ONE (Ocean Network Express) became the first
carrier to launch their Electronic Delivery Order (eDO) via Port Community
System (PCS1x) by going live for Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust at Nhava Sheva.
ONE India customers gain considerably; saving time and money in
With the roll-out
of the service, ONE India customers will be further facilitated and gain
considerably; saving time and money in clearing cargo and speed up Delivery
Order extension and the Empty offload processes. Field agents of Importers and
Customs Brokers need not wait at line offices and can be utilised more
productively. ONE INDIA will inform all its customers to utilise the eDO
service directly via PCS1x only.
MD IPA: This initiative taking Indian logistics closer to becoming a
Dr Janardana Rao,
managing director, Indian Ports Association (IPA), the body that owns and
manages the PCS1x, congratulated ONE India for becoming the first MLO (Main
Line Operator) to embrace the feature provided to the trade and urged all other
carriers to step forth and commence eDO release via PCS1x. This initiative will
significantly improve efficiency while also taking Indian logistics closer to
becoming a paperless regime.eDO on PCS1x
Association (IPA) launched a value-added eDO facility - on its cloud-based new
generation Port Community System ‘PCS1x’. Govt. of India has ensured that the
facility can be availed free of charge by all stakeholders on PCS1x.
eDOs of ONE India will be released directly via PCS1x via API for vessels
calling at Nhava Sheva and their respective CFS’s and ICD’s JNPT currently and
will soon expand to other Ports such as Kolkata, Mundra, Pipavav, Hazira, Goa,
Mangalore, Kattupalli, Krishnapatnam, thus pan India.
The eDO on PCS1x is
a free module to perform all eDO-related activities including e-invoice and
e-payments for which IPA and Shipping Ministry after deliberation with Trade
associations has come forward with a detailed SOP, with highly secured data
interchange between requester and provider. Stakeholders can request an
invoice, view invoice, make payment and secure eDO on PCS1x itself.