ABBYY Solutions for Transportation & Logistics

Target and remove friction from your shipments.

Remaining competitive in today’s changing environment requires eliminating friction from document-driven processes so you always know where shipments are and can validate the information on them. Operational improvement is your key to success.

Bad information at any point in a process can stop a shipment, waste precious fuel, or delay delivery. The level of speed, accuracy, and transparency that your processes have when it comes to moving data through them is a key indicator of performance in Transportation and Logistics.

Get the data from documents where it needs to be, on time and error free

ABBYY provides an approach and a platform for Transportation and Logistics providers to help you get all the information from shipping documents right and instantly verified at every clearance along a shipping itinerary. We help you identify where and why clearances are interrupted in processes, most often from being unable to verify their information, so you can identify which are most important to address first. Taking this comprehensive approach to improving shipping processes with automated handling of the content within shipping documents is what we call Digital Intelligence.

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Get the information right: Keep shipments moving in challenging times

How quickly can your transportation and logistics operations adapt to meet fast-changing demands?

Process shipping documents accurately, every time

ABBYY combines process awareness and AI-based document understanding to deliver transparency, accuracy, and operational efficiencies in the handling of shipping documents. This approach is built for the mobile, highly-distributed local operations of Transportation and Logistics, turning in-cab, hand-held, depot and other devices into real-time validation and clearance to keep shipments moving.

  • Invoice
  • Packing list
  • Letter of instruction
  • Certificate of origin
  • Shipment advice
  • Declarations
  • Daily driver logs
  • Waybills
  • Manifests
  • Goods declarations
  • Bills of lading
  • Agent notifications
  • Release to carrier
  • Delivery receipts
  • Cargo release
  • Claims
  • Inspection reports
  • Expense reports
  • Proof of delivery
  • Vehicle documentation

Keep shipments moving

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Improve shipping where it matters most

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Tracking shipment deliveries

  • Immediately capture and verify highly accurate information from shipping instructions, waybills, receipts, proofs of delivery, and purchase orders with a mobile device.
  • Receive signed copies of delivery documents in real time at the right point in the process, along with a shipper or receiver of goods via computer or mobile devices to track delivery.
  • Meet delivery SLAs with trustworthy data processed directly to your device from the documents that contain it.

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Speed the processing of customs forms

  • Automatically extract tariff and manifest information for every line item in a shipment and automatically export data for filing via the Automated Broker Interface (ABI).
  • Get automatic classification and validation of data from Bill of Lading line items, Certificates of Origin, Commercial Invoices, and more.

Manage complex scheduling and logistics

Manage complex scheduling and logistics

Validate captured data against existing databases, business rules, and SLAs to ensure their integrity. Deal with exceptions when managing complex scheduling and logistics. Handle document transactions in multiple languages from multiple locations and formats.

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Expedite invoicing and payments

  • Capture invoice data with line items via mobile camera and automatically match them to POs, packing slips, and PODs for validation, invoicing of clients, and payment to shippers.
  • Capture special terms in shipping/receiving documents that allow you to take advantage of early delivery discounts, order-to-pay, promotions, or blockchain opportunities.

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Automate Proof of Delivery (POD) data

Capture detailed delivery information from receipts and signed Bills of Lading via mobile devices at the point of origination for faster invoicing to reduce DSOs. Meet tight SLAs across your entire delivery network with real-time batch processing and reconciliation.

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Technical documentation on vehicles

  • Capture and extract detailed information for processing and digital archiving of all necessary documents for trucks, trains, ships, airplanes, containers, and their individual components.
  • Identify where shipments are in your fleet to spot instantly where vehicles are sitting idle, or shipments are assigned to the wrong vehicle or wrong location, and take action immediately to save fuel and crew costs.

Key benefits

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See your processes’ end-to-end timelines to spot how information is actually flowing through them, where customers and employees touch them, where bottlenecks are occurring, and where information is missing, and then target automation to the biggest-impact needs first.

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Automatically capture, classify, extract, and validate the specific information you need, and deliver it from the very beginning (when the goods are picked-up/delivered/shipped) right into your business processes and applications.

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Extract and verify valuable information from a wide variety of document types and format, at the point of entry into your organization – anywhere, anytime.

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Gain efficiency by processing all different types of documents in a single stream, with unprecedented speed and accuracy.

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Improve customer interactions by having information at your fingertips to update shipping status, resolve issues, answer questions, make change requests, and obtain approvals.

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Meet regulatory compliance with a framework that allows you to trace and audit the acquisition of data to ensure that your processing meets local and global regulatory requirements.

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Minimize human intervention by automatically capturing volumes of content, from any source, at the point of entry, and route process-ready information faster, and cheaper.

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Improve customer interactions by having information at your fingertips to update shipping status, resolve issues, answer questions, make change requests, and obtain approvals.

Customer stories

Clay Lacy Aviation (CLA), leading operator of private jets worldwide, chose ABBYY’s Digital Intelligence solution to support digital transformation and invoice processing, freeing up valuable staff resources for higher-value work.

Leading Japanese logistics company Sumitomo Warehouse Co. Ltd. has adopted ABBYY’s Digital Intelligence Platform, which supports Sumitomo's digital transformation by reducing invoice processing time by 90%.

With ABBYY’s Digital Intelligence platform, global logistics company DHL reduced transaction costs through standardised global processes.

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