March-April 2003 edition
To provide a hassle-free and prompt service to the trade, cargo that requires special handling were informed well in advance for prior arrangement of the cargo handling equipment and the operators. The working hours for customs and AAI is from 0800 hrs to 2200 hrs. The processing of the documents during the pre-lunch session is low. To avoid the artificial congestion of documents at the counters and other operational activities, all trade bodies should consider the opinion of utilisation of prelunch sessions.