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Live IMPEX ? The Online Customs Clearing Software
By Gopalakrishnan, Head-Support, Softlink

Live Impex
We have recently launched Live IMPEX, a web-based, on demand application to manage the complete customs clearing process in India. The advantage of Live IMPEX is that it can be used from anywhere and enables you to file documents to any custom location. It also provides complete visibility into your customs clearing operations.
What makes Live IMPEX different? First of all it completely re-designed software that has been optimized for online transactions via ICEGATE. It is a web based software and as such can be operated from a browser. All that is required is a system with an internet connection. Being web based it can be accessed from anywhere. Live IMPEX has many features which makes it unique and special. From KYC, License Management, online tracking for importers and exporters to alerts and notifications via email and SMS, Live IMPEX provides features that are unmatched by any other software.

Live IMPEX gives you complete flexibility in terms of use with its ?Pay per Use? feature. You need to pay only for number of jobs created. It gives you threefold benefit of mobility, affordability and advanced features. With Live IMPEX you can manage the operations of multiple branches from single or multiple locations as desired. While at the same time it gives complete control over the operations of various branches from a single location.

Listed below are some of the features of Live IMPEX:

  • Web based online application, available on demand
  • Multiple branches
  • Filing to any port
  • Online filing of Bills of Entry and Shipping Bills via ICEGATE
  • Printing of manual Bills of Entry and Shipping Bills
  • Auto calculation of duties with generation of checklist
  • Data verification before submission
  • Multiple options for filing documents like online, auto, email and manual submission.
  • Read back messages from ICEGATE like acknowledgement, BE, examination order and TR-6 Challan. Print and email the documents.
  • Query Reply
  • Licence Master
  • Licence Tracking
  • Track & Trace
  • Online Status to customers
  • Email documents and reports directly from the application
  • Always updated databases for Classifications, Duties, Notifications, DEPB, Drawback, Ports, and Exchange Rates etc.
  • Clearance under any type of EXIM scheme
  • Generate GR Form, GSP, Invoice, Packing List, etc.
  • Reports to help users analyse their performance
  • Graphical MIS reports
  • Daily Status Report
  • Secured access with authorisation
  • Helps adherence to KYC guidelines.
  • Compatible with Visual IMPEX
  • Flexibility to work from anywhere
  • Accessed via internet browser, requiring no software installation
  • Document filing to any Customs location
  • Enable your organization to provide improved service to your customers
  • Pay as you go - No Software to buy and No AMC to pay
  • Ensures statutory compliance with complete peace of mind
  • Enhanced client reporting system
  • Helps informed decision making
  • Reduced administrative costs
  • Maximizing capacity and minimizing costs while profitably meeting the requirements of customers.
Access from Anywhere
  • Live Impex is a web based solution that can be accessed from anywhere, be it home, office or any other remote location, and facilitates the filing of documents to any location.
Pay as you go
  • Live Impex ?Pay as you go? option provides complete flexibility to companies with large, medium or small volume to pay according to their usage.
Online filing via ICEGATE
  • With Live Impex you can file documents online via ICEGATE (both ICES 1.0 and ICES 1.5) to any location from anywhere. Some of the highlights are tariff and notification listing, auto duty calculations, checklist for verification and data verification before submission. Live Impex reads back the messages sent by ICEGATE like acknowledgements, BE/SB numbers, copies of Bill of Entry, Examination Order and TR-6 Challan. The documents can also be printed or emailed directly from the application.
Manual BE & SB
  • Live Impex facilitates the filing of documents, both Bill of Entry and Shipping Bill, manually. Bill of Entry and Shipping Bill can be printed on the standard forms and Annexure can be generated for filing through the service centre.
Online Tracking
  • Shippers and Importers can check the status of their shipments directly with the help of the tracking number generated from Live Impex.
Analysis & Reports
  • Live Impex has a built in reporting system for generating all kinds of operational and management reports. The reports can be exported to Excel, PDF or image formats and emailed directly from the software. Daily Status Reports (DSR) can also be generated to be sent to the client to keep them updated on the latest status of shipments.
Statutory compliance with ease
  • Customs Compliance: Auto Calculation of complicated Indian duty structure &checklist for online verification of data and duty before filing to avoid costly errors.
  • Updated directories for Customs Tariffs, Excise Tariffs, Notifications, Drawback, DEPB, Cess, RSP, Tariff Duty, Anti Dumping, Country, Currencies and Ports etc.
Always updated
  • Live Impex is always updated with the latest Tariff and duty rates. Any changes in Customs regulations are incorporated immediately after its deployment in Customs.

Softlink Global

606-607, Wellington Business Park I,
Near Mittal Industrial Estate,
Andheri - Kurla Road, Marol,
Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400 059,
Maharashtra, India.
Ph.: +91-22-4034 0000