How to Edit a Shipment [Step-by-step guide]

Modified on Thu, 27 Apr 2023 at 12:33 PM

When managing Shipments in techTMS, you might need to edit them.


NOTE: Make sure that you are operating under the right environment beforehand.

To do it, you will have to:

1. Click Shipments

2. Click Edit on the row you wish to update

3. Modify the basic fields accordingly

  • Load number (read-only) 
  • Status: Set to New, In Process or Completed depending on the case
  • Buying Rate: Press the edit button to define the details; the field will autocomplete based on the sum of the details provided 
  • Service: Select a service level from the dropdown
  • Invoice Status: Select a status from the dropdown (Ready, sent, invoiced, etc.)
  • Selling Rate: Indicate the selling rate (percentage)
  • Customer: Select a Customer from the dropdown
  • Agent: Select an Agent from the dropdown
  • Load Number: Enter the Load Number if applicable
  • Reference fields: Complete them accordingly
  • External Comment: Complete with comments if applicable

4. Modify the Route fields accordingly

NOTE: You can use the icon to add points to the route, or ? to remove them. 
  • Place: Click on the field to select a previously recorded place, or press edit and complete the fields to add and apply a new one
  • Date & Time: Set the date and time for the Point you're setting up
  • Accessorials: Click on the field to select accessorials if applicable
  • Service, Carrier and Cost: Select the service and carrier from the dropdowns and complete the value field with the cost; this field is required when available, and should either completed with this information, or N/A
  • Master BOL: Complete with the Master BOL number
  • Reference: Complete with the Shipment main reference
  • Comment: Complete with comments, if any
  • Storage (Intermediary Points only): Check if the Shipment needs to be stored at the specified point

5. Modify the Cargo fields accordingly

NOTE: You cannot add or remove cargo.
  • Description: Indicate the cargo description
  • Total Weight (read-only): Total weight (including packaging)
  • Size & UOM: Indicate the Size and UOM
  • Weight & UOM: Indicate the Size and UOM
  • Pieces & Type (read-only): Indicate the amount of pieces shipped and the container type (box/pallet)
  • Temperature from/to/UOM: Indicate the temperature from and to the destination, and the UOM
  • Insurance: Select to Purchase or Decline Insurance from the dropdown list
  • Declared value: Indicate the cargo's declared value
  • Container ID: Indicate the Container ID when required
  • AWB: Complete with the Air Waybill when applicable
  • Customer's comment: Complete with comments, if any

6. Press Save to apply the changes

After saving, the Actions, Trackings and Print menus will enable to perform additional actions.

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