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.

TRANSTECH2020: Documenting a Conference

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Video 01: The Walkthrough

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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.

UltraShipTMS Partners with Microdea for Document Management

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UltraShipTMS Users Can Opt to Enable Secure Digital Document Capture and Storage for Bills of Lading and other Logistics Docs. The post UltraShipTMS Partners with Microdea for Document Management appeared first on UltraShipTMS.

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

Will Blockchain Create a Digital Divide in Shipping?

Supply Chain @ MIT

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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


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).

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Possibility to Transform Trade

Supply Chain Link

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade document is ten years in the making and has the potential to transform trade for all countries involved. American companies are looking to expand their business and maximize globalization. The U.S.

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Increased demand and regulations create new challenges for multi-temp carriers


In the past several years, new regulations have been put into place for both temperature requirements and providing documentation.

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Do More Shipping with Less Work


Additionally, global trade scales are vulnerable to an impending digital documentation revolution, as noted by Kyunghee Park of Shippers who take advantage of blockchain can review the status of documents and charges incurred in real time.

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.

Final Steps to EU-UK Separation: Is Your Supply Chain Brexit-Ready?

Amber Road

During this meeting, the European Council, consisting of the EU 27 Heads of State met to approve and endorse both the political and legal documents necessary for the separation between the EU and the UK to take place on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 0.00

What are supply chain professionals using to make network decisions? 


In fact, as Market Watch reports, close to 90% of spreadsheet documents contain errors. Part I in our series on assessing your network design’s maturity . How does you r network design compare to others ?

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.

“Digital Transformation” and Supply Chain Planning


This blog and the complete document (available for download) describes goals, technologies and approaches for getting there. The remainder of the document covers: How to “Optimize and Respond” via the Gartner CORE model. Click below for a copy of the entire document.

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


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).

The Impact of Internet to Implement eLogistics


IoT Enhances Multi-Mode Logistics Tracking

Amber Road

Visibility into milestones like current status, location, transit times, costs, POD documentation, and more, has allowed shippers to improve operations, capture data for historical analytics, and improve the future movement of goods.

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Analyzing the Impact of the ELD Mandate on Truckload Shipping


With ELDs in effect, lane waste and efficiency could be documented for the first time. . It had been expected that with all carriers using ELDs, there would be a way to measure the loss of market hours, but the documentation won’t be accurate until ELDs are in widespread use.

Your Guide to Complying with the Safe Food For Canadians Regulations (SFCR)


Under Part 5, any person or company who imports, exports, or interprovincially trades meat or produce to another person or company must prepare and keep documents that specify a lot code or another unique identifier enabling the food to be traced forward and backward along the supply chain.

Can Technology Improve Contract Renewal Processes? Paper 4 in the Series on Contract Management


Once a contract is approved, the CLM system can document and track the execution of the agreement based on the agreed upon deliverables. Another inclusive technological option for contract management is a document management system. Document management systems are less complex than the CLM counterpart system and only cover a portion of stages within contract management. The document management system provides a space for companies to collaborate on documents.

7 Reasons to Manage your Supply Chain Invoices Online


Managing documentation is an integral part of running a supply chain. Generating the necessary documents online and automating the management process helps to increase compliance across the organisation and can save your imports and finance teams a huge amount of time.

Elementum's Guide to the Trans Pacific Partnership


While many aspects of the agreement are confidential, the Elementum News team looked through leaked documents and economic analysis to pool what is known about the TPP. After years of debate, talks about the Trans Pacific Partnership may soon come to a close.

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the U.S.-Mexico Border Situation


Get your customs documents in order. and Mexican customs broker to pre-validate all customs documents prior to dispatching your shipment. On March 27, U.S.

Unusual Shipping Laws

Supply Chain Link

It’s important that you are well versed in the process of each country that is delivering or receiving your freight and that you have the required documentation to support your freight to ensure. Shipping freight internationally can be a daunting process.

What can the SCOR model do for my supply chain?

The Network Effect

Components of perfect include all items and quantities on-time, using the customer’s definition of on-time, complete documentation and in the right condition. The Supply Chain Operations Reference model (“SCOR”) can be useful for measurement and benchmarking purposes.

How to Design the Right Solution in a Dynamic Transportation Environment

Talking Logistics

Documenting these current state processes in process flow diagrams, also known as “swim-lane diagrams,” helps people visualize, on paper, what the process is. In designing this, you should create several documents similar to the current state.

Food Safety Modernization Act in a Nutshell

The Logistics of Logistics

The food safety plan is a living document that must be created with rigor and updated on a regular basis. This is not a “write it and file it” document. Documentation. In the event of an audit, the documentation must be complete and available.

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EDI 846 Inventory Inquiry – Explaining EDI


EDI 846 documents are also commonly used for e-commerce vendors that utilize a drop ship management model. The Inventory Inquiry/Advice is an incredibly effective document for use between trading partners to properly regulate their respective stock of a product. What is an EDI 846? Imagine you are a sunscreen manufacturer and you’ve got an overstock of product in the middle of winter that you’re willing to sell at a discounted rate.