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.

Bill of Lading: The Importance of Proper Documentation


The Bill of Lading (BOL) is a required and legal shipping document to move freight. The document will serve as evidence in claims made of missing or damaged items. If there are any damages or missing items, this should be reflected in the document being signed.

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Bill of Lading: The Importance of Proper Documentation


The Bill of Lading (BOL) is a required and legal shipping document to move freight. The document will serve as evidence in claims made of missing or damaged items. If there are any damages or missing items, this should be reflected in the document being signed.

Automating sales documentation repositories using AMPLIFY Integration Builder


How do you manage your sales documentation? A customer relationship management tool (CRM)? An intranet site? Excel sheets? Since I am responsible for the sales engineering organization at Axway, my team generates a number of artifacts that can be stored … Application Integration

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CormSquare’s Document Management System


A Document Management System is a technology platform built explicitly to streamline the management of documents. CormSquare’s DMS is an altogether latest office automation system to help users automate the documentation of all the business processes with absolute ease.

TRANSTECH2020: Documenting a Conference

Aborn and Co.

Video 01: The Walkthrough

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5 Ways to Put AI to Work in Your Supply Chain


Step 1: Digitize your documents. Ghodke says an important first step to staying ahead of the competition is to move beyond manual data entry with an AI-driven technology like Document Digitizer. Blog DemandSense Document Digitizer Innovation

Managing Recalls with an Adaptive ERP


Each of these steps should have designated and documented processes to ensure safety. Featured Manufacturing Trends Adaptive erp documentation standards food and beverage food safety food safety modernization act recall management recall prevention recall tracking and traceability recalls

Where is Blockchain Headed? Follow the Money

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Innovation Strategy blockchain and trade documents MIT Center Transportation & Logistics MIT CTL Blockchain Research Team MIT CTL roundtables the future of blockchain

The BCP Evolution: From Dusty Documents to Real Resiliency


A few years ago, I was assigned responsibility for maturing a business continuity program (BCP). During the program’s creation, I had the opportunity to meet a number of business continuity leaders, many of whom had developed world-class systems for business continuity management.

Will Blockchain Create a Digital Divide in Shipping?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Innovation Strategy Transportation automating shipping documentation blockchain in shipping digital bill of lading MI CTL Blockchain research group MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics

Metrics that Matter: Quality Management


Business Process Documentation. Unless processes are fully and accurately documented, employees may not understand their roles. Documentation is also a requirement for most industry and government certifications, so it is beneficial to ensure that processes are documented.

What Is an Inventory Management System & Its Role in Omnichannel Fulfillment?


However, systems used to manage inventory refer to the combination of technology, including hardware and software, for the following: Product identification Product matching to orders Data analysis Product labeling and management Documentation Reporting The More.

The Ongoing Impact of Coronavirus

Logistics Viewpoints

The impact has been far reaching, and at Logistics Viewpoints, we have documented many areas of concern, including the impact on manufacturing supply chains in Southeast Asia, the automotive and pharmaceutical supply chains, the high-tech supply chain, and the impact on retail.

A Manufacturer’s Guide to E-Commerce Fulfillment Excellence

Talking Logistics

But while its impact on retailers has been well documented, e-commerce has also created new challenges and opportunities for manufacturers. There is substantial evidence of how e-commerce has dramatically transformed supply chain and logistics operations over the past two decades.

The Evolution Of The Supply Chain

Gravity Supply Chain

Numerous studies have taken place, been documented, and released regarding what will change in 2020, but very little gets reported regarding what may not!

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5 Reasons to Use Optical Character Recognition (OCR)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

OCR is used to convert the non-editable soft copies into the editable text documents. This means OCR enables you to find the specific information in your documents that can be copied and pasted for other uses. Convert those immutable files into text documents that are easily be edited.

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.

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.

A Checklist for a Manufacturing Company Internal Audit!

