OAG Cargo Solutions and Air Cargo World Announce Strategic Partnership
OAG Cargo Solutions, the industry’s leading information portal, and Air Cargo World, the global news authority on air logistics and freight transport, announced today the formation of a strategic partnership. These two leading cargo brands will be pooling their collective expertise and collaborating on enhancing the services and decision-support information offered to their respective customers.
Initially, OAG will offer Air Cargo World subscribers and online users a regular update of market intelligence, sourced from its renowned database of worldwide schedules and related cargo data. Air Cargo World will provide a newsfeed to the OAG Cargo Solutions portal, which is used daily by freight forwarders to plan, price and route shipments efficiently. A number of other initiatives designed to help improve the way people do business will be introduced over time.
Mike Navin, Managing Director, OAG Cargo Solutions, said, "The dynamics of our industry demand a continuous stream of the very latest news, operational information and analysis. We are excited to begin offering OAG customers a regular news feed from Air Cargo World via the oagcargo.com portal. Conversely, our data will form the backbone of new indices and editorial analysis to benchmark and track trends for ACW readers, giving them a clear barometer of international trade, which is integral to operational planning and route development."
Steve Prince, Publisher, Air Cargo World, said, "We are certain that our alliance with OAG will bring tangible benefits to all sectors of the air logistics and freight transport industry. Our combined strengths and in-depth knowledge as the leading news provider and the leading data provider will give the entire global cargo community complete access to all the vital news and information they need to succeed."
OAG Cargo Solutions and Air Cargo World are both owned by Commonwealth Business Media,the leading information provider to the global trade and transportation market.
Notes to Editors
1. About OAG Cargo Solutions
OAG Cargo Solutions (http://www.oagcargo.com/) provides an expanding portfolio of innovative products and services to the global air cargo community. Its air freight community portal oagcargo.com includes tools for routing and shipment planning, Dangerous Goods regulations, a real-time air freight rates database, air and road schedule data, tracking and analysis solutions and multi-media cargo schedule products. Its renowned Inforwarding service has more than 30,000 registered freight forwarding and airline users in 26 markets worldwide.
OAG Cargo Solutions is a division of OAG (Official Airline Guide), a global flight information and data solutions company for the passenger aviation, air cargo logistics and business travel markets.
2. About Air Cargo World
Air Cargo World(http://www.aircargoworld.com/), founded in 1942, is the air freight industry’s leading global publication. Each domestic and international monthly issue, and its companion website, provides global airfreight news, analysis, features, special reports and statistics to logistics professionals, shippers, airfreight forwarders, importers, exporters and others who purchase transportation products and services in the airfreight sector. Air Cargo World has more than 16,500 subscribers receiving the North America edition and over 17,000 International edition readers throughout Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
3. About Commonwealth Business Media
Commonwealth Business Media Inc., a subsidiary of United Business Media plc, is the leading information provider to the global trade and transportation market with comprehensive proprietary data, news and analytical content. Its vanguard brands include The Journal of Commerce, PIERS Global Intelligence Solutions, Official Airline Guide, Aviation Industry Group, Air Cargo World, Traffic World, and a number of directory databases covering the international trade, railroad and trucking markets. The company also produces more than 30 conferences serving the international trade, aviation and maritime markets.
Commonwealth Business Media is headquartered in New Jersey, USA and employs more than 800 people in major cities throughout the United States and in Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan. For more information on Commonwealth Business Media Inc., and the products it offers, explore cbizmedia.com or call 800-221-5488 or +1-609-371-7700 outside the U.S. and Canada.