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LinerSuite-Agency

Web based software application for the LINER SHIPS AGENCY business!

LinerSuite-Agency is a large, feature rich, fully integrated set of tools for the liner ships agency and related industry developed by a highly experienced team who understand the detailed requirements of this business.  This powerful, user friendly application allows the often labor intensive, complex processes of the liner trades to be handled effortlessly with the minimum of staff, to provide clients and principals with unrivaled service excellence and efficiency.

LinerSuite-Agency is flexible and customized to meet your Ships Agency, Groupage and NVOCC business requirements.  We are able to uniquely tailor the system to your specification on a continual basis.

  • LinerSuite-Agency caters for all containerised, break-bulk, car carrier and RORO shipments.
  • The tight integration allows an accountant to go from the ledger detail directly to the source document whether in the import, export, booking or container module;  a marketing person may view statistics in the client module and view the associated bill of lading.
  • Custom tailored accounts system for the ships agency industry allows the General Ledger accounts to be managed in a way that suits the shipping industry.


FEATURES:

Accounting

  • Multi-currency to local currency ledgers
  • Journals
  • Cash-book and EDI Bank Statement processing
  • Debit note
  • Credit note
  • Creditor reconciliation
  • Container cost and revenue reconciliation
  • Open item debtors and creditors control
  • Aged analysis and many other financial reports
  • Disbursement reports & accounts
  • Principal Remittance of freight collections
  • Income Statement
  • Balance sheet
  • EDI invoice processing
  • Tight integration to other modules.
  • Bank reconciliations

Bookings

  • Export & Import booking capture
  • Booking Confirmation email and EDI Port Terminal bookings
  • Transport orders
  • Automated linking to Container Depot Container Releases and Terminal In tracking moves
  • Reports
  • Booking recaps Engagement lists
  • Automated container reconciliations between Bookings, B/L's and On-Board EDI Tracking
  • EDI Port Terminal Container Bookings and Pre-advises
  • Client rate quotations
  • Booking templates
  • Booking Invoices
  • Direct links to Accounting, Container Tracking and Export Documentation systems.

Client Management

  • Client data capture & enquiry
  • Client contacts management
  • Visit controls & sales reports
  • Credit limits and warning limit advices
  • Client acquisition planning and sales cycle management
  • Statistics
  • Special rates
  • Reports
  • Integrated Links to all other modules.

Voyage Scheduling

  • Voyage Schedules
  • Vessel Details
  • Stack date management
  • Rates of Exchange
  • Key date triggers
  • Berth Maintenance

Import and Export Documentation

  • Manifest capture
  • B/L production
  • Correction notices
  • Automated Exception Reports
  • Principal reconciliations
  • Release Documents
  • Email, HTML, PDF, CSV formats of all documentation
  • Import EDI cargo release processing and automated EDI interface to Customs clearances & stops
  • Automatic inland charge tariffs calculations
  • Special client tariffs
  • Multi party Invoicing
  • Credit notes
  • Haulage instructions
  • Transhipments
  • Integrated Links to accounts module.
  • EDI Manifests, Engagement lists, Discharge lists, Rail lists, EDI Port releases, Customs clearance messages
  • EDI port and depot invoice processing
  • Principal accounting
  • Rates of Exchange control

Container Tracking

  • Container movement tracking and Automatic EDI processing
  • Advanced out of sequence tracking event handling
  • Automated error correcting and event processing
  • Tracking history
  • Demurrage and Detention invoicing and collection
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Directly linked to consignments and bookings
  • Automatic reconciliations of cross packing of containers
  • Stock reporting
  • Automated Principal EDI reporting
  • EDI hourly tracking success and variance reporting

Statistics

  • Statistics automatically calculated from the actual documentation details.
  • Linked to client marketing system.

Table File Maintenance

  • Tables of codes and descriptions (e.g. voyages, ports, depots, rates etc.).
  • Setup and EDI conversion

Users and Security

  • Individual user access control
  • Inter agency & inter company user access security.
  • Agency Access security
  • Secured items access control

General Specifications

  • All systems cater for multiple principals, countries and companies.
  • All data is stored centrally and available to all users.
  • The system can be made available anywhere in the world by the Internet.
  • All systems cater for containerized, RORO, break-bulk cargo and car carriers.
  • All reports and documents can be emailed and HTML, PDF, and CSV formats are supported.
  • Customized changes are made to suit your specific needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Substantial EDI links eliminate the need to capture many manual documents and transactions. LinerSuite-Agency supports IFTMIN, IFTMCS, IFTMBF, CUSCAR, COPRAR, COARRI, CODECO, CUSRES, COREOR, COPARN, COEDOR, INVOIC, APERAK and CONTRL EDIFACT messages.
  • Many hundreds of standard reports can be produced to Excel, HTML or PDF type documents.
  • This is a complete solution which takes care of most ships agency's functional wish lists!