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Solutions Overview

essDOCS provides SaaS financial technology (fintech) and supply chain technology (SCtech) solutions for the export, trade and logistics industries. 
Our solutions are accessed through CargoDocs – a secure, online web-based platform which digitizes the creation & approval (via DocHub) as well as exchange (via DocEx) of electronic original documents – and essCert, an online platform enabling users to apply for, sign, stamp and receive back original certificates required for global trade.
CargoDocs combines title, quality, condition, location and other key data to reduce risk and improve visibility and control. Key electronic documents covered include: bills of lading, warehouse warrants, certificates of origin, commercial invoices, inspectors certificates, and more. 
In addition, to ensure that we provide holistic solutions for all your supply chain needs, we offer a complete suite of add-on solutions covering trade facilitation, digital readiness assessment, digital roadmap and more 
See below for a breakdown of solutions based on user type: 

Solution by User Type

Digital Preparation

Digital Roadmap

ROI based roadmap prioritizing your digitization efforts quarter by quarter

Digital Readiness Assessment (DRA)

Annual review to determine the progress of your trade digitization efforts

Paperless Solutions

Secure, cloud-based solution that enables collaborative drafting, review & approval of paper or electronic documents with your supply chain

Secure, cloud-based solution that enables electronic signing and legal transfer of title (and supporting) documents

Secure cloud-based solution for capturing and structuring data retrieved from paper trade documentation

electronic Presentation of orginal eDocs under eUCP Documentary Credit (eUCP Presentation) and/or Documentary Collection (eDocumentary Collection)

Transaction Matching Application enabling trade finance banks to provide BPO-related solutions to customers

Online application & 4-corner solution for BPO or combo of BPO plus eDocs; smart contract-enabled BPO+ manages eDoc auto-release and/or payment

TF Hub

Multi-bank solution for electronic communications covering LCs, Guarantees, Standbys plus credit line management

Financial Messaging

Any-bank messaging for all import or export trade finance instruments via SWIFT or proprietary channel

eDocs enabled

Original liner (house or ocean) eB/L or bulk charterers straight negotiable eB/L built on the world’s largest eB/L network

Original negotiable or non-negotiable Warehouse Warrants or Warehouse Receipts

Electronically apply for and issue original chamber of commerce signed & stamped eCOs

Original receipts and supporting docs allowing for digitization of load and discharge doc sets

Electronic version of the FIATA Bill of Lading for freight forwarders & logistics companies

Shipping & Doc Instructions (SI & DI)

Electronic solution to submit SI to container line or forwarder, and DI to forwarder or agent

Electronic Insurance Certs (eIC)

Electronic application for an issuance of original, signed eIC


eExport Customs

Add-on to DocHub to enable straight-through processing of trade data into export customs systems such as AES & EMCS

Integration/Single Signon

Add-on to any CargoDocs solution to allow for straight-through processing of data, eliminating data re-entry and multiple signons

Online/Onsite Training

Add-on to any CargoDocs solution for more personalized training

Network Development

Add-on assistance to build out your customer network on CargoDocs DocEx


Add-on service to outsource your entire document drafting & preparation work to essDOCS

Compliance Enablement

Add-on service providing per transaction compliance reporting for KYC, AML, sanction checks and more

Data Matching/Smart Contracts

Add-on to any CargoDocs solution to enable automation of key processes


Add-on module to DocHub and DocEx providing key trade KPIs