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Container majors agree on digital bill of lading standards

Going forward, the bill of lading will go digital, says non-profit group DCSA, which is working to standardize and digitize the industry. The new standards have been adopted by companies such as Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM.

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An increasingly digital future just moved a big step closer for the world's container majors.

At least according to neutral Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), which informs that it and nine container lines have now agreed on a new common standard that digitizes the essential document bill of lading.

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