CO Management Solution for Sotrans Logistics

ensuring that their clients' shipments comply with international trade laws and regulations

Sotrans Logistics is a leading logistics agency in Vietnam, providing comprehensive supply chain solutions to numerous manufacturing clients across various industries. As a logistics provider, Sotrans plays a crucial role in ensuring that their clients' shipments comply with international trade laws and regulations. One significant challenge they faced was managing Certificates of Origin (CO) efficiently and accurately, a critical requirement for leveraging Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and ensuring smooth cross-border transactions.

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  1. Complexity of CO Documentation: Managing CO documentation for diverse manufacturing clients, each with unique product lines and export destinations, was complex and time-consuming.
  2. Compliance with Trade Laws: Ensuring that all COs complied with the latest international trade laws and FTAs was a constant challenge, requiring meticulous attention to detail and up-to-date knowledge of regulatory changes.
  3. Manual Processes: The reliance on manual processes for preparing and managing COs increased the risk of errors, delays, and non-compliance, potentially leading to financial penalties and shipment hold-ups.
  4. Client-Specific Requirements: Each manufacturing client had specific requirements for CO documentation, adding another layer of complexity to the process.
  5. Integration with Existing Systems: Integrating CO management with Sotrans' existing logistics and supply chain management systems was necessary to ensure seamless operations and data accuracy.

Solution Implementation

To address these challenges, Sotrans partnered with Innoria to implement their CO Management software. The solution provided the following features and benefits:

  1. Automated CO Documentation: Innoria’s software automated the preparation and management of COs, ensuring accurate and timely documentation. This automation reduced the risk of errors and ensured that all COs met the necessary regulatory requirements.
  2. Compliance with Trade Laws: The software included real-time updates on international trade laws and FTA conditions, ensuring that all COs complied with the latest regulations. This feature was crucial for maintaining compliance and avoiding legal issues.
  3. Streamlined Processes: By automating the CO documentation process, the software significantly reduced the time and effort required to manage COs. This efficiency translated into faster processing times and reduced operational costs.
  4. Client-Specific Customization: The software allowed for customization to meet the specific requirements of each manufacturing client. This flexibility ensured that Sotrans could provide tailored solutions to their diverse client base.
  5. Seamless Integration: Innoria’s CO Management software seamlessly integrated with Sotrans' existing logistics and supply chain management systems, ensuring a smooth flow of information and improving overall data accuracy and operational efficiency.


The implementation of Innoria’s CO Management software brought significant improvements to Sotrans Logistics and their manufacturing clients:

  1. Increased Efficiency: The time required to prepare and manage CO documentation was reduced by 50%, allowing Sotrans to process shipments more quickly and efficiently.
  2. Error Reduction: Automation and real-time regulatory updates virtually eliminated errors in CO documentation, ensuring full compliance with international trade laws and FTAs.
  3. Enhanced Client Satisfaction: By providing accurate and timely COs, Sotrans was able to improve the satisfaction of their manufacturing clients, helping them to leverage FTAs and reduce tariffs.
  4. Regulatory Compliance: Sotrans maintained full compliance with evolving trade regulations, avoiding potential fines and legal issues.
  5. Operational Integration: Seamless integration with existing systems improved data accuracy and operational efficiency, leading to smoother logistics operations and better decision-making.


Innoria’s CO Management software proved to be an invaluable tool for Sotrans Logistics, enabling them to streamline CO management, ensure compliance with trade laws, and provide tailored solutions to their manufacturing clients. This case study highlights the importance of leveraging advanced software solutions to address the complexities of CO management in the logistics sector, ultimately driving efficiency, compliance, and client satisfaction.

For more information about Innoria’s CO Management software and how it can benefit your business, contact us today.

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