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Introduction

As sea freight is the transportation of goods by ocean vessel.
Physical transport of the goods is undertaken by:

  • A liner service (scheduled services controlled by the owners of ships, where a defined route is serviced regularly and at set time intervals)

or

  • Tramp service (usually charter transport ship with a flexible-route and no fixed schedule).

Scope ocean modules provide all functions required for the creation of sea freight import and exports shipments including booking, clearance and documentation.
The flexible processing options permit the Scope user to handle all types of goodsl; LCL, FCL, break-bulk, RO-RO or bulk goods.

 

Description

On launching Scope the Overview mode (start screen) is presented. The menu of Scope Applications shows sea freight export and sea freight import applications. Clicking on the desired application (ocean freight sea freight export or import) to start the program.

In the following chapters applications are described in detail.