essDOCS - Electronic Shipping and Trade Document & Data Solutions
  • essDOCS wins Editors’
    Triple Star Award

    at The Asset Triple A Treasury, Trade
    and Risk Management Awards 2014

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  • 50% of the Fortune Global 10 companies

    use essDOCS electronic bill of lading solution

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  • FIATA & essDOCS launch electronic FIATA bill of lading (eFBL)

    now available to FIATA members & their customers

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  • essDOCS electronic bills of lading

    are available for tanker, dry bulk, barge and container shipments

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  • Over 2,000 companies use essDOCS eB/Ls

    Fastest growing and largest electronic bill of lading network of users ever assembled

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You have a great solution and you have a great team. Congratulations.

- eB/L Project Manager from Cargill

This process make cargo docs exchange more simply and the main thing - much faster…I feel the future will be with electronic signing

- Master from Unicom fleet

I hope and I wish the system to come in force soon because a lot of time will be saved and the company will participate in environmental protection

- Master from Heidmar Pool

The ESS system promises a revolution in the shipping market and simultaneously it is easy in operation

- Master from Heidmar Pool

Electronic signature was very easy to use, no problem…if there is only electronic documents, signing will be much easier and faster than now

- Master from Stena fleet

BP concluded testing last year [2009] and are now comfortable with eDocs and welcomed the opportunity to participate in this first electronic trade

- UK Supply Operations Manager at BP Oil UK

The electronic transfer of shipping documentation is a significant step forward for the shipping industry… We are excited to be associated with this important development

- Morgan Stanley

It was easier than I thought…. It's a great system, would like to see this really take off throughout the industry

- Operator at General Maritime

Thank you for the training session! It seems the systems is really friendly, and your explanations were indeed very clear.

- Logistics Coordinator, Repsol

CargoDocs™ fit perfectly within Brostrom’s fleetwide adoption of broadband and short sea services… It eases the administrative burden for the captain and fosters real time savings

- Operations Manager for Brostrom Tankers

This is easier than online shopping!!

- Master from Unitanker fleet

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  • 8 minutes...
    Fastest time for terminal and master to review and sign draft eDoc
  • 3 minutes...
    Fastest electronic bill of lading sent through entire trade chain
  • 3 minutes…
    Fastest time for a new electronic bill of lading to be drafted and re-released to Master after being rejected for data errors
  • 3 hours...
    Fastest time to recut an electronic bill of lading post issuance
  • 30 minutes...
    one terminal has reduced documentation related work for each shipment using eDocs
  • 2 days...
    Fastest time to onboard new shipowner
  • 2 days…
    Fastest time to onboard new end receiver
  • 3 days…
    Fastest time to onboard new trader
  • 500%…
    Rate at which the CargoDocs network grew in 2012
  • 50%…
    Percentage of the Fortune Global 10 of the world's largest companies that already use CargoDocs
  • 100%...
    Percentage of eB/Ls used to by ExxonMobil for intra-Group refined products shipments within the Americas
  • 63…
    Countries where CargoDocs is currently in use or being tested (as of Q2 2014)
  • 19 minutes…
    Fastest time to recut eB/L post issuance (down from previous record of 3 hours)

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2,000+ Customers active in 65 Countries

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  • Associated Petroleum Terminals (APT) uses ESSDocs’ CargoDocs solutions
  • ANZ - The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited is a banking customer of ESSDocs
  • The Bank of America Corporation is a banking customer of ESSDocs
  • BHP Billiton uses ESSDocs’ CargoDocs electronic bill of lading and eUCP Presentation solutions
  • Total uses ESSDocs electronic bill of lading solution CargoDocs for crude cargo shipments
  • China CITIC Bank is one a growing number of banks to sign up to CargoDocs by ESSDocs
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