The organizational transformation that accompanied TradeNet implementation resulted in significant gains for both the public and the private sector in Singapore. Launched inTradeNet integrates import, export and transhipment documentation processing procedures and enables the trade and logistics communities to fulfil their trade formalities.
The January-March Singapore Customs newsletter also mentioned that the team has engaged the TradeNet front-end solution providers, TradeXchange value-added service providers, and various competent authorities early, to ensure business continuity when the NTP is launched.
TradeNet is the National Single Window for trade declaration. Data services will provide translation of data into standardised digital formats.
Value-added services We had also asked Singapore Customs about future potential applications or services. The trading community, comprising the private-sector organizations, benefited in terms of increased competitiveness.
In addition, NTP will be developed on an open architecture where third party solution providers or IT developers can leverage the toolkits provided to develop new services and applications based on market needs.
Journal of Management Information Systems 13 4 : To enable their development, NTP has been designed as an open platform.