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e-freightnoun [U]

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a ​system, ​started by IATA (= International Air Transport Association), used in the ​industry of ​transportinggoods, that ​allowsprocesses and ​communication to be done by ​computer rather than on ​paper: In ​response to ​pricecompetition, IATA is ​aiming to ​cutcosts through its e-freight ​programme. The e-freight ​system simplifies the ​cargobusiness, ​removingcosts of ​paperprinting and ​allowingcustomers to see the ​location of their ​goods over the ​internet.
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