Avianca Cargo to expand digital reach with cargo.one
Partnership enables airline to broaden digital footprint & target thousands of forwarders using cargo.one worldwide
cargo.one announced a global partnership that brings Avianca Cargo, the Colombian national carrier's cargo division, to the marketplace for digital air cargo bookings.
"cargo.one will comprise a key component of Avianca Cargo's multi-channel digital distribution, and support the airline in its ambitious digital transformation and growth plans," says a release from cargo.one.
Avianca Cargo offers 42 destinations in 23 countries, leveraging a fleet of five modern freighters in addition to Avianca's large passenger fleet, the release added. "The airline has hubs in San Salvador (El Salvador), Lima (Perú) and Bogotá (Colombia) as well as operation centres in Miami (USA), Medellín (Colombia), Quito (Ecuador) and Mexico City (Mexico). For many freight forwarders, Avianca Cargo offers important and attractive capacities between Europe and the Americas."
Gabriel Oliva, CEO, Avianca Cargo says: "In Avianca Cargo, we are transforming our business through digitalisation. We are committed to offering our customers a reliable service with more options every day. Partnering with the top portals of the industry will allow us to continue strengthening our position as one of the leading carriers in the region and provide users the opportunity to find rates and available capacity in real-time, book our products and receive an immediate booking confirmation."
Moritz Claussen, Founder & Co-CEO, cargo.one, adds: "Following extensive partnership experience with the world's leading carriers, we are delighted to expand Avianca Cargo's digital footprint to thousands more forwarders in all corners of the world. As a digital leader, cargo.one teams will support Avianca Cargo to drive customer centricity, and navigate the technological and organisational steps needed to gain maximum advantage from their digital distribution."
With its integration, Avianca Cargo also benefits from cargo.one's long-standing partnership with IBS Software, allowing the airline seamless and low maintenance back-end connectivity with the marketplace, the release added.