Aerospace & Defense

Meet the unique challenges of Aerospace and Defense companies with a platform designed specifically for that purpose.

Aerospace & Defense


Efficiently manage international transportation while elevating the reasonable care of your import and export trade compliance operations.


Create Compliant Export Documentation

Create all of the export documents required to compliantly support an export operation, including SLIs, Export Invoices, Certificates of Origin, FTA Certs, and so much more.

International Transportation and Trade Compliance Management

Deal with all of the complexities of international transportation and trade compliance on one platform designed to manage documents and data.

Create and Manage Licenses

Create licenses and manage the decrementing against orders to ensure your company remains on side with trade regulations.

Master Data Control for Aerospace and Defense

Manage HTS and technology codes for multiple entities and jurisdictions, and other complexities related to the defense industry.
Key Functionality

License Management

  • Create licenses to track by quantity and/or dollar value
  • Reserve and decrement licenses against Sales Orders
  • Fully integrated with transactional ERP data

FTA Management

  • Manage your master data bills of material (BOMs) with HTS, Value, and COO
  • Generate and manage certificates of origin
  • Integrate with solicitation management and FTA qualification services

Freight Contract Control

  • Centralize all of your freight contracts across various modes (ocean, air, rail, drayage)
  • Natively integrated with Shipment Execution and Pre-Shipment Planning
  • Enables the management of per diems such as Demurrage, Detention, and Chassis days

Integrated Trade Compliance Module

  • Control and manage your customs process
  • Automatically file your entries and PGA declarations
  • Real-time updates for entry and PGA status

Landed Product Cost

  • Aggregate and allocate all of the costs related to your 
inbound products
    • Product
    • Freight
    • Accessorials
    • Duties
    • Fees & Taxes
  • Plan vs Actual
  • Dashboarding and reporting

Execution Control

  • Inbound visibility throughout lifecycle of shipment
  • PO Management
  • Consolidations
  • Product-level shipment visibility
  • Next-level date control and planning
  • Natively integrated with freight contracts and trade compliance

Inbound Visibility

  • Integrated ocean and rail status updates
  • Capable of integrating with forwarders for additional updates
  • Terminal updates
  • Customs updates (provided self-filing customs entries)
  • Supplier/Vendor updates
  • Warehouse perspective for inbound product/shipments
  • Product-level visibility throughout shipment lifecycle
  • Next-level alerting and exception management

ISF Control

  • Visibility into all inbound shipments
  • Alerting to containers being loaded on vessel
  • Controlled process for filing and managing ISFs

Audit Control

  • Sophisticated audit control enables audit trails and control mechanisms
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Because 3rdwave’s platform works with standardized data that serves all stakeholders inside and outside the organization, here are some of the things you can accomplish:
Automated Customs Management
Elevate your trade compliance game and dramatically reduce work effort by automating the translation of your operations data into that of customs.
Master Data Management
Gain control of all of your Product- and Account-related data to support trade compliance needs, such as HTS codes, Countries of Origin, MIDs, and more!
Shipment Planning
Coordinate with your vendors, carriers, and forwarders to establish meaningful execution plans against which you can monitor progress and get alerted to delays.
Shipment Execution
Monitor your shipments from origin to destination with integrated air and ocean visibility to gain real-time updates against your schedule.
Inbound Management
Gain process control and product-level visibility throughout each step with real-time alerts and integrated ocean container and terminal messages.
Freight Contract Management
Upgrade your team’s ability to understand the cost, performance, and invoicing for every leg and journey of every single shipment.
Port Management
Are your container pickups occurring on a first-in-first-out basis?  Be smarter with your port pickups and container returns by gaining visibility into which containers have free days remaining and which will enter a penalty phase.  
ISF Management
Reduce unexpected penalties while bringing control and visibility to your ISF submittal process by ensuring ISFs are submitted on time and with correct, validated data.
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