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The new version of the Global ACEP Database has been released, paving the way for global deployment.        


The Bureau International des Containers et du Transport Intermodal (B.I.C.), with over 2000 members, is the only non-governmental organization linking all groups interested in containerization and intermodal transport: carriers, manufacturers, operators, lessors, shippers, forwarders, authorities and other international organizations.

Besides its mandate under the ISO and the WCO to allocate and protect the ISO alpha code for the identification of containers in international trade, the BIC assignment includes:


 Contribution to the expansion of safe, secure and sustainable containerization  and intermodal transport,

 Facilitation of professional discussions on all subjects connected with containers  and intermodal transport,

 Maintenance and update of specialized documentation for the benefit of its  members



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