Keeping tabs on the post is tough, says TIACA chief

The e-commerce boom and surge in mail parcel volumes are creating fresh challenges for pending Advance Data Filing regulations, Douglas Brittin secretary general of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), told the Universal Postal Union (UPU)’s Postal Security Group meeting in Bern, Switzerland in early April. The new regulations would require individual shipment information to be submitted to destination regulatory agencies before transport, rather than prior to arrival at the port ... [+]

WCO welcomes postmens’ vote on security standards

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) voted to make its security standards mandatory for its 192 member countries at its congress in Qataron 7-11 November , creating a legal basis for the provision of advance electronic data to Customs and aviation security authorities. The move was welcomed by the World Customs ... [+]

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