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09 January 17

Synchro-net @ World Customs Organization

MJC2 presented the SYNCHRO-NET project on behalf of the Customs Border Research Association (CBRA), who is one of the members of the Virtual Working Group on the Future of Customs.

SYNCHRO-NET focuses on applying the concepts of synchro-modality and smart steaming to global supply chain freight movements. Specifically:

The presentation raised the interest of the delegates who raised the issue of the role of Customs processes in SYNCHRO-NET and other optimization packages, especially having in mind that the Customs processes will be an important deciding factor. In that context a delegate urged the WCO to closely follow the development of such packages. Other questions raised were around how security risks would be addressed along the supply chain.