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Current shipping document handling processes are very complicated and still include outdated paper processes that involve numerous stakeholders across the world.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

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


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.

Haven offering automated auditing for freight documents

Fleet Owner

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

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.

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

Federal Contractors Face Closer Scrutiny

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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

…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.

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

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

“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

Mitigating Logistics Risk Through Blockchain


Compliance mandates can put a shipment days behind schedule for things as minor as checking the wrong box on a form or missing a single document. Logistics will always contain risks, but the use of blockchain in supply chain management can go a long way in prevention and mitigation.

Industry questions new box ship blockchain network

The LoadStar

GSBN will be a blockchain-enabled platform that will help digitise the industry, set standards and transform documentation flows, the companies said.

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.

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.

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.

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


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. Having people involved slows down the processing of the documents and also introduces errors.

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Q3 Tech Update: Alphas, Betas and Sidechains


There is no doubt in my mind that today, the Ethereum platform enjoys a significant advantage over most other SmartContract solutions — with toolsets and developer support already widespread and documentation readily available. Documentation Site.

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.,

Freight Brokers Continue to Show Their Value

Logistics Trends and Insights

Contract carriers can access available freight, perform online check calls, keep track of receivables, and upload scanned documentation. Drivers can also capture and upload bill of lading documentation to initiate payment processes. Leading 3PLs C.H.

Make Sure Failure = Learning

The Lean Thinker

Sometimes there is a “lessons learned” document, but that’s it. Take a look at this cool video from Space-X that highlights all of the failures that preceded their successful (and now more or less routine) landing of a recoverable orbital booster rocket. Then let’s discuss it a bit. Here is the direct link if you don’t get the embed in your feed: [link] ). When we see failure, or even failure after failure, it is easy to forget that learning is rarely linear. A Culture of Learning.

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4 Keys for Successful Transportation Budgeting

CH Robinson Logistics

But, how do you measure and document the relative impact of all these factors? But properly documenting which lanes have changed from plan and why, can help create more shared ownership of the transportation budgeting process from the sales and production parts of your organization.

CMA CGM gets transpacific bonus as shippers shun ONE after botched launch

The LoadStar

Problems with the merged booking and documentation systems forced MOL, NYK and K Line customers to book with other. Transpacific volumes handled by CMA CGM soared this year as shippers abandoned the major Japanese carriers after the botched Ocean Network Express (ONE) launch.

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.

Lufthansa Cargo Handle World’s First Electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration

Airfreight Logistics

The INFr8 shipping portal has enjoyed a successful pilot phase with all pilot partners being digitally connected to the platform and able to use it for processing transport documents – such as the Dangerous Goods Declaration (DGD) required by law.

How to Improve Freight Labeling for Transport and Logistics Management


To combat the problem of missing labels and other documentation, haulers have resorted to duplicating the necessary paperwork and storing it inside the freight itself. To prevent this, haulage firms and couriers need the ability to reprint labels and documentation immediately.

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North America Tank Truck Capacity UPDATE: March 2018

Odyssey Logistics

Important Things You Should Know When You are Shipping Internationally

Logistics Trends and Insights

What are the necessary documents? The types of documents that you should include will largely depend on the types of products you are shipping. Generally, a shipping company or freight forwarding company will inform you of the necessary standard shipping documents.

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.

Port of Rotterdam Authority Launch Blockchain Pilot

Logistics Manager

ABN AMRO CEO for Commercial Banking, Daphne de Kluis said, “We will be integrating all these flows in our pilot: from workflow management combined with track & trace to the digitisation of paper documentation such as waybills and the financing of handled freight or services.

Understanding Freight Forwarders and NVOCCs


Shipping documentation. Issues their own bill of lading and other shipping documents which is generally based on standardized documentation created by FIATA. Activity. NVOCC. Freight Forwarders. Non Vessel Owning Common Carrier. Shipper/Carrier. Acts as agent to/for the shippers.

FMC kicks off first phase of investigation into port demurrage, detention, and free time practices

Logistics Management

Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Commissioner Rebecca Dye said earlier this week that the initial phase of the investigation into port demurrage, detention, and free time practices has commenced, with the FMC ordering ocean common carriers to provide information and documents to explain these practices, adding that this is also happening United States ports container terminals

Healthcare logistics in Galicia

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Surprisingly, the most important logistic resource is documentation, digital documentation is the most important resource that they have to manage. Why logistics for healthcare products it’s a so difficult task ? High number of different SKU (Stock Keeping Units).

How EDI and eCommerce Work With 3PL Partners

Ottawa Logistics

EDI Basics defines it this way: “Electronic Data Interchange is the computer-to-computer exchange of business documents in a standard electronic format between business partners.” EDI is used for sharing documents such as: Purchase orders. Payment documents.

Learn the Jargon: Freight Shipping Terms You Need to Know

GoShip Blog

Waybill – Non-negotiable document prepared by the carrier. In the world of freight shipping and logistics, there are a lot of freight shipping terms and acronyms that get thrown around. If you’re not a seasoned logistics professional, this may seem overwhelming and confusing.

CBP extends initial implementation of in-bond regulatory changes to July 2, 2018

Now, That's Logistics

Paper forms or other paper alternatives (screen prints or plain paper documents etc.) For more information, CBP has posted a Frequently Asked Questions Document online at [link] with details on the 11/2017 published final rule entitled Changes to the In-Bond Process. . Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has extended the initial implementation of in-bond regulatory changes until July 2, 2018.

New IATA Innovation DG AutoCheck Launches

Airfreight Logistics

The technology Optical Character Recognition (OCR) can change a standard paper document into an e-document and data, the data is then processed and automatically verified by using XML data version of the DGR.

Blockchain Technology is Poised to Transform Logistics and Supply Chain Management


To understand what a block is, in our example, it may be the origination documentation, customs forms, bill of lading, etc. Old blocks are preserved forever, and new blocks are added to the ledger irreversibly, making it impossible to manipulate by faking documents, transactions, and other information. Blockchain will eliminate the need for such documentation.