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What's new in Scope Version 23.4?

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Changelog 

star_red = Bug fix
star_yellow = Improvement
star_green = New feature

Air

Type

Description

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Added the option to access the security history of a house shipment from the air export master editor. 

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Added a checkbox for automatically recalculating the other charges in case of weight changes in the air waybill’s tariff line editor.

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Added the option to access the denied party screening from the AWB editor (preview tab).

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Added the option to connect to the EU RAKC API V.2.0 (V.1.0 will reach end of life in September).

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Added an option to define document types in an EDI profile, which should get automatically web visible when uploading via EDI.

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Added an option in the EDI profile to use the scope partner-codes as provided in incoming EDI messages w/o explicitly defining a mapping.

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Added the option to define truck types (gross vehicle weight) in road carrier’s truck data, tour and transport order to improve CO2 calculation for road legs.

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Added an option to automatically update the other charges of an Air Waybill on weight changes in the tariff line dialog.

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Added Thermographic reading report/Cargo manifest/Export license Permit/Import license Document as document types for upload.

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Added the option to decide on web visibility during manual upload of a document.

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Removed the obsolete dangerous good IATA codes EBM/EBI.

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Added transmission of EORI numbers in FWB and FHL.

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Added the option to resolve the EDI Profile for document imports by sender and receiver.

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Added new parameters for the ‘best available’ departure/arrival times for email prealerts and printouts.

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Fixed the usage of the CarbonCare reference fields for usage in CarbonCare internal statistics (business license).

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Fixed a bug that the accounting info was not updated by the reset AWB function if the notify changed in the shipment.

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Fixed a bug that dimensions on AWB were not completely removed when removing dimensions from the tariff line with > 100 pieces.

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Fixed a bug where the freight term of a collect house was shown as prepaid in statistics created from the shipment overview when the house was copied from a collect house.

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Fixed a bug that pieces and dimensions were not stored properly if 2 identical lines added.

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Fixed a bug where the send FHL option stayed disabled if the denied party screening was performed during the air export finish execution.

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Fixed a bug that sometimes notes on carrier partners were not shown in the shipment.

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Fixed a bug that sometimes the order tracking attribute pcs/pieces was not evaluated.

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Fixed a bug when a transport order w/o pieces was transmitted to the FILAM service.

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Fixed a bug that sales tariff calculation on DGR level limited/excempted did not work.

Ocean

Type

Description

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Enables a clearer layout for FCL transport orders on the print by combining containers on the same pickup/delivery address.

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Enables a data sync between main transport of a shipment and the shipments transport orders. This will keep data like container depot, seaport terminal, and dates and times in sync.

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New VGM events for tracking plans on container level: Vermas confirmed, Vermas rejected.

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FILAM is now available for multi-container transport orders (Container Pickup/Container Delivery).

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Simple Shipments: Add Requested Pickup and Requested Delivery Date.

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Schedule details can now be included when creating a copy of a sea import shipment.

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Incoming rsixml2 event messages can be linked to a relating container handling unit by using a reference of type “entityId” and qualifier “containerObjectIdentifier", where the reference value holds the OID of the relevant container.

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Generate Container Milestones too for 'anonymous' Containers.

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VGM Mail notifications can be disabled by parameter.

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EDI Shipment XML interface has been enhanced to allow importing dangerous goods information.

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New column on transport order overview allowing to visualize printed and non-printed transport orders also available in report after data export.

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Shipment overview showing container 4-digit ISO code(s) in addition to container numbers.

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🇲🇽  Carta Porte Validation has been enhanced to evaluate a codelist property that indicates the requirement to include DGR information in the Carta Porte message.

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The display on outdated ocean events in the tracking plan maintenance has been improved by showing the related information as warning validation message.

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Display of Portbase Event Type PORTBASE.PHYSICAL_CUSTOMS_WAREHOUSE has changed to “Container selected for Physical Inspection in Customs Warehouse”.

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Regulated Agent or Known Consignor IDs will be transmitted in outgoing transport order messages.

