There is a lot of paper hassle in logistics. 99% of all cross-border road transports are accompanied by paper waybills / CMRs, a legal requirement. The typical process is that waybills are printed out in the warehouses of shippers or carriers and handed over to truck drivers.
Jan Hamers (Logistics supervisor) had been looking forward to it for months: the delivery of the new Actros Mercedes trucks.
Portugal ratified the e-CMR protocol on 26th September 2019. This brings the number of 'digital' e-CMR countries to 23. The Iberian Peninsula is now completely digital for cross-border data exchange to other countries within the EU.
QR for Warehouse was launched on 5 September 2019 at the Vos Logistics Expo customer day. More than 600 guests took a look into the distant future on this day.
The Tilburg (Netherlands) - Rzepin (Poland) e-Joint Corridor was launched on June 13th: one digital delivery process for e-documents for road and train transport.
Poland ratified the e-CMR protocol on 13 June. This is a tipping point in the EU market. From now on, based on GDP more than 50% of European cross-border road transport can be handled digitally.