Document Automation Best Practices for Freight Forwarders

RPA Labs

Managing modern shipping processes, especially shipping documentation , can be a challenge for freight forwarders in the best of times. Thankfully AI document automation can improve those vital functions across all areas of the supply chain network.

Where Are My Supply Chain Documents? Managing Critical Documents with Automation

RPA Labs

Staying on top of the ever-changing omnichannel service options and keeping track of supply chain documents and freight documents remains vital for continued growth and success within competitive markets. Why Missing Documents Are a Major Problem in Supply Chain Management.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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

Freight Document Management: Using RPA with BOLs, Pre-Alert, Arrival, & Invoice Documents

RPA Labs

Everything from freight document management to shipment tracking to payment tracking can benefit from automation and robotic processes. Robotic process automation (RPA) can improve operations with BOLs, delivery alerts, freight document recording, real-time monitoring, drop-off confirmation, and payment verifications. . How RPA Enables Freight Document Management and Improves Data Collection, Analysis, and Application. Document Management Logistics RPA freight document

Freight Document Management: Using RPA with BOLs, Pre-Alert, Arrival, & Invoice Documents

RPA Labs

Everything from freight document management to shipment tracking to payment tracking can benefit from automation and robotic processes. Robotic process automation (RPA) can improve operations with BOLs, delivery alerts, freight document recording, real-time monitoring, drop-off confirmation, and payment verifications. . How RPA Enables Freight Document Management and Improves Data Collection, Analysis, and Application. Document Management Logistics RPA freight document

Trucker Tools with Kary Jablonski

The Logistics of Logistics

Kary is the CEO of Trucker Tools , the leading carrier relationship management platform that helps brokers grow their carrier network, book loads digitally, track freight, and build enduring relationships with carriers to drive reuse. Kary Jablonski and Joe Lynch discuss Trucker Tools.

Tools 298

ASEAN Customs Declaration Document

Globalior

This network allows for the flow of information via electronic means between member states. The type of information exchange possible through this platform includes (but is not limited to) documentation and information related to cross border movement of cargo. A major milestone: ASEAN Customs Declaration Document. A significant development milestone of the ASEAN Single Window is the ASEAN Customs Declaration Document, or ACDD.

The Power of the Network: ERP vs. Spend Management

Logistics Viewpoints

A multi-enterprise supply chain networks (MSCN) is a key technology for improved collaboration across an extended supply chain. MSCN solutions provide supply chain visibility, network-based applications, and network analytics across an extended supply chain.

ERP 124

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

Turvo

Traditional options for managing and documenting the process also remain stagnant. As a result, the modern, collaborative logistics supply chain network needs an infusion of information on digitizing the POD, or proof of delivery.

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.

Supply Chain Operating Networks Create Supply Chain Rockstars

Talking Logistics

Some still have significant opportunities for additional efficiency gains, which can come from utilizing a B2B network to facilitate the buying and selling of products and services. Instead, manufacturers and their trading partners want to conduct business in a network environment that allows easy connectivity without having to change the way they already work. B2B networks have evolved over the years from simple one-to-one connections to one-to-many connections.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

Make the Most of Your Time: Eliminate Manual Processes with a TMS

Trinity Logistics

If you work with several different shipments, it can be time-consuming to be on the phone or going through emails asking for rates from carriers in your network. MANUAL PROCESS: DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT. Manually managing documents or paperwork is monotonous and outdated.

Q&A: FRONTdoor Collective executives explain importance of franchised DSP network

The Supply Chain Journal

military have come together to form the FRONTdoor Collective (FDC), a network of franchised DSPs. PICKERING : “We recognized very early on that there was a massive gap in the industry when it came to last-mile delivery networks.

