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essDOCS Carrier & Logistics Solutions

essDOCS enables carriers and logistics players to digitize trade operations via a secure, web-based solution. 

Freight-forwarders/3PLs use CargoDocs DocHub to collaboratively create, review and approve paper or electronic documents with their supply chain – covering bills of lading, certificates of origin, invoices, sales of goods contracts and more

Carriers, Shipowners, Agents and Surveyors use CargoDocs DocEx to electronically sign and legally transfer title eDocs – leveraging the world's largest, legally-approved eB/L network.

Carriers & Logistics Players

Benefits for Carriers & Logistics Players

  • Access eB/Ls & supporting eDocs in real-time, enabling faster vessel turnaround
  • Significantly accelerate your processes for doc creation, signing and distribution, therefore allowing vessels to leave the loadport faster
  • Carriers discharge to an original eB/L rather than an LOI, allowing you to remain within your P&I cover at all times
  • Make amendments alomst instanteneously – always securely
  • Substantially reduce fraud risks
  • Gain added control & visibility across your entire fleet 
  • Collaboratively draft documents with all relevant parties, eliminating errors requiring amendments later 
  • Gain a commercial advantage through improved service to your customers
  • Free up personnel to focus on key tasks, eliminating need to attend vessel to have documents signed/counter-signed

All Carrier & Logistics Solutions

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

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


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

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