An ASP service that supports the management and publication of port arrival/departure schedule for regular container ships
The Vessel Schedule Service (VSS) is an ASP service that supports the management of port
arrival/departure schedule for container shipping companies.
We provide a range of online features, including port arrival/departure schedule collection,
all types of data management, and publication of a ship's movements to the cargo owner,
all of which are essential aspects of shipment management for shipping companies.
❶ Monitoring port arrival/departure schedule updated every hour, 24 hours a day, for ships operating at Japan's container ports
In combination with our port arrival/departure schedule, you can monitor not only your own ships but also alliance ships, feeder ships etc. operating at Japan's container ports, updated every hour, 24 hours a day. (* Certain smaller ports are not included.)
❷ Central management of information such as exchange rates and CY information from the management screen
On the management dashboard you can collectively manage data including exchange rates, the B/L issuance situation, CY delivery destination information, CY cut-off dates, collective delivery dates, delay information, and the main items of the ship, in addition to port arrival/departure schedule.
❸ Publication of ship's movements to cargo owner also updated every hour
We prepare a schedule publication site for providing related information such as port arrival/departure schedule and exchange rates to cargo owners.
❹ Storage of port arrival/departure record data
All historical port arrival/departure records are stored on our server. You can use this to analyze past operational performance etc.
❺ Support for sending vessel schedule data to external systems (optional)
Port arrival/departure schedule data on the VSS server can be sent to a shipping company's main system and shared as necessary. In addition to the typical CSV format, UN/EDIFACT IFTSAI format data files are supported.
❻ Can be used as an advertising tool for shipping companies
There is a space for advertising to cargo owners on the schedule publication site. You can use this as a PR tool to advertise your services.
❼ Access analysis feature
The schedule publication site has an access analysis feature. You can use this to analyze site usage statistics.
❽ Cloud-based features that don't require maintenance on your side
This system operates on a cloud-based server. You are not required to provide and maintain your own server.
❾ System operation support via our support service
Our specialist team provides system operation support for the port arrival/departure schedule management etc. needs of our customers.
- Shipping Company Operation
- Customer Service Operation such as Shipping Document Publication
Merits of use
- Visualization of ocean shipping schedules
- Labor and cost savings for data collection work
- Speedy information sharing with stakeholders