TAP Air Cargo kicks off the new year with real-time pricing, availability, and eBookings via WebCargo.
Lisbon/Barcelona – TAP Air Cargo announced that they are offering freight forwarders real-time eBookings, access to live rates, and real-time booking across North and South America, Africa, and Europe to thousands of freight forwarders via WebCargo, a Freightos Group company.
In a move that will enhance customer experience and operational efficiency, TAP joins WebCargo’s existing carrier network with a unique mix of both passenger and freighter aircrafts, with a focus on Europe.
The past year has proven that finding digital solutions to support the constantly changing air cargo landscape is absolutely critical. We are pleased to partner with WebCargo to provide the best service possible for our customers through accurate, updated quotes and eBooking capabilities.Miguel Gomes,
Global Chief Cargo Office TAP Air Cargo
WebCargo is the leading Digital Air Cargo eBooking solution used by more than 2,000 forwarders worldwide, across well over 10,000 global branches. Manel Galindo, CEO of WebCargo added, “In 2020, we’ve seen the number of eBookings on our platform increased by over 10X. We are pleased to be partnering with TAP Air Cargo, a company that understands the importance and significance of embracing digital solutions as we enter the new year.”
About TAP Air Cargo
TAP Air Cargo is a business unit of TAP Air Portugal, a 75-year-old company that has been under significant transformation over the last 5 years.
Against this background, TAP Air Cargo is looking into the most advanced digital tools in the market to secure 24/7 availability and full transparency towards customers.
The airline covers 90+ online destinations and 250+ offline destinations. With one of the newest aircraft fleets (average < 4 years), TAP Air Portugal is a reliable and competitive partner for its customers’ cargo.
Specialized on several verticals such as Pharma, Perishables, Valuables and Mail, TAP Air Cargo has a significant market share connecting its Lisbon hub to Brazil (13+ daily flights), North America (4+ new destinations in 2019/2020), as well as Africa. TAP Air Cargo combines the global reach of its network with an extraordinary availability and proximity, taking customer-centricity as a key element for further development.
Passion is a key driver for TAP’s success – always looking at security and sustainability as key values in the daily work to earn their customer’s trust.
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 2,000+ forwarders. Partners using fully digital eBooking and rate distribution on WebCargo include leading airlines, like Lufthansa, TAP Air Cargo, Etihad Cargo, Air France KLM, IAG Cargo, SAS, 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.