Blockchain Platform for Shipping Documents

Material Handling and Logistics

CargoX has launched the CargoX Smart B/L platform, which offers a decentralized and cryptographically secured environment for transferring freight shipping documents on a public blockchain network

Documentation and other tips for household relocation

Shipping and Freight Resource

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Upskill says smart glass software now supports document views

DC Velocity

Mixed reality platform built on Microsoft Hololens product enables hands-free reading of PDF files while maintaining equipment. Technology

123Loadboard adds document capturing, status updates

Refrigerated Transporter

123Loadboard says it recently improved the synergy in its load board workflow by adding document scanning, capturing and storage to integrate the load booking and delivery process. Relevant documents now can be attached to any correspondin

Run on Less documents huge savings potential for regional fleets

Fleet Owner

The 10 drivers in the three-week event average 8.3 Spread across the entire sector, that equals $9 billion in lower fuel costs

Haven offering automated auditing for freight documents

Fleet Owner

Software provider says they’ll help streamline the freight payment process for shippers

CargoSmart to Simplify Shipping Documentation with New Blockchain Initiative

Logistics Manager

Current shipping document handling processes are very complicated and still include outdated paper processes that involve numerous stakeholders across the world. 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

Cerasis

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Procurement and Suppliers on the Same Page: How to Craft an Effective Terms & Conditions Sales Document appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. 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. In part two, Chuck focuses on how to draft your terms and conditions. Writing your terms of use can be a monumental task for anyone.

RTR Exclusive: Venezuela shifts oil ventures’ accounts to Russian bank – document, sources

The LoadStar

REUTERS reports: “Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA is telling customers of its joint ventures to deposit oil sales proceeds in an account recently opened at Russia’s Gazprombank AO, according to sources and an internal document seen by Reuters on Saturday. The post RTR Exclusive: Venezuela shifts oil ventures’ accounts to Russian bank – document, sources appeared first on The Loadstar.

Warehouse Speed - Forecast, Train, Document, and Communicate

Blog on Log

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.

HMRC estimate of post-Brexit customs bill for shippers ‘wide of the mark’

The LoadStar

Land Loadstar posts News Sea Supply chain Brexit Customs Transit Accompanying DocumentA UK government paper that predicts shippers in the UK and Europe could face a £15bn annual bill for post no-deal Brexit administration of customs entries – but forwarders claim it may have underestimated.

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

Digital docs: image quality counts

Fleet Owner

In trucking operations, digital delivery documents can save significant time and money—if they work. One Colorado-based fleet made the switch from paper, but in actual use, the documents fell short.

Microdea rolls out new user interface for Synergize

Fleet Owner

A technology upgrade improves user experience, streamlines document handling and provides a platform for greater process automation

Federal Contractors Face Closer Scrutiny

Material Handling and Logistics

OFCCP pursues formal reviews and demands greater documentation of anti-discrimination measures

Knowing what to do after a highway accident occurs

Fleet Owner

Attorneys recommend careful documentation of the scene, and stress the importance of assuring the driver a plan is in place to help

Key Provisions to be Negotiated in a Construction Purchase Contract

SIPMM Professional Publications

Construction contracts are complicated documents that try to balance the needs of many different parties involved in a project. Contractors face much uncertainty when delivering on their contract responsibilities, so it is important to design contracts that are fair in allocating risk.

Miller Industries unveils massive 100-ton rolling rotator

Fleet Owner

The M100 rotator offers a true 200,000-pound lifting capacity that was engineered, tested and documented to the highest SAE standards, MillMiller Industries recently unveiled the new Century M100, which it says is the first 100-ton rolling rotator.

eFulfillment Services: 6 New-and-Different Questions to Ask Potential Providers

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

It’s an expression that frequently comes to mind when I’m responding to RPFs for eFulfillment services, because even though these documents were created by diverse companies with different needs, you wouldn’t know it based on the remarkably similar questions they ask.

