Schiphol to launch SmartGate Cargo before 2014

Move will facilitate easy movement of goods leaving EU from Schiphol Airport

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Schiphol’s SmartGate Cargo initiative could go on stream earlier than 2014 or 2015. SmartGate Cargo, one of the first international public-private collaboration in the field of air cargo, involves intensive and innovative forms of cooperation between the private sector and government agencies responsible for enforcing border crossing legislation. It involves the integrated monitoring of goods leaving the European Union from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, allowing rapid and efficient clearance.