TSW to require Location of Goods

NZ Customs have advised that a Location of Goods code will be mandatory on Export Entries from June 2nd 2020. More information here. In Prodoc version 3.7.18 (first release of 2020) we added logic to send the Load Port Code as the Location of Goods unless another Location of Goods is specified. Prior to that we would only send Location of Goods where a shipment was air freight and had a forwarder selected. If your Read More …

Support during COVID-19

Update: The NZ Government’s announcement of the change to Alert Level does not change the below advisory. We expect to be able to provide regular levels of support, but do anticipate being busier than usual as people transition to home working en masse. Original story: By now you may have noticed the blanket 24-hour news coverage about COVID-19. Here at TradeWindow Prodoc we have taken the step to switch the whole team to remote working, Read More …

Prodoc and TradeWindow Combine Forces

Prodoc is pleased to announce that it has joined forces with TradeWindow, the developer of a digital trade platform that provides exporters with a faster, more cost effective, secure way to trade. Steve Cox, founder and CEO of Prodoc, and AJ Smith, founder and CEO of Trade Window, bring together teams with extensive export sector experience and the vision needed to deliver the objective of end-to-end digital trade. The TradeWindow Prodoc team have the backing Read More …

A.P. Moller – Maersk reorganisation and renaming.

From INTTRA: Dear Valued Customer, Effective January 2019, our carrier partner A.P. Moller – Maersk conducted a reorganisation of their company. To further underline this effort, they are now aligning the naming of their legal entities and related trading names towards the Maersk name, in cases where such entities serve both the Ocean and Logistics & Services businesses. The carrier name changes will take effect on the carrier side on November 16, 2019. The INTTRA Read More …

Mt Maunganui / Tauranga Exports and Location of Goods Codes

After the recent CCA changes for Freight Forwarded goods and mandatory electronic entries, several software vendors changed their software around handling these entries to come in line with the Customs TSW EDI specification. No change was required on Prodoc as we had been in line with the EDI specification as of April 2018. At this time, the Port of Tauranga stopped sending the entries to the correct wharves for loading. It was discussed they would Read More …

25 years of Westpac Rescue Helicopter Sponsorship

Prodoc is proud to have supported the Westpac Rescue Helicopter for the past 25 years. We started sponsoring the rescue helicopter as they provide a valuable service to anyone in need and we felt that giving something back to our community is important. Every year we have grown our support, to the level where we are a mission sponsor sometime in the next year. We hope that none of you ever need this or any Read More …

Prodoc Process Improvement Sessions

We now have resources available to once again offer Process Improvement Sessions, intended to examine your workflows end to end with the goal of identifying unnecessary processes and eliminating them via automation or moving the entry. Ideally we want to utilise our expertise so that you can achieve more by doing less. These are structured based on a Prodoc Support agent coming to your site and learning how you operate and particularly how Prodoc ties Read More …