Onboard All Your Team Members on Shipsy!

Onboard all your teams on Shipsy! With Shipsy’s team management tool, enable your teams to work independently with data being accessed only by the respective team members Access Right on Shipment and InquiresYou can define public (organisation level), private or team access permission for shipments and inquiries while creation, ensuring that information is only shared with the intended people in the organisation, maintaining complete data privacyAssign POC for Your ShipperYou can also map a POC team and lead for your shipper/ FF/ customer or supplier organisations so that inquiries are sent or responded only by the teams managing the particular…

Get Rid of Your Excels for Managing Shipments with Shipsy

Shipsy's technology platform will not only help you digitize your entire shipment operations from PO / SO to Delivery, so that you can get rid of all your excel sheets, but we will also help with the following 3 things Automate Data Flow From Shipping LinesAll the various fields in the excel can be maintained on Shipsy. Around 30% of these fields are related to Shipping Line events. Shipsy captures over 50+ different events through integrations with liners to automate this data flow.Automate Data Movement To and From Your ERPAllow all the other data for a shipment such as product…

Track Products Within A Container through Shipsy

Shipsy’s Container Tracking software automatically tracks container movements across 40+ shipping lines. Now, you can add products inside a container and track the movement at a product level too! The platform is now enabled to add shipments and send updates through APIs! This ensures complete automation and real time sync with your ERP. Maintain Product Master Product codes along with description can be maintained in the setup section of the tool. These can also be synced automatically from your ERP system. Add Products To Container While adding Container Numbers, you can also add product codes and quantity in the same…

Port Congestion Update – There growth in the number of containers cleared at Nhava Sheva and Mundra

Towards the end of week 19 major auto players have seen opening up their facilities in different parts of the country in accordance with the social distancing norms with local authorities. Rice exports also have seen substantial movement to Bangladesh from Mundra , whereas the MHA has been pushing west Bengal government to start moving them via road as well. Major mobile phone manufacturers also have resumed operations in Uttar Pradesh, Bangalore and Chennai. Steel manufacturers have witnessed huge volumes moving through exports since the domestic demand has been slowed down due the lockdown. The pharmaceutical industry has seen a…

How the Covid-19 Crisis is Moving the Shipping Industry Towards a Spot Driven Rate Procurement Model and Reduce Cost through Shipsy’s Inquiry Module

The spread of the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19 is affecting the shipping industry in unprecedented ways. As a large number of containers are stuck in transshipment and countries have put restrictions on movement of ships to contain the spread of the virus, it has lead to a mismatch in the demand and supply in the market. As a result, existing RFQs are seeing Force Majeure being invoked and shippers are using spot rates to make bookings to transport their goods.  Moving To Spot RatesThe Demand and Supply mismatch in the market has lead to a lack of availability of containers.…

Blank Sailings Due to Corona Virus-Increasing Shipping Costs

What is Blank Sailing?  A blank sailing (avoid sailing) is a sailing that has been cancelled by the carrier. A blank sailing could mean a vessel is skipping one port, or that the entire journey is cancelled. Why is it Happening Right Now?  With container exports from China reduced drastically, Shipping lines were losing millions of dollars sailing as per committed schedule but with ships partially filled.  The only way to sail with good volume so that the journey is profitable for the shipping line is to reduce the total sailings between a pair of ports.  This will mean that…

Understand How ‘Blank Sailings’ Due to Corona Virus are Increasing Port Congestion

The spread of the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19 is affecting the shipping industry in unprecedented ways. As all countries are taking measures to restrict the outbreak, the shipping industry has been majorly impacted. Large number of containers have been stuck in transshipment and the rise of 'Blank Sailings' by shipping lines has lead to a shortage of 'Empty Containers'.   Containers Stuck in Transshipment Across Major Ports in the World Trade restrictions across major ports of the world, to prevent the Corona Virus outbreak have lead to containers being stuck in Transshipment. This is affecting the profitability of shippers on…