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Introduction

When a partner is a shipper or consignee the Forwarding Customer may be applied to the partner to store airfreight, seafreight and routing information that is specific to the partner.

 

Airfreight

The airfreight tab stores information to be used when air shipments are created for this partner.

AWB Hardcopy

Custom details for the partner that are to be used when printing air export AWB's

Custom AWB shipper/consignee address

If the shipper address to be used on a AWB for the partner differs from the address stored in the General tab then this box should be checked in order to insert the custom address.

The text entry box below the check box will be greyed and contain the address from the General tab. Once the box is checked this general address may be replaced with the custom address. On printing an AWB, this custom address will appear as the shipper.

E-freight

For partners who book air export shipments via E-freight, this section of the airfreight tab can be used to specify the address of the partner that is to be used for E-freight purposes.

Custom FWB Address

The check box will be unchecked by default and the partners address details from the General tab will appear in the E-freight address fields.

By unchecking this box, it is possible to replace the the partner's general address for E-freight with custom address details the will by used in the FWB sent to the airline.

Name

The custom name for the partner to be used in the FWB

Street.

The custom street address for the partner to be used in the FWB

Place

The custom town or city name for the partner to be used in the FWB

State

The custom state for the partner to be used in the FWB

Zip

The custom zip code for the partner to be used in the FWB

Phone

The custom phone number for the partner to be used in the FWB

Fax

The custom fax number for the partner to be used in the FWB

Shipment Defaults

Defaults to be used when creating air export or import shipments.

Notify

The name of the notify party that should default to air export or import shipments for this partner.

Export Vol.Factor

The volume factor calculation is used to determine the charge weight of a package. The normal method in airfreight is to multiply the dimensions of the packages (in centimeters) and then divide the total by 6000. This is referred to as a volume factor of 1:6 or 6. To specify a different volume factor, insert a number, for example 5 would indicate a volume factor 1:5.

Import Vol.Factor

The volume factor calculation is used to determine the charge weight of a package. The normal method in airfreight is to multiply the dimensions of the packages (in centimeters) and then divide the total by 6000. This is referred to as a volume factor of 1:6 or 6. To specify a different volume factor, insert a number, for example 5 would indicate a volume factor 1:5.

Seafreight

For partners involved in seafreight shipments, sea specific information for the partner may be stored.

Export

Sea export specific data

Custom B/L shipper/consignee address

Check this box if a custom address is to be used as the shipper address for sea export shipments on the bill of lading. Checking the box will allow the default address details from the General tab of the partner to be replaced with a custom address.

Vol. Factor Main

the volume factor to be used on the main transport.

Import

Sea import specific information for the partner

Vol. Factor Main

the volume factor to be used on the main transport.

Routing

The Routing tab of the Forwarding Customer role is used to specify which agents should be used for this partner for any departure or destination port. These pairings can be defined for air or sea export or imports.

Routing overview

The overview of agent routings shows

  • Location: The unlocode to which the pairing applies
  • Airfreight: A checkbox to indicate if the pairing is used for air export and import shipments
  • Seafreight: A checkbox to indicate if the pairing is used for sea export and import shipments
  • Agent: The name of the agent to be used in the pairing

New

The New function button launches a new agent mapping editor where a new paring may be created

Port

The Unlocode to be used in the pairing. This is a search field and so the port code or name may be used as a search time to locate the correct code.

Airfreight

Check this box if this pairing is to be used for airfreight shipments

Seafreight

Check this box if this pairing is to be used for seafreight shipments

Agent

The name of the agent to be used for the pairing. This is a search field and so the agent name or address may be used to locate the correct agent.

Note that only partners who have the Agent role and are assigned to be an agent in the port specified above, will appear in the search results.

OK

Save the new new pairing and exits back to the overview

Cancel

Cancels the operation without changes and returns to the overview.

Edit

The Edit function button will open the pairing highlighted in the overview and allow changes to be made.

Delete

the Delete function will delete the pairing highlighted in the overview.

Saving or Canceling

Once all sub-tabs of the Forwarding Customer role have be completed, they may be saved or discarded

Save

Save all new details in all sub-tabs of the Forwarding Customer and return to the partner overview.

Cancel

Cancel any changes in all sub-tabs of the Forwarding Customer and return to the partner overview.

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