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essDOCS Importer Solutions

essDOCS enables importers of any cargo to entirely or partially digitize trade operations & finance processes

Importers use our CargoDocs DocHub solution to collaboratively 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

CargoDocs DocEx enables importers to electronically receive and eSign original title eDocs


Benefits for Importers

  • Eliminate discharge LOIs
  • Reduce demurrage waiting for documents, especially in short-sea voyages
  • Eliminate risk of loss, damage or delay of original B/Ls
  • Significantly reduce fraud risks
  • Make amendments within minutes/hours, as no couriering of original paperwork
  • Improve transparency/compliance
  • Access original eDocs from any internet enabled device; no software or hardware required
  • Integrate data from eDocs to facilitate straight-through-processing

All Importer 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

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

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

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

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