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TT Club approves CargoDocs™, essDOCS electronic bill of lading solution

Alexander Goulandris
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VALETTA, MALTA, 7 June 2012: Electronic Shipping Solutions, the leading provider of electronic shipping documents is pleased to announce that the TT Club, the international transport and logistics industry’s principal insurer, has confirmed that essDOCS CargoDocs™ electronic bills of lading are approved for the purposes of their standard insurance policy

The TT Club provides insurance of liabilities for multi-modal operators, covering the world’s largest shipping lines, busiest ports, biggest freight forwarders and cargo handling terminals.

This Approval allows companies insured by the TT Clubs to use CargoDocs™ without prejudicing their insurance; as such it is crucial to the wider adoption of electronic bills of lading by freight forwarders in the liner industry.

TT Club Approval follows similar Approval, in 2007 and 2009, by the 13 P&I Clubs in the International Group and in 2007 by ITIC.

Alex Goulandris, chief executive officer of essDOCS, said:

“We are delighted that the TT Club has approved essDOCS CargoDocs™. This is a key pre-requisite in essDOCS rollout of eDocs in the liner industry and comes as we complete the preliminary steps in a series of Trials with key global forwarders, container lines, exporters and importers.”

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