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July 7, 2015

Tiaca welcomes WCO framework as global standardization for advance data

Miami, Fla.--TIACA has welcomed the WCO Council’s adoption of important updates to its SAFE Framework of Standards to Secure and Facilitate Global Trade. As part of the changes, the WCO recently formally adopted the so-called ‘7 + 1’ data set as the requirement for risk data analysis, helping to standardize basic pre-loading Advance Cargo Information (PLACI) processes. “This is a major step forward for Advance Data,” said Doug Brittin, TIACA Secretary General. “The WCO should be praised for collaborating so closely with industry to work toward a secure supply chain while ensuring the smooth flow of commerce.” PLACI initiatives undertaken by the US, European Union (EU), and Canada since the 2010 ‘Yemen incident’, where bombs were intercepted hidden in desktop printers shipped on express



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