Teleport, the logistics venture of AirAsia digital, has been granted as a forwarding agent by the Malaysian Customs Department allowing it to be able to issue digital customs clearance for any shipper or recipient for its bulk or e-commerce delivery services.
In a statement, Teleport said it will be utilizing technology that was built to replace the traditional manual processes of competitors and can now provide Customs Department with accurate, fast and reliable declarations on all types of shipment.
They can also advise shippers and recipients with regards to customs requirements for cross border shipments as Teleport acts as a digital forwarder between customers and the Malaysian Customs Department.
“We are excited to be providing customers with a revolutionary customs clearance experience. What this means is lower cost and faster delivery for customers from anywhere in Southeast Asia as Teleport services will be end-to-end,” said Digital Forwarding manager, Chen Wei Kiat.
“We are also digitalizing the process by using technology for the whole import and export experience to be seamless for both the shipper and recipients. Our technology is built in-house as we aim to be a digital logistics solution provider,” he added.
With this development, Teleport Commerce Malaysia Sdn Bhd is now an approved forwarding agent by the Royal Malaysian Customs Department.