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essDOCS Trader Solutions

essDOCS enables traders of any commodity-type to entirely or partially digitize trade operations & finance processes.

Traders use CargoDocs DocPrep+ to collaboratively create, review and approve paper or electronic documents with their supply chain – covering bills of lading, certificates of origin, invoices, sales of goods contracts and more

CargoDocs DocEx enables traders to eSign and legally transfer title eDocs, allowing original eDocs data to be combined with IoT trigger data, minimizing the risk and cost of financing & trade. 

CargoDocs for Traders

Benefits for Traders

  • Accelerate presentation of documents to your customers, substantially reducing DSO and enabling faster payment time
  • Maximize operational savings by eliminating time spent creating, signing, storing and retrieving documents
  • Make amendments within minutes or hours 
  • Eliminate risk of lost or fraudulent documents
  • Instantly collaborate with all relevant parties
  • Automate manual tasks; reduce data-entry 
  • Improve transparency and compliance
  • Improve asset utilisation, working capital and credit line turnover 
  • Eliminate delays in data availability and data entry through Straight-through-processing, allowing automation of invoicing 
  • Eliminate trading/discharge LOIs & demurrage

All Trader Solutions

Digital Preparation

Analysis and advice on digitization, solution selection, change management and more, to ensure the success of your efforts

Paperless Solutions


Platform of third-party supply chain finance and/or eInvoicing platforms

Financial Messaging

Any-bank messaging for all import or export trade finance instruments via SWIFT or proprietary channel

Online application & 4-corner solution for BPO or combo of BPO plus eDocs; smart contract-enabled BPO+ manages eDoc auto-release and/or payment

Secure, cloud-based solution that enables the electronic signing and legal transfer of title (and supporting) documents

Secure cloud-based document preparation solution designed specifically for global trade

electronic Presentation of orginal eDocs under eUCP Documentary Credit (eUCP Presentation) and/or Documentary Collection (eDocumentary Collection)

eDocs enabled

Original negotiable or non-negotiable Warehouse Warrants or Warehouse Receipts

Electronic Insurance Certs (eIC)

Electronic application for an issuance of original, signed eIC

Shipping & Doc Instructions (SI & DI)

Electronic solution to submit SI to container line or forwarder, and DI to forwarder or agent

Original receipts and supporting docs allowing for digitization of load and discharge doc sets

Original liner (house or ocean) eB/L or bulk charterers straight negotiable eB/L built on the world’s largest eB/L network


eExport Customs

Add-on to DocPrep to enable straightthrough-processing of trade data into export customs systems such as AES & EMCS

Integration/Single Signon

Add-on to any CargoDocs solution to allow for straight-through processing of data, eliminating data re-entry and multiple signons

Add-on to increase your insurance per eB/L or eWW to $30mm per doc

Online/Onsite Training

Add-on to any CargoDocs solution for more personalized training

Network Development

Add-on assistance to build out your customer network on CargoDocs DocEx


Add-on service to outsource the entire drafting work to essDOCS

Data Matching/Smart Contracts

Add-on to any CargoDocs solution to enable automation of key processes


Add-on module to DocPrep and DocEx providing key trade KPIs

Electronic version of Safety DataSheets (SDS) required under REACH, GHS, OSHA and other similar legislation