Shipping Document Management
Maritime and shipping businesses communicate through the use of multitudes of documents types and formats. Furthermore, the information in these documents are oftentimes replicated and re-entered into the financial system, thus creating repetitive entries. The InfoMaster ERP Project Costing: for maritime/ shipping document management system allows maritime enterprises to better manage their documentation easily and efficiently.
InfoMaster ERP Project Costing: for maritime/ shipping business allows the following options:-
Bill of Lading Design Tool
• InfoMaster ERP for maritime/ shipping provides the users with a flexible tool for designing of Bill of Ladings and Cargo Manifest. Ship agencies that handle multiple BL formats are now able to utilize this tool to easily design the BL formats through the use of a drag and drop editor. Simply drag the required fields to the right position, drop and save the format. Multiple formats can be designed and reused. This will shorten the time taken to design new BLs. Cargo Manifest can also be printed without re-typing the information.
Shipping Disbursement Handling
• Disbursement tracking is another requirement of ship brokers and agencies. With the InfoMaster ERP, shipping companies can consolidate shipping expenses (eg. port charges, D/O fee, etc) and income into a disbursement account. This will enable you to track any deficit or surplus in the account and print a Statement of Ship’s Expense for the principal. Tracking is online and all information is integrated for easy management.
Better customer experience
• All source information is entered via the InfoMaster ERP Project Master interface. This will include common shipping parameters like vessel name, voyage number, From Port, Destination Port, ETA/ ETD Dates, BL Number, Marks and Numbers, Descriptions, Weight, M3, etc. All information entered into the Job will be integrated to the BL and the invoice. This will eliminate unnecessary key strokes, hence improving efficiency and productivity.