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What Is EDI & API
APIs (Application Programming Interface)s allow us to offer you a plug and play service allowing information systems - yours and ANL's - to communicate easily. By leveraging an API our business solutions talk to each other and data can be exchanged in real-time. What's more, you can easily specify the data you need and adjust the scope on your own. At the heart of the digital age, it increases the efficiency of the exchanges but also opens new pathways for innovation. Combine our API building blocks with your own services to create new products through web and mobile apps.
ANL as part of the CMA CGM Group deliver REST API widely used by web developers in many industries.
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EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) allows the exchange of documents between two companies via electronic batches which relies on specific standards. The setup doesn't require any change in your process. Leveraging an EDI between our businesses can help reduce paper use and increase efficiency due to the immediate nature of the data transfer.
If you see value in faster sending and receipt of your data including booking requests, confirmations, original B/L, container tracking and schedules then please contact us today to discuss our EDI solution.
Advantages & Disadvantages
- Updated data on a 24/7 basis
- Access the data you need at any time
- Fast and cost efficient
- Use our portal to setup on your own
- Fixed Format
- You must use a format to DSCA standards
- API Skills Required
- Developers particularly drive such projects
- Frequent use in the industry and region
- Send large volumes of documents efficiently
- EDI format defined with norms
- Time-based processing data
- Dedicated IT developers will be required for maintenance
- Long Implementation
- Significant workload to complete
See below APIs available right now or to be delivered soon.
TYPE DESCRIPTION PLANNING ROUTES SCHEDULE Get information concerning routing port-pairs for maritime voyage Live LINES & SERVICES Get details over Lines and corresponding services Live VOYAGES Get detail of voyages for a dedicated Line Live PRICES PRICING CONTRACTS Get your existing quotes (contract / Instant quotes) Live PRICING INSTANT QUOTE Get spot quotes Live TRANSPORT EXECUTION BOOKING REQUEST Send your bookings request Live BOOKING EVENTS Subscribe to booking confirmation events in real-time (ex: voyage update, cargo event update) Q2 - 2021 VALUE ADDED SERVICES Expose our VAS catalogue to our customers Live SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS Send your booking shipping instructions Live VGM Send your Verified Gross Mass Q4 - 2021 DOCUMENTS SHIPPING DOCUMENTS Get your shipping documents (B/L copy PDF, Booking Confirmation, etc.) Q4 - 2021 B/L SUITE B/L PAPERLESS Get your B/L paperless on an external secured platform Q3 - 2021 B/L DRAFT Exchange with CMA CGM and get an approval Q4 - 2021 B/L DATA Receive your B/L data in a single file Q2 - 2021 ORIGINAL B/L Retrieve your OBL ready for printing in PDF Live VISIBILITY TRACKING Get position of your container / Receive alerts on its moves until its discharge at POD Live TRACKING PUSH Subscribe to alerts/events to receive personalized moves in real-time (ex: loaded on board) Q2 - 2021 FINANCE eINVOICES Receive your invoices (import / export, freight and D&D, invoices & credit note) Q4 - 2021 eINVOICES DISPUTE Post and follow up your disputes Q4 - 2021
Available EDI connexions
Standardized EDI Formats, given by default, can be adaptated and personalized according to your needs.
Products Description EDIFACT ANSI SCHEDULE Schedules updated on a daily basis IFTSAI 323 BOOKING REQUEST Booking request IFTMBF 300 SHIPPING ORDER Specific format for Booking IFTMINB BOOKING CONFIRMATION Booking confirmation (including any change or cancellation IFTMBC 301 SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS Sending of Shipping Instructions enabling B/L establishment IFTMIN 304 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Acknowlegement of received format CONTROL B/L DATA B/L Information IFTMCS 310 B/L PDF Electronic B/L under PDF Format CONTAINER TRACKING Container movements IFTSTA 315 ETA UPDATE Estimated date and time of vessel arrival IFTSTA 315 INVOICE Electronic Invoice IFTFCC
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