This article describes the process for inputting an outbound shipment for empty containers and then submitting the export cargo report to TSW.

  1. Click 'Add' from the Outbound Shipments tab to create a new shipment
  2. Enter the following data on the form, and then click 'Save':
    • Carrier name
    • Mode of transport
    • Conveyance Name (vessel name)
    • Lloyds Number (optional)
    • Voyage
    • Final departure port and date
    • First arrival port and date
  3. After the save is complete, the 'Consignments' tab for the outbound shipment will be displayed.
  4. You will need to create a consignment for each booking reference.  To do this click 'Add' from the 'Consignments' tab. 
  5. Enter the following data, and then click 'Save':
    • Freightbill Number (booking reference)
    • Summary Description (stating 'empty containers')
    • The name and address of the shipper and consignee
  6. Once the save is complete, the 'Packaging' tab for the current booking number is displayed. You can click Add and fill up the package form.

  7. Or you can paste in the empty containers from a spreadsheet.  To do this, click  on 'Add from Paste'

  8. If this is the first time you have used the paste then you may need to create a definition that matches the layout of your spreadsheet.  There are 'Add', 'Edit' and 'Delete' 'options for this.  Multiple definitions can be created where your spreadsheet may vary.
  9. Once you have selected your definition you can now paste in the data:
    1. Copy your data into the clipboard from your spreadsheet application 
    2. Click into the text box under 'Paste your data' and press Ctrl+V on your keyboard.  
    3. A preview of the data will be displayed
    4. If the preview looks correct then click Save to continue.
  10. Use the breadcrumbs at the top of the page to return to the Consignments tab on the Outbound Shipment page.
  11. For any additional booking references, repeat the process of adding consignments and pasting in container data (Steps 3 through 10)
  12. Once all booking references have been added, you are ready to submit the export cargo report to TSW.  To do this outbound shipment page select 'Submit Export Report EDI' from the Cargo Report menu.  Then click the Submit button to send.