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Air Cargo

Summer 2016 Volume 2

routes and capacities. Dependency on
multiple systems causes high turnaround times, and slows down conversion of bookings into real business. For
many cargo carriers, a lack of visibility
into route performance can result in
revenue leakage through a number of
causes. These range from unnecessarily shipping low-yielding freight
on in-demand routes to underutilized
allocations driving load factors below
par. Lack of visibility and centralized accountability also often prevents carriers
from being able to respond to shipment
disruption. The results are lost capacity
and expensive and unnecessary claims
from customers. Innovative reservations software solutions can transform
booking and inventory management
capabilities. By providing real-time
visibility into rates, routes and capacity, these solutions prevent booking of
low-yielding freight into valuable space.
Operations
Accurate insights into weights and
volumes at every stage of the shipping
// Software platforms can be valuable tools to
preventing revenue leakage, but carriers need
to choose the right ones for their operations.

process are key to preventing revenue
leakage. Where these insights are unavailable, a number of familiar problems arise.
Available space on equipment can
be blocked when booked weight and volume exceeds actual air waybill (AWB)
weight and volume. Expensive offloads
are caused when booked weight and
volume is less than actual AWB weight
and volume.
Revenue leakage flows from undercharging when AWB weight and volume
is less than actual weight and volume.
Inaccurately logging and charging for
value-added services throughout the
shipping process can be another cause
of lost revenue. Failure to capture
details on freight damage at origin can
result in claims at destination, creating
additional costs.
As a single stop for capacity and revenue management, specialized software
solutions include an advanced capacity
management desktop that provides integrated, real-time insights into capacity
and allocation utilization.

Billing
For many carriers, lack of visibility and
centralized control can mean that incorrect details, such as weights and volumes,
are sent to the billing system. Additional
revenue leakage arises when there is no
means of easily and accurately capturing
value-added services for billing purposes, as well as when the correct rates for
special products are not charged.

By helping to prevent
revenue leakage, these
solutions create exciting
opportunities for boosting growth in a tough
operating environment.
Advanced software solutions can
drive billing effectiveness and accuracy
by enabling carriers to make changes
in real time and vastly improve overall
responsiveness.
Air cargo transports approximately
35 percent of the world's trade by volume. It's a hugely important industry,
and Accenture's research shows that
carriers are under mounting pressure
to increase profitability in a competitive and increasingly volatile marketplace. These findings underscore a
commitment to creating software that
brings agility, efficiency, and precision
to all aspects of cargo operations. By
helping to prevent revenue leakage,
these solutions create exciting opportunities for boosting growth in a tough
operating environment.
Ganesh Vaideeswaran is a managing director for Accenture Freight and Logistics Software. For more information, the full Accenture
2015 Air Cargo Research report is available at
www.accenture.com/2015AirCargoSurvey.
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