CX North America expands driver mobile app

Fleet Owner

New functionality enables drivers to capture, crop and convert electronic documentation to accelerate the invoice process and improve billing

INTTRA urges industry-led standards for containers and logistics

Supply Chain and Logistics

Lee Hong Liang has written an interesting article about the call for standards in maritime documentation. To my view, it’s no doubt needed badly, and has been for years. The desires of maritime operators to work as local optimizers has hurt … Continue reading → Logistics Production Operations Shipping Supply Chains standards technology

CargoSmart teams with Oracle on blockchain logistics initiative

Logistics Management

CargoSmart Limited recently announced its initiative to develop a blockchain solution for shipment documentation to improve complex supply chain processes

Amware Client Spotlight:  All In The Pillow's Comfy Pillow Lap Tray

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

You know, those cumbersome, unstable trays for your your electronic devices, newspapers, work documents, and other items. Amware has a new customer. And a pretty cool one at that. All In The Pillow™ has reinvented the lap tray. The new twist: combine the tray with a pillow to deliver a stable and comfortable platform to get work done at home or on the go

Five Essential Criteria for a Successful Procurement Contract

SIPMM Professional Publications

A procurement contract is a document detailing the legally-binding agreement between a company (the buyer) and supplier who is promising to sell of products and/or services with detailed technical specifications and to fulfill the terms and conditions outlined in the agreement.

Five Keys to Cold Chain Success with Tyler Hildebrand

The Logistics of Logistics

WMS, TMS, documentation. Identify potential hazards / risks – Document every potential risk to food safety. Documentation. The food safety plan is a living document that should be updated on a regular basis.

Colorado Looks into Establishing Low Carbon Fuel Standard

NGT News

The Colorado Energy Office has issued a documented quote for services seeking independent contractors with experience conducting life cycle assessments and evaluating clean fuel policies to conduct a Low Carbon Fuel Standard Feasibility Study.

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How the First Sale Rule will save you

Dedola Global Logistics

Specific documentation must be set up to take advantage of this approach. Ever-increasing tariff or duty rates are having a dramatic impact on US importers’ landed cost. These additional expenses negatively impact sales and restrict business growth.

Supply Chain Quality: A Driver for Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Ensuring receipt of Certificate of Analysis (CoA) and other regulatory compliance documentation has made digitization a requirement for customer service, audit management, and compliance. If a process manufacturer ships a product without the correct or missing documentation, a substantial and costly non-compliance fine is imposed. By monitoring and managing the digitized transactions and documentation businesses gain valuable insight into their quality performance.

Moving toward freight ton efficiency together

Fleet Owner

I first worked with this group back in 2007, when I represented Navistar and helped construct some of the early documentation thLast week I presented our Run on Less findings to the government industry meeting of the 21st Century Truck Partnership.

What is a Known Shipper (KSMS)?

Dedola Global Logistics

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Do More Shipping with Less Work

Shipchain

Additionally, global trade scales are vulnerable to an impending digital documentation revolution, as noted by Kyunghee Park of Bloomberg.com. Shippers who take advantage of blockchain can review the status of documents and charges incurred in real time.

Supply Chain Mistakes & Best Practices Crossing the Canadian Border

Carter Logistics

In this blog, for the better understanding of border crossing, we will discuss the process of border crossing in and out of Canada, required documents, common mistakes, and some best practices. Documents Required at the Canadian Border. Blog Topics.

Ethiopian Airlines flies into controversy over ‘disgusting’ shark fin deliveries

The LoadStar

Ethiopian Airlines has denied it knowingly flew two shipments of shark fins from Ecuador, via Miami, to the EU and on to Hong Kong last month – but documents reveal they did. . While the law on the shipment of shark fins is extremely complex, and revolves around the type of shark and additional documents that may be required, many airlines have banned this cargo. .

The End of Convoluted, Error-Prone, and Expensive Booking Processes

Haven

Locating the status, details, and documents of a given shipment is confusing and time-consuming. Despite the advent of modern technology, most shippers still use dozens of carrier websites, forwarder emails, phone, and even text messages.

FTA: Yellowhammer shows much could still go wrong

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] The Freight Transport Association said that the release of the Operation: Yellowhammer document showed that there was “still much that could go wrong” as… The post FTA: Yellowhammer shows much could still go wrong appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

How cobots are changing the nature of fulfillment

247 Customs Broker

If you type the word “cobot” into a Word document, it will think you made a mistake, and try to correct the word to “robot.”…

“Clean Team” Investigates Warehouse Sanitation Best Practices

Kane is Able

Their mission: audit and document best practices in warehouse/DC sanitation for their senior class project. Recently, a crack team of logistics detectives (aka “business students”) from the University of Scranton arrived at KANE’s Scranton distribution campus. Code name: Operation Clean Team. The results of the mission have been kept secret – until now. Warehouse Operations Logistics Safety KANE Company Culture