Supply Chain Game Changer

A QMS documents the processes, responsibilities, and procedures of quality objectives. The ISO 9001 documentation has a lengthy list of both mandatory and optional requirements. For each of the categories above, additional documents have to be provided to prove compliance.

The Indispensable Role of WMS in Reverse Logistics


Use a “returns authorization” process, such as customer-facing portals for creating tracking numbers and documenting the process in real-time. These technologies, as well as emerging technologies such as augmented reality glasses, reduce errors in 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.

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e-Freight Solutions for Air Cargo


More than ever, organizations not only need to exchange data between disparate systems in an efficient manner, but also require full visibility into each and every shipment and corresponding document. Julie Calcunovitch is Vice President, Air Product Management at Descartes The highly demanding and competitive nature of the supply chain industry demands proactive collaboration amongst trading partners in the air freight community.

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EDI 945: Warehouse Shipping Advice – Explaining EDI


What is an EDI 945 document? Upon receiving a 945, the supplier will reply with an EDI 997 Functional Acknowledgement so that the warehouse has the document reception on record. What is included in a 945 document? What are the benefits of using an EDI 945 document?

Integrating Transportation Carriers – EDI 200 Series


In the world of business integrations, the 200 series of transaction codes are mainly categorized for transportation EDI as Carrier Documents and truck related documents. This document contains shipping rates, fuel prices, and product information about what is getting sent on that truck. This document is used as a motor carrier invoice to request payment. This document to provide the status of shipments in terms of dates, times, locations, etc.

How to Dispute a Walmart Deduction


Note : The description is the supplier’s chance to explain to the auditor why the deduction is invalid, describe the documentation that is attached, and make a case for the dispute. Documentation. Documentation is essential when you go to dispute any deduction.

Greening Your Supply Chain With B2B Automation

Inbound Logistics

Replacing manual, paper-based processes with fully automated systems that use electronic B2B transactions in place of paper documents is one major step toward a greener supply chain

How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In the past, border crossings in a single country might have different documentation requirements, or value calculations might differ by port in the same country. According to the new agreement: Port specific procedures or requirements for documentation have been prohibited (Section 7.11).

Advanced Shipment Notification Best Practices


These messages can be purchase orders, PO acknowledgements, advanced shipment notifications, invoices, credit memos, sales orders or any other type of document traded within the supply chain that are communicated through HTTP/S, FTP, or our integration framework.

A Declaration of Supply Chain Independence

All Things Supply Chain

Some parts of this historical document are… Supply Chain Management 4th of july independence day supply chain managementEvery year on July 4th, the United States stops to remember and celebrate the 1776 signing of the Declaration of Independence by Congress.

Keep Your Strategic Procurement Process From Walking Out the Door


So documenting those processes would be a waste of time. Here are just a few reasons why documenting your procurement processes is more important than you may realize: 1. If your processes aren’t documented, that knowledge leaves with them. Your people know their stuff.

EDI 856: Ship Notice/Manifest


This document is used to transmit information about a shipment in advance of its departure to a customer. A typical ASN document will provide information on four main levels: order level, shipment level, item level, and pack level. What is an EDI 856?

TMS Implementation: 5 Critical Success Factors

Talking Logistics

Over the past two decades, the business case and benefits of transportation management systems (TMS) have been well documented by industry analysts and others, with companies saving 5-25% or more on their transportation spend depending on how inefficient their transportation processes are before implementing. To achieve those benefits, however, companies first have to successfully implement. Read more TMS Implementation: 5 Critical Success Factors. The post TMS Implementation: 5 Critical Success Factors appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Technology Transportation Management Systems Indago Manhattan Associates TMS transportation management systems

How Automated LTL Freight Shipping Processes Creates Efficiencies


Historically, freight organizations and shipping customers had to fax or email shipping related documentation and make endless phone calls to stay on top of More.

Lean leadership: How can we drive lean problem solving efforts?


Prioritization of these items then leads to the problem solving being documented with A3 (directional etc.) These documents are maintained and facilitated by the team members but can be guided with the help of the lean leader(s) within the organization.

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