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Shanghai cooperation to promote e-freight

The International Air Transport Association (Iata), Shanghai customs, Shanghai entry-exit inspection and quarantine bureau, Shanghai airport authority, China Eastern Airlines, and Shanghai e-port have signed a letter of initiative (LoI) to jointly promote e-freight in Shanghai at this week's world cargo symposium taking place in the Chinese city.


Under the terms of the LoI, the six organizations will cooperate to:
•    improve efficiency and reduce costs in existing processes by phasing out the need for a security check stamp on paper air waybills
•    eliminate the need for paper air waybills and facilitate the implementation of paperless customs clearance at Shanghai Pudong airport (photo)
•    optimize and streamline data sharing between the parties


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