BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 22. Turkmenawtoulaglary
Agency (Turkmen Automobile Service) will launch an information
system of electronic transportation documents, which will enable
participants of cargo transportation to exchange waybills in
electronic form, Trend reports.
According to official data, ensuring the creation of an
information exchange system for the motor transport department is
prescribed by a decree of the President of Turkmenistan to the
Agency of Transport and Communications under the Cabinet of
Ministers of the country.
The creation of the new exchange service is due to
Turkmenistan’s accession to the additional protocol to the UN
Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods
by Road concerning the electronic waybill (e-CMR), as well as the
goals of improving the design of the e-CMR.
Joining the protocol will also contribute to the digitalization
of cargo transportation, and increase transparency and security of
the entire logistics chain. Electronic waybills are one of the most
important trends in international logistics.