More and more companies are joining the Brussels initiative Digital Green Lane
A number of Brussels Airport air freight companies have today joined the facility’s digital slots reservation initiative, which offers fully paperless processes for picking up and dropping off goods.
A total of 12 companies have now joined the Digital Green Lane initiative, including eight freight forwarders and four ground handling agents representing 75% of the airport’s freight volumes.
The initiative brings together the various applications – such as truck slot booking and documentation products – developed by freight community software company Nallian for the BRUcargo community to ensure that all processes at the airport for cargo pickup and drop-off is completely paperless.
While businesses have been able to do paperless operations using the apps on their own, the program enforces their use so that the services are classified as a digital greenway.
This means that all freight is picked up or dropped off at a recorded time slot, all freight information is shared digitally throughout the process, and all actions during the pick up and drop off process are recorded by the driver on a mobile device.
“By using these digital applications, all partners involved will be able to avoid queues and optimize their capacity and resource planning,” the airport said. “Users of the Digital Green Lane applications will not only work more efficiently and paperless, it will also give them priority service when picking up or delivering goods. “
The companies that have joined the program are: APA, BDP International, DHL Global Forwarding, DSV, Expeditors, Geodis, Kuehne + Nagel, Nippon Express, Aviapartner, dnata, Swissport and WFS.