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.

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.”

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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. This traditional shipping document describes the details of the items being moved, the pickup and delivery locations, payment terms including the party responsible for payment of freight charges, accessorials, and any special instructions for the shipment. The document will serve as evidence in claims made of missing or damaged items.

Bill of Lading: The Importance of Proper Documentation


The Bill of Lading (BOL) is a required and legal shipping document to move freight. This traditional shipping document describes the details of the items being moved, the pickup and delivery locations, payment terms including the party responsible for payment of freight charges, accessorials, and any special instructions for the shipment. The document will serve as evidence in claims made of missing or damaged items.

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. February 23, 2017 – Fair Lawn, NJ – Keeping with the core ethic of delivering value beyond the typical confines of the transportation department, UltraShipTMS is proud to announce the latest new partnership agreement with document management software provider, Microdea. .

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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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

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

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 recallsNot too long ago, a major U.S. grocery store chain launched a recall of frozen vegetables that was determined to be contaminated. They were produced by a popular manufacturer.

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.

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 Artificial Intelligence has become so deeply engrained in our lives that we don’t always realize it anymore. Facebook accurately tags our photos, we ask Alexa to play our music and we look to Google to help us navigate traffic.

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. Both QAD Process Maps and the document management functions inside QAD CEBOS Quality Management System (QMS) are excellent solutions for process documentation.

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. Supply chain leaders often interchangeably refer to both a warehouse management system and an inventory management system as one and the same.

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.

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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New Supplier Registration Process – E-Sourcing


Legal Documents – Tax Registration details document, W9 registration forms , other documents like Business Certification etc. Minority Business Documents – If the vendor is a Minority Owned Business, supporting documents.

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. EDI was first developed in the 1960s with the objective of speeding the movement of shipping and transportation documents. While email is also an electronic approach, the documents exchanged via email must still be handled by people rather than computers.

Contactless Delivery: Because Paperless Is No Longer Enough

Talking Logistics

Processing paper documents is time consuming and labor intensive; it also contributes to the data quality problem that continues to plague many companies. Among other things, supply chain digital transformation is about eliminating waste from the value chain. This includes eliminating manual and paper-based business processes, which remains prevalent in many logistics and delivery operations.

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.

Is Today's Supply Chain Model Dead? Have You got its Replacement Ready?

Maine Pointe

A recent executive discussion document co-authored by Maine Pointe and Michigan State University (MSU), argues that, while the supply chain may not be responsible for all the problems attributed to it, the vulnerabilities exposed by the current pandemic necessitate rapid and far-reaching changes to prevailing supply chain and business models.

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. What are some of these challenges and opportunities? How can manufacturers achieve e-commerce fulfillment excellence? Read more A Manufacturer’s Guide to E-Commerce Fulfillment Excellence.

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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Is Your Supply Chain Ready for Social Media-Fueled Demand Volatility?


as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire document. Have you noticed how the clock speed of just about everything has sped up considerably in just a few years?

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. Under mandatory requirements, companies need to document the following: Preventive action procedures Corrective action procedures Internal audit procedures Records procedures Document control procedures. ii) Document internal control procedures. iv) Document the monitoring processes.

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

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.

Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take

Supply Chain Shaman

As I watch the news and work on client documents in my quarantine, I try to manage my emotions. Document your supply chain black holes. Today, I am reflective. My last post on the Supply Chain Shaman blog was forty-five days ago.

Nucleus Digital Supply Chain Hub Advances Contactless Supply Chain Efforts

Supply Chain Collaborator

For organizations taking steps toward paperless shipping documents – bills of lading and other manual logistics documentation – the push toward digitizing these and other paper-based logistics processes should be viewed as a necessary advancement. An “earthquake in supply and demand” is how the Wall Street Journal’s Logistics Report characterizes the effects of COVID-19 on supply chain management.

Tips for Getting Executive Buy-in for Supply Chain Planning Software


as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire document. Are you making an action plan of all the things you could do better and faster with your supply chain planning software when the next global crisis hits? The Coronavirus has demonstrated that the real world doesn’t play by the rules. The disruption we’ve seen in supply chain planning as a result of the pandemic is unprecedented.

What is a Bill of Materials?


Learn about: Bill of Material documents Why bills of material are important How to prepare a bill of material. Bill of Materials Document. The BOM document is a centralized information resource used in the manufacturing of a product. At the beginning of the assembly process, a BOM document is created. Preparing a perfect BOM document is very important since the right components must be available when the product is manufactured.

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).

Oracle Recognized as a Leader for 5th consecutive year in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for.

Oracle SCM

as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire document. The Gartner document is available upon request from Oracle. Oracle has been named a Leader in Gartner's 2020 Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems report for the 5th consecutive year. This year's report states, "The WMS market remains vibrant with vendors continuing to innovate.

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. Coronavirus continues to impact the world, stunting supply chains and the global economy.