The Benefits and Challenges of Electronic Customs Filing

Dydynsky, Oryst; Foley, Robert
September 2008
World Trade;Sep2008, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p46
Trade Publication
The article deals with the benefits and challenges of electronic customs filing for shippers and service providers in reviewing their entire business processes relating to the clearance of shipments entering foreign countries. It notes several security initiatives being implemented by regulatory bodies and government agencies, including cargo inspections and security training for cargo workers. It stresses the importance for shippers to work in conjunction with global trade service providers to find innovative ways to move data quickly and efficiently.


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