Saudi Arabia: Shipping Brokers Obliged to Issue Electronic Transport Document

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Saudi Arabia: Shipping Brokers Obliged to Issue Electronic Transport Document

Al Riyadh, 23 August 2021: Saudi Arabia’s General Transport Authority has announced all entities who are working as shipping brokers should issue electronic transport documents from 15 September 2021.

The Authority said the relevant entities can apply for the document through its electronic portal.

The documents will include the basic details of the broker including sender, receiver, description of shipped items and the cost of shipping.

The Authority added the electronic document will enable it to monitor the shipping processes.

The aim of the document is to improve the quality of transportation services and protect the rights of senders and receivers.

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