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

ID Logistics: 2018 Registration Document Made Available

247 Customs Broker

ORGON, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: ID Logistics (Paris:IDL) announces that its 2018 Registration Document has been registered by the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) on April 17, 2019 (n°D19-0349). The Registration Document is available on ID Logistics’s website (www.id-logistics.com) The post ID Logistics: 2018 Registration Document Made Available appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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Current shipping document handling processes are very complicated and still include outdated paper processes that involve numerous stakeholders across the world.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

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

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

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.

Federal Contractors Face Closer Scrutiny

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Top Tips for PestPac Onboarding

WorkWave

We offer a mixture of self-learning paths and full onboarding that includes detailed training webinars, a video library, documentation, and Q&A sessions with onboarding specialists to guide you along the way. Time To Read: 3 minutes.

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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.

…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.

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.

“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.

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.

TMS Innovation and the Voice of the Customer with Cameron Robertson

The Logistics of Logistics

If you’re going to have a user manual, it should be built into the software instead of an external text document. [13:31] download the audio file. [00:20] 00:20] Opening / Introduction. [00:37] 00:37] Introduce yourself and your company.

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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.

United World Transportation Launches New UWT Carrier App to Easily Let Carriers Apply For Available Loads on the Go

United World Transporation

In the future, UWT hopes that the app will allow users to accept/decline loads, provide photos, send documents, conduct check-in calls, and communicate more essential data.

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

Tips for Efficient Cross Border Transportation

Radius Logistics

Proper documentation. When it comes to cross border, proper documentation will make or break your shipment process. Knowing how and where to get the appropriate documentation for your specific freight is crucial to cross border success.

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

Cerasis

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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