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Industry Scorecard - Shipper

The E-Freight Industry Value Chain

Shipper  Forwarder  Ground HandlerAirline Customs Broker  |  Trucker  Consignee


 

BENEFITS OF DIGITIZATION



DIGITIZATION OF

DOCUMENTS

Earlier access to

process inputs

 

 

eAWB

Speed, accuracy. If e-AWB is accepted in legal framework then the shippers can reduce paperwork on shipments LC (Letter of Credit) shipments that needed paper copies to be submitted at Banks.


 

eFREIGHT

Invoice:
If invoice is available in digital form then the time to generate other documents such as packing list and COO gets drastically reduced due to high reusability of data on invoice.


With availability of packing list data in electronic format, the time required to generate COO and other documents reduces. Plus there is less paper handling cost.


Letter of Instruction:
Less paper handling and ability to give clear shipping instructions.

 

Dangerous Goods Declaration:

  • Less paper handling

  • Less errors in DG declarations leading to better security as well as accountability


Cargo 2000:

  • Improved service levels

  • Better supply/demand chain planning thus possibility of reduction in Inventory costs

 

 


 

CHALLENGES OF DIGITIZATION


 

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