Air-Cargo, Single Window, e-CMR and Data Pipeline : how can they fit together?

  • Posted on: 15 May 2018
  • 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".

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

EU Commission 3th Mobility Package includes proposal on electronic freight transport information

  • Posted on: 18 May 2018
  • By: rhemeleers@51biz.lu

The Third Mobility Package proposed on May 17 by the European Commission proposes to require national authorities to accept information presented electronically by transport companies, provided it complies with requirements ensuring authenticity, integrity and security.


Arthur Welter, Cargolux and LuxairCARGO launch the first e-CMR for air-cargo road services between Luxembourg and Amsterdam Schiphol

  • Posted on: 19 April 2018
  • By: rhemeleers@51biz.lu

Luxembourg Secretary of State, Camille Gira has signed the first digital consignment note (e-CMR) for a road transport, operated on behalf of Cargolux Airlines between the airports of Luxembourg and Amsterdam Schiphol.


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.