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

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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

Aborn and Co.

Video 01: The Walkthrough

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CormSquare’s Document Management System

CormSquare

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

Supply Chain Matters Research Center Up and Running

Supply Chain Matters

This blog serves as a brief update to all our Supply Chain Matters readership that the technical difficulties related to our Research Center document downloading appear to be resolved. Our Research Center can be accessed via the reader menu options on the left-hand side

Electronic Data Interchange or EDI in Transportation: Breaking Down What it is and How It Works

Cerasis

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.

The Indispensable Role of WMS in Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

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.

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

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).

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

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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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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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

Do More Shipping with Less Work

Shipchain

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

What are supply chain professionals using to make network decisions? 

AIMMS

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 ?

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.

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

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).

Keep Your Strategic Procurement Process From Walking Out the Door

AFFLINK

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.

Analyzing the Impact of the ELD Mandate on Truckload Shipping

Transportfolio

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.

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and International Supply Chain Development

Logistics Viewpoints

The document is not an easy read, to say the least. […]. In last Friday’s “This Week in Logistics News” blog post, I mentioned that the TPP details had finally been released by the participating countries’ governments. Since Friday, I have spent a good deal of time reviewing the TPP trade agreement for topics of relevance to the logistics and logistics technology industries. Here is my first finding – I could never have been a lawyer.

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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“Digital Transformation” and Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

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.

7 Reasons to Manage your Supply Chain Invoices Online

Adjuno

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.

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.

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

LeanCor

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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The Impact of Internet to Implement eLogistics

Cerasis

Elementum's Guide to the Trans Pacific Partnership

Elementum

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.

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.

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.

Case Study: Major Medical Company Meets UDI Compliance

AB&R

Throughout the site survey, AB&R® documented challenges faced with the current process, as well as making note of the customer’s organizational goals. Background and Challenge.

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.

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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Trends—February 2014

Inbound Logistics

Control Towers: If Only There Was A Clear Definition

Supply Chain Shaman

Pictures, images, text, email, sentiment, contracts, documents are all areas of opportunity. We finished dinner. I pressed my neatly folded napkin to my lips. As we waited for coffee, silence hung heavy in the air.

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