Tuesday, May 28, 2024

The big interview with Manel Galindo of WebCargo by Freightos

With over 1,400 freight forwarders and 300 airlines using its system, WebCargo is moving away from being just a freight management system to help digitalisation of the air cargo market. Speaking to Air Cargo Week’s deputy editor, James Muir at air cargo Europe, Manel Galindo, CEO of WebCargo by Freightos explained that the company initially […]

WebCargo and United Cargo to open online portal

United Cargo and WebCargo by Freightos will work together to design and release a new online portal based on WebCargo Horizon. The online portal will provide customers with expanded on-demand booking, dynamic pricing and real-time updates on United’s global cargo network. The portal is the first of many digital transformation strategies for the carrier, with […]

Forwarders get instant rates with WebCargo Sky

WebCargo by Freightos has launched the WebCargo Sky platform, a free service giving forwarders instant access to rates from more than 370 airlines and real-time eBooking. With WebCargo Sky, forwarders can instantly price airfreight shipments from nearly every global airline, and book real-time capacity on airlines including British Airways, Iberia, Air France KLM and Lufthansa. […]

AFKLMP teams up with WebCargo to offer dynamic prices

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has teamed up with WebCargo to offer live rates, assess capacity and secure cargo bookings on specific flights to forwarders. Last month, a pilot between Panalpina, WebCargo and AFKLMP ushered in a new era of digital sales, and now WebCargo’s other customers can benefit from improved visibility, instant booking and […]

Shippers look to the sea as airfreight rates remain sky high

Shippers are increasing looking to switch from airfreight to ocean as air rates continue skywards and congestion at airports around the world, according to the Freightos International Freight Index. In its Freightos Index Update W49 2017 report, it says rates are sky-high, with significant congestion in the run-up to Christmas affect domestic and international freight […]

Airfreight capacity in Europe hits its limit

Airfreight in Europe has hit capacity for the first time in at least ten years and it has seen some shippers paying sky-high air rates to get their shipment loaded, according to the Freightos International Freight Index. Freightos Webcargo chief executive officer, Manel Galindo says: “While ocean freight rates are still tanking, airfreight is at […]