Saudia Cargo enters into digital partnership with cargo.one
- Transformation strategy: Saudia Cargo delivers on digital transformation and selects cargo.one as the strategic online partner for its fast-paced cargo expansion
- Lead player: one signs agreement with Saudia Cargo, expanding its Gulf footprint in line with its global 2021 expansion strategy
Saudia Cargo and leading e-booking platform cargo.one have entered into a distribution agreement to provide customers across the board with first class digital booking experience. Freight forwarders will be able to book Saudia Cargo’s real-time quotes on cargo.one within a matter of seconds and with instant confirmation.
“Saudia Cargo’s objective is to always deliver a premium customer experience. We are convinced that cargo.one is the ideal partner to perfect our digital service offer.” Omar Hariri, Chief Executive Officer of Saudia Cargo, stated. The airline strongly supports Saudi Arabia’s innovative Vision 2030. It is rapidly growing its fleet and digital transformation is key to its mission to become the region’s leading freight and logistics hub. “We will be offering customers a proven and efficient online booking platform where they have access to real-time rates and immediate booking confirmations.” Teddy Zebitz, Chief Cargo Officer, Saudia Cargo added “With cargo.one, we expect to further improve our operational efficiency. The pandemic has reinforced the importance of flexibility and speed in air cargo, with simplicity and process optimization being keys to success. Through cargo.one, we will offer our customers a fast, simple, and first-class booking experience. It will also enable us to quickly share and promote our ever-evolving freighter and passenger freighter network – such as our recently launched 5-weekly Liège-Riyadh service.”
Moritz Claussen, Founder and Managing Director of cargo.one, is delighted that the company will play a fundamental role in Saudia Cargo’s digital transformation. “We are honored and proud of the fact that Saudia Cargo has chosen us as their partner to build a core component of their digital transformation. Saudia Cargo is a prime example of an airline that leverages and augments its existing systems to take a leap into the future of capacity distribution and pricing. We look forward to working in close collaboration with Saudia Cargo and its general sales agents around the world to jointly ensure that customers will always enjoy a first-class booking experience.”
With Saudia Cargo on board, cargo.one is expanding its footprint in the Gulf region, and strengthening its market position as the leading distribution channel for cargo airlines.
The airlines’ capacity will become available on the cargo.one platform in the second quarter of 2021, giving freight forwarders additional access to routes across the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, and the USA.