ECTA BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINE: EQUIPMENT MASTER DATA

The importance to bring chemical logistics to the next level in terms of safety, quality and sustainability, the digital exchange of standardized and structured logistics equipment master data is gaining.
Today, the checks and sharing of equipment data is done through human paper exchanges and/or physical paper checklists. These are are different per (un)loading site. In future, such exchange of the most common standard equipment reference data will be done digitally. This will help customers and suppliers to better address the more complex business needs and equipment requirements at both loading and unloading places.

This ECTA guideline aims to create a structured and standard equipment data framework. This can be used and re-used as a chemical industry framework across all actors. 

This new ECTA Guideline, is a first ECTA guideline in a series.