News

OXEA Creates Automated Verifications for the Chemicals Prohibition Ordinance

The 2017 Chemicals Prohibition Ordinance (ChemVerbotsV) requires written documentation for the transfer and receipt of highly dangerous products. Chemical company OXEA uses an IT solution integrated into its SAP system that allows for automatic compliance. The company’s project manager explains the process....

read more


Automated Export Control at Roth Industries

Between numerous new customs agreements, more exports going through third countries, and increasingly complex regulations, the processing workload is constantly increasing, especially at larger mid-sized companies. To stay on top of the game, family-run company Roth Industries has reorganized its export controls. ...

read more


Measurement Technology Specialist Automates the Shipment of Hazardous Goods

The transport of hazardous goods is subject to a wide range of regulations too complex and time consuming for manual shipment processing. At the same time, conventional IT solutions have often proven too hefty for daily use. Now, measurement technology manufacturer HBM is using a streamlined IT solution integrated into its SAP system for the shipment of hazardous goods. ...

read more


Perfect Timing: The Future is Bright for IT-Informatik and Mercoline.

Relying on the tried and true while daring to blaze new trails: Both IT-Informatik and Mercoline have pursued this principle for more than 20 years. This shared philosophy was just one of the reasons for Mercoline’s merger with IT-Informatik, effective immediately. ...

read more


How supplier declaration management is automated in SAP

Preferential EU agreements allow companies in many countries to export their goods with no or with heavily reduced import duties. This provides important competitive benefits, but often requires a great deal of effort. ...

read more


Improved customer order management in SAP ERP

Dispatching of customer orders in SAP ERP can often be very time-consuming and cumbersome. When target dates need to be changed, material re-allocated and multiple orders processed simultaneously, existing tools in ERP are not particularly effective. This is where Mercoline’s order cockpit can accelerate work by up to 70 percent. ...

read more


Knorr-Bremse: Scanner solution for goods receipt

Knorr-Bremse PowerTech GmbH has switched its goods receipt processing to mobile scanners. Goods receipts are now registered via barcode and posted directly to the SAP ERP system. The elimination of manual entry means that the project pays for itself within just a year. ...

read more

 


SAP Process Integration without EDI

Until now, customers and suppliers without direct EDI connections have been shut out of automated data exchange with SAP ERP systems. With the help of interactive forms, SAP service provider Mercoline uses SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe to help integrate such companies into the automated flow of information.

These days, logistics requirements include increased interconnectivity with customers and suppliers in order to make processes faster and more effective. ...

read more


SAP HANA migration at Kaeser Kompressoren

Thanks to SAP HANA, German company KAESER KOMPRESSOREN is reporting significant performance increases in its logistics processes. KAESER also uses the Mercoline M.TransportCommunicator add-on for processing its shipping orders to shipping companies and CEPs directly from its SAP system. 

read more


Logistics 4.0 – Reducing Complexity

In the mechanical and plant engineering industry, logistics is in a transitional phase, with the trend leaning toward more frequent deliveries, smaller quantities, increasing pressure on deadlines and cost as well as more complex delivery chains with increased interconnectivity. The variety of non-standardised IT solutions is becoming a problem, and the result is greater complexity, processing complications and a lack of transparency and compliance.

read more

 

 


Mega-trends such as demographic transformation and digitalization will affect greater change in trade over the next five years than we have seen in...

more…

There is still significant room for improvement in logistics processes, especially at many medium-sized companies, where media disruptions between IT...

more…

Logistics services provider eCom Logistik offers its customers a wide range of services. Until recently, its invoicing processes required the...

more…

For many companies, logistics fees can run as high as ten percent of turnover, proving there’s plenty of room for improvement. Optimising freight...

more…

Just as the conversion to ATLAS 2.3 (M.ATLAS 6.0) finally draws to a close, new changes scheduled by customs authorities and ATLAS certification...

more…

Germany’s Federal Gazette publishing house has released over 60 sanctions list updates in the last six months. New names and companies are constantly...

more…

As in previous years, 2016 ushers in a number of changes in the area of export and foreign trade. We have compiled a list here of some of these key...

more…

For nearly two years, Germany’s tax authorities have required Entry Certificates for deliveries carried out within the EU. But a recent study...

more…

Export controls are both complex and expensive to carry out. Official checklists are constantly being updated, and manually checking every foreign...

more…

The South-eastern branch of Germany's chief customs authority, Bundesfinanzdirektion Südost, has once again approved the latest M.ATLAS release,...

more…