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Paperless Trade Insights Q1 2018

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electronic bill of lading
Blockchain
IoT
Artificial Intelligence
Paperless Trade
IPPC
FAO
ePhyto
FIATA
AES
trade finance
Digitization
LOI
autonomous ships
  Paperless Insights Q1 2018 HEADER

In our latest quarterly issue: transitional digitization as a means of managing trade risk, autonomous ships gain further traction, IoT and AI-driven supply chain visibility, blockchain’s integration issue and much more!

Industry News & Views

HFWDischarge of cargo without original Bills of Lading and Letters of Indemnity (LOI): One of the biggest risks a Shipowner or Charterer can take, according to HFW's recent Shipping Briefing. + READ MORE

BOBSGUIDE imgDe-risking trade finance operations: A transitional digitization approach for trade banks, feat. insights on tackling complex compliance requirements, while slashing costs and reducing operational & reputational risks (source: bobsguide). + READ MORE

iTnews'Single digital window' for Australia's international trade: Nation's newly-established Home Affairs super-agency wants to create a "single digital window" through which all Australian international trade will flow (source: iTnews). + READ MORE

IPPC EPHYTO IMGMajor Achievements of the IPPC Secretariat in digitizing Agri trade: Latest news and progress on the IPPC's ongoing ePhytosanitary Certificate (ePhyto) pilot project (source: United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization). + READ MORE

CN AUTOMATED SHIPSChina to Build Autonomous Ship Test-Bed: Expected to be the country’s main base for research into autonomous ship technology, including obstacle-avoidance tech, over the coming three to five years (source: Maritime Executive). + READ MORE

BARGE AUTOMATEDTesla of the Canals: Netherlands and Belgium to launch world’s first zero-emissions self-piloting container barge vessel (source: The Independent). + READ MORE

evrythng logo7 things we learned about IoT Smart-Products: An overview of innovative tech trends, including end-to-end supply chain visibility and how IoT enables products to be followed as they move through the supply chain (source: Evrythng.com). + READ MORE

Berenberg LogoShipping in an era of Digital Transformation: An insightful study on digitization in shipping, covering IoT, data-based platforms, AI and more (source: Berenberg via maritimes.gr). + READ MORE

bc spendmatters iconBlockchain in Trade – are we missing the point?: For all its potential, Spendmatters argues that blockchain technology must still address how trade ecosystems behave and interact with one another. + READ MORE

Econ logoThe digitisation of trade’s paper trail may be at hand: The Economist provides an overview of digital trade initiatives, arguing that administrative (as opposed to technological) hurdles must still be overcome to enable mass adoption+ READ MORE

Roubini CNBCBlockchain is 'one of the most overhyped technologies ever,' Nouriel Roubini says: Prominent economist argues blockchain is unlikely to remove the need for financial intermediaries or instantly replace existing banking systems (source: CNBC). + READ MORE

bc pymnts imgBlockchain Forces New Conversation About The Trade Finance Shortage: PYMNTS argues non-bank lenders have failed to address the $1.5T trade finance gap and whether blockchain could have a role in addressing the shortage. + READ MORE

DIGITISATION THE NATIONAL ICON IMGDigitisation in emerging markets to change flow of trade: Middle East and Asia expected to drive increase in “digital trade flows”, says recent McKinsey & Co. report (source: The National). + READ MORE

essDOCS Company News

FIATA essDOCS Preview imgFIATA and essDOCS launch project to digitise FIATA & NVOCC Bills of Lading: Announcing our collaboration with FIATA in digitising FIATA and NVOCC/House Bills of Lading. + READ MORE

us census imgessDOCS achieves AES Certification to enable online US Customs Data Submissions: Enabling essDOCS Export Management users to directly submit required US Customs data via our solution. + READ MORE 

charterer Case Study img previewCargoDocs Charterers Case Study: Find out how Charterers using CargoDocs can save anywhere between $40K to $400K per year via our solution+ READ MORE

essDOCS in Numbers

Paperless Insights Q1 2018 Metrics