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English definition of “e-freight”

e-freight

noun [U]
 
 
TRANSPORT
a system, started by IATA (= International Air Transport Association), used in the industry of transporting goods, that allows processes and communication to be done by computer rather than on paper: In response to price competition, IATA is aiming to cut costs through its e-freight programme. The e-freight system simplifies the cargo business, removing costs of paper printing and allowing customers to see the location of their goods over the internet.
(Definition of e-freight from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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