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e-Freight@NL – the Dutch Government-funded project to encourage the move towards paperless air cargo through its main airport, Schiphol – has completed its programme with a string of successes.

Launched in July 2010 with funding of €1.2 million, the project has successfully achieved a five-fold increase in e-Freight shipments through Schiphol. In 2010, only 1,665 shipments were sent as paperless e-freight; by December 2012, the annual total had risen to 21,176.