Tag: digital

e-CARGOWARE expands innovation team as Steve Hill joins as an advisor

Digital cargo platform e-CARGOWARE has expanded its innovation team by cementing a collaborative and advisory role with Steve Hill through his consulting business Top Tier Associates. Hill is one of air cargo’s most respected and experienced IT professionals and has been a regular contributor ...

Freightos launches airfreight and rate booking portal – WebCargo Sky platform

Freightos has launched the WebCargo Sky platform - a free service giving forwarders instant access to rates from more than 370 airlines and real-time e-booking. By using the platform - forwarders can instantly price airfreight shipments from nearly every global airline, and book real-time capaci...

Panalpina developers tackle traceability in pharma product supply chains

A team of Panalpina IT developers from Basel and Lisbon will take a crack at creating solutions for better traceability and authentication within pharma product supply chains. They will take up the challenge to advance real-world blockchain solutions and join other competing teams at the Swiss B...

Finnair Cargo signs up to digital booking platform cargo.one

Helsinki-bsaed Finnair Cargo has boosted its digitalization efforts and has announced it is partnering up with digital booking platform cargo.one. In doing so, the airline said it empowers freight forwarders to digitally book spot market capacities at live prices and with direct booking confirmat...

IATA: e-AWB monthly rate falls 1.3% in November

The electronic air waybill (e-AWB) penetration rate reached 57.2 per cent in November 2018 - a 1.3 per cent fall on October and well below the 2018 end-of-year target of 68 per cent, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its monthly report. The top two performing airl...

DB Schenker partners with Magento to boost e-commerce offering

DB Schenker has signed a strategic partnership with e-commerce platform provider Magento to equip small and mid-size merchants with a powerful new extension. The forwarder said combining DB Schenker’s fulfilment experience with global logistics markets with the powerful customization and flexib...

Agility to invest $100m in digital logistics platform Shipa

Agility will invest $100 million over three years to launch digital logistics platform Shipa.com that lets businesses, entrepreneurs and consumers manage their freight, e-commerce, and urban deliveries online. The company's chairwoman Henadi Al-Saleh said: "Shipa.com makes life easier through tec...

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