Descartes Holds Education Sessions Globally

Marinelink.com
Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Descartes Systems Group announced that in conjunction with Nippon Automated Cargo and Port Consolidation System (NACCS) it has launched a number of education sessions around the world to help ocean carriers and forwarders prepare for the upcoming Japan Advanced Filing Requirement (AFR). NACCS is responsible for the operation of the AFR system for Japan's Customs and Tariff Bureau.



"With the Advance Filing Requirement, Japan is working to better secure its borders while improving the flow of goods into the country," said Robert Beauchemin, Executive Vice President Sales and Alliances at Descartes. "Descartes was the first service provider to register with NACCS, and we look forward to working closely with them to educate and enable ocean carriers and freight forwarders from around the world to comply with the new AFR cargo security mandate."
 


Education sessions have already been conducted in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Ningbo, China for almost 400 ocean carrier and forwarder representatives. In an effort to gain the widest reach globally, Descartes and NACCS will hold the following events:

North America

  --  Webcast April 9 at 11 a.m. Eastern time
  --  Interviews with the major North American logistics publications
  --  Individual meetings with leading ocean carriers and forwarders April 9-12


Europe
  --  Port of Antwerp community hosted session April 16 at 2 p.m. Central
      European time
  --  Port of Rotterdam community hosted session April 17 at 2 p.m. Central
      European time
  --  Interviews with the major European logistics publications
  --  Individual meetings with leading ocean carriers and forwarders April
      16-18




Asia
  --  China Market Readiness Educational Sessions:
  --  Shenzhen April 16
  --  Guangzhou April 17
  --  Qingdao May 13
  --  Tianjin May 15
  --  Beijing May 16



  Japan Market Readiness Educational Session:
  Tokyo May 10


 

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