Tag: Air Freight

Forwarders happy to let shippers use air freight booking platforms

By Alex Lennane 24/06/2020 Air freight booking platforms have resisted the urge to allow shippers to book online, fearing a backlash from carriers. However, some forwarders say they have no objection to shippers accessing prices, having held tripartite discussions for years. “I would have no issues with a carrier advertising directly to shippers,” said one independent, medium-sized forwarder. “We would either be transparent with the client and agree a margin, which...

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