NGFDS News

NGFA partners with new NGFDS to digitize barge industry transactions

Jul. 14, 2020

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“The establishment of NGFDS and the ensuing implementation of this electronic platform is yet another example of NGFA members working together to drive change and develop a solution that meets the business needs of the collective industry ... NGFA is excited to be partnering with and supporting NGFDS in bringing this solution to the marketplace, and NGFA remains open to exploring additional opportunities for providing technological solutions to enhance industry operations."

Randy Gordon

President and CEO, NGFA

“This is truly a momentous development projected to save those of us using barge transportation significant costs now being incurred while greatly improving efficiency. My hope is that launching this innovative, secure platform for transmitting barge-related paperwork is just one step toward a future of efficient data transmission throughout the agricultural supply chain.”

Brittany Schaefer

Chairman, NGFDS

NGFA-member group adopts CargoDocs to digitize 100,000 Agri Bills of Lading per year

Jan. 8, 2020

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“From its inception, this has been an exciting and rewarding project with enormous potential benefit for the industry. NGFA is proud to be a part of this industry-driven project. essDOCS was selected by the industry group from a field of strong candidates for multiple reasons including essDOCS’ reputation, experience in the industry, and that its proposal stood out as the best fit while being the most cost-effective.”

Charlie Delacruz

Executive Director, NGFDS

“This type of ambitious market-wide project is becoming the norm even in logistics and trade, as digitalization is now widely acknowledged as a key factor in the success of companies globally. We are delighted to partner with the NGFA member group and aim to deliver massive digitization of this market in just a few short months.”

Alexander Goulandris

co-CEO, essDOCS