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

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

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Current shipping document handling processes are very complicated and still include outdated paper processes that involve numerous stakeholders across the world.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

Haven offering automated auditing for freight documents

Fleet Owner

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

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.

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.

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

Will the Freight Industry Move to a Discounted Pricing Model Like the Stock Brokerage Industry?

The Logistics of Logistics

Shippers want great service, easy access to shipping documents, tracking, tracing and a fair price. Will freight brokerage pricing evolve toward a discounted, transparent fee model like stock brokerage pricing?

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.

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

Federal Contractors Face Closer Scrutiny

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Scientific Thinking vs. The Scientific Method

The Lean Thinker

I didn’t document anything. My recent post, “ …but where is the problem solving? stirred up quite a bit of conversation and traffic. I would like to dig a little deeper into what “good problem solving” actually looks and sounds like – beyond the forms and tools. Underlying all good problem solving is scientific thinking. With it, I am constantly comparing what I think with what I observe , and looking at differences as evidence that what I think might need revision.

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

…but where is the problem solving?

The Lean Thinker

He was very impressed by the daily experiments, the documentation of what was being learned, and the results being gained. There have just been other ways to structure and document the process.

“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

Chapter 11 filing and employee letter shed more light on NEMF’s bankruptcy development

Logistics Management

Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey in Newark on February 11 are still intact, documentation surfacing in recent days helps to tell the story of what led the fabled 101-year Elizabeth, N.J.-based While the shockwaves stemming from regional less-than-truckload (LTL) New England Motor Freight (NEMF) announcing this week it voluntarily filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S.

What’s in Your Transportation Execution Solution Strategy?

Logistics Viewpoints

rating, booking, tracking, document management and settlement) in breadth or depth. Transportation execution solutions and, in particular, visibility solutions, are hot. There are a number of macroeconomic factors driving the adoption of transportation execution systems. Technological innovations such as cloud computing, logistics networks and real-time GPS are increasing the importance of transportation execution solutions and redefining how transportation is managed.

5 Things to Know About U.S.-Mexico Logistics

Talking Logistics

At a minimum, companies will need to be familiar with these most common documents: Bill of Lading (BOL) – A bill of lading is an essential document for any freight shipment. In Mexico, the basic Mexican import document is the pedimento de importacion.

Freight Damage: How to File a Freight Claim

GoShip Blog

Once you’ve noticed any kind of visible damage, take pictures for documentation and declare the damage in the bill of lading. Make sure to provide accurate information as well as the following documents: Bill of lading.

Shipping and Packages results shine for USPS but not bright enough to cure its financial woes

Logistics Management

These financial issues are well documented, to be sure, and were highlighted this week in the USPS’s fiscal year 2018 results

Block chain technology in Pharmacueticals

Jayem Logistics

Stakeholders can also see the status of customs documents, and can view bills of lading and other data. Block chain technology ensures secure data exchange and a tamper-proof repository for this documentation.

DSV Cleaning Robots Tested at Roskilde Pharma Warehouse

Logistics Manager

The new robot will clean our floors and document the processes. When we automate documentation of the cleaning processes, we will have more time to focus on servicing our customers: handling their goods and performing value-added services.”.

Find the Money in Your Transportation Operations!

247 Customs Broker

Documenting freight flows and logistics costs on a Spend Diagram will help a transportation team collect data and […].

Haven automates Bill of Lading and invoice auditing

The LoadStar

a software company that builds technology to streamline global trade, today announces two new features that automate document auditing, Automated Bill of Lading and Automated Invoice Auditing. Haven, Inc.,

Logistics industry not using blockchain to its full advantage yet

The LoadStar

Look at the way it is being deployed at the moment; you have Maersk and IBM utilising it as a document-tracking. 2019 will be the year that the buzz around blockchain dies – but that will lead to a realisation of the technology’s true benefits.

Brazil’s New Single Portal for Foreign Trade Will Facilitate Cross-Border Shipping

Now, That's Logistics

Reducing Documents, Deadlines, and Costs . To modernize its import and export processes, Brazil is reducing documentation and stages, as well as deadlines and costs. By enabling the digitization of all documentation, the new portal will generate an integrated view and real-time monitoring for all operators. Procedural steps deletion- ending of duplicate authorizations in distinct documents, with the possibility of comprehensive authorizations for more than one operation.

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.