incoming-container-handling

Powerblox App

Incoming Container Handling

Keep track of all incoming containers and get a perfect overview of all shipped goods.

With this Powerblox, you will get a perfect overview of all your incoming containers. For each container, you will be able to assign a predefined workflow. You can register all information like estimated time of arrival and container content step by step. You can link each container to multiple orders. You can define the ownership transfer, pre-register the goods on a temporary location and receive the goods directly from this module. You can upload related documents and register service costs like insurance, handling, etc. on container level.

Key features

  • Implement a container management workflow and assign tasks to employees
  • Get a perfect overview of each container status
  • Fill in or adapt the expected receipt date and update all purchase orders automatically
  • Easily retrieve order lines and link them to your container
  • Pre-register the reception of goods in your warehouse
  • Register ownership transfer on departure, mid-sea or arrival
  • Get a perfect view of all service costs like shipment, insurance, handling, …
  • Link all necessary documents to the container
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Implement a workflow per country of origin

Containers coming from China might have more or fewer steps than containers from India. In the setup, you will be able to define standard workflows. Vessel reservation, insurance confirmation, ordering the handler, … You can also assign several tasks to each step.

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All container details in one screen

For each container, you will be able to fill in all information on the container card. Shipping agent, bill of lading, estimated time of arrival, container size, total weight, total volume, … The content of the container will be linked to the different purchase orders. You will be able to see the difference between quantity ordered, quantity receipt, ... You can also link service orders (shipping, insurance,…) to the incoming container.

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Link different documents to your container

Per container, you can check the status of the relevant incoming and outgoing documents. You will also be able to upload these documents to the container card.

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Perfect status overview of all incoming containers

The incoming containers list gives you a perfect overview of all necessary information like shipping agent, shipment method (incoterms), vessel number, estimated time of arrival, ownership transfer and current step in the process.

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FAQ FOR THIS APP

In what languages is this App available?

The App is available in the following languages: Dutch (NLB), English (ENU), and French (FRB)

For which countries is this App available?

This App is available in all countries.

Can I only use it for cloud-based implementations?

No, you can also use Powerblox on-premise, but that would require custom services from us.

What's the technical info for this Powerbkox?

Object range from 52157623 until 52157722

Where can I reach support?

You can reach us by submitting a request via this link.

Can I get a free trial?

Yes, you can ask for a free trial of one month.

What is my commitment when I choose for a free trial?

There is no further commitment, and your free trial will not be upgraded automatically. 

Is my credit card required for a free trial?

No. Your credit card info is not required for a free trial

Will I enjoy support during my free trial?

Yes. You will get free access to our knowledge base and enjoy the same service as paying customers.

Can I talk to an expert for advice during my free trial?

Yes. You can book a session with an expert via our website.

What type of businesses is likely to benefit?

Wholesale companies & retail companies. But also other types of companies with a larger number of suppliers and items. 

Is this a Powerblox for a specific sector?

No, it can be used for many different sectors.

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