By Rob Corder
Emirates SkyCargo will give Tejari.com users the ability to integrate transportation into their B2B transactions.
Emirates SkyCargo has become the first transportation and logistics provider for the Tejari.com online marketplace.
The partnership will mean that buyers and sellers making B2B transactions using Tejari.com will be able to integrate the logistics of transportation into a deal using SkyCargo’s services.
Buyers can procure through Tejari.com and use a hyperlink to SkyCargo’s website to check schedules, book, transport and track their goods using either an air waybill number or a Job Reference Number.
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Emirates, said: "Emirates is a provider of leading edge solutions for airlines and airports and their customers. I am pleased that Emirates SkyCargo is supporting Tejari.com in this way and placing SkyChain, the most advanced automation system in the world. at the disposal of Tejari.com users."
Emirates SkyCargo also provides users with a seamless communication tool, SkyChain Online, which gives the options of using Internet based on-line chat, mobile, email or fax. Niranjan Navaratnarajah, cargo systems and revenue planning manager, said: "We are providing a unique opportunity for the Tejari population for the transportation of their procured goods at the click of a button. This service will be migrated to a seamless integrated process in the next phase."
The Emirates Group is also using Tejari.com for its own procurement processes. The group uses the exchange for buying non-aircraft items such as computers, stationery and furniture.