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.

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.

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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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.

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 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?

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.

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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“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.

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 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.

Software Support Specialist

Supply Chain Collaborator

Developing and maintaining documentation UltraShipTMS. Including creating new user manuals for new implementations, as well as updating and maintaining existing documentation. Software Support Specialist. Job Description. The entry level position responsible for taking support calls for UltraShipTMS. They will either resolve the issue reported or escalate to a senior staff member for resolution.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Digitizing the Global Supply Chain: Three Ways to Create Value

Talking Logistics

Considering we have had spreadsheets, PDF documents, and other electronic representations of the supply chain for years, what makes a “digitized” supply chain different? Ty explains that these and other electronic documents, together with many paper-based forms, are static data sets that generally cannot be automatically understood and used by digital supply chain applications. Another area where automation adds significant value is in global trade documentation.

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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 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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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?

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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[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.