International Shipping: Requirements of Documents

20Cube Logistics

In both these activities, many documents change hands forming a long chain of exchange. Documents start from the parties responsible for import and export, companies that are handling shipping and movement will look at another set of documents to move the consignment in international waters.

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.

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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

Sending Documents to UWT? Document Imaging Tips for Drivers

United World Transporation

Every day, brokers receive hundreds of documents, and they come from various sources. As drivers know, one of the primary sources of documents is from their mobile phones. Smartphones offer drivers more flexibility with sending documents than ever before. Sophisticated cameras can take detailed photos, and there are many apps that can scan and optimize documents prior to sending them out. Digitizing Documents. Sending Documents.

What documents should I retain for record keeping?


It is generally a good idea for traders to keep all documents archived for at least 10 years in all countries (unless retention standards are longer). When it comes to record keeping requirements of Customs authorities, the legal requirements usually stipulates that all documents related to the imported or exported goods must be archived.

Documentation and other tips for household relocation

Shipping and Freight Resource

The post Documentation and other tips for household relocation appeared first on Shipping and Freight Resource. Documentation Shipping household relocationHousehold Relocation…………………… a stressful item for many people but sometimes inevitable. Moving internationally is not an easy thing to do and you have to try and stay well-informed about many things. It could be a tedious process both on the pocket and the mind.

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

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

Importance of Having Your Importation Documents in Order

Dedola Global Logistics

Document Complexity. The complexity of documents varies widely depending on the industry. For example, agricultural imports require a more thorough set of documents detailing the quality of the products. Regardless of industry, carriers must have complete documentation on-hand to provide to customs that prove they have legal custody of the goods. The post Importance of Having Your Importation Documents in Order appeared first on Dedola Global Logistics.

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.

DOT Releases Policy Document on Emerging Tech Engagement

247 Customs Broker

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on July 23 unveiled guidelines that technology innovators can follow… The post DOT Releases Policy Document on Emerging Tech Engagement appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. [Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.]

Haven offering automated auditing for freight documents

Fleet Owner

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

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


Traditional options for managing and documenting the process also remain stagnant. All supplier shipments must be accompanied by appropriate documentation. Documentation may include, but is not limited to, packing slip, bill of lading, NAFTA certificates, commercial invoices, CMR (EU and Asia) and hazardous materials information. Thus, process outputs related to documentation must be error free.”

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

The LoadStar

‘We must go from documents to data’ appeared first on 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 are at a crossroads,” said Ariaen Zimmerman, head of Cargo iQ. “We We can no longer wander; we need digitisation. But there is a lack of business model. We are not capable of transferring it properly into a digital world,” he said yesterday at an IATA webinar.

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 ( The post ID Logistics: 2018 Registration Document Made Available appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Automated Document Reviewing “Now Available in Minutes”

Logistics Business Magazine

Envoy Group has teamed up with TradeSun to offer an automated document reviewing process which, it claims, will significantly reduce the time taken to complete trade finance transactions. Manual documentation review processes, which are still common practice in trade finance, can take 4-6 weeks to complete and have very little protection against double-entry fraud and human error. TradeSun uses AI to automate the document reviewing process.

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.

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.

What is a Bill of Lading and what is its purpose?


Bills of lading are transportation documents that carriers issue to shippers. A B/L can be a document of title A B/L is a form of receipt for goods A B/L is also a contract between shipper and carrier A B/L should be treated as a legal document What is the difference between a negotiable and non-negotiable Bill of Lading? A negotiable bill of lading allows anyone who produces the document to take title to the cargo. The document produced has to be original.

Iptor Partners with Nextway to Deliver Enterprise Document Management

Logistics Business Magazine

Supply chain software specialist Iptor and Nextway have signed a global partnership agreement, adding enterprise document management capabilities to the complete Iptor suite of solutions. As a seamlessly integrated add-on to Iptor’s flagship ERP suites, the Next® Enterprise Archive document management from Nextway will, they say, increase their efficiency in processing business documents of all kinds.

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.

Importance of declaring the correct cargo weight

Shipping and Freight Resource

Documentation Freight Container Maritime Disasters Shipping SOLAS VGM Vessel Operation container weight misdeclaration shipping knowledgeMisdeclaration of container weights has been an issue that has been going on for a long time and has plagued many a shipping line, ship and port operators.

Difference between Sea Waybill vs Bill of Lading


A Bill of Lading can be categorized in many different ways, but in general an original B/L refers to a document issued by the carrier or shipping company that: Confirms receipt of goods onto a vessel Confirms the condition of those goods, weight and number of pieces Provides title to goods (“negotiable”) Serves as a proof of contract for carriage Bills of Lading are ocean transportation documents. What is a Bill of Lading?

Pitfalls of digitalisation in shipping and freight

Shipping and Freight Resource

Whether digital or manual, the business of shipping involves a lot of documentation. Therefore, the people handling the business, especially at the documentation desks need to understand the different types of documents issued for a shipment, who issues the documents, why they are issued and what happens if the incorrect documents are issued to the incorrect entity.

How to import in Singapore?


Step six: Make sure you’ve got complete documentation for the clearance of cargo Permits that got approved for cargo clearance have an expiration date. You are required to present the permit granted by the Customs alongside the supporting documents like transportation receipts, packing lists, or invoices for verification purposes to the relevant officers. Step Seven: Preservation of Trade Documents is compulsory. What does importation into Singapore mean?

Customs Invoice


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. Q & A Customs documents hs code Incoterms invoiceOne question that often comes up in supply chain operations is: “What is the invoice format required by Customs?”

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. If speeding warehouse operations is one of your goals in 2006.obtaining more accurate inventory information should be your first step.

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. Then the company tried something else

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Picking Process


As a best practice, warehouse managers should conduct an ABC analysis, properly document and review the current process to detect inefficiencies, and improve warehouse processes before introducing any form of warehouse automation and/or warehouse technology.

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

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

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