Reliable information on estimated and actual milestones for your shipments can be hard to come by, and not having the right documents in the hands of the right participants can stop a shipment in its tracks. TradeLens offers a consistent and holistic view of reliable shipment event data and corresponding documents — all delivered directly from participating sources. It’s a single source of truth shared by — and with — permissioned supply chain partners for collective success.
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Key steps to resilient global supply chain operations
Imagine the various efficiencies that could be achieved if everybody involved in the supply chain was truly on the same page. Now they can be, through TradeLens’ single, secure data-sharing and collaboration platform.
Get real-time access to all relevant supply chain data for all involved parties, including key shipping dates, specific information about cargo, related trade documents, sensor readings, customs filings and more.
The TradeLens platform champions innovation as an open API environment and promotes the use of standards and the push for interoperability. The platform also supports an Application Marketplace that welcomes third-party development on the platform.
Get dynamically updated transport plans with data from upstream and downstream, keeping you informed of changes that could impact your shipment, while keeping all parties updated.
Quickly access and share digitized trade documents and associated events with your supply chain partners, with an immutable audit trail and crystal-clear version control.
Easily and securely access TradeLens ecosystem data online so you can effectively manage a powerful supply chain without the costly setups.
Set notifications for your critical shipping and document events, so your teams are alerted to those events immediately on in-house systems or mobile devices.
TradeLens is integrated through non-proprietary, publicly available APIs that are simple to set up, so you and your partners can quickly share data and expedite trade.
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