Air Canada joins IATA cargo rates program

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Air Canada Cargo has joined IATA’s Net Rates air cargo rates platform.

IATA Net Rates supports real time rates distribution, dynamic pricing and booking, and is available worldwide.  

Under the TACT Air Cargo Solutions umbrella, freight forwarders can access the latest information on rates, rules, tariffs, schedules and compliance information, that can be accessed online or integrated with customer systems, accelerating the distribution of rates to market while simplifying and reducing the cost of rate handling procedures.  

For air carriers IATA Net Rates automates rate distribution on a stable and secure platform, making is simpler for freight forwarders of all sizes and in all markets, to gain rate information.

“IATA is very pleased to welcome Air Canada Cargo to the IATA Net Rates platform to support its cargo rates distribution processes. We look forward to future collaboration with Air Canada Cargo,” said Frederic Leger, interim senior vice-president commercial services and president, CNS.  

“We are delighted to be working with IATA Net Rates as we continue our digital evolution. Through IATA Net Rates, Air Canada Cargo will be able to securely automate its rate distribution to freight forwarders around the globe,” said Matthieu Casey, senior director, cargo global sales and revenue optimization for Air Canada Cargo.

“This initiative comes at an opportune time for Air Canada Cargo as we grow our business with the upcoming arrival of new dedicated freighter aircraft.”

IATA (International Air Transport Association) represents some 290 airlines, comprising 82 percent of global air traffic.