For auto parts manufacturers, a system designed to handle the complexity of international trade efficiently and compliantly.



Finally, an ERP sidecar designed to help automotive manufacturers deal with the complexities of international transportation and trade compliance.


Inbound Visibility

Effectively oversee the transportation and logistics of your shipments, including container and air shipment tracking.

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.

Bill of Material (BOM) Management

Sophisticated BOM management enables compliant document generation, easy FTA qualification, and management of sets and kits.

Master Data Control Designed Specifically for Automotive

Have a home for your most important trade data: HTS Codes, Duty Rates, NHTSA attributes, and so much more.
Key Functionality

Booking Process

  • Coordinate your vendors and forwarders
  • Manage your freight contracts and spot rates
  • Actively plan your shipments

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

NHTSA Data Control and Management

  • Finally have a home for all of your PGA data
  • Fully integrated with operations to ensure transactional data is always accurate

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
  • Control and manage your PGAs, including NHTSA
  • 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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