.” .

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Optimize Your E-commerce Returns Strategy With Real-Time Data


To reap the rewards of a data-driven e-commerce returns strategy, logistics leaders should follow these steps: Keep all stakeholders working together and sharing the right information with related communications via API-integrated systems.

What is a shipper’s letter of instructions and why is it important?


One of the documents you may need when arranging a freight shipment to export goods abroad is the shipper’s letter of instructions. This document can be considered as a transport document. . Issuance of export documents. Documents accompanying the shipment.

What is a packing slip?


Packing slips are commercial documents that validates the delivery of an order. The packing slip is an important document that can prevent misunderstandings between buyers and sellers. As this document is so important, it is often treated as a mandatory document!

Defeating Demurrage & Detention with Data

Logistics Business Magazine

We have already said it and let us say it again: Demurrage and Detention are avoidable costs, and it is something that can be defeated with data. There are many reasons why demurrage and detention charges may be incurred : • Delays due to incorrect documentation.

Pitfalls of digitalisation in shipping and freight

Shipping and Freight Resource

Whether digital or manual, the business of shipping involves a lot of documentation. Or forgetting the minus in -25° C when submitting the shipping documents to the shipping line or port.

Hopes and hazards in using ELD data: Detention reduction

247 Customs Broker

Larger fleets have long had the tools to track detention time, but with the spread of ELDs, fleets of all sizes can now document time… The post Hopes and hazards in using ELD data: Detention reduction appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Customs Invoice


The Customs invoice is an important document used in any supply chain. If the invoice has insufficient information, the declarant would need to refer to different documents at the time of making the declaration. What are the best data elements to include in a Customs invoice?

Half of the world’s container cargo data is on a single blockchain platform

Shipping and Freight Resource

With two more major shipping leaders actively sharing information, data on nearly half of the world’s ocean container cargo is now available on a single blockchain-based data platform. billion events and roughly 13 million published documents.

The Importance of Clear Data When Planning for Your Business’s Success


In the grand scheme of things, data analysis falls into the categories of descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive. Before you can analyze the data you have though, you need to make it digestible. Time To Read: 9 minutes.

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Electronic Data Interchange or EDI in Transportation: Breaking Down What it is and How It Works


Today begins our series about electronic data interchange or EDI in transportation. What is Electronic Data Interchange? First we must understand and get on the same page of what is Electronic Data Interchange, or EDI, as it is not only used in the transportation industry. According to Wikipedia and EDI Basics , Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the computer-to-computer exchange of business documents in a standard electronic format between business partners.

Warehouse Speed - Forecast, Train, Document, and Communicate

Blog on Log

It is easier to quickly move orders out of the warehouse if you have accurate, high-quality data on inbound shipments. Make sure you have the necessary data to plan warehouse operations according to demand. Document processes. Managers should document warehouse execution steps so all employees know how to perform their jobs effectively. Create a training manual -- it can be either an electronic or paper document; whatever works best for your company.

BluJay Release Enhances Visibility and Data Insights

Logistics Business Magazine

With the latest updates to BluJay’s transportation and distribution applications, we’re leveraging more data and actionable insights across the platform to increase efficiency and visibility, making it easier for users to make immediate, informed decisions about their supply chain management.”.

Implementation of EDI in Logistics Industry

20Cube Logistics

The exchange of data via automation offers benefits not only to in-house logistics and 3PL service providers in India but also to the entire supply with all information at their fingertips. These documents can be anything from shipping notes, invoices, purchase orders, delivery notes, etc.

FreightGate: The Gap Filler for Global Shipments’ Communications and Data Management


How the right communication process and data management style augment shipment handling and reduce risk. Multiple stakeholders, dozens of calls, variations of documents, process steps, and diverse transport management systems (TMS) complicate international shipping even further. . The time spent between back-and-forth communications by phone and sometimes at odd hours could easily lead to inaccurate data entry or mishandled document(s).

