Turkish Cargo will soon provide global forwarders the ability to conduct real-time eBookings, access live rates, and see available air cargo capacity through WebCargo, a Freightos Group company. This provides critical agility as air cargo contends with unexpected shifts due to the global pandemic.
As Christian Tesch, Director Airfreigt Carrier Relations & Procurement at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics said, “Live access to capacity and price supports our ongoing commitment to provide Hellman customers with outstanding service. We’re delighted to see Turkish Cargo on Webcargo.” Turkish Cargo will first roll out on WebCargo in Spain and India, and will be quickly followed by roll outs in several more countries. With the airline’s shift to global eBookings, more than 20% of global air cargo capacity will now be digitized, providing more than 2,000 WebCargo forwarders customers across over 10,000 global branches with instant access to capacity and pricing.
Turhan OZEN, Chief Cargo Officer, Turkish Airlines remarked as follows; “Effective leadership is required to handle the customers constantly diversifying demands accurately across the air cargo industry. As the air cargo brand with one of the widest networks in the world, we focus on digital solutions. We are pleased to partner with WebCargo to provide digital connectivity for our customers as part of our commitment to constant innovation in offering the best service possible.”
“In the past year, eBookings have increased tenfold on WebCargo, making it clear that the future of air cargo is digital” said Manel Galindo, CEO of WebCargo “We’re incredibly proud to partner with Turkish Cargo, one of the most impactful and influential global cargo airlines, to launch eBookings for forwarders around the world.”
About Turkish Cargo:
Providing air cargo operations to more than 300 destinations, 97 of which are the cargo destinations, in 127 countries around the world, Turkish Cargo operates with its fleet of 365 aircraft, 25 of which are freighters, at its hub in Istanbul that connects the continents with its strategic importance. Turkish Cargo, the fastest growing and developing air cargo brand of the world, aims to become one of the top 3 air cargo brands in 2023.
About WebCargo, a Freightos Group Company
WebCargo® is the most advanced digitization platform for logistics service providers. WebCargo Air is the leading platform for live air cargo rate distribution and bookings between hundreds of airlines and 1,900+ forwarders. Partners using fully digital eBooking and rate distribution on WebCargo include leading airlines, like Lufthansa, Turkish, Etihad Cargo, Air France KLM, IAG Cargo, SAS, Qatar Airways, and AirBridgeCargo. Logistics providers who are IATA members can access dynamic capacity, pricing, and eBooking by signing up at webcargo.co. WebCargo AcceleRate® is the leading platform for enterprise freight forwarders to manage rates and automate sales, spanning ocean, air and land. Customers include Hellmann, Nippon Express, DSV Panalpina, and dozens more.
WebCargo joined Freightos Group in 2016. The Freightos Group also operates freightos.com, the world’s largest digital freight platform for the trillion-dollar international shipping industry, and the Freightos Baltic Index, the only daily container index, in collaboration with the Baltic Exchange. Founded by serial entrepreneur Zvi Schreiber, Freightos is a logistics technology pioneer with a worldwide presence, and has raised $92 million from leading venture funds, including GE Ventures, Aleph and the Singapore Exchange.