BuyCo Enhances Its Collaborative Forwarder Platform with CargoSmart

We are pleased to announce that BuyCo For Growth (BuyCo) has implemented CargoSmart’s shipment management solutions to enhance its collaborative IT platform for freight forwarders. BuyCo provides an online platform that enables global freight forwarders to create a stronger network to offer their customers extensive trade routes and competitive freight rates. Subscribing to CargoSmart’s shipping data as a service, BuyCo now provides its forwarder members with multiple-carrier sailing schedules and shipment execution services alongside freight rates to improve shipment management through a single online platform. Read More…


CargoSmart Hosts Sailing Schedules Management Seminar in South China

On December 3, CargoSmart held a Sailing Schedules Management Seminar in Guangzhou, China. We are delighted to have met with industry professionals to share insights on global schedule changes. Read More…


Orient Star Enhances Services with Private Label Sailing Schedules

Orient Star Group, a logistics service provider headquartered in Hong Kong, implemented CargoSmart’s Private Label Sailing Schedules Solution to enable its clients to conveniently access multiple carriers’ sailing schedules through its own branded website. The solution helps Orient Star to elevate its brand image, improve its services, and save one day per month updating schedules for its customers. Read More…


NVOCCs Attend Canada ACI eManifest Seminars in Hong Kong and China

CargoSmart and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) jointly held a series of seminars about Canada’s Advanced Commercial Information (ACI) eManifest filing rules in May and July. More than 50 industry professionals, including non-vessel operating common carriers (NVOCCs), attended the seminars in Hong Kong, Xiamen, Ningbo, and Shanghai.

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7 More Tips to Help NVOCCs Master AFR

Japan Customs recently conducted a review of all Advance Filing Rules (AFR) filings received since the March 1, 2014 implementation date and it has prepared a list of tips to help filers improve their accuracy. Are your filings to Japan Customs going smoothly?  We are pleased to share the latest tips to help you file successfully.

1.  Check the Master B/L format from your carrier before filing

Japan Customs identified common discrepancies between the master B/L number filed by the carrier and the number filed by the NVOCC, including duplicated and different carrier codes, and missing suffixes.  We recommend that you check the master B/L format with your carrier before you submit your house B/L filing. Read More…