FBR new system for scanning consignments at ports: ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Profits’s (FBR) Pakistan Traditions Wing has actually introduced a brand-new computerized procedure in its WeBOC system for scanning containerized consignments of industrial raw materials for their speedy clearance at ports.
The introduction of Non-Intrusive Assessment System by Traditions was a long waited for campaign targeted at changing physical inspection of cargo and minimizing the dwell time at ports by using the latest scanning modern technology according to global finest practices, the FBR said in a statement.
The Karachi Port as well as Port Qasim had Traditions scanning centers installed with the help of Japanese Federal government under JICA program in addition to the scanners of the terminal operators.
The Blue network will certainly be part of the Threat Monitoring System (RMS) whereby Customs will certainly be able to pick the consignments of containerized freight based upon RMS by using computer system program targeting the believed deliveries.
The system shall run without human treatment which is developed to be based upon the danger profiling and risk parameters. The plan is envisaged to decrease the physical examination of goods which is time consuming as well as costlier besides causing port blockage
The program has been carried out originally at KICT, SAPT terminals of Karachi port as well as at QICT, Port Qasim with impact from 19th April, 2021 for commercial basic materials and also radical reduction in clearance time of such consignments has been observed.