Long waiting times and queues of trucks are a common situation at many border crossings and stations. The time spent in such places can cause significant delays to the supply chain and may damage the goods. Delays at border crossings have many causes, such as physical infrastructure limitations, complex and fragmented procedures, and organizational matters. To minimize delays, countries must streamline their organizations, in particular by requiring border agencies to cooperate with each other.

This itinerary will demonstrate the crucial role of efficient border crossings in reducing delays and facilitating trade.