BangladeshÃ¢â‚¬™s exports slowed by equipment
Bangladesh freight forwarders are demanding an improvement in scanning at the countryÃ¢â‚¬™s main Dhaka airport. Inadequate scanning machines at DhakaÃ¢â‚¬™s Export Cargo Village Ã¢â‚¬“ where it is mandatory to security scan all shipments before handing over to airlines Ã¢â‚¬“ results in delays of up to two days and requires the breakdown of pallets and even […]
April 1, 2010
By PLA Editor
The solution, say forwarders, is to immediately increase the number of scanning machines and placing modern ULD scanning machines at Biman Cargo Village where nearly 4,000 tonnes of shipments are uplifted every week.
The Bangladesh Freight Forwarders Association (BAFFA) has assured its members that the matter will be raised in discussion with both the Civil Aviation authority and Biman Airlines.