WiseTech Global, Avianca Cargo team up to facilitate digital bookings

Customers of WiseTech Global’s digital platform, CargoWise will have access to Avianca Cargo’s schedules, capacity and booking

WiseTech Global, Avianca Cargo team up to facilitate digital bookings
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WiseTech Global and Avianca Cargo announced direct data integration, enabling freight forwarders to plan, book, confirm and manage shipments in real-time from within CargoWise, the industry’s leading logistics execution platform.

As part of the CargoWise Carrier Connectivity Programme, customers, which include 24 of the 25 largest global freight forwarders, will have visibility of and efficient access to Avianca Cargo’s schedules, capacity and booking to manage the full lifecycle of a shipment through to final execution and digital transmission of the Master Air Waybill, all without leaving CargoWise, says the press release.

“We constantly strive to make it easier and more efficient for freight forwarders to do business with Avianca Cargo – whether they are transporting flowers or medicines or manufactured goods. The seamless data transmission with CargoWise delivers an efficient and simplified booking experience for CargoWise customers to do business on our network,” says Paula Marcela Torres, Transformation Manager, Avianca Cargo.

Jorre Cobelens, Vice President, Logistics Data and Connectivity, WiseTech Global adds: “Avianca Cargo plays an important role as a hub for all cargo going to and from South America. With Avianca Cargo’s emphasis on special cargo, real-time access to capacity and route data as well as the ability to efficiently book and manage shipments without leaving CargoWise is critical to freight forwarders with perishable cargo. Direct data connections with air freight airlines replaces manual intervention with straight through digital processing to drive greater efficiency and accuracy across the supply chain.”

Avianca Cargo is a leader in the region with around 200 weekly freighter flights, and more than 1,300 passenger flights per week. It serves more than 70 destinations with one of the largest networks in America, and its A330F fleet has the lowest environmental impact in the region.

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