A waybill is a receipt or a document issued by a carrier giving details and instructions related to the shipment of a consignment of goods and the details include the name of the consignor, consignee, the point of origin of the consignment, its destination, and route. Electronic way bill (e-way bill) is basically a compliance mechanism wherein by way of a digital interface, the person causing the movement of goods uploads the relevant information prior to the commencement of movement of goods and generates e-way bill on the GST portal. One can also generate multiple e-way bills together in the form of a document called a consolidated e-way bill.
A consolidated e way bill is a document which contains multiple e-way bills for multiple consignments of various consignors or consignees being carried by a single goods vehicle. Instead of carrying multiple e way bills for different consignments, the transporter can furnish all the details in one single document. Form ‘EWB-02’ is the one which is generated as the consolidated e-way bill.
Before you try to generate a consolidated e-way bill, you need the following documents and information at hand:
You can generate e way bill on the government’s portal easily by following the given steps:
The consolidated e-way bill can be printed by following the steps mentioned below:
The consolidated e way bill can be regenerated using the ‘Re-Generate’ option under the ‘Consolidate EWB option’ on the dashboard. This option can be used to update the vehicle details in case of a change of vehicle due to any unforeseen reason under the tab ‘Update Vehicle’. This can be done by either entering the consolidated EWB number or by entering the date of generation of such consolidated EWB. A reason for justification of such change shall be provided while updating the vehicle details.
The cancellation process involves the following steps:
earlyGST by H&R Block has introduced an easier way of generating e-Way bill through our e-Way Bill Manager that can be integrated with your ERP, thereby reducing manual intervention. This tool allows you to create single as well as consolidated e-Way bills. It also consists of various MIS reports such as cancelled bill, rejected e-Way Bill which can be used as an audit trail.
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