CargoBooker online for agents
19 / 02 / 2008
DESCARTES CargoBooker, a basic airfreight electronic booking service aimed at small- and medium-sized airfreight forwarders, is now available.
This service, part of the Descartes GF-X Exchange, enables forwarders to access air cargo carrier information to make electronic bookings 24 hours a day, seven days a week, via a simple web browser.
“Our focus is to bring together transportation carriers, logistics intermediaries and their customers of various sizes and complexities in shared-services environment using standardised business processes,” said Vincent Ryan, vice-president, global freight exchange at Descartes. “CargoBooker is designed to reach small- and medium-sized airfreight forwarders to increase user adoption of electronic bookings in the air cargo industry.”
“Descartes CargoBooker is a time-saving, easy-to-use tool, which enables us to submit bookings to a large number of airlines,” said Sander Halkes, export supervisor, VCK Logistics. “This easy-to-use, web-based solution helps automate our shipment management process.”
The Descartes GF-X Exchange and Descartes CargoBooker are part of the Descartes Global Logistics Network, which enables the world’s leading transportation providers to connect to their trading partners and reliably exchange information to drive delivery performance and high levels of customer satisfaction.