Implementing e-freight allows to:
- Lower costs: eliminates paper handling and processing costs. Calculate your own company savings by using the e-freight savings calculator (xls)
- Speed-up service: a reduced cycle time of an average of 24 hours
- Improve reliability and accuracy: one-time electronic data entry at point of origin
- Gain visibility: electronic documentations allows for online track and trace functionality
- Remove trade barriers: facilitate Advance Electronic Information (AEI) requirements for security purpose
Find out how supply chain stakeholders have realized the benefits of e-freight:
- WEF study featuring e-freight (pdf): during the 2013 World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, WEF published a study on "removing trade barriers" featuring e-freight to illustrate the benefits governments could get from its implementation. For further reading, view the full report on WEF website.
- Benefits of 100% e-AWB and e-freight implementation (pdf) - Cathay Pacific was the first Airline to implement 100% e-AWB while being live on e-freight. Find out full details on the benefits they have realised and how this was achieved or check-out the Key points and benefits (pdf).
- Benefits of an e-archiving solution (pdf) - NV Logistics, a freight forwarder based in Switzerland, implemented a full electronic archiving solution. Find out how they did it and why it makes even more sense in an e-freight environment.
- Benefits of e-AWB and e-freight implementation by a network forwarder - The case of Kuehne + Nagel