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Introduction

Scope Seafreight import enables the creations of master shipments and their consolidated house shipments. Direct, back-to-back and coload shipments may also be created. Full processing of these shipments is provided including generation of documentation; transportation notes, arrival advice. Complete finance processing; invoices, payables and job-costing.

The menu sequence Scope Applications - Ocean - Sea Import will open the sea import home view from where all sea import activities are available.

Description

The selection above presents the sea import overview:

Program Action

New

In the sea import title bar the "New" option presents functions for shipment creation:

Open

The "Open" function will open the sea import shipment highlighted in the list of shipments visible in the home screen.

Refresh

The "refresh" function will update the list of shipments. This ensures any recent changes are present in the field of view.

Shipment summary

The shipment summary displays recent shipments or those shipments matching the search criteria. Each row represents a shipment and can be sorted by column.

Filter- and Search functions

Date range / Shipment Type

The list of visible shipments may be adjusted by changing the date range. The types of shipments show can also be filtered by using the check boxes:

  • M - Master Shipments
  • D - Direct Shipments
  • B - Back-to-Back Shipments
  • H - House Shipments

Keyword Search

To the right of the date and type filters is the keyword search field with the instruction text "Type to search". Any search term can be entered to filter the list of results, for example; customer name, shipper, consignee, depart port etc.

Sorting

The table of shipments visible in the home screen can be sorted by clicking on the individual columns:

Sort Criteria

Description

Type

Shipments are sorted by type-:Direct shipment, house shipment, master shipment.

Shipment number

The shipments are sorted by shipment number in ascending or descending order.

Customer

Shipments are sorted alphabetically by customer name in ascending or descending order.

Dep

Sort shipments by depart port name in alphabetic ascending or descending order.

Dst

Sort shipments by destination port name in alphabetic ascending or descending order.

OceanBL

The shipments are sorted by ocean bill of lading number in ascending or descending order.

HouseBL

The shipments are sorted by house bill of lading number in ascending or descending order.

Order Date

Shipments are sorted chronologically in ascending or descending order using the service date.

Information Area

As each shipment in the summary is highlighted, the details of the shipment appear in the information area of the screen below the summary table.

User Information

The lower right edge of the seafreight export overview displays the user information. By clicking on this link it is possible to switch to a different branch if the correct permissions are available.