Former employees shed light on sophisticated double-brokering network

The Supply Chain Journal

According to court documents filed in the U.S. Logistics industry responds to burgeoning network. Joe Howard, who works for a Midwestern logistics company, has been tracking the burgeoning network of companies tied to the alleged double-brokering ring for nearly two years. “It

Efforts to Derail a Potential Logistical Nightmare

ShipLilly

All their suspended services would be revived to avoid cargo being stuck on the networks. General avert a potential railroad strike china suppliers ecommerce Joe Biden pandemics rail deal rail union shipping documents Supply Chain tentative deal that threatens to disrupt the supply chain

Cooperative Logistics Network now offering e-learning

Logistics Business Magazine

The Cooperative Logistics Network – an international alliance of more than 320 hand-picked freight forwarders – has launched its Online Logistics Academy. The post Cooperative Logistics Network now offering e-learning appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

How to Build the Optimal Freight Carrier Network to Consistently Deliver

Turvo

Managers of freight carrier networks and supply chains have a lot to keep tabs on with day-to-day operations in the supply chain ecosystem. Knowing how to build this network and set up a platform that provides the data, resources, and support needed becomes difficult.

Nijmegen provides Freight Network with Europe Gateway

Logistics Business Magazine

They have in-depth knowledge of the entire international network, so can provide expert advice on local and international regulations and offer support to find the best way to ship customer pallets with the network.

Ocean Network Express Wins Lloyd’s List “Excellence in Container Shipping” Asia Pacific Award

Logistics Manager

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has announced that they have emerged as winner of the Lloyd’s List “Excellence in Container Shipping” Asia Pacific award. said Jeremy Nixon, Chief Executive Officer, Ocean Network Express. The post Ocean Network Express Wins Lloyd’s List “Excellence in Container Shipping” Asia Pacific Award appeared first on Logistics Manager. Ocean Carriers Ocean Network Express ONE

DTC logistics provider FlavorCloud seeks to demystify global networks for e-commerce brands

The Supply Chain Journal

FlavorCloud’s platform allows customers to easily pay customs and duties up front, as well as streamlines the process of moving goods through global shipping networks. Global e-commerce is enabling direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands to sell their products in hundreds of countries at a time.

Nvidia Files Patent to Help Self-Driving Cars Detect Emergency Vehicles

IoT World Today

A 34-page document that was filed with the patent office and published in May spells out the essence of the problem, and how Nvidia proposes to deal with it. The microphones would work in tandem with a Deep Neural Network (DNN) to generate “audio signals” that correspond to these sirens.

What are supply chain professionals using to make network decisions? 

AIMMS

Part I in our series on assessing your network design’s maturity . How does you r network design compare to others ? We recently created a quiz to help supply chain professionals answer this question. Our goal was to help you identify potential improvement opportunities by answering a few questions and get a temperature check on the current landscape of network design solutions. “Do you currently use advanced analytics to optimize your network?”

AIMMS 69

Ocean Network Express (ONE) Thailand Hits Major Milestone of One Million TEUs Handled

Logistics Manager

Nine months after their official inauguration, Ocean Network Express (ONE) has achieved the important milestone of one million TEUs of import and export cargo volume in and out of Thailand. Their network covers destinations in 30 countries around the world. On top of a strong team, ONE has a comprehensive network of services that can accommodate almost any kind of cargo, including general cargo, DG, reefer cargo and more.

What are supply chain professionals using to make network decisions? 

AIMMS

Part I in our series on assessing your supply chain network’s maturity . How does you r supply chain network design compare to others ? Only about 22% use network design software and 18% use network design software with embedded analytics among this group. .

Industry questions new box ship blockchain network

The LoadStar

Yesterday’s announcement that five shipping lines and four terminal operators are to form a consortium to develop a Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) has raised more questions than it answered. GSBN will be a blockchain-enabled platform that will help digitise the industry, set standards and transform documentation flows, the companies said. The post Industry questions new box ship blockchain network appeared first on The Loadstar.

How one forward-looking idea turned into a global support network for humanitarians

World Food Programme Logistics

Nunzio (standing, first from the right) and Giuseppe Saba (third) during their mission to Afghanistan to set up WFP’s assistance to vulnerable communities after the fall of the Taliban in 2001, Photo: WFP/UNHRD The global UNHRD network as we know it today?—?with

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. Companies that embark on a digital transformation use a Digital Supply Network to automate business processes and connect a constant flow of information between suppliers, buyers, shippers, and logistics service providers.

