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Cargo Tracker May 2014

In this Cargo Tracker issue:

e-AWB hits a record high

The electronic Air Waybill penetration reached 14.3% in April with a more than 205.000 documents issued. The new IT solutions play a key role in the achievement of a paperless cargo industry, as well as the progressive acceptance of e-AWB by Customs authorities around the world. Read more…

Cargo handling: simplify, standardize & measure

With cargo handling being performed in very different ways and locations, guaranteeing quality and consistency is a big challenge for the industry. The IATA facility capabilities matrix will identify inconsistencies in the provision of cargo infrastructure worldwide. Read more…

Environment: how green is your cargo? 

Having one common international standard  for air freight’s  CO2 emissions measuring is essential to achieve the aviation’s commitment for carbon neutral growth by 2020. The IATA Recommended Practice 1678 is a first step towards global harmonization, but more work is needed. Read more…

e-CSD as a trade facilitator 

Collaboration between industry and regulators is essential for the fully implantation of the electronic Consignment Security Declaration. The document is gaining endorsement within the supply chain, in a year when air cargo security is one of the central topics for the industry. Read more…

Any idea to revolutionize air cargo?

IATA launches the Cargo Innovation Awards to address a critical problem for the air cargo industry: attract fresh ideas and entrepreneurship. Participants will have a chance of winning USD 20.000 and sm opportunity to promote their creations at WCS 2015. Read more…

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