Bill of lading automation for logistics

Document automation for bills of lading lets you import data about cargo and shipping deadlines and source it directly into your system.

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Bills of lading contain crucial information about the status of your delivery chain. In the logistics industry, precision and smooth operations are of utmost importance.

Bills of lading automation is simple with Alphamoon. Your team takes a photo and uploads it into one folder that the platform uses as a source of documents.

Real-time insights help maintain order in your delivery and address cargo issues faster. Also, you decide what information is pulled from the documents.

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Optical character recognition converts images, such as photos or scans, into machine-encoded text. The model handles low-quality so worry not about multilingual symbols, poor image quality, and stains.


The core feature of our technology is the powerful data extraction component. With AI and ML at its core, entity extraction understands the context of data fields. You can also customize the fields you’d like to extract.


Based on the contents and layout of the doc, the platform automatically labels the incoming files and sorts them. The first segmentation requires no manual work.


Connect Alphamoon with your stack through API or via Zapier. Add a database like Google Drive or OneDrive to source new documents straight to the document automation tool.


Have questions about the product? Read the most common ones, or head to the full FAQ below.

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What processes can I improve thanks to bills of lading automation?

Bills of lading automation is a significant step towards more effective supply chain management and smoother logistics processes. Your employees can take images of bills of lading via their phones so that you’ll have all the data captured and accessible from the cloud platform. The automation can also support freight owners, and carriers who need to validate that cargo was loaded onto the right ships and containers. Moreover, bills of lading are commonly used by financial institutions in international trade services, as well as any party that operates along the line of the delivery journey.

What formats can I process in Alphamoon?

The platform supports common file types, including PDF, DOCX, XLSX, PNG, JPG, TIFF, and emails. After data extraction, data appears in a file, ready to be downloaded as CSV or XLSX or safely imported into the internal processing system of your choice through API or Zapier.

What kind of data can be read from bills of lading?

The recommended set of data that can be extracted from bills of lading includes cargo details (e.g. weight, quantity, packages number), shipment details (e.g.dates, points of origin and destinations), financial details (e.g. charges, tariffs, payment methods), carrier details, EDI. Depending on the unique contents of the documents, you can always create your unique labels of data you wish to extract.

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