Turkish Cargo selects cargo.one to help fuel global growth
cargo.one to be a substantial component of Turkish Cargo’s omni-channel sales strategy
cargo.one announced a global partnership with Turkish Cargo, the Turkish national carrier's cargo division, for digital air cargo bookings.
"Flying to more countries than any other cargo airline, the combination of Turkish Cargo's capacities and cargo.one's seamless digital booking experience now offers freight forwarders worldwide a valuable new proposition," says a release from cargo.one.
With 40 bookable airlines on board, cargo.one has now secured close to 50 percent of global air cargo capacity for instant booking on its platform, the release added.
Turkish Cargo is ranked 5th globally, and investments in state-of-the-art SMARTIST, its Istanbul mega cargo hub, sustainability programmes and a comprehensive digitalisation strategy has helped Turkish Cargo increase business volumes to 9.1 million tonne kilometres during 2021.
"Within weeks, cargo.one customers worldwide can book capacities across Turkish Cargo's extensive network of more than 340 destinations, 100 of direct cargo including important centres of commerce in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia."
Already flying its fleet of 20 freighters to more international direct cargo destinations than any other airline, Turkish Cargo plans to increase this from 100 to 120 by 2025, the release added.
"Turkish Cargo's partnership with cargo.one will be expanding our digital footprint and improve sales capabilities," says Adnan Karaismailoğlu, Senior Vice President, Cargo Business Development and Organisation, Turkish Cargo. "We, as Turkish Cargo, are firmly on a trajectory towards our target to become one of the top three air cargo brands in the world in line with the strategic vision. We believe that cargo.one will support us to drive this growth and further raise the bar for our customers, with enhanced innovation standards for delivering the best new digital alternatives to empower success."
Moritz Claussen, Founder and Co-CEO, cargo.one adds: "We are delighted that with Turkish Cargo, yet another major cargo airline trusts in cargo.one as a core component of its digital strategy. This is great news for every freight forwarder - no other platform offers more airlines for live booking than cargo.one, making it not just the most user-friendly, but also the most useful platform out there."
cargo.one has added many global airlines and airline groups on its platform in 2022, increasing capacity significantly across three of the most important air cargo markets: Europe, North America and Asia, the release added.