Roadmap to the electronic bill of lading

International freight forwarders’ body FIATA has signed a memorandum of understanding with electronic documents firm essDOCS to provide a framework to digitise bills of lading. The Association will work on the digitisation of FIATA documents, starting with the electronic FIATA Bill of Lading (eFBL) and then the electronic House Bill of Lading (eHBL issued by NVOCCs) plus other FIATA documents. EssDOCS’ CargoDocs electronic exchange will help prevent fraudulent copying and errors that ... [+]

EssDocs buys TridentGlobal

Paperless trade specialist essDOCS has acquired TridentGlobal, an export management solution with a customer-base across Australia and the US. TridentGLOBAL  platform offers modules for contract management, shipment management, bookings management, compliance, document management, as well as supply chain management for the metals and minerals, agribusiness, seafood and manufacturing industries. [+]

All-electric FIATA bill of lading available

Electronic trade firm essDOCS has launched an all-electronic version of the FIATA bill of lading (BL) powered by its CargoDocs trade facilitation solution, following several rounds of testing with members of the forwarder's association. The software company says its solution is tailor-designed to specifically cater to the demands and needs of ... [+]

First electronic bill of lading for EssDOCS

EssDOCS has completed its first operational use of its electronic bill of lading (eB/L) solution in the container line market involving an NYK Line electronic bill of lading (eB/L). The negotiable electronic ocean or master bill of lading was issued by NYK Line to Elite International Logistics Singapore, working on behalf ... [+]

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