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Cargo Documents Digitalisation

In logistics, every carrier relies on documentation, especially paper. Numerous paper documents are prone to frequent misplacement and erroneous signatures, while strict submission requirements exist. Dataforest has innovated a web application to streamline paper-intensive processes into an entirely digitized one with just a few clicks, significantly enhancing efficiency and accuracy.

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About the client

MVNMT- owns a logistics platform (TLM). They created BOL, the web solution to facilitate document exchange between broker companies.

Tech stack

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ReactJS
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Chakra UI
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Redux-saga
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PDFMonkey
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The client's needs

MVNMT understood the paperwork labyrinth that every cargo company was locked in. 

There are three distinct business roles, each with its unique needs in this business. Brokers required a solution for generating and sharing Bills of Lading efficiently. Shippers sought a streamlined method for document updates and QR code generation. Carriers required simplified cargo handling processes and efficient mobile data entry capabilities.

What unites them all is the capability to collaborate, edit, and access documents online, fostering transparency and real-time communication with notifications for any document changes.

Challenges & solutions

Challenge

In the past, each carrier had to deal with different templates, wasting valuable time figuring out which fields to fill in.

Solution

Dataforest has streamlined the process by consolidating all standard fields into a single, easy-to-navigate structure with a precise order.

Challenge

Delays often occur when trucks hit the road without completed paperwork, taking months to resolve these issues.

Solution

Now, with our web application, all essential information can be entered online, even while the truck is en route. Say goodbye to paperwork hassles, as all documents have gone digital.

Challenge

All the documents must be signed physically or online.

Solution

Dataforest has developed the web tool for a Docusign way of online signature, integrated into a web application and ready to use from anywhere.

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Results

Dataforest has developed a comprehensive web application that caters to three distinct roles within the cargo industry: Shippers, Carriers, and Brokers. Brokers generate a Bill of Lading upon the Shipper's request. Shippers entrust their goods to the logistics process, while Carrier companies are directly responsible for moving these shipments.

In this web application, any organisation can establish an account and meticulously monitor the progress of its cargo. Dataforest implemented a notification system, ensuring immediate notice when your cargo embarks on its journey. Should you encounter any discrepancies or inaccuracies within the documents, we offer a streamlined online solution to rectify such issues promptly.

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data scraping services

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Free consultation

It's a good time to get info about each other, share values and discuss your project in detail. We will advise you on a solution and try to help to understand if we are a perfect match for you.
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Discovering and feasibility analysis

One of our core values is flexibility, hence we work with either one page high level requirements or with a full pack of tech docs.  At this stage, we need to ensure that we understand the full scope of the project. Receive from you or perform a set of interviews and prepare the following documents: list of features with detailed description and acceptance criteria; list of fields that need to be scraped, solution architecture. Ultimately we make a project plan which we strictly follow. We are a result-oriented company, and that is one of our core values as well.
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Solution development

At this stage, we develop the scraping engine core logic. We run multiple tests to ensure that the solution is working properly. We map the fields and run the scraping. While scraping, we keep the full raw data so the final model can be enlarged easily. Ultimately we store data in any database and run quality assurance tests.
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Data delivery

After quality assurance tests are completed, we deliver data and solutions to the client. Though we have over 15 years of expertise in data engineering, we expect client’s participation in the project. While developing and crawling data, we provide midterm results so you can always see where we are and provide us with feedback. By the way, a high-level of communication is also our core value.
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Support and continuous improvement

We understand how crucial the solutions that we code for our clients are! Our goal is to build long-term relations, so we provide guarantees and support agreements. What is more, we are always happy to assist with further developments and statistics show that for us, 97% of our clients return to us with new projects.

How we provide data integration solutions

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Free consultation

It's a good time to get info about each other, share values and discuss your project in detail. We will advise you on a solution and try to help to understand if we are a perfect match for you.
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Step 2 of 5

Discovering and feasibility analysis

One of our core values is flexibility, hence we work with either one page high level requirements or with a full pack of tech docs.  

At this stage, we need to ensure that we understand the full scope of the project. We receive from you or perform a set of interviews and prepare the following documents: integration pipeline (which data we should get and where to upload), process logic (how system should work); use cases and acceptance criteria; solution architecture. Ultimately we make a project plan which we strictly follow.
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Solution development

At this stage, we build ETL pipelines and necessary APIs to automate the process. We attract our DevOps team to build the most efficient and scalable solution. Ending up with unit tests and quality assurance tests to ensure that the solution is working properly. Focus on Results is one of our core values as well.
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Solution delivery

After quality assurance tests are completed, we deliver solutions to the client. Though we have over 15 years of expertise in data engineering, we are expecting client’s participation in the project. While developing the integration system, we provide midterm results so you can always see where we are and provide us with feedback. By the way, a high-level of communication is also our core value.
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Support and continuous improvement

We understand how crucial the solutions that we code for our clients are! Our goal is to build long-term relations, so we provide guarantees and support agreements. What is more, we are always happy to assist with further developments and statistics show that for us, 97% of our clients return to us with new projects.

