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HAKOVO –Simplifying cross-border trade through the digital platform

The Silicon Review
December, 2019


Cross-border trade (CBT) is the exchange of goods or services between the two countries. It is a part of normal legal trade that flows through standard export/import frameworks of nations. It is also known as international trade and international selling.It is the most favored trade as it comprises of nearest outsource.

HAKOVO is a digital platform simplifying cross-border trade. They are connected the world digitally into ASEAN. And closely collaborate with the ASEAN Single Window and National Single Windows. The objective is to simplify import customs declarations and compliance. They also provide inland transportation services as a digital forwarder and an e-Marketplace for International sea freight. The firm does this because global businesses believe further ASEAN economic integration will be important to their businesses.

Products furnished by HAKOVO

HAKOVO Smart Clear

It is an application on Trade2Government (T2G) that is integrated with origin customs throughout Asia. Users of HAKOVO Smart Clear can quickly receive data and supporting documents from exporting countries, to submit the import declaration document to Indonesia Customs. The supporting documents include the Commercial Invoice, Packing List, Bill of Lading and other regulatory documents submitted to Origin Customs for their export approval. Via HAKOVO Smart Clear, users will receive the accurate and compliant import declaration on the Trade2Gov e-Declaration and the supporting documents within 1one business day of export. Users can start processing the import declaration before the vessel even sets sail. Through Trade2Gov e-Declaration, users will be notified once the data is received and ready for processing, anytime anywhere.

Striking features of HAKOVO Smart Clear

  • Integrated with the EDII Trade2Government (T2G) Digital Platform.
  • Integrated with exporting countries such as China and Singapore. Widening integrations with ASEAN (coming soon).
  • Submission of documents and responses from Indonesia Customs through Trade2Gov e-Declaration, as well as, integrated with the Indonesia National Single Window (INSW).
  • Easy online request by Importers or PPJK, to get authorization from exporters and receive Customs approved data.
  • Automated language translations and data transformation (e.g. HS Codes) from ORIGIN to Indonesia Customs requirements.
  • Post-Import Declaration machine learning to enhance the automated

Quick Quote

It allows customers to get competitive quotes for the freight cost, schedule, and insurance to 62 international destinations instantaneously, in just a few clicks.

Best Bid

It is a management system thatprovides effortless bidding by global carriers that enables the customers to submit their shipping requirements, obtain bids, negotiate price, and finalize their deal within 48 hours. The customers can also obtain bids for additional services such as local trucking, customs declaration and insurance for more complete, end-to-end shipping.

The stalwart behind the glory of HAKOVO

Takayuki Akahodani is the Founder and also serves as theChief Executive Officer of HAKOVO. Taka manages the company’s corporate direction and strategy and interacts with decision-makers in the public and private sectors to introduce disruptive technology and digital practices to support the growing needs of the shipping and logistics sector. Prior to HAKOVO, Mr. Taka spent 20 years in Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s largest logistics company, as Director of Business Consulting and Business Development.

With his exceptional strength in business development, innovation, and global leadership, he is a four-time recipient of the Asia Pacific Regional Employee and Outstanding Sales Management of the Year. Taka holds an Executive Master’s degree (Master of Science) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University of UK and Bachelor of Business and Information Science from Koshien University of Japan. Taka is Japanese and a medalled athlete. He continues to compete in Masters Championships in the world as a member of the Japan Association of Athletics Federations and Singapore Masters Athletics Association in the sprints and decathlon events. He is also a windsurfing-wave performer.

“We connect the world digitally into ASEAN. And closely collaborate with the ASEAN Single Window and National Single Windows.”


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