e-CMR, more than paperless

  • Posted on: 21 December 2017
  • By: rhemeleers@51biz.lu

By a law dated 15th of December, Luxembourg becomes a ratifying country of the UNECE 2008 e-CMR protocol additionand as such the 14th country enabling a digital consignment note (e-CMR) for road transport between two countries that have ratified the e-CMR 2008 protocol.

A Benelux Decision "M(2017)12" authorizes a pilot project of 3 years, starting 1 December 2017, that enables electronic consignment notes for road transport within the Benelux countries.
The objective of the Benelux pilot project is to evaluate the technical, security and organizational issues related to digital consignment notes for road transport.


Air-Cargo Excellence Forum 2017 - Rising service levels through innovation - “Promising” technological breakthroughs"

  • Posted on: 17 November 2017
  • By: rhemeleers@51biz.lu

The presentation "Rising service levels through innovation: “Promising” technological breakthroughs?" illustrates the opportunity to share data, 50-70% captured at source, with multiple cargo communities and single window environments.
A reference trade lane between Latin America and Europe explains how data can be shared between commercial, transport and government related "document outputs".

EU-Gate, connecting shippers and their logistics service providers into Europe

  • Posted on: 15 December 2017
  • By: rhemeleers@51biz.lu

EU-Gate demonstrates how shippers and their logistics service providers can share data with multiple carriers, (air-)port community systems and single window environments.
EU-Gate includes a multi-modal relational data model structuring 18 essential units of information sourced from the analysis of real-world reference trade lanes that enter, exit or transit Europe.

REDVUCE 2017 Uruguay Inter-American Single Window Conference : Single Window and Blockchain, how they can fit together

  • Posted on: 24 September 2017
  • By: rhemeleers@51biz.lu

Presentation given at the IX meeting of the Inter-American Network of Trade Single Windows explaining the potential role of blockchain technology to trust information that is shared along multi-modal air-cargo tradelanes including multiple single windows and digital cargo community systems