The e-Waybill is a digital document for tracking the movement of goods, enhancing transparency in logistics and taxation. With the RTC suite, users can easily generate, manage, and monitor e-Waybills in line with regional regulations. Our platform offers an integrated solution, ensuring accuracy and compliance for businesses of all sizes.

What is an e-Waybill?

The e-Waybill (Electronic Waybill) stands as a pivotal component in modern logistics and trade. This digital document, varying in format and requirements globally, captures critical information regarding the movement of goods across borders and within countries. It’s a testament to the digital transformation in trade, where real-time tracking and compliance have become outstanding. The global landscape presents a tapestry of regulations, reflecting the uniqueness of each country’s approach to e-waybills.

Countries Where e-Waybill is Applicable

RTC Suite e-Waybill Compliance Cloud platform is designed based on the global scope of tax compliance to support e-Waybills in countries where this system is required. Here’s an overview of countries where you can utilize our platform for e-Waybill compliance:


India’s e-Waybill system is one of the first pioneers among countries as a comprehensive and widely used across the country for intra and inter-state movement of goods.


Brazil uses an electronic tracking system for goods in transit called “Conhecimento de Transporte Eletrônico” (CT-e)

South Africa:

The e-Road Freight Manifest system in South Africa performs a similar function, enabling the tracking of goods while complying with local tax regulations.

European Union:

Various EU countries are adopting electronic freight information (eFTI) systems for cross-border transport.


Turkey: e-Waybill implemented to modernize and streamline the tracking and compliance process for goods in transit, making it easier for businesses to operate and stay compliant with tax regulations.

Managing e-Waybill through RTC Suite

RTC Suite: Your Ultimate Solution for e-Waybill Management

Centralized Management

RTC suite offers an integrated platform where businesses can generate, modify, and monitor e-Waybills, eliminating the need to juggle between multiple systems or platforms. This centralized approach ensures consistency and reduces administrative overhead.

Compliance Assurance

Staying updated with regional and national regulations can be challenging. RTC suite is regularly updated to reflect changes in e-Waybill requirements, helping businesses remain compliant without constant manual intervention.

Automated Validations

To avoid errors and discrepancies, the RTC suite incorporates automated validation checks. This ensures that e-Waybills generated are accurate, complete, and meet all necessary requirements before they’re issued.

Real-time Tracking and Notifications

Companies can monitor the status of their e-Waybills in real-time using the RTC suite, receiving timely notifications about any changes or required actions. This real-time insight helps in proactive management, reducing potential delays or issues in transportation.

Why is the e-Waybill Required? 

The requirement for e-waybills extends beyond mere logistic necessity; it is fundamentally about enhancing transparency and ensuring tax compliance. These digital documents are the key tools in terms of monitoring for international and domestic trade, aiding authorities in tracking the movement of goods and decreasing fiscal fraud. Their role in smoothing out trade processes and promoting legal adherence is invaluable across the globe.

Who all can generate the e-way bill? 

An e-waybill can be generated by registered individuals or entities involved in the transportation of goods, such as suppliers, transporters, or even recipients if they’re registered under the applicable tax laws.

When is an e-waybill generated? 

The generation of an e-waybill is typically triggered by the movement of goods that meet certain criteria, such as exceeding a predefined value. These conditions and threshold values, however, differ by country. Common triggers include sale, transfer, export, or return of goods, with each nation defining its own parameters for e-waybill generation.

Is e-waybill mandatory for e-invoice?

Linking e-waybills to e-invoices isn’t a universal standard but is a common practice in many jurisdictions across the globe. Where implemented, this connection ensures a united flow of information, strengthening both logistical efficiency and tax compliance. Understanding this relationship is crucial for businesses navigating the complexity of international trade.

If there is a mistake or wrong entry in the e-waybill, what has to be done? 

In case of an error, the e-waybill must be canceled and reissued with correct details. Cancellation should be done within a stipulated timeframe, usually 24 hours after issuance. However, it is good to keep in mind that the exact process can vary, with different countries stipulating unique protocols for these corrections. Prompt action is universally recommended to ensure uninterrupted movement of goods.

Is there any validity period for e-waybill?

The concept of **validity for e-waybills** is not standardized internationally; it often hinges on the logistical details like the distance the goods are transported. Different countries set their own regulations, some offering flexibility with extensions, while others adhere to strict time frames. Understanding these nuances is vital for ensuring seamless logistics operations.

Whether e-waybill is required for all the goods that are being transported? 

Not all goods require an e-waybill. The requirement depends on the value of the goods and the nature of the transaction. There are often exemptions based on the type of goods and the distance of transportation.

To sum up, understanding and adapting to the diverse global practices of e-waybills are crucial for businesses engaged in international trade. Familiarity with these practices ensures smooth logistics operations and adherence to legal and fiscal obligations in varying international landscapes.

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