Dashboards with Microsoft Power BI

At Softpak, we are constantly looking for innovative solutions to help companies better understand and leverage their data. A powerful application is the use of Microsoft Power BI, an application to analyze and visualize data. In this interview, with Dennis Van Leeuwen, Software Consultant at Softpak, we look at the benefits of dashboards and how … Read more

Heading to DMS 4.0 / 4.1

In a recent interview about the migration to DMS 4.0 / 4.1, Geerten Verbeet expressed the challenges customs agents are facing. Douane Management Systeem 4.0 (DMS) replaces the outdated AGS system and introduces new possibilities. Pilots forimport and export have been completed and the Softpak CDS module DMS has been accepted by customs. With assistance … Read more

Softpak ProTerm Apps

Softpak has recently launched the Softpak Orders App and Softpak Depot App to support Container Terminals and Container Depots with their operational processes. Softpak Orders App: This app is designed for use in the reach stacker, forklift or container handling equipment (CHE). From the touchscreen the operator controls: Softpak Depot App: This app is designed for … Read more

EMCS 4.0

On 13 February 2023, the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration (Belastingdienst) will take EMCS Phase 4.0 into production. For the time being without the functionality for excised reported goods. Softpak is working hard to upgrade all EMCS customers to the latest release, so that declarants remain compatible with the new declaration message of the Dutch … Read more

Organi and Softpak joining forces

December 21st 2022, Ridderkerk – Organi has, through its holding company, acquired the Dutch software company Softpak. With a total of almost 150 employees, a customer base of more than 500 companies and more than 13.000 users, the group becomes the largest autonomous IT player in the Benelux for the logistics landscape. Softpak, an opportunity … Read more

Odin Warehousing live with our WMS Gate Access Control

This year, Odin Warehousing has opened the largest distribution center of The Netherlands, located at the Witte Zeeweg, Maasvlakte. To ensure a streamlined flow of trucks arriving and leaving, Odin has implemented our Softpak WMS, Visit & Timeslot Registration, Gate Access Control and Self Service Desks. Softpak has realized this project in cooperation with our … Read more

Liner software – new customers

During the last years several new liner companies decided to use the Softpak Liner software for the management of their operation i.e.: AA Shipping – started end 2021 a liner business between Israel (Ashdod) via India to China (Qingdo). Since then they have added multiple destinations. More than 30 employees are working with the Softpak … Read more

Container Release Message (CVB)

From the end of 2021, The Dutch Customs is working with level 1 of what is referred to as the Container Release Message (Container Vrijgave Bericht or CVB). Your import declaration is not accepted until after the arrival of the goods in a Dutch port. In addition, your import declaration must correspond to an earlier … Read more