Bookings and Container Management

Take control of your export business performance, by simplifying Booking and Container Management

Manage ocean bookings and containers for export shipments

cieTrade’s Booking and Container Management

Effortlessly manage your ocean bookings

  • Centralized bookings board organizes all of your bookings in one place.
  • Capture booking details including primary and initial carrier, forwarder, freight rate, POL, POD, ETD, ETA, vessel and voyage number and more.
  • Control container allocations, monitor fulfillment and container rollovers, and track cut-off dates with system alerts.
  • Provide your supply-chain partners with instant access to packing lists, container photos and shipping notifications directly from a browser-based booking portal.

Track and manage your export containers

  • Centralized container management board organizes your containers and makes it easy to see which containers have been sold, packed or purchased and are ready for sale.
  • Easily capture container details or upload multiple containers directly from supplier spreadsheets.
  • Automatically detect duplicate container numbers.
  • Easily reassign container shipments for missed cut-off dates.
  • Easily upload container photos from email messages or web downloads for compliance and claims.

Export documentation

  • Instantly generate custom branded documents including booking instructions, booking shipping statements, packing lists with VGM and more.
  • Seamless integration with ACE AES Direct and Infor-Nexus allows you to quickly submit SED filings and bill of lading instructions to ocean freight carriers and marine terminals.
  • Easily upload third-party documents including booking confirmations, packing lists, scale tickets and more directly onto each booking.

Key Features

  • Provides Shipping Instructions for each Booking
  • Electronically Submits BOL
  • Tracks material in real time by warehouse, lot, roll & skid number, raw/finished goods, condition, age and much more
  • Supports user-definable product attribute combinations
  • Provides material traceability by supplier and buyer
  • Capitalizes storage charges or handling costs into existing inventory at any time
  • Landed cost valuations capitalizing freight, storage, and processing costs
  • Provides Shipping Instructions for each Booking
  • Electronically Submits BOL
  • Tracks material in real time by warehouse, lot, roll & skid number, raw/finished goods, condition, age and much more
  • Supports user-definable product attribute combinations
  • Provides material traceability by supplier and buyer
  • Capitalizes storage charges or handling costs into existing inventory at any time
  • Landed cost valuations capitalizing freight, storage, and processing costs

Additional Tools

cielocation
MOBILE APPS

cieLocation

cieTrade’s inventory scanning app helps your warehouse quickly check and edit inventory, confirm inventory availability and minimize time spent with stock and cycle counts.

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MOBILE APPS

cieMobile

cieTrade’s mobile reporting app provides sales reps and managers with real-time access to cieTrade account information and key management reports from the road or anywhere else.

FAQ

cieTrade currently supports four inventory tracking models including: serial, bulk-perpetual, bulk non-perpetual, and do-not-track. Workflows that use multiple products of a different inventory model used collectively are supported.

Yes, cieTrade offers direct integration with barcode scanners and label printers that support Bluetooth compatability.

Yes, cieTrade uses a “landed cost” inventory valuation method that capitalizes freight, storage, and processing costs for more accurate reporting of COGS (Cost of Goods Sold.)

cieTrade lets you quickly find items and loads by product/grade, serial number, supplier, user definable product attributes and more.

cieTrade provides a wide range of inventory reports from a general inventory overview to inventory sales/purchases, inventory available and much more– each over a specified period of time.

Interested in Learning More?

Learn how cieTrade can meet the unique needs of your trading or recycling business with an online demonstration tailored to your specific areas of interest.

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