Matt Petot, Founder & CEO, CargoAi at IATA WCS in London

Reji John, Editor of STAT Media Group, interviewed Matt Petot, Founder & CEO, CargoAi, on the side-lines of the IATA World Cargo Symposium in London. Matt talks about the future of CargoAi and the pace of digitalisation in the air freight industry.

About CargoAi

Launched in 2019, CargoAi is on a mission to bring the best available technologies to airfreight. Cloud native and with an API-first architecture, the company is closing the technology gap and driving the enablement of an efficient and connected airfreight ecosystem.

CargoAi offers a complete range of digital air cargo solutions to freight forwarders including a SaaS booking application available either as a marketplace (CargoMART) or an API Suite (CargoCONNECT) that integrates directly into TMS and ERP systems; while airlines and GSAs can leverage CargoGATE to accelerate their digital adoption. These are complemented by AI-powered cargo business intelligence reports (CargoINTEL) and integrated sustainability solutions (Cargo2ZERO) that span the entire portfolio.

Using the CargoAi solutions, forwarders are empowered to drive every stage of the air freight procurement process with greater efficiency and visibility- from planning, booking, and executing shipments right through to monitoring cargo deliveries. The gains