Penetration Testing: Reasons Manufacturers and Businesses Need to Take This Key Network Security Step Now

GlobalTranz

When’s the last time you tested your network? Good penetration testing involves testing a company’s network to make sure that there are no threats that can break through the company or organization’s security. Sometimes, an attacker will gain entry to a company’s network by planting an infected hardware device, like a USB, on an employee or near the office (perhaps in an office parking lot). That’s what Steve Stasiukonis, founder of Secure Network Technologies, did.

Convoy encourages diverse carriers to become certified

The Supply Chain Journal

Gurley says stumbling across digital freight network Convoy was a boon to her new business, enabling her to use an app to see a load’s location and the commodity, as well as make a bid. . In 2016, Charmaria Gurley and her brother launched Gurley All Freight ?—

Shipping e-docs set to emulate airlines with digital take-off

The LoadStar

Since its introduction in 2010, the electronic Air WayBill (eAWB) has become the default contract for all air cargo shipments on enabled tradelanes and most other air transport documents have also been digitalised. More recently, electronic documents have entered in the maritime industry too.

How the UN Innovation Network seeks to disrupt the SDGs with innovation

World Food Programme Logistics

How the UN Innovation Network seeks to #AccelerateSDGs with innovation From 29 April to 3 May, innovators from eleven United Nations entities will come together for the first time to participate in the first Interagency Innovation Bootcamp, jointly hosted by the UN Innovation Network (UNIN) and the World Food Programme Innovation Accelerator in Munich.

Rethinking Your Distribution Network Optimization – Supply Chain 24/7

247 Customs Broker

Distribution Network Optimization. Whether you are a small business owner or a corporate logistics manager, it’s crucial to stay attuned to the most innovative ways to optimize your distribution network. The move to re-evaluate your distribution network may be driven by the need to reduce costs, or perhaps you are launching a new business strategy. Whatever the motivation, reassessing your distribution network optimization is an absolute necessity. April 19, 2018 ·.

One Issues First Electronic BL and Selects essDOCS to Power Global BL Digitization Initiative

Logistics Manager

Ocean Network Express (ONE), the world’s sixth-largest container line by TEU capacity, and essDOCS, the leading enabler of paperless trade, announced today that ONE recently handled its first-ever electronic, negotiable Bill of Lading (eB/L) via essDOCS’ paperless document solution, CargoDocs.

Roadcheck Week is Coming: May 4-6

Blue Grace Logistics

During the inspection, inspectors will check the driver’s operating credentials, hours-of-service documentation, seat belt usage and for alcohol and/or drug impairment.

The Supply Chain Digital Transformation Journey: Making Inter-Business Collaboration Better

Talking Logistics

Digital Supply Networks: Your Team Captain. You can view Digital Supply Networks (DSN) as a team member on the digital supply chain transformation journey. First, however, you need to connect them into the Digital Supply Network. A Digital Supply Network is the captain on the court for you here. These are applicable to supply chain documents such as: Sales Orders and their confirmations.

Connected Logistics is the Future of Global Trade

Blue Grace Logistics

With even one of these aspects missing from the mix, it would be highly difficult to build a logistics network that links all the players in international trade. Who Are Parts of The Connected Logistics Network? What are the features of a Connected Logistics Network? Real-time data: With the use of new and advanced technology and advanced analytics, the connected logistics network provides its users real-time data and market insights.

GEODIS Develops Time Definite Road Freight Service Across Southeast Asia

Logistics Manager

Drawing on two decades of experience running trucking services in the region, GEODIS Road Network (GRN) Asia Pacific is now offering a time and date specific service. Logistics Services GEODIS GEODIS Road Network (GRN) Asia Pacific Logistics service time and date specific service

ONE Line Thailand Begins Accepting Bookings

Logistics Manager

Ocean Network Express ( ONE ) Line Thailand have officially began accepting bookings and have opened the doors to their new office at the Chamchuri Square building in Bangkok, Thailand. Documentation. Ocean Carriers Bookings containers Ocean Network Express ONE ONE LineONE Line is a new startup comprised of Japan’s three largest ocean carriers; MOL, “K” Line, and NYK.

TradeGo: New Blockchain Digitalization Coming to Shipping

MTS Logistics

For all types of cargo trading and transportation, paper documents are still being largely used for customs clearance and delivery of goods.