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User notification will be created when the carrier reports a change in the Document Cut off for Sea Export Files.

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Allow repeatable Milestones per Leg and Container.

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🇲🇽  Allow second Trailer in Carta Porte.

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Remove ‘error’ validation message in agent appliance in case the agent represents a seafreight agent and has no default seaport defined. Instead, a ‘warning’ message is displayed now.

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Fixed a bug where the import agent disappears in ocean export shipments if you edit a partner (shipper or consignee) by changing any address detail.

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Fixed a bug where the Chargeable Weight wasn’t calculated on Prealert to Import Shipment Conversion.

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Carrier Event with an unknown code should not create a failed job.

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Container related tracking plan milestones can again be completed by incoming container events (e.g. from Inttra, GTNexus, etc.).

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The preview tab of the B/L editor allows again to insert multiline textblocks with linebreaks.

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OrderTrackingPlanView-MissingDetailsDisplay

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Portbase Cargocontroller message with null value exchange rate can be processed.

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Ocean PreAlerts now correctly parse dimensions of handling units (if present).

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EDIShipments with MEAs that don’t have weight/volume units can be processed.

Finance

Type

Description

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The field ‘Tariff to’ and related filter ‘Not migrated’ have finally been removed from activity types and tariff overview.

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Activity types can use a new charge role ‘Warehouse/Shed’ to allow jobcosting calculations for partners with that role.

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The Scope tax logic in GB has been enhanced to allow distinction between different reasons for tax exemption. As new reason codes will be generated, existing tax-code-filters and general ledger-filters should be reviewed.

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Shipment overview related reports are enhanced with new columns ‘Container References (Shipment)’ and ‘Container Number incl. References (Shipment)’.

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New columns for STD and STA are available for shipment overview reports.

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Column ‘Cancellation Reason’ is now available as an optional column in the shipment overview detailed report.

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The credit limit information dialog has been refurbed and enhanced to hold additional information like payment terms and new tabs for ‘Aging Summary’ and ‘Payment History’. The new tabs can only be shown, if payment information is available in Scope.

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A new permission has been introduced for releasing cash on delivery shipment blocks. Please check whether all relevant users have received the permission.

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A new payment term type ‘Prepayment (PP)’ has been introduced to improve the shipment block feature. The usage of this payment term type is similar to the type ´Cash on delivery (COD)´ but it results in different blocks with a different error message to distinguish between prepayment and cash on delivery partners.

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The order type is shown in the ‘Tariff on’ column on the shipment jobcosting tab if the sub-order does not have a reference number.

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When using the calculate quotation action a prompt is shown when tariffs with basis ‘Manual entry’ have been found.

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The credit limit of a prospect is now shown in the quotation editor next to the search field.

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The column ‘Turnover/Cost Details’ of the ledger report in the reporting appliance has been renamed to ‘Name’.

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Empty imports will now be deleted from the rate import overview after one month.

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Separate permissions have been introduced to control the editability of invoice header exchange rates for receivables and payables.

Scope asks for an update of header exchange rates for receivables, if a new rate is available when opening an open invoice and a user has the related permission to edit the header rate. The rate is updated automatically, if a user doesn't have the edit permission.

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When creating a shipment from an air quotation, the correct loading/unloading locations are now set for pickup/delivery transport orders.

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The column ‘Shed’ has been renamed to ‘Warehouse/Shed’. Warehouse/Shed-partners on master shipments are now available as well on the shipment overview.

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When changing the language of a quotation, text blocks that have not been modified are updated.

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The visibility of the fields ‘Conveyance Type’ and ‘Container Depot’ in the quotation editor has been fixed.

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Scope address interface: Deactivation of branch partners is now prevented.

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The accidental creation of duplicate batch jobs is now prevented.

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When importing a CASS file with tax-flag = Y when the local country has no VAT defined, no exception will be thrown anymore.

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The definition of Incoterm DPU has been corrected.

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The exchange rate on invoices that originate from another invoice is not updated automatically anymore.