Why is my container status not updated in eModal™?

By allen thomas on May 15, 2017 10:14:34 PM

Container status, availability and fee/demurrage information shown in eModal™ is provided either by a shipping line or terminal operator so the process of updating or refreshing data is continual.  In certain cases, updates may have been posted in one system, but the process to send it to eModal has not yet completed.  Occasionally, there could also be issues with the originators (e.g. TOS or EDI program) that impacts ALL messages coming to eModal™ as well.  When you feel there is a discrepancy between data in eModal and a host system, please email us at helpdesk@emodal.com

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How do I request enhancements to eModal™?

By allen thomas on May 15, 2017 10:01:28 PM

We love getting new ideas from customers and users.  Simply email our support group at helpdesk@emodal.com and make sure to put "Enhancement Request" in the subject line.  

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How long does it take to implement a truck appointment system?

By allen thomas on May 15, 2017 9:38:21 PM

On average, between 2-4 weeks time is required to configure and launch an appointment or PreGate function within eModal™.  This assumes that your facility already shares data with eModal™ or, if not, you're happy to use one of our existing interface message specifications (or an EDI message) to do so.  

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