E-services for cargo transportation introduced in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 7 / Trend E. Ismayilov /
By the end of this year, Azerbaijan Railways JSC plans to complete the introduction process of e-services in the field of cargo transportation, the deputy head of Azerbaijan Railways JSC Gurban Nazirov said on Friday during a presentation of the new updated version of the company's official website.
According to him, e-services in particular will provide the possibility of determining the disposition and location of freight carriages in the entire railway network.
Online services will also include services such as tariff determination, which depends upon on route and distance, and the ability to make online orders of carriages needed to transport goods.
Nazirov noted that all this will facilitate and accelerate the process of goods transportation by rail.
Previously the company introduced a system of online ticket sales.
On May 23, 2011, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree 'On some measures in the sphere of provision of electronic services to government agencies' according to which the Cabinet of Ministers was instructed to determine the rules for conduction of electronic services by central state agencies and the types of e-services in particular fields.
According to Nazirov, within the renovation of the Internet site, all necessary work has been carried out in order to make it more informative and accessible to users. Also, opportunities for further expansion of electronic services were considered.