JetBlue Cargo, via AeroNex Cargo, has announced it will be gradually rolling out access to instant pricing, booking and payments for forwarders in the United States on WebCargo by Freightos (Nasdaq: CRGO), the cargo booking platform used by over 10,000 forwarding offices globally.
Domestic cargo plays a key role in US trade, reaching over 20 billion cargo revenue ton miles in 2021. As air cargo expands across a range of sectors, freight forwarder demand for transparent, efficient pricing and booking is driving innovation at top airlines.
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JetBlue leverages a fleet of Airbus A320 and A321s to offer 1-day, 2-day and 3-day cargo service across over ten North American airports. With WebCargo, forwarders will be able to improve air cargo efficiency by accessing an industry-leading aggregation of carriers.
This partnership, which will roll out in early 2023, helps forwarders provide more efficient and competitive service for customers. Combined with WebCargo Pay, WebCargo’s integrated payment solution, forwarders can further improve booking efficiency.
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“With air cargo being the fastest growing business segment in the aviation industry during and after the pandemic, taking this step of joining the WebCargo platform will allow JetBlue Cargo customers to access their cargo bookings in a matter of seconds. I am confident that with a great partner like WebCargo it will allow us to better serve our customers. We are excited to participate in this technological tendency that is the beginning of the future of online cargo bookings,” Patricio Sepulveda, Founder and CEO of AeroNex Cargo, JetBlue’s exclusive cargo representative, said.
“Moving air cargo efficiently and competitively is critical for increasingly complex supply chains,” Camilo Garcia, VP Global Business Development at WebCargo, added. “We’re excited to partner with JetBlue and AeroNex Cargo to scale eBookings and payments across our network of over 10,000 forwarding offices, and especially to our 7LFreight users in North America.”