CargoAi adds rates management module

Users of www.CargoAi  can now view and manage all cargo rates directly while an integrated Booking allows freight forwarders to make an e-booking request directly via the platform to all airlines. Detailed cargo capacity booking requests with flight, dimensions and rates are sent to any airline or GSA via a standardised e-mail (or FFR in booking systems). For airlines and GSAs who don’t have an eBooking API available, this allows them ... [+]

PD Ports community system goes live

PD Ports, the Statutory Harbour Authority for the River Tees, has successfully rolled out a Port Community System in partnership with the port of Rotterdam. The system provides users with a single, dynamic source of vital information including live shipping movements and weather data, with over ... [+]

Denmark’s Billund airport signs up for Champ

Billund Airport in Denmark has signed up for Champ’s Cargospot Handling digital solution, moving away from a long-term provider. The solution will be used by its handling agent, Cargo Center Billund (CCB) as a step towards paperless handling of over100 airlines and 50 international forwarding ... [+]

Blockchain speeds freight through Egypt’s ports

The Government of Egypt will implement new Blockchain-based trade facilitation technology in October. The Advance Cargo Information (ACI) system will help fully automate the customs process for all goods entering the country. Electronic data will identify goods before they are shipped, enabling goods to be checked ... [+]

Freight finance firm appoints chief for Europe and beyond

Freight finance specialist PayCargo has appointed Christian Dornhaus as managing director for Europe, the Middle East, India, and Asia (EMEIA). He brings over two decades of experience in the logistics and freight industries, most recently as vice president of sales Europe at UPS company Coyote, as ... [+]

Forward Solutions offers end to end solution

Freight software firm Forward Solutions has extended its services into digital supply chain management.The technology provider (previously known as Forward Computers) has launched Forward Vision - a web-based portal allowing customers of Forward Office to manage their entire supply chain, from purchase order to delivery.Forward ... [+]

IAG goes live on CargoAi

IAG Cargo’s global capacity is now available on the platform. It allows freight forwarders to obtain quotations and booking in over 60 countries for British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, Vueling, and LEVEL services. [+]

DHL offers digital ‘closed shop’

DHL has added a ‘Closed Shop’ feature to its Saloodo! freight platform that makes easier for shippers to find carriers that match their transport needs. Companies can now offer their transport orders to pre-selected transport service providers on demand, worldwide. The closed user group gives ... [+]

Gulf Air renews Cargospot deal

Gulf Air has signed renewed its agreement with IT specialist for CHAMP for its Cargospot suite, including airline, handling, and revenue accounting. The Bahrain-based carrier will also implement the newly developed ebooking engine, Cargospot Portal, as well as Cargospot Business Intelligence. [+]

Digital director for Xpediator

Central and East European specialist forwarder Xpediator has appointed Lucy Wain as group digitalisation director, responsible for digital transformation and enhancement of customer application tools. Prior to joining Xpediator, she was commercial development director digital transformation at engineering and design firm WS Atkins. [+]