Open eBL

We’re on a Mission

Open eBL is committed to succeeding where other initiatives have failed by deploying an open-source standards-based electronic bill of lading (eBL). This initiative will unlock the shared value of:

Increased Transparency
Faster Trade Transaction Processing

Faster Trade Transaction Processing
Increased Transparency

Increased Transparency
Faster Trade Transaction Processing

Revolutionizing Global Trade with Open eBL: A Sustainable Shift to Digital Documentation

Enter the Open eBL initiative: an open-source electronic bill of lading platform that promises to revolutionize the logistics industry by addressing these challenges head-on. By leveraging the principles of accessibility, sustainability, and community-driven development, Open eBL aims to democratize the benefits of digital B/Ls, ensuring widespread adoption and integration across the global trade ecosystem.

Open eBL At a Glance

Target Audience

All stakeholders in the supply chain leveraging Bills of Lading to conduct global trade

Product & Services

Open-source eBL APIs

Supply chain network

Marketplace of hosted/embedded workflows

Governance & Accountability

Distinct non-profit under DSCI/CGE

Open eBL board oversees mission and compliance

Technology steering committee steers solutions and protocols with accountability to Open eBL board


A community of developers creating Digital Supply Chain workflows based upon the open source eBL


Initially funded by DSCI, BlueX Trade, and early members for the first 24 months

Long term self-funded


Expansion into other ICC digital trade document standards

Become the trade documentation digitization hub of global supply chains

Contact Us

For more information contact: Vanessa Mbanefo, Managing Director, Open eBL