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Air Freight Sourcing Optimization and Automation

Advance your air freight procurement.

For buyers of air freight transportation, Keelvar’s solutions are well suited for optimizing and speeding decisions given the turbulence and constraints within this mode of shipping.

Learn more about how our sourcing optimization and intelligent automation products help customers today.

Air freight transportation continues to be a challenge for procurement teams. With limited carriers along key routes, capacity contingent on flight volumes and cargo space, rate changes, and fast transit time, sourcing the movement of goods by air involves a complex combination of decision factors.

Buyers must dynamically react to ever-evolving market conditions outside of annual contract agreements. Keelvar gives our customers the solutions to meet those challenges. We offer modern, intuitive sourcing optimization and AI-backed automation to give you an advantage.

Air Freight Sourcing Automation Improves Agility and Quality

Keelvar’s Air Freight Sourcing Bot helps buyers rapidly respond to market changes with intelligent automation that delivers:

Spot bidding events launched in minutes

Sourcing event triggering based on market conditions and demand

Event creation automated from your existing air freight RFP templates

Event lifecycle management and auto-piloting

Carrier invitations and recommendations

Carrier and buyer messaging and feedback

Carrier bid input control and validation

Review of bids and optimized award scenarios

Negotiation traceability and compliance

AI that learns and improves over time

Why Keelvar for Air Freight Sourcing?

Keelvar offers an industry-recognized combination of sourcing optimization and intelligent automation that is proving its value for our air freight sourcing customers. Our advantages in this category:

Automation of optimization event startup and workflows to advanced AI-powered Air Freight Sourcing Bots.

Experienced professional services team to help with Air freight sourcing event on-boarding and success.

Proven customer successes in large-scale, strategic Air freight events to frequent mini-tendering.

Air Freight Complexities Get Optimized

Keelvar helps air freight buyers make optimal decisions given a range of category-driven price and non-price inputs, including:

Limited number of potential carriers

Size of spend

Number of routes

Alternative routes

Volume and type of items shipped

Capacity constraints

Rate fluctuations

Time-constrained cargo flow

Aircraft type (cargo, passenger, charter)

Material handling needs

Intermodal needs

Service and delivery commitments

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