Partners with E2open to automate cargo screening as per global regulations
Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, is set to streamline regulatory compliance screening processes for shipments via a new partnership with E2open, a leading provider of intelligent supply chain solutions.
Scheduled to be fully operational by November, the E2open application implementation will enable Etihad Cargo to automate cargo screening against global regulations and sanctions leveraging E2open’s global trade content.
The automated solution will simultaneously improve efficiency, streamline workflows, minimise the risk of fines and penalties, and reduce the manual time associated with screening cargo.
Andre Blech, head of operations and delivery at Etihad Cargo said: “Aside from being labour intensive, navigating the constantly changing regulations and export/import requirements often requires coordination across multiple parties and compliance checks.
“Our partnership with E2open, which shares our vision for a truly digital logistics supply chain, increases Etihad Cargo’s service quality to customers, who benefit from the increased efficiency of real time verification.
"As carriers move goods around the globe, they face major challenges navigating through relevant trade regulations, sanctions and embargoes.
Santosh Nanda, general manager of E2open's Logistics Service Providers business unit said: "This partnership with Etihad Cargo, one of the world's leading air cargo carriers, will allow air cargo shippers to benefit from automated screening capabilities by simplifying global shipping."
In addition to comprehensive compliance checks based on global regulations, the E2open carrier cargo screening application also ensures alignment with Etihad Cargo’s strict protocols that prevent the carriage of endangered and threatened species, hunting trophies containing any animal parts, shark fins and live animals intended for use in scientific research.