Avoiding Freight Damage & Using Empirical Stretch Wrapping Data to Troubleshoot Causes


A major contributing factor is the inherent difficulty in measuring and documenting packaging suitability for LTL and over-the-road pallet load shipments. Unlike small parcel carriage , for which standards can be explicitly established, documented and validated using ECT (edge crush test) for corrugated and drop testing, there’s little comparable for pallet loads. . However, it’s not enough to simply establish and document a containment force standard.

[INFOGRAPHIC] FreightWaves SONAR spot freight market data sources

FreightWaves SONAR

(Graphics created by Emily Ricks) There are ample opportunities to take advantage of spot versus contract freight data insights. So let’s take a closer look at the top spot freight market data analytics sources that power SONAR.

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Top Causes for Delivery Delays and How to Use Data to Avoid Chargebacks

Blue Grace Logistics

Old fashioned systems (manual data entry): Digital systems are a necessity in the modern world of commerce. For example, digital systems eliminate time spent completing tedious paper forms or manually transferring data from documents into spreadsheets or data-management applications. BlueGrace helped the client by implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, BlueShip TMS, which is an electronic data management system.

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10 Steps to Check If Your Business Is Ready For Big Data


Few topics hold the prestige of logisticians like Big Data. The applications of Big Data in business are numerous. In freight management, Big Data yields opportunities for improvement. The right strategy can propel the smallest of competitors through better, data-based decision making in international transport to the front of industrial battle lines. The reason behind the application of data is immense. The ways we collect data has evolved too.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Picking Process


Second, effectively improving warehouse operations requires a combination of data collection, process improvement, and technology. When optimizing the picking process in a warehouse, it is important to recognize two key concepts. First, no one strategy or technology fits every case.

What is EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) and ASN (Advanced Shipping Notification)?

3PL Insights

The amount of time and effort saved by using these technologies makes them a must-have when transferring documents to another company. EDI stands for Electronic Data Interchange. This refers to the electronic interchange of documents between companies. Electronic interchange of documents is far more efficient and less expensive than exchanging paper documents, as EDI costs less than a dollar.

ITN: Toll Group may have lost over 200GB of data in ransomware attack

The LoadStar

Toll Group may have lost over 200GB of corporate data to the Nefilim attackers, who have now started to dump it onto the web after failing to secure a ransom from the company. In a brief note to a leak site on Wednesday, the attackers released a compressed archive along with a text file listing documents stolen from Toll, which they described as “part one”. The post ITN: Toll Group may have lost over 200GB of data in ransomware attack appeared first on The Loadstar.

GE Transportation selects project44 to enhance multimodal data connectivity capabilities

247 Customs Broker

GE Transportation has selected project44’s modern SaaS platform to expand its multimodal data connectivity capabilities. The combined solution will help to connect transportation data from railroad networks, yards, intermodal terminals and maritime ports into a single transportation management workflow. In another development, Port of Long Beach has launched data-sharing project with GE Transportation to enhance cargo flow efficiencies. LBR Staff Writer.

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EHS Software: The Accurate Safety Data Leadership Demands

UL EHS- Sustainability

For added ammunition, your argument should be supported by measurable data points. When addressing management, center your presentation on safety data areas that matter to leadership: Lower Worker’s Comp costs (direct and indirect) Fewer lost-time accidents Lower insurance premiums Zero regulatory non-compliance penalties Increased profitability At UL , we consider a thriving safety culture where there is continuous improvement driven by continuous learning.

What is Storytelling with Data and How Can You Master it? Get Tips from Cole Nussbaumer Knafflic


This month, we’re hosting a Data Visualization webinar with bestselling author Cole Nussbaumer Knafflic. Cole wrote the popular book “ Storytelling with Data ” and is also known for her blog. She’s worked at and with some of the most data-driven companies on the planet, including Google, Adobe, Genentech, JPMC, Target, and the World Bank. She also works with organizations and individuals to help them become more effective data storytellers through workshops.