CargoSmart Receives 2016 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 Award

CargoSmart is pleased to announce that Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, named CargoSmart to its SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2016.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive honors successful and innovative transformation projects that deliver bottom-line value to small, medium, and large enterprises across the range of supply chain functions and issues that this industry’s professionals face today. Read More…


Ningbo E-port Extends Cooperation with CargoSmart for SOLAS VGM Compliance

We are pleased to announce that Ningbo E-port has extended its cooperation with CargoSmart to meet the new container weight requirements for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention. Shippers and freight forwarders can now submit the verified gross mass (VGM) of their Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan export containers through Ningbo E-port’s platform at no additional charge. In addition, they will gain visibility to a dashboard with VGM submission deadlines and status for 30 ocean carriers and customs clearance to help ensure timely exports. Read More…


CargoSmart Hosts a Digital Tx Conference in Hong Kong

Digital Tx Conference in Hong Kong

CargoSmart hosted its first Digital Tx conference at Hong Kong Science Park on June 18. Over 400 industry professionals attended the event to learn about the newest trends in digitization and how is impacting the global shipping and logistics industry.

Mr Andrew Philips, vice president of Gartner Research, and Ms Joelle Woo, director of business development and developer experience (DX) of Microsoft Hong Kong, shared their insights on digital transformation for today’s business and IT professionals. CargoSmart showcased cloud-based technology and capabilities to drive new digital trends in the shipping industry.


CargoSmart’s SOLAS VGM Platform is Ready!

CargoSmart’s VGM solution is now live! Submit the verified gross mass (VGM) to your carriers through CargoSmart’s platform to comply with the new Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention requirements that take effect on July 1. Log in at www.cargosmart.com to get started.

If you submit your booking requests or shipping instructions through CargoSmart, you can submit the corresponding VGMs to your carriers through CargoSmart at no charge. A standalone VGM submission package is also available for a charge. Contact solas@cargosmart.com for the pricing details.

To learn more about the new SOLAS regulation and CargoSmart’s VGM solutions, please visit CargoSmart’s SOLAS Resources page to help you prepare.


Nippon Express, Globaltransol, and ACX Global Select CargoSmart’s VGM Solution

CargoSmart's VGM Solution

We are pleased to announce that CargoSmart’s customers are  preparing to submit the verified gross mass (VGM) of their cargo through its platform to comply with the new Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention requirements that go into effect on July 1, 2016. Nippon Express, Globaltransol, and Al Dahra ACX Global are three companies that have selected to submit the VGMs through CargoSmart’s platform. In addition, thousands of shippers and freight forwarders have signed in to CargoSmart’s website to become familiar with the application, set up protocols, and train colleagues. Read More…