Saturday 22nd Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Air cargo booking system from Descartes

Descartes has unveiled the latest version of its Global Freight Exchange (GF-X) air freight electronic booking portal.

It provides an on-line cargo reservation system where air carriers and freight forwarders can complete electronic air cargo bookings.

Descartes says This release offers enhancements on usability, such as navigational changes, book-marking, single sign-on for multiple roles and real-time confirmation of bookings, enables the system to be more intuitive and user-friendly. Changes to the allotment booking functionality enables the freight forwarder to make single bookings against a template without the need to bulk-load.

Users of Descartes’ airfreight products include American Airlines, Air France, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, DHL, Kühne +Nagel, Lufthansa, and Panalpina, among others.