Where Are My Supply Chain Documents? Managing Critical Documents with Automation

RPA Labs

Staying on top of the ever-changing omnichannel service options and keeping track of supply chain documents and freight documents remains vital for continued growth and success within competitive markets. Why Missing Documents Are a Major Problem in Supply Chain Management.

Document Management System for Shipping: Using Robotic Process Automation and Chatbots

RPA Labs

Logistics managers and experts should budget for automation so that they can improve their current document management system for shipping. Disorganization in document management can cause many issues, so automating this information is the best avenue.

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Freight Document Management: Using RPA with BOLs, Pre-Alert, Arrival, & Invoice Documents

RPA Labs

Everything from freight document management to shipment tracking to payment tracking can benefit from automation and robotic processes. Robotic process automation (RPA) can improve operations with BOLs, delivery alerts, freight document recording, real-time monitoring, drop-off confirmation, and payment verifications. . How RPA Enables Freight Document Management and Improves Data Collection, Analysis, and Application.

Freight Document Management: Using RPA with BOLs, Pre-Alert, Arrival, & Invoice Documents

RPA Labs

Everything from freight document management to shipment tracking to payment tracking can benefit from automation and robotic processes. Robotic process automation (RPA) can improve operations with BOLs, delivery alerts, freight document recording, real-time monitoring, drop-off confirmation, and payment verifications. . How RPA Enables Freight Document Management and Improves Data Collection, Analysis, and Application.

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.

ASEAN Customs Declaration Document

Globalior

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.

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.

Document Management System for Shipping: Using Robotic Process Automation and Chatbots

RPA Labs

Logistics managers and experts should budget for automation so that they can improve their current document management system for shipping. Disorganization in document management can cause many issues, so automating this information is the best avenue. .

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.

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.

Air cargo at a crossroads, says IATA. ‘We must go from documents to data’

The LoadStar

IATA has increased its drive to get the air cargo industry to digitise, but has warned that business models need to change to incorporate data. “We ‘We must go from documents to data’ appeared first on The Loadstar.

Make the Most of Your Time: Eliminate Manual Processes with a TMS

Trinity Logistics

And if you don’t have a TMS, you certainly are spending way more time doing data entry than you should. MANUAL PROCESS: DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT. Manually managing documents or paperwork is monotonous and outdated.

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

Turvo

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.”

Navistar data leaked on auction site after cyberattack

The Supply Chain Journal

Data apparently stolen from Navistar International Corp. The data appeared on Wednesday on Marketo, which bills itself as a marketplace for stolen data. The portion posted included detailed financial statements, contracts and other internal documents.

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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.

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

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

GlobalTranz

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.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

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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First data logger meets IEC standard

Logistics Business Magazine

The G-Log 2 data logger from Germany-based Aspion GmbH is the first shock recorder on the market to implement the continuous shock/vibration test of the European transport standard EN IEC 60721-3-2:2018 with its 2M4/2M5/2M6 classes during transportation.

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

Globalior

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?

Globalior

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.

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.

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.

Comment: Following simple rules can keep your data safe from cyber crime

The LoadStar

Only last month a major shipping group reported lost business due to a cyber-attack on its email systems – recent high-profile attacks on other shipping and logistics companies are well documented.

Customs Invoice

Globalior

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?

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

WorkWave

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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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.

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.

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.

Supply Chain Disruption Is Here to Stay…Here’s How to Modernize to Mitigate Risk & Improve Service

Turvo

Eliminate Confusion With Digital Document Management. Another way to navigate the current market is by implementing technology like digital document management. This can consolidate the amount of manual documentation while instantly uploading the files.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

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.”.

Defining the Full Scope of Visibility in the Supply Chain

Turvo

These metrics are closely followed by training data scientists (21%), returns management (21%), and data interchange technology (17.7%). Modern technology, innovation, and data-sharing make management and forecasting for changes within the network more accessible.