Bill of Lading: The Importance of Proper Documentation

SupplyPike

The Bill of Lading (BOL) is a required and legal shipping document to move freight. The document will serve as evidence in claims made of missing or damaged items. If there are any damages or missing items, this should be reflected in the document being signed.

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

Cerasis

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.

Bill of Lading: The Importance of Proper Documentation

SupplyPike

The Bill of Lading (BOL) is a required and legal shipping document to move freight. The document will serve as evidence in claims made of missing or damaged items. If there are any damages or missing items, this should be reflected in the document being signed.

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.

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

Resilinc

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.

Metrics that Matter: Quality Management

QAD

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.

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.

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

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.

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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Integrating Transportation Carriers – EDI 200 Series

SupplyPike

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.

EDI 856: Ship Notice/Manifest

SupplyPike

This document is used to transmit information about a shipment in advance of its departure to a customer. A typical ASN document will provide information on four main levels: order level, shipment level, item level, and pack level. What is an EDI 856?

Advanced Shipment Notification Best Practices

OneSCM

These messages can be purchase orders, PO acknowledgements, advanced shipment notifications, invoices, credit memos, sales orders or any other type of document traded within the supply chain that are communicated through HTTP/S, FTP, or our integration framework.

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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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).

Finding the Right Purchase Order: EDI 850 vs. EDI 875

SupplyPike

The document contains the requested items, including the details such as description, UPC item or case code, and unit prices. is a grocery chain, so they have decided to only create the EDI 875 documents. This document is used with the EDI 850 as its payment transaction.

Five Keys to Cold Chain Success with Tyler Hildebrand

The Logistics of Logistics

WMS, TMS, documentation. Identify potential hazards / risks – Document every potential risk to food safety. Documentation. The food safety plan is a living document that should be updated on a regular basis.

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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.

Explaining EDI: 810 Invoice

SupplyPike

Think of the EDI 810 document as the electronic version of an invoice for use in EDI transactions. While the data values in each exchange may vary depending on the items/services provided, every document will include: Invoice number. What is an EDI 810?

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

Quintiq

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

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5 Steps to Supply Chain Orchestration Success

OneSCM

Be sure the supply chain “management” portal enables and encourages all stakeholders to document their actions and communicate with one another in real time, in one place, online. The successful music orchestra is a myriad of ensemble instruments working together to create beautiful music. Supply chain orchestration functions much the same way, with business systems from all trading partners and all transactions connected and working efficiently to create a seamless business.

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.

Integrating Transportation Carriers – EDI 200 Series

SupplyPike

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.

The Impact of Internet to Implement eLogistics

Cerasis

“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.

EDI 856: Ship Notice/Manifest

SupplyPike

This document is used to transmit information about a shipment in advance of its departure to a customer. A typical ASN document will provide information on four main levels: order level, shipment level, item level, and pack level. What is an EDI 856?

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.

Tips for Optimizing Your Air Freight Shipments

20Cube Logistics

There are technologies that help you generate and process all paperwork and documentation electronically including the creation of shipment labels. Verify the Documentation. Documentation is crucial to shipping. Do you want your cargo to be delivered as soon as possible?

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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.

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).

Trends—February 2014

Inbound Logistics