Colombian Airport Launches e-Freight Initiative

14 November 2010 (Last Updated November 14th, 2010 18:30)

Bogota El Dorado International Airport in Colombia has implemented the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) e-freight standard to streamline its supply chain for air cargo. IATA e-freight is a paperless process designed to improve speed and reliability while reducing transpo

Bogota El Dorado International Airport in Colombia has implemented the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) e-freight standard to streamline its supply chain for air cargo.

IATA e-freight is a paperless process designed to improve speed and reliability while reducing transportation costs.

It is an industry-wide initiative, which involves carriers, freight forwarders, ground handlers, shippers and customs authorities.

The e-freight implementation was led by LAN Colombia Cargo, Iberia Airlines, Customs DIAN and Aviation Authorities represented by Aeronáutica Civil.