Throughout the ExportHelp website we have regularly emphasised that the exporting process is complicated and difficult, and can lead to failure if the exporter does not follow all the steps through carefully. For this reason we outlined in some detail the 21 steps to export success. However, we recognise the important role that export software plays in facilitating the journey to export nirvana. For this reason we highlight those companies that are at the forefront of export software development. Follow the links below to learn more about these companies.
EasyClear (Pty) Ltd)
EASYCLEAR (PTY) Ltd, develops software solutions for South African and International customs clearing, forwarding and logistics agents providing both agent and importer/exporter with the ability to submit their customs declaration and manifest to SARS electronically via EDI, our solutions integrate with 3rd party software solutions providing for seamless integration of data across the supply chain, please visit www.easyclear.co.za for more information or contact us on 011 043 1400.
Siyakhanda International Trade Concepts (SITC)
SITC offers exporters ExportDOCS, a software program that allows users to capture and track information needed to complete all standard documentation and manage the export process. It is a dedicated software system that caters for stand-alone sharing of information as well as sharing of data between subsidairies. They have also developed a number of other useful programmes for exporters.
Advanced Customs Solutions
Established in 2001, Advanced Customs Solutions provide the freight industry with independent freight software designed to the specific needs of the industry. Developed in-house, the Advanced Customs Solutions provides a comprehensive tariff book and freight system, which, in turn, provides further sub-components, namely an import clearing system, an export clearing system, a bonded store facility, groupage and break-bulk components, and an invoicing system.
Online cargo management system developed to give logistic chain managers as well as their clients online access to the cargo movement and warehouse stock levels.
Clearing Support Services (CSS) are writers of software solutions that service the Customs Clearing Industry. These solutions include user-friendly modular import documents, exchange rates, worksheets, electronic harmonized tariff book, modular Agents Automatic Invoicing and Debtors systems. Other important systems include accounting (encompassing Creditors, General Ledger, Cash Book and Work-in-Progress), Exports, de-grouping and Bond Store/Book.
Shipshape is another supplier of popular export software packages that cover all modes of transport, seafreight, airfreight and road freight. There program is windows based and has full EDI capabilities with Customs including the new SAD500. All exports documentation is provided for under this module. They also have Import, Invoicing, Warehousing, Tariff Book and Groupage modules.
TradeMate's products include software applications for export documentation determination and production, landed cost calculation and supply chain management, E-Trade and portal technologies and the worlds leading trade matchmaking platform Global Sources .
Magaya Corporation offers logistics software designed specifically for freight forwarders, NVOCCs, logistics providers, warehousing and distribution centers, importers, exporters, and others. Our software is a complete package that integrates logistics, communication, and accounting features built on the award-winning Magaya Network. Companies can exchange documents for shipping and more with their customers and agents worldwide via the Network and give them real-time tracking online and on smart phones.