Given the dynamic market climate, the maritime industry has to battle unprecedented market fluctuations and a looming global economic downturn, bulk shipping companies are now faced with an urgent need to digitalize bulk operations. Bulk operators can now leverage on digital transformation to unlock efficiencies for their operations by having the ability to better manage processes and analyze shipping data. Besides incorporating the operational processes of charters & fixtures of the bulk shipments, OPUS Bulk provides planning & budgeting, performance management in terms of bunker management and revenue & sales analysis. Bulk operators can then better manage their costs of operations, improve on their transactional productivity and improve on overall revenue & profit visibility.
Fit for companies of any size, OPUS Bulk is the solution of choice for any bulk shipping business promoting strategic decisions and a deep understanding of business results.
Experience Positive Outcomes
Enhances accuracy & reliability
Intelligent automation eliminates risks of inaccuracies during data entries.
Streamline communications between key stakeholders like shipbrokers and agents, reducing time wasted on manual consolidation of expenditures for bunker, operations, and port-related matters.
Aligns with global standards
Gain clarity and smoothen processes through improvements to scheduled function based on expanded SECA zone and consolidate various accounting standards from each carrier.
Obtain up to date IMO regulations and updates.
Capabilities and Features
Budgeting and estimation capabilities facilitate revenue forecasting to compare with fixtures and enable timely analysis of profitability.
Centralize the management of all bulk and voyage contracts and fixtures incorporating electronic approval process to enforce data integrity and data accuracy. Online fixtures are easily retrievable for swift traceability and invoicing status.
Operations & Analysis
Manages, tracks and analyzes end-to-end voyage data from registration of voyage to settlement. Laytime calculation at each loading/discharging port will readily include computation of demurrage and dispatch charges.
Comprehensively covers the bunker supply and consumption, enabling accurate bunker inventory calculation between Delivery & Redelivery.
Finance & Admin
Incorporating AR invoicing and operating cost tracking to provide comprehensive revenue & expense management and reporting.
Voyage Analysis Reports
Vessel report system (VRS): By integrating to any ship management system (ie. Software deployed on the ship itself) and email parser engines, VRS helps receive actual voyage data from vessel to ensure data accuracy and performance.
Agent Portal System
Reduces manual jobs at settlement of port and bunker charges as information is shared to reconcile.
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