DB Schenker, a global leader in logistics solutions, in partnership with American Airlines Cargo, announces an advancement in airfreight operations. The introduction of an API (Application Programming Interface) connection, introduced on November 14th, 2023, marks the next step in digitalizing and streamlining airfreight booking processes.
Benno Forster, SVP of Operations and Procurement Airfreight, DB Schenker Americas, highlights this advancement, stating, “The API connection is designed to streamline the booking process, eliminating the need for external platform logins and enabling direct access through DB Schenker’s system. This integration not only simplifies the booking experience but also ensures speed and accuracy, crucial in the fast-paced world of airfreight logistics.”
Indy Bolina, Head of Global Sales for American Airlines Cargo, echoes the sentiment, emphasizing the personalized aspect of the new system. "The API connection with DB Schenker offers a more personalized booking experience. It enables us to work closely with DB Schenker on their preferred platform, ensuring that our mutual customers benefit from the exclusive rates and efficient service that this partnership offers."
Advancing their digital connection, represents a milestone for the trustful partnership between DB Schenker and American Airlines Cargo. The API interface is a testament to both partner’s commitment to embracing digital solutions to enhance customer service. The new collaboration offers a more streamlined, accurate, and user-friendly process.
About DB Schenker Americas
DB Schenker is one of the largest Integrated Logistics Service Providers in the Americas with more than 10,000 employees in 123 locations providing over 27 million sq. ft. of distribution operations to its clients. DB Schenker’s Americas presence includes Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, United States, and Venezuela. DB Schenker offers land transport and air and ocean freight, as well as comprehensive logistics solutions and global supply chain management services from a single source. With integrated partners across the Americas, DB Schenker provides the best combination of intimate local practices knowledge and global capabilities. www.DBSchenker.com
About American Airlines Cargo
American Airlines Cargo transports cargo daily between major cities in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia. Offering a variety of products and handling capabilities, American Airlines Cargo supports shipments from life-saving pharmaceuticals to mail and e-commerce on the world’s largest passenger network. Learn more at aacargo.com.
About American Airlines Group
American’s purpose is to care for people on life’s journey. Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AAL and the company’s stock is included in the S&P 500. Learn more about what's happening at American by visiting news.aa.com and connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines.
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