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:
The consignment of air waybills however can play an important role in securing the goods and processing their release through customs at the destination airport.
Other potential surcharges include fees for amending air waybills, collecting charges at destination, storage, and handling dangerous goods, live animals, and valuables, among others.
Users must have an active shipment with an assigned Air waybill number or the specific identification number provided by the freight forwarding service to view information.
Singh, who was playing a round of golf at the time, told ATS to go ahead with loading and rely on the accuracy of the air waybill.
For example, in 2014 electronic air waybill penetration reached 22 per cent and airlines are targeting 45 per cent penetration by the end of 2015.
According to Descartes, information provided by the system - such as quality report compilation, shipment status, exception alerts, route map creation and departure time reporting - allow the monitoring of shipments at master air waybill level from airport to airport.
De Soto police said that the shipper listed on the air waybill was "Metro Tech.
In other words, the air waybill or bill of lading must show your company as the shipper of record and your approved customer as the consignee.
Together we can tackle the challenges that we have, for example the electronic air waybill and ready for carriage delivery.
If we eliminate the air waybill, we've eliminated the need for repetition.