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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SCS is expected to take the place of the current system in March 2018, and along with international capabilities, give Customers the ability to make advanced cargo bookings, and utilize electronic Air Waybills.
Unisys' CPS is an online portal that enables freight forwarders to interact with multiple carriers via a single website to view availability, make bookings, and track shipments as well as other electronic services such as producing IATA electronic Air Waybills (e-AWB) and interacting with customs systems.
In addition, we rely on very little container, polish for maximum efficiency even our engine blades and drive together with our partners especially the digitization of air waybills.
Equipped with CRM inquiries, management and reporting capabilities as well, LogitaaS enables end-users to send bookings, shipping instructions, as well as electronic air waybills to over 90 airlines and 50 container shipping lines.
Electronic air waybills have many advantages in comparison with their paper precursors:
Air waybills are documents that accompany shipped goods and outline the contents of a shipment.
Guillaume Drucy, IATA's head of cargo e-business, said 22 percent of air waybills were now electronic, but added that removing paper was not enough in itself.
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.
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.
Hong Kong based Cathay Pacific Airways on Monday announced that it has introduced electronic air waybills (e-AWB) in Singapore and Malaysia.