For businesses in the USA, moving cargo just got easier. Known for offering digital logistics solutions, the world’s no. 1 LCL consolidator, ECU Worldwide, has added another unique value-added service to its digital logistics platform, ECU360. The new digital air freight service will help streamline the shipping process for businesses of all sizes.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics, air freight accounts for approximately 35% of the total value of U.S. international shipments. However, traditional air freight processes can be slow, lack efficiency, and are costly, making it challenging for businesses to move their goods quickly and cost-effectively.
However, ECU360’s new digital air freight service helps circumvent these challenges and enhance efficiencies.
ECU Worldwide leverages technology to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of air freight operations. The cutting-edge ECU360 streamlines the entire air freight process right from quoting to booking and includes real-time tracking and live schedules. Through the latest technology, the company aims to offer a faster, more efficient, and cost-effective way to move goods globally.
Although known for exceptional ocean freight services, ECU Worldwide which recently made its foray into air freight has already provided air freight services to 780 US customers, exporting to 310 airports across 174 countries.
Commenting on its benefits for businesses, Jitesh Shetty, Global Head – ECU360, ECU Worldwide says, “With the gaping opportunity in the US market, opening air freight services to customers on ECU Worldwide’s digital logistics platform – ECU360 is the right strategic move, as this will fulfill the urgent needs of businesses to transport high-value equipment, perishable goods, pharmaceuticals, and other time-sensitive cargo quickly and efficiently, contributing to the growth of various industries and the U.S. economy. We are strong on LCL network and will soon launch air imports on our platform. In addition to this, the digital platform also offers domestic trucking and insurance, which enhances our range of value-added services.”
Creating value for businesses
Air freight is not the only ancillary service offered by ECU Worldwide. For the US market, it also offers domestic trucking.
The service, which was launched in 2022, in partnership with ECU Trucking, a digital trucking service, has been a huge success. The platform’s user-friendly interface makes it easy for customers to navigate and manage their shipments, while ECU Worldwide’s logistics experts are always available to assist.
Real-time tracking and transparent pricing give customers complete visibility of their shipments, enabling them to make informed decisions and manage their supply chain more efficiently.
Building on its digital-first approach and initiatives to transform global logistics, the new digital air freight solution by ECU Worldwide, not only enhances the seamlessness of cargo movements, but also offers strong viable options with air freight and trucking services, helping customers streamline their shipping services in the USA.