essCert supports Freight Forwarders & their Export Documentation needs

Apply Online For Your Export Document Needs

The essCert solution enables Freight Forwarders and other Export Agents to apply online for electronic Certificates of Origin (eCOs) on behalf of their Exporter clients, for online review and approval by their Chamber of Commerce partners.

Documents covered include EC Certificates of Origin, EUR1, AT.R, Arab Certificates of Origin and much more.

Key System Benefits for Forwarders:

  • Significantly reduce document certification time
  • Provide a value-add service to your customers
  • Eliminate courier/mail costs
  • Significantly reduce data re-entry
  • Significantly reduce submission errors and incorrect declarations
  • Significantly reduce risk of liability & fraud
  • Receive real-time notifications regarding certificate acceptance or rejection
  • Centralized-view of relevant branches/offices at regional, national and global level
  • Industry standard, designed to work for all types of electronic submissions

Apply Online

  • No travel costs
  • No Courier Costs
  • No time consuming mail/ postal applications to Chamber required
  • essCert Chamber Partners simply approve your application online and you can then print the certified documents at your desk

Free Support

  • Support is available to Freight Forwarders and their clients at no extra cost
  • 9am to 5pm telephone support
  • 9am to 9pm email support

Customised System For Your Clients

  • Your clients can send applications to you online for checking, editing and onward transmission to the chamber
  • Alternatively, simply apply online on behalf of your clients for Certificates of Origin or other export documentation to the Chamber

Helicopter View

  • See all of your offices activity
  • Generate reports based on office locations

Improved Efficiency and Productivity

  • Applications rejected by the Chamber of Commerce are easily edited online by the Freight Forwarder for re-submission
  • Reduced Freight-Forwarder human error, thanks to editable online applications
  • User-friendly system informs the freight-forwarder of the next steps for a successful application
  • Breakdown of costs for export document in advance of submission improves transport costing practices

Reduced Shipment Delays

  • Certified Certificates of Origin and other export documents processed and received for printing in an average of 60 minutes
  • Receive your Chamber approved documents in minutes rather than days
  • No logistical headaches – booking, scheduling and waiting for couriers to deliver & return documents to the Chamber
  • Applications created online, submitted online, edited online, approved online and printed at your desk
  • Copy previous applications feature is ideal for high-volume usage

Reduced Operational Costs

  • Completely remove courier/postal costs associated with manual submissions, as all applications are created, edited, submitted and approved online
  • Improves transport costing practices
  • Reduce costs associated with human error as applications are editable online

User-Friendly Interface

Our online export document application designs match the look and feel of the original paper-based documents ensuring a smooth transition to online-usage

Other Benefits

  • essCert Connect allows connections to Freight Forwarders internal export systems so that export documents are transferred to essCert at the click of a button
  • White Labelling
  • Marketing co-operation to drive usage
We have found essCert of be a very fast and efficient service. Using essCert has saved time, money & effort. We achieved up to a 50% reduction in processing costs.Titus Thomas - Bolloré Logistics (SDV)
Very prompt and efficient support teamIan Short, Export Department - Unsworth Global Logistics

Our Chambers of Commerce

You're in good company

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.