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Move to All-in Air Cargo Rates May Result in a ‘big accounting mess’ for Forwarders

(Alex Lennane – The Loadstar)

While major forwarders have broadly welcomed a move, by two airlines so far, to all-in rates, one executive has warned that different pricing systems could become complicated.

“If every carrier charges in a different way, it’s going to be difficult for forwarders and their accounting systems,” said the air cargo veteran.

“Some carriers will struggle to put this into place,” he added. “An airline like Emirates is sophisticated enough to handle it, and ensure the air cargo contribution is right. But many others won’t be able to – and then what happens? Click here to read more.