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English definition of “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 noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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