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Kuala Lumpur | Berlin, September 15, 2021 – As part of its digitalization agenda, MASkargo has entered into a distribution agreement with leading e-booking platform cargo.one. The aim is to bring a first-class digital booking experience to MASkargo’s customers and to expand its presence in key cargo markets. Freight forwarders using cargo.one will soon have access to MASkargo’s real-time rates and capacity at the click of a button and receive immediate confirmation of their bookings. cargo.one will benefit from MASkargo’s network into Asia and Australia, as it delivers on its global expansion strategy.
“At MASkargo, our strategy is to deliver a first-class customer experience by way of a continuous innovative digital solutions cycle. We are delighted to partner with cargo.one to augment our domestic digital offering to a premium global presence by bringing our real-time rates and capacities to this innovative and rapidly growing online booking platform”, Mark Jason Thomas, Chief Commercial Officer at MASkargo, explains.
“Over the past months, cargo.one has already helped shape our strategy and I believe the team’s expertise and analytics will be crucial in supporting our shift towards a digital-first business model going forward. The platform will increase the airline’s service quality and efficiency, and the ongoing partnership support and access to data will also enhance MASkargo’s ability to manage digital sales channels and drive market relevance”.
“Not only will we reach a larger booking audience by extending our network visibility to cargo.one’s strong global user base, but we are also keen to benefit from being at the forefront of the platform’s imminent expansion into new markets, particularly within Asia”, Mark Jason Thomas confirms.
“In line with our Asia expansion strategy, we aim to partner with forward-thinking and customer-centric airlines. We are therefore especially pleased to welcome MASkargo as our latest airline partner, with its strong Asia and Oceania network,” says Moritz Claussen, Managing Director of cargo.one.
“We look forward to working with the MASkargo team in serving their customers’ needs in the best way possible and developing the future of digital cargo in Asia together.”
MASkargo and cargo.one are now working on integrating their systems and look forward to bringing MASkargo capacities to forwarders before the end of 2021. The new partnership will provide cargo.one users with additional access to 20 of the most sought-after routes on cargo.one to Asia and Australia, with destinations such as CGK, SIN, CAN, and SYD, to name just a few.