American Shipper’s article The Weight of Uncertainty clarifies what the SOLAS verified gross mass container weight regulation broadly mandates, and touches on the specific uncertainties that the NVO industry and other service providers are left to grapple with before the legislation comes into effect on July 1. Descartes’ Eric Geerts emphasized the need for greater awareness of the regulation given the fast-approaching deadline, and explained how technology is helping NVOs and forwarders to comply by transmitting the required verified weight data elements in the right format, at the right time. Read the article on American Shipper’s website.

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