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Latest International Road Haulage Trial Promises Better Logistics Supply Chain Management

April 26, 2019 / Handy Shipping Guide

Digitalisation is the current buzzword in the world of logistics but has proven to be not just hype with the development of road haulage transit documents over the past few years. Anyone connected with international road freight is familiar with the ubiquitous CMR note and the implications of using such a document.The development of the eCMR has been moving apace and has recently seen a pilot project claim to be the first ever border crossing with multiple countries on mainland Europe, using the electronic consignment notes on this route. During in February and March three road haulage operators from France, the Netherlands and the UK respectively, Transports FIOLET, International Road Ferry (IRF) and Brian Yeardley Continental, tested the viability of the system.