Customers are demanding a better experience. To stay competitive, we have to meet these challenges head on, to evolve. No one company can move the industry forward on its own. Collaboration is the key to greater efficiency and agility to meet new demands. Today, fragmented systems are holding us back. Without a foundation for the seamless, end-to-end exchange of information, these challenges will go unmet.

At Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), we’re establishing standards for a common technology foundation that enables global collaboration. Our goal is to make shipping services easy to use, flexible, efficient, reliable and environmentally friendly.

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Survey: FIT Alliance reveals strong interest in eBL, pinpoints obstacles to address

17 Jan 2023

The FIT Alliance was formed in February 2022 with five founding members: BIMCO, DCSA, FIATA, ICC and SWIFT.

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GSBN: “eBL is the first step towards fully digitising shipping processes”

12 Jan 2023

The bill of lading serves a number of very important roles in container shipping.

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edoxOnline: “Interoperability will be the only way to speed up eBL adoption”

10 Jan 2023

It is important for international shipping and trade that the industry is equipped to move away from paper-based processes towards digitalisation.

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CargoX: “Once interoperability is achieved, electronic trade records will be moving through various systems for true efficiency and transparency in cross border trading”

05 Jan 2023

An electronic bill of lading (eBL) will transform information exchange in container shipping.

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E-book

Creating visibility to improve data reliability in container shipping 

21 Nov 2022

Unexpected delays ripple across the supply chain

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E-book

Digital standards—the future of container shipping

27 Oct 2022

Time for a leap forward in container shipping

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Article

US FMC Commissioner touts DCSA standards as invaluable tool for streamlining maritime transportation

05 Aug 2022

DCSA interview: Carl Bentzel, Commissioner of the United States Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)

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Press release

DCSA and the European Shippers’ Council agree to collaborate to drive adoption of DCSA standards

03 Aug 2022

The two member organisations will work together to accelerate the digital transformation of container shipping for the benefit of shippers

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