All key features at a glance.
Secure connection for automated exchange of data.
On completion of the AWB, FWB (e-AWB) and FHL messages will be submitted automatically to the corresponding CCS via clearing center. Confirmation and responses from the airline are automatically imported into scope and displayed within the shipment entry.
Simplifying processes, standardizing shipment data.
Following the IATA standards of Cargo iQ, the milestone templates within Scope allow the mapping of operational procedures in the look and feel of Cargo iQ according to their requirements. Audited and certified by Cargo 2000 in July 2015.
Automated creation with completion of shipments.
Scope creates the e-AWB with no extra tool needed. With impressive additional benefits. Scope knows if an airline or trade lane is 'e' and takes care of it. Thus the airline will automatically update the shipment in Scope with arrival and departure events.
Flight search directly within a shipment.
Via flight schedule integrations to reliable data providers, flights can be searched within air freight shipments without interruption of operations. Using shipment data, the system displays valid flights with their respective ETD and ETA dates to the user for easy selection. After picking the preferred flight all relevant data are added automatically to the shipment.
Separate messaging for all types to all portals.
The Vermas messagees which contain the VGM information can be sent separately for master and single shipment as well as FCL single shipments. The connected portals are INTTRA, GT-Nexus and CargoSmart.
Manual entry or electronic import.
Vessel schedule can be administrated manually. In case harbors provide data sheets electronically, e.g. from Hamburg and Bremen, data will be imported automatically.
Deposition, description and administration of article information.
Article maintenance allows storage and administration of important information for German ATLAS, Dutch and Swiss customs procedures such as country of origin, detailed product identification, labels, weight and price specifications, product group and charge identification. The restricted access to the change history allows precise traceability of which user executed what changes and when.
Reliable transmissions, shorter response times.
To provide seamless and secure connections, direct and certified lines are implemented between Scope and customs. Countries currently served by Scope customs are Germany (ATLAS), Netherlands (AGS), Switzerland (e-dec) and USA (ISF, AMS, AES). Regularly and free of charge updates enable reliable declarations according to regulations. With shorter response times, without external disruptions due to third party deficiencies.
Secure entry of data guided by clear indication of issues and alerts.
Scope works with the user to ensure a high level of data quality. Automatic validation checks are performed whenever data is entered, providing an overview of possible issues. Various severity levels are used to distinguish between minor problems such as missing data that is not required but improves data quality and major blockers such as invalid data.
Knowing clearly what is legal.
Automated or manual checking of addresses from all appliances. Constant actualization of the most important sanctions lists of the UN, EU and USA. Warning against critical addresses as a basis of decision if an operation will be released or not. Definition of not to be checked addresses by whitelisting.
End to end shipment visibility for viewing via web.
Scope Connect is a web-based application that provides forwarders, agents and customers with information on the status of shipments. Parties involved get a precise overview of their individual duties and milestones, may add events or even bookings which are immediately available in Scope.
Turnover, cost and earnings at a glance.Scope Cost Control provides a detailed break-down of income and expenses for each transaction. Automatically generated records store the cost summary and trigger an immediate alarm if suppliers’ bills show any deviations. There is a credit limit interface enabling allocation of individual credit ratings to customers and monitoring of exposure to financial risks. Also featured is a function enabling presentation of monthly financial statements supported by reliable benchmarking statistics.
Important data always up to date.The Data Update Service ensures that all master data – e.g. countries, taxation, location codes, customs classifications etc. – are always up to date. A qualified support team reviews all centrally administered data daily and updates, where necessary. This leaves users free to dedicate their undivided energy to their business, certain in the knowledge that basic data are regularly updated to current status.
Electronic creation, editing and filing.Scope creates and files documents in PDF format, so they can be conveniently exchanged electronically with partners and printed on standard printers. If a document is created multiple times, all previous versions are retained and changes between versions can be traced. External documents in various formats can also be uploaded to Scope for further processing.
Paperless exchange of data and information.With the seamless integration of email, Scope enables the user to store and manage conversations transparently in relation to a business transaction. A direct link to Scope’s document management allows for easy paperless data exchange.
Human engineering and aesthetics as a principle.Being productive within a complex software environment requires a user-friendly interface. With its appealing screen layouts optimized to intuitively guide the user, Scope is as easy to be acquired as used in daily routines. As a result, combines an ergonomically and aesthetically pleasing user experience.
Adjustment to languages and local conventions.
Scope has been designed to suit the challenges of our globalized world. Support for multiple languages, local conventions and regulations are naturally integrated. Date, time, currencies and number formats dynamically adjust depending on local specialities.
Self-configuration and administration of individual workplaces.After logging in to Scope, users are presented with their personal Scope desktop showing all their current operations. To ensure each user can arrange his desktop to suite his preferred operating procedures, the nine most important applications can be configured individually. This customizes the user's experience and increases their efficiency.
Standardized or customized.Standardized templates in Scope generate all documents for air and ocean shipments as well as German Customs, the Netherlands, Switzerland and US AES. On request, all forms can be individually modified to the customers' corporate design. Output in PDF format, forms can also be printed without design elements on pre-produced paper-sheets which eliminates the need for expensive color cartridges
One solution to all operations.Scope is based on a cross-system platform. This means Scope runs on all desktop operating systems such as Windows, macOS and even Linux. Existing operating systems can be maintained, individual hardware preferences can be respected. Investments in one unified hardware solution are no longer required.
Searching data is simply faster.
Scope provides an effortless way to search the database. Searches are programmed to be completed intuitively, intelligent predefined filters deliver reliable search results within a split second.
Advantage from the cloud.
Scope stands for Innovation in Logistics. That's why Scope is only available as Software as a Service (SaaS) and delivered through the safe secure Riege cloud. Innovation is an ongoing process within Scope. This means day-to-day refresh of relevant master data such as taxes, location codes, customs code lists and integrated data transfer from third party suppliers.
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