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New standards for seatrade

The World Customs Organisation (WCO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have signed a partnership recently to improve exchange of information for maritime trade. They have created a set of standards on the submission of maritime related data to enable coordination between customs and maritime authorities. When ships enter and leave ports, vital information concerning cargo, dangerous goods, crews, vessel details and other pieces of information have to be exchanged with ... [+]

FTA to be eCMR outlet

Electronic standards organisation TransFollow has selected the Freight Transport Association as a UK distributor of eCMR, the electronic version of consignment notes. FTA manager of international trade and transport procedures John Lucy, described it as is “an important step forward in the digital evolution of ... [+]

Dunkirk selects Ci5 for freight community

CCS-Hauts-de-France, which represents the Dunkirk port community, has chosen Ci5 as the cargo community system to manage its goods flows. A contract signed on 2 April for a renewable five-year term aims to have all freight processed on the new system by 6 October. System ... [+]

DP World launches online platform

DP World has launched new platforms to enable forwarders to book shipments of cargo from and to anywhere in the world, by sea, land and air. Following the acquisition of SeaRates.com, LandRates.com and AirRates.com. DP World has also created a Digital Freight Alliance, an online ... [+]

ASM welcomes CDS delay – updated

Agency Sector Management (ASM) has welcomed HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)’s decision to extend the cut-off date for its CHIEF system beyond September 2020. Transition to the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS), originally scheduled for the start of 2021, will now be delayed. SAM chairman Peter MacSwiney, ... [+]

PayCargo steps into the breach

PayCargo has launched a new free communication mechanism via its online payment platform that allows vendors such as airlines, shipping terminals and maritime operators to share key information with the 20,000-plus payer users in the company’s online system. The service has been launched to help the ... [+]

Broker returns to ASM

Customs software specialist Agency Sector Management (ASM) has welcomed back UK Customs Solutions as a user of its Sequoia Customs Clearance software. The Customs broker has made the move back as it prepares for new trading conditions when the UK leaves the European Union (EU) on ... [+]

Nallian to build CCS for Luxembourg

Luxembourg Airport has engaged Nallian to implement a cargo community system (CCS) the gateway, which handled close on 900,000 tonnes of cargo in 2019. The Belgian-based collaborative solutions specialist will set up a neutral IT platform, open to all actors involved in international trade with ... [+]

Visible improvement for GEFCO customers

Automotive logistics firm GEFCO Group is offering its customers, a secure and customised web portal developed by WiseTech Global to manage all freight forwarding shipments from booking to invoicing. GEFCO Visibility offers various modules, including a reporting module to extract detailed reports on forwarding activity and ... [+]

Emirates and Accuity screen six million shipments a month

Emirates SkyCargo is using Accuity’s Firco Trade Compliance solution to automate and streamline its screening operations. The system screens shipment documentation such as airway bills against sanctions, dual-use goods and regulatory watch lists, automating 6 million compliance checks a month. Cargo operators are responsible for ... [+]

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