Border gate congestion warning function launched

January, 28/2022 - 19:23
A new warning function for cargo congestion at border gates was launched on the national single window portal on Thursday, said the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

 

Vehicles wait for customs clearance at Hữu Nghị border gate in northern mountainous Lạng Sơn Province. — VNA/VNS Photo 

HÀ NỘI — A new warning function for cargo congestion at border gates was launched on the national single window portal on Thursday, said the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Information on vehicle traffic at border gates is now publicly updated in real-time on the portal at vnsw.gov.vn.

The status of vehicles at the border gate is shown with four levels: red (highest warning level with over 5,000 vehicles), orange (from over 1,000 to 5,000), yellow (from over 500 to 1,000), and green (under 500).

State agencies, businesses, and drivers can access the portal using computers or smart devices.

The function has been implemented by the general department and the Ministry of Finance in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport’s Directorate for Roads of Vietnam.

It aims to help prevent congestion of goods and vehicles at border gates, save logistics costs, and minimise related damage and risks. — VNS

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