Silk Way West Airlines partners with WebCargo for an air cargo booking platform to provide access to real-time pricing and booking across their fleet for over 10,000 freight forwarder offices globally.
“It has become clear that the pandemic and increased global logistics demand has accelerated the need to offer digital booking capabilities for air freight. Building on the strength of a full freighter network, Silk Way West Airlines looks forward to the new year by extending greater service accessibility and capacity visibility to our customers 24/7,” said Wolfgang Meier, CEO and President of Silk Way West Airlines.
Demand for Digital Air Cargo via the WebCargo platform has soared during 2021, with over 10x growth on a strong 2020, resulting in hundreds of thousands of eBookings on WebCargo. Airlines have also encouraged adoption, Silk Way West Airlines’ addition brings the level of global capacity across top-100 airlines digitized on WebCargo to over 35 per cent.
“In 2017, air cargo digitisation was a question of if the industry could adopt. By 2019 it was a question of when. Today, we’re asking how much faster it can go. Freighters like Silk Way West Airlines are showing that the answer is ‘faster than you can possibly imagine. We’re witnessing a massive shift towards Digital Air Cargo reflected on WebCargo’s booking and rate management platform and are proud to welcome Silk Way West Airlines to our list of innovative partner airlines,” said Manuel Galindo, CEO, WebCargo.
In October, LATAM Cargo Group teamed up with WebCargo to provide over 2,500 WebCargo forwarders real-time eBookings, access to live rates and update air cargo capacity on LATAM Cargo Group.