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.

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

Supply Chain Collaborator

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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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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

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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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.

“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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Delay Encountered in Initial Delivery of A320neo

Supply Chain Matters

According to published reports, initial delivery customer Lufthansa elected to postpone the delivery due to added technical acceptance and documentation needs required from […]. Last week, commercial aerospace manufacturer Airbus indicated that it would not be able to meet a program milestone, namely customer delivery of the first A320neo aircraft by the end of 2015.

The Impact of Internet to Implement eLogistics


The Role of Translation in Contract Negotiation


Business documents, like overseas contracts, invoices and orders for goods sent from one country to another had to be translated. In addition, the translation of personal documents required for immigration or study purposes in an overseas country for ex-pats to go abroad was often required.

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.

Welcome 2019

Supply Chain Shaman

When companies find out that there is no place for outside-in data–telematics, GPS and status documents– in today’s transportation solutions, this will become abundantly clear as more-and-more people attempt to try to stuff new forms of data into traditional solutions.

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.

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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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.

First Airbus A320neo Delivered to Revised Launch Customer

Supply Chain Matters

According to published reports, initial airline delivery customer Lufthansa elected to postpone the delivery due to added technical acceptance and documentation needs required […]. Earlier this month, Supply Chain Matters noted that Airbus would not be able to meet a major program milestone, namely delivery of the first A320neo model aircraft by the end of 2015.

LTL to Intermodal Shipping: How to Find and Eliminate Freight Spend Black Swans


More importantly, shippers that do use a combined approach should follow a few best practices to optimize the use of LTL and intermodal: Make sure documentation is completed correctly. Correct documentation reduces delays and helps reduce accessorial charges.

Blockchain and Information Governance! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Now, imagine there was a disagreement and forged documents were presented. That’s why we need information management, which main task would be to keep track of all documents. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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).

What is A Day in the Life of Supply Chain Manager Like?

Supply Chain Opz

13:00: Review and approve of documents Of course, a supply chain manager has to perform some clerical tasks like approval of documents, contracts and so on. What is it like to be a supply chain manager?

Dissecting the Headwinds and Tailwinds of Digital Transformation

Supply Chain Shaman

I reviewed a strategy document last week, that listed technologies of interest and the desire to test, but the focus was on the automation of today’s processes. As I read the document, I shook my head. Headwinds: A force of resistance.

What is EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) and ASN (Advanced Shipping Notification)?

3PL Insights

The amount of time and effort saved by using these technologies makes them a must-have when transferring documents to another company. This refers to the electronic interchange of documents between companies.

The Sustainable Supply Chain: 3 Easy Ways to Paperless


The process of downloading a document, printing it out, signing it, scanning it, uploading it, and forwarding it along is indeed a process. It also saves space by keeping the documents in an online portal, rather than taking up space in a filing cabinet.

The S&OP Word Cloud


A word cloud is a graphical representation of the occurrence of words on a web site or in a document. The more prevalent the word is in a document the more prominent it displays in the graphic. When the mist clears can we see a picture of S&OP?

[INFOGRAPHIC] Will APIs Replace Freight EDI? The Transportation Industry Moves Technology Forward


According to EDI Basics : Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the computer-to-computer exchange of business documents in a standard electronic format between business partners.

Trends—February 2014

Inbound Logistics