German Customs IT problem hits Frankfurt cargo import clearance

A German Customs computer problem has caused a backlog of import cargo at Frankfurt airport.
Customs clearance of import cargo at Germany’s and Europe’s number one cargo hub was hit from Friday (July 8) evening due to the unidentified IT problem, which is still continuing today, according to reports from Germany’s DVZ newspaper, a sister publication to Air Cargo News.
Updates to follow.

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