10:09 Wed 22 Sep 2004 REF:1UCACBR6 TO: Duane NICKULL cc HIN Consultants Vice-Chair UN/CEFACT OIC Management Committee UNITED NATIONS ISSUE: i 23 - INTERNATIONAL TRADE PROCESSES Duane - here are some suggestions for: i 23 Insert New Slide International Trade Process The proposal is that Business processes that involve International Trade should be UN/CEFACT Managed and be part of UN eDocs. INTERNATIONAL TRADE PROCESSES An example is: A International Trade Documentation Workflows ref PORTMIS - Manifest UN-eDoc A a DIFFERENT TRADING ENTITIES IN PROCESS There are 11 Different trading entities involved with documentation flows for exporters 1 Chamber of Commerce 2 Shipper Any Nationality 3 Haulier 4 Forwarding Agent 5 Insurance Company Any Nationality 6 Customs 7 Port Authority 8 Ship Any Nationality 9 Shipping Company 10 Stevedore 11 Wharfinger The need for one E-commerce Standard is paramount with the different number of trading entities from different countries involved in the Export Information procees b DIFFERENT DOCUMENTS INVOLVED IN WORKFLOW PROCESS There were 16 documents involved with the export process that are sent to the different organisations in the export cycle: 1 Certificate of Origin 2 Forwarding Agent Instructions 3 Bill of Lading 4 Booking Enquiry 5 Sailing Schedule 6 Provisional Booking 7 Wharfinger's Receipt 8 Manifest 9 Loading Plan 10 Calling Forward Notice 11 Cart Notice 12 Stowage Plan 13 Port Dues Bill 14 Port Dues Receipt 15 Customs Entry Documents 16 Customs Clearance Documents NEXT STEPS What do you think ? Regards Stephen GOULD Partner e-Projects HALISA INTERNATIONAL NETWORK 10:11 W 2004/09/22 Syd 2089 Time and date has to be linked to a universal location code or GPS so that the time differences can be automatically calculated for e-commerce transactions E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: SGG Expertise in Ecommerce > I think that the UN is better equipped to deal with this issue. I have > been working with UN/CEFACT for a while and recently got elected > as vice chair. Attached is a "DRAFT" PPT explaining our vision. > > Please also consider that these are DRAFT slides and are not approved > by the UN yet. The comments are most welcome however as we go > forward to develop the slides. > > I'll send out a later draft copy next week.