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Container carrier PIL forms digital partnership with IBM

Family-owned container carrier Pacific International Lines (PIL) has joined forces with IBM in a new project that aims to reduce paperwork related to handling documents between shipping companies.

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Singapore-based container shipping company Pacific International Lines (PIL) has joined forces with IBM in a new project aimed at digitalizing the physical bills of lading that determine the conditions between shipping companies and their customers.

Today the bills of lading are typically mailed around between different parties, and this creates a risk that the original documents are lost or that cheating can occur. Furthermore, the paperwork takes time and costs money.

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