It is from September 3 that all operations will be on the new system. This change is in line with a project to modernize the customs service, to make management more competitive freight. Among the benefits, saving considerable time because data transmissions will be almost in real time. For example, the receipt of the list of goods that can be transported aircraft well before the flight.
The authorities may also know in advance what are the products that will transit in Mauritius. Allowing the Customs Service to improve its efficiency in terms of control. Another advantage: the route of a shipment can be tracked more easily. In case of suspicion about the nature of it, the authorities have time to intervene.
Modernization of procedures for import and export as the port at the airport was transferred to the Mauritius Cargo Community Services Ltd.. It aims to provide the country with an efficient computer system to the port and airport to operate according to international standards.