29/11/2018 – Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and cargo.one — auf Deutsch lesen
Digitalization of logistics industry
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and cargo.one sign cooperation agreement driving digitalization of logistics industry forward
After a successful joint assessment phase, the globally active logistics service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics signs a cooperation agreement with cargo.one, the digital cross airline booking platform founded in 2017. cargo.one enables Hellmann Worldwide Logistics to book air freight capacities fully digitally in the future via the platform in real time at dynamic live spot rates for its customers. cargo.one is the first platforms of its kind to offer freight forwarders an online booking service for air freight.
A pioneering role in the digitalization of the logistics industry
As a logistics service provider that focuses on innovation, Hellmann is one of the first customers of the Berlin-based company and thus plays a pioneering role in the digitalization of the logistics industry. Initially, Hellmann will use the carrier-independent platform throughout Germany before implementing the tool across its network in a worldwide roll-out.
For Bart de Vries, Chief Operating Officer Air & Sea at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, the cooperation represents a progressive step towards greater transparency, efficiency and customer orientation: "With cargo.one, digitalization has arrived in air freight. As an innovative company, it is important to us, that Hellmann is at the forefront here. With cargo.one, we will be able to compare capacities and prices even more transparently and quickly in the future and realise freight space at top rates for our customers. I am convinced that this will accelerate our processes and further optimize them for our customers."
cargo.one-co-founder Moritz Claussen comments on the cooperation: "We are delighted to have convinced Hellmann, a leading and forward-looking global logistics group, of the advantages of the cargo.one- platform and our offering. For airlines, cargo.one offers an even more attractive distribution channel thanks to the cooperation with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics." The two companies will work together to bring the capacities of other airlines onto the booking platform.