House Air Waybill

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House Air Waybill (AWB)

An air waybill issued by an air freight consolidator.

House Air Waybill

A receipt issued by an air freight consolidator. A house air waybill indicates to the customer that his/her goods have been received by the company and have been passed on for freight by air. They often include tracking numbers so that the customer can check the status of the shipment.
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Electronic air waybills have many advantages in comparison with their paper precursors:
Improve efficiency and reduce costs in existing processes by phasing out the need for a security check stamp on paper air waybills,
Air waybills are documents that accompany shipped goods and outline the contents of a shipment.
3 percent of air waybills were in electronic form in 2013, short of its target of 22 percent for 2014.
During the year Emirates SkyCargo has entered into over 190 global and local bilateral and multi-lateral e-AWB agreements with its customers to support the transition from paper Air Waybills (AWB) to electronic Air waybills.
Since then SkyCargo has entered into more than 190 global and local bilateral and multi-lateral e-AWB agreements with its customers to support the transition to electronic Air waybills.
Each of these 65,000 presentations contained originals and copies of all required documents, including all types of original third-party "e-transport documents," such as carrier bills of lading, house bills of lading, forwarder cargo receipts and air waybills.
Hong Kong based Cathay Pacific Airways on Monday announced that it has introduced electronic air waybills (e-AWB) in Singapore and Malaysia.
E-freight is a collective cargo industry initiative facilitated by IATA with the goal of removing all paper Air Waybills, as well as every other document and certificate, by the end of 2014.
It said that between December 2002 and April 2006, the firm failed to maintain the required records on the contents of "numerous" other shipments to Iran with the required content descriptions "missing from thousands of air waybills.
According to the company, the updated features include: booking online for air or ground shipments; customer on-site printing for Master Air Waybill/Ground Bill of Lading; customer on-site printing for shipping labels; online tracing/tracking of Air Waybills (AWB) and Ground PRO numbers (PRO); extra online search capabilities; improved presentation of track/trace data; online invoicing; enhanced account administration; and improved site and data security.
Arriving at various times and days, department staff select several air waybills, proceed to the shipment, and perform a location audit of that AWB.