Meaning of “e-freight” in the English Dictionary


"e-freight" in Business English

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e-freightnoun [ U ]


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)