Steps of providing web applications services

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Web development discovery

In the initial stage of the web-based development project, professional business analysts make detailed documentation of the project requirements and the approximate structure of the future web application. DATAFOREST is a custom web application development agency, guided by extensive experience in multiple industries. We give you detailed project documentation and then assemble the team according to your time and budget.
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UX and UI design

Based on your wishes, the needs of your target audience, and the best web application design and development practices, our UX and UI experts create an aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly interface for your app to satisfy even the most demanding users.
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Web-based application development

At DATAFOREST we are following the best programming design principles and approaches. Being a data engineering company, we build high load platforms, with a significant level of flexibility and result orientation. We keep our deadlines and follow SOC 2 compliance requirements.
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Integration

With DATAFOREST, integrating the application into your business won’t stop your processes for a minute. We provide seamless integration with your software infrastructure and ensure smooth operation in no time.
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Quality assurance

We use a multi-level quality assurance system to avoid any unforeseen issues. Working with DATAFOREST, you can be confident that your web app development service solutions arrive to the market polished and in full compliance with all certification requirements.
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24/7 support

Once a product is released to the market, it’s crucial to keep it running smoothly. That’s why our experts provide several models of post-release support to ensure application uptime and stable workflows, increasing user satisfaction.
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Web app continuous improvement

Every truly high-quality software product has to constantly evolve to keep up with the times. We understand this, and therefore we provide services for updating and refining our software, as well as introducing new features to meet the growing needs of your business and target audience.

The way we deal with your task and help achieve results

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Free consultation

It's a good time to get info about each other, share values and discuss your project in detail. We will advise you on a solution and try to help to understand if we are a perfect match for you.
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Step 2 of 5

Discovering and feasibility analysis

One of our core values is flexibility, hence we work with either one page high level requirements or with a full pack of tech docs.  

In Data Science, there are numerous models and approaches, so at this stage we perform a set of interviews in order to define project objectives. We elaborate and discuss a set of hypotheses and assumptions. We create solution architecture, a project plan, and a list of insights or features that we have to achieve.
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Solution development

The work starts with data gathering, data cleaning and analysis. Feature engineering helps to determine your target variable and build several models for the initial review. Further modeling requires validating results and selecting models for the further development. Ultimately, we interpret the results. Nevertheless, data modeling is about a process that requires lots of back and forth iterations. We are result focused, as it’s one of our core values as well.
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Solution delivery

Data Science solutions can be a list of insights or a variety of different models that consume data and return results. Though we have over 15 years of expertise in data engineering, we expect client’s participation in the project.  While modeling, we provide midterm results so you can always see where we are and provide us with feedback. By the way, a high-level of communication is also our core value.
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Support and continuous improvement

We understand how crucial the solutions that we code for our clients are! Our goal is to build long-term relations, so we provide guarantees and support agreements. What is more, we are always happy to assist with further developments and statistics show that for us, 97% of our clients return to us with new projects.

The way we deal with your issue and achieve result

Consultation icon

Free consultation

Step 1 of 5

It's a good time to get info about each other, share values and discuss your project in detail. We will advise you on a solution and try to help to understand if we are a perfect match for you.
Analysis icon

Step 2 of 5

Discovering and feasibility analysis

One of our core values is flexibility, hence we work with either one page high level requirements or with a full pack of tech docs.  

Depending on project objectives, DevOps activity requires auditing the current approach, running metrics measurement, performing monitoring and checking logs. By having a set of interviews, we ensure that we understand the full scope of the project. Ultimately we make a project plan which we strictly follow. We are a result-oriented DevOps service provider company, and that is one of our core values as well.
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Solution development

At this stage, our certified DevOps engineers refine the product backlog. We deliver great results within digital transformation, cost optimization, CI/CD setup, containerization, and, last but not least, monitoring and logging. We are a result focused company – it’s one of our core values.
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Solution delivery

After quality assurance tests are completed, we deliver solutions to the client. Though we have over 15 years of expertise in data engineering, we expect client’s participation in the project. By the way, a high-level of communication is also our core value.
Support improvement icon

Step 5 of 5

Support and continuous improvement

We understand how crucial the solutions that we code for our clients are! Our goal is to build long-term relations, so we provide guarantees and support agreements. What is more, we are always happy to assist with further developments and statistics show that for us, 97% of our clients return to us with new projects.

Success stories

Check out a few case studies that show why DATAFOREST will meet your business needs.

Back Office Automation

The client faced the challenge of upgrading their legacy manual and offline processes to new digital and emerging technologies and wanted to change the way suppliers, customers, and contractors interact with each other and improve their delivery process. The solution we implemented was a tailor-made web application that digitized the entire business process - CRM, warehouse management, and product delivery tracking.
32%

FTE costs reduction

19%

revenue growth

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CEO Biolevox, Medical Product Distributor
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They immediately understood needs and expectations and assembled an excellent team to ensure the project is delivered on time and within budget. They remain very flexible and responsive.

Web app for dropshippers

The Client wanted to create a web app for people who sell products online (dropshippers) to show them the most popular products and calculate the potential profits. DATAFOREST designed and built the web app from scratch, creating high-load scraping algorithms to extract data from different e-commerce marketplaces, developing AI algorithms to calculate profits, and integrating the payment system with various functionalities.
100k+

hourly users

1,5 mln+

Shopify stores

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CEO, Founder Software Development Agency
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If we experience any problems, they come back to us with good recommendations on how the project can be improved.

Operating Supplement

We developed an ETL solution for a manufacturing company that combined all required data sources and made it possible to analyze information and identify bottlenecks of the process.
30+

supplier integrations

43%

cost reduction

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David Schwarz

Product Owner Biomat, Manufacturing Company
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DATAFOREST has the best data engineering expertise we have seen on the market in recent years.

Demand forecasting

We built a sales forecasting system and optimized the volume of goods in the warehouse and the range of goods in different locations, considering each outlet's specifics. We set up a system that has processed more than 8 TB of sales data. These have helped the retail business increase revenue, improve logistics planning, and achieve other business goals.
88%

forecasting accuracy

0.9%

out-of-stock reduced

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Andrew M.

CEO Luxury Goods Retail
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I think what is really special about the DATAFOREST service is its flexibility, openness, and level of quality and expertise.

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