Airbill

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Airbill

Several copies of a form associated with a parcel sent by express mail. The airbill contains the addresses of the sender and recipient, along with other information. The sender fills out the airbill, keeps one copy, gives one to the mail service for its records, and sends one with the parcel to indicate the destination.
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Automated shipping solutions eliminate the need for paper airbills, bills of lading and paper invoices, and cut valuable time from the shipping cycle.
Although airbills and telephone calls still are used, the company points out that 750,000 of its customers are on-line with Federal Express.
More than 60,000 high-volume customers use FedEx's Powership[R] automated shipping system, which allows customers to track packages, request a FedEx courier, prepare airbills, and self-invoice through their PCs.
Addicott knew which performance indicators were out of whack (veterans in this study made a lot of domestic airbill errors, for example), but this data alone didn't confirm a need for recurrency training: Maybe the problem wasn't that the vets didn't know how to fill out airbills; maybe something else was wrong.
93) In addition, the FAA ordered that all cargo consolidations be submitted with copies of the airbills from each individual shipper so that airlines could match up piece-counts, weights, and other data with information on the consolidator's master airbill.
The scanners were implemented in less than two weeks by Innovapost, and are currently in full production scanning over 140,000 airbills per day.
Paper-intensive forms processing activities such as shipping airbills, mortgage lending or insurance claims processing are among the many applications that can impact bottom-line objectives with document imaging technology.
SVRS' proven success enables customers processing multi-part forms, such as shipping airbills, to effectively manage documents that are usually difficult to scan.
Multi-part forms such as shipping airbills, or any documents that are difficult to scan effectively, benefit most from VRS.
MANIFEST(TM) is a multi-carrier rating and manifesting system that prints carrier-compliant shipping labels, airbills, or waybills, and satisfies electronic upload (EDI) specifications.
A large volume shipper can install software provided by its carrier which prints airbills with human-readable text and machine-readable PDF417-encoded text.