Digitization

Youredi to offer data connectivity services between supply chain entities and the TradeLens platform

Youredi is for clients who are looking to connect to TradeLens but have limited inhouse resources or knowhow. You now have the option to leverage a provider already experienced with TradeLens integrations.

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Information sharing communities for digitally enabled supply chain visibility

Cargo being transported can take different routes through logistics networks, within regions and globally. Therefore, the need for the many actors to be digitally connected is needed now more than ever.

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Building an intuitive user interface for the supply chain ecosystem

At its heart, TradeLens Core aims to improve visibility of vital shipment data then deploy that data with speed and security, facilitating greater collaboration between shippers and their logistics partners. But it’s ultimately features like TradeLens Shipment Manager which makes this data readily accessible and puts it at your fingertips. It is the user interface which allows you to visualize your shipments, consignments and transportation equipment.

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MIT-Panama to integrate TradeLens with Tideworks TOS solution

SSA Marine’s Manzanillo International Terminal - Panama (MIT-Panama) is to integrate supply chain management platform TradeLens with Tideworks terminal operating system (TOS). MIT-Panama, located at the Atlantic entrance of the Panama Canal, is the first terminal in the Americas to integrate two technologies enhancing digital business experience in the maritime industry through TradeLens, a blockchain-enabled supply chain management platform created by Maersk and IBM which has been integrated into Tideworks Technology (Tideworks), a provider of TOS solutions.

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It’s time to trust your data — and more importantly, to truly use your data

True digitization requires dependable and trusted data which enables a virtuous cycle where organizations use and share data to their mutual benefit. That cycle is broken when you can’t trust the data, and that lack of trust has widespread impacts in the supply chain. TradeLens recently trained our attention on four approaches to improving data that will form a much-needed foundation for industry-wide change.

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Automating global logistics starts with digital documents

Like with most business ecosystems, the functioning of global trade relies on efficient exchanges of information, especially of documents. While industries and ecosystems around the world are now digitizing associated processes and automating the bottlenecks, the business ecosystem of global shipping has been slower to realize innovation and digitization. TradeLens Workflows utilize blockchain smart contracts to automate and digitize multi-party interactions — this helps drive efficiencies across supply chains.

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For customs brokers, the future of documentation is digital

Container shipping experts know that valuable data is frequently locked in paper or unstructured documents, while clients and partners demand live, detailed updates on the precise whereabouts of their consignment, or other pertinent details. TradeLens is providing vendors a way to better support customers with secure, authenticated information with confidence and trust, not just between trade partners but with respect to cargo owners and the data shared.

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What is a bill of lading and why isn’t a digital format industry standard?

The bill of lading is believed to be the most important transport document in international trade: a mainstay of the global supply chain that’s present from origin to destination and critical to customs clearance, financing and ownership of cargo. But for as much as shipping has changed over the decades, not much about the bill of lading (BL) has.

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Supply chain digitization: The key actors in a logistics network

For a digitized supply chain setup, such as TradeLens, understanding the role of each network member in logistics is the key to enable them with the visibility to the right data. Further, addressing concerns with regards to data safety and visibility are at the core of establishing an effective collaboration across the industry.

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Transforming shipping supply chains through innovation

Part of the digital growth plan for PT Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines is focused on connecting their regional supply chain business directly to the global market. To help achieve this goal the firm has joined TradeLens — part of a plan poised to enhance customer experience and allow for more efficient operations which can be translated into significant cost savings downstream.

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ZIM’s journey to push the boundaries of digital shipping and freight visibility

ZIM is undergoing a new digital transformation, offering its customers and partners in global freight shipping and logistics a truly differentiated experience — with more data on their cargo, more quickly, conveniently, and securely than ever before.

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How a digital trade ecosystem benefits trade finance

The desire for streamlined regulatory compliance work, cut costs, and saved time are only some of the drivers behind the growth in digital trade ecosystems. Leaders in trade finance have been competing to develop platforms allowing them to focus on financing, rather than paper-pushing.

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Digitization of the 3PL

Whether it's global freight shipping or specialized parts procurement, mass market retail or niche e-commerce, the business of sourcing and delivering products has gotten faster, more granular, and more complex since the third-party logistics (3PL) field began its digital transformation.

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Mumbai transport study highlights TradeLens value

Until now, it’s been hard to put a finger on just how much money trade facilitation initiatives such as TradeLens could save shippers. A new study by QBIS provides new indications.

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Shippers respond to ocean carrier announcements

Now that the ocean carriers of more than half of the world’s containerized freight are set to join TradeLens, we wanted to hear what shippers think about the platform’s growth.We wanted to know how they expect to benefit from tighter integration with large and small ocean carriers alike? How will faster access to more ocean carrier data (and data from their partners) impact their supply chain? And how will this new dynamic enable them to move goods to their customers with more ease or speed?

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