Problem: A large consumer products company making 500,000 shipments per year, needed a shipping documentation system that would interface with their warehouse management system (WMS), create VICS bill of lading forms required to make shipments to retailers, and retain the documents electronically.
Solution: SmartBOL® deployed Enterprise version interfaced with SwissLog WMS to import shipments and make VICS bills of lading. Enterprise version captured driver’s signature on an electronic signature pad applied it to the documents and digitally stored them for quick future reference.
Benefits: Helped this company to quickly comply with VICS bill of lading requirement in all of their distribution centers that handle more than 500,000 shipments per annum. Electronic signature capture feature signed all copies at once and digitized bills of lading in a single step without manual scanning. Retrieving digitally stored historic documents became quick and convenient.