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Part of StB Cargoe-freight is an industry-wide initiative involving carriers, freight forwarders, ground handlers, shippers, customs brokers and customs authorities. E-freight aims to build an end-to-end paperless transportation process for air cargo through a regulatory framework, modern electronic messages and high data quality.

The e-freight roadmap outlines a shared end-to-end industry approach to remove three types of documents:

  • Customs documents, engaging regulators and governments worldwide to create an "e-freight route network" where customs procedures are fully electronic and regulations support paperless shipments. 
  • Transport documents, working collaboratively within the cargo supply chain to digitize the core industry transport documents, starting with the Air Waybill (AWB)
  • Commercial & special cargo documents, developing a plan to digitize the commercial and special cargo documents typically accompanying air freight today, in or out of the "cargo pouch".


Do you want to know more?

Check out the Implementation Playbook (pdf) or contact us for more information about e-freight.

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