Features

The key to more efficiency.

Forwarding

Airline Messaging

Secure exchange of messages in high quality.

The exchange of messages between Scope and Airlines takes place automatically, securely and reliably. The Riege Cargo Community System (CCS) connects to airlines via various portals such as Descartes, Champ, Cargonaut and others. Thereby it is possible to configure extra message copies to cover local requirements if applicable and to determine the best communication channel depending upon an airlines' availability on respective portals.

Cargo iQ

Standardization ensures optimization.

Cargo iQ is the IATA initiative to process control, quality monitoring and services improvements for airlines, forwarders and handling companies. Simplification of processes and standardization of data enables comparable measures for the evaluation and optimization of quality standards in execution and handling of air freight shipments.

Connect

Tracking and booking via web.

Connect is the complimentary web application that enables forwarders, agents and customers to track the current status of a shipment. All participants obtain reliable advice on their responsibilities, are enabled to fulfill milestones and add events. Customers can place bookings that are instantly available in Scope.

Dangerous Goods

Identification and elimination of risks.

Scope enables the direct entry of dangerous goods information within shipments. The immediate access to built in official lists of dangerous goods data such as UN numbers, IMGD (International Maritime Dangerous Goods) codes and additional class avoids the disruption of workflow caused by unnecessary change of systems.

Dashboards

More insight, less outage.

The Scope Dashboards equip managers with substantial insight and rock-solid information about their company's performance, thus providing awareness for future decisions. Interactive meaningful graphs cover key visibility of key financial and operational issues on 3 different levels: Branch, Legal Entity, and Organization.

e-AWB

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 Schedule

Fast and easy flight search.

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.

Quotations

Offers with higher order potential.

Immediately after receiving a request, the appropriate offer for the respective mode of transport can be created in a few steps and quickly answered. At the click of a mouse, a large number of templates is a available, which can be customized to the customer's request in a matter of seconds. A preview gives the confidence that everything is right - including the professional appearance with own company logo.

Sea Carrier Messaging

Automated communication via seamless integration.

Scope offers an EDI connection to INTTRA, GT Nexus, CargoSmart and a direct integration of Ocean Insights. These portals connect users to the major sea carriers worldwide providing seamless administration and exchange of data. The complete work flow happens directly out of Scope, no change of systems necessary.

Shipment Monitor

Status and Milestones in view and under control.

The Shipment Monitor enables users to see the current status of all shipments recorded in Scope at a glance, without calling up each shipment individually. It displays the last event as well as the next milestone with time data. If action is required, it is possible switch directly to the affected shipment, e.g. to change, update, or delete status. The respective status can also be viewed online via the web application Connect.

Vessel Schedules

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.

Customs

Article maintenance

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.

Direct Customs Connections

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.

Fully Loaded

Automated Validation

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.

Compliance Check

Surely knowing what is legal.

The automatic or manual address check to ensure compliance with existing regulations is possible from all applications. The constant updating of the most important sanctions lists of the UN, the EU and the USA guarantees highest data reliability.

Cost Control

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.

Data Update Service

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.

Documents

Electronic creation, editing and filing.

Documents are generated electronically in Scope and stored in the PDF standard. They can be electronically exchanged with business partners and printed out as needed. If a document is created multiple times, older versions remain, so that changes are traceable. In the electronic file also externally generated documents can be stored in any format.

Email

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.

Forms

Standardized or customized.

The form templates in Scope contain all documents for the processing of air and sea freight shipments including customs for Germany and the Netherlands. All forms can be used standardized or customized on request.

International and Local

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.

Personal Quick Access

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.

Quick Data Entry

The easy way to a complete shipment.

With its user-friendly desktop, Scope creates the best conditions for result-oriented order processing. Clearly structured, intuitive input fields make daily work easier and enable faster, more efficient and more enjoyable working.

Quick Search

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.

Software as a Service

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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