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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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?

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 Role of Translation in Contract Negotiation

NC State SCRC

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.

Is the FAR getting in the way of Early Supplier Involvement in defense projects?

NC State SCRC

The concept level design phase is typically summarized in a system concept document. This phase is followed by system level development, resulting in system performance requirements and description documents. Product development within the U.S.

Walmart – Vision for Supply Chain Drones Beyond Delivery

PINC YMS

The Gartner document linked below discusses the drone use cases including: Asset inventory tracking for trailer yards. In the past two weeks, two industry heavy-weights articulated supply chain drone use cases that went largely unnoticed.

The Impact of Internet to Implement eLogistics

Cerasis

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

The ultimate Kinaxis credential

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Qualifying candidates must submit appropriate documentation and/or proof of achievement.

11 Best Practices to Ship Parcel Like a Pro

Cerasis

Document the restrictions for all destinations and origins, and review this list before scheduling a shipment pick-up or drop-off. Prepare and Retain Customs Documentation for Items Moving Across International Borders.

Guest Blog: 13 things you need to know about freight forwarding

NC State SCRC

International export and import documentation. Origin handling – the unloading, inspection and validation of the cargo against its booking documents. Your freight forwarder should provide you with a range of documents. Your freight forwarder should provide you with all of the relevant documents, including: Commercial invoice. Shippers export declaration document. Today’s guest blog is from John Stuart of the International Logistics Center.

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How international shipping can be improved in today’s global automotive supply chain

The Network Effect

providing all necessary paperwork such as export licenses, and documentation. verify that the quantity and quality of the goods conform with the documentation. Complete and accurate documentation for all international shipments is the responsibility of the supplier.

6 Steps to Effectively Implement an Order Management System

Cerasis

Document Every Stage of the Implementation Process, Including Deliverables. When any new upgrade to the system is completed—a deliverable has been met—sign off on a written document attesting to that fact.

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Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

Retailers can show consumers the historical lineage of the product’s path Digitize and secure travel document workflows on the blockchain Currently, an overwhelming amount of redundant paper-based documentation plagues importers, exporters, and intermediaries in the global transportation process. Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Kevin Doubleday who discusses the importance of blockchain within the supply chain.

Can Supply Chains Become Truly Sustainable?

SCM Research

Leaked TTIP documents point to a race to the bottom in ecological standards between the EU and the U.S. Our world is in crisis! Ten years ago, Time Magazine featured the headline: “Be Worried. Be Very Worried.” ” (about global warming). But things only got worse since.

Can Supply Chains Become Truly Sustainable?

SCM Research

Leaked TTIP documents point to a race to the bottom in ecological standards between the EU and the U.S. Our world is in crisis! Ten years ago, Time Magazine featured the headline: “Be Worried. Be Very Worried.” ” (about global warming). But things only got worse since.

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.

Walmart – Vision for Supply Chain Drones Beyond Delivery

PINC YMS

The Gartner document linked below discusses the drone use cases including: Asset inventory tracking for trailer yards. In the past two weeks, two industry heavy-weights articulated supply chain drone use cases that went largely unnoticed.

How Important is Accuracy on the BOL?

PLS Logistics

A bill of lading (BOL) acts as evidence: a receipt and a document of freight services. It’s a legally binding document, containing relevant information about the shipment. It’s proof of a contract between a carrier and shipper.

Food Logistics: ODW & Mitch Weseley discuss how the IoT turns challenges into advantages

3GTMS

EDI load tendering documents typically go into an EDI envelope for a carrier to access. The carrier then has to translate the document in order to accept the load.

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Improving Global Freight Process Management

Talking Logistics

For example, some countries require specific documentation to show that certain export regulations have been followed. So not only do companies need to follow all of the rules, they must have the proper documentation proving they have done so and keep that documentation for a required period of time. Possess the ability to communicate electronically and via paper-based documents. It should also allow for multiple document formats, not just PDFs.

How Blockchain Technology Can Make the Supply Chain More Efficient, Transparent and Secure

Supply Chain Nation

Traditional supply chains have relied on physical movement of lot of large volumes of paper documents. For example, a shipment of flowers from the Kenyan port of Mombasa to Rotterdam generated dozens of documents and hundreds of communications involving farmers, freight-forwarders, land-based transporters, customs brokers, governments, ports and carriers.

The S&OP Word Cloud

Logility

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

Cerasis

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.

New to International Shipping? Here’s how to make it simple!

4 Way Logistics

When it comes to shipping documentation, there are no free passes and ignorance is no excuse. Domestic and international shipping are very different.

It Takes a Village – Ryder Top Technician Competition

Ryder Exchange

I’ve attended the event for the past few years, documenting the experience on Ryder’s social media pages, and I’ve […]. Ryder recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of its annual Top Technician (Top Tech) program.