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Shipamax Joins the Association of Freight Software Suppliers (AFSS)

We are delighted to announce that Shipamax has joined the Association of Freight Software Suppliers (AFSS).

With more than 40 active members, the AFSS brings together many of the leading suppliers of software to the freight and transportation industry, including CargoWise parent company, WiseTech Global and existing Shipamax partners, CocoonFMS and CENGlobal.

Recognised by HM Revenue, Customs and by BIFA, the AFSS represents members on the main HMRC Joint Customs Consultative Committee (JCCC) and also plays an active role in various working groups including:

  • ICS/ECS including Pre-Arrival Pre-Departure
  • International Trade Operating Systems
  • Service Transformation Programme, including CHIEF replacement
  • Import and Export Procedures
  • AEO/Centralised Clearance/EORI
  • Duty Liability and Special Procedures
  • Software Developers Strategic Forum
  • EMCS (Excise Movement and Control System)

Jenna Brown, Shipamax CEO & Co-Founder, commented:

"With logistics being the number one focus of our business, joining the AFSS was a no-brainer. We look forward to continuing to shape the future of the logistics at a Government level and engaging in more dialogue with other AFSS members to promote interoperability - with the overall goal of ensuring our joint customers are set up to succeed."

In addition to its work on the JCCC and other groups, the AFSS also holds working relationships with the Community Service Providers at the UK Ports and Airports, as well as collaborate with other trade groups.

If you're interested in learning how we use machine learning to help freight forwarders process documents 20 times faster than manual data entry, get in touch for a free demo today.

Josh BradleyVP Demand Generation
March 2021
2 min read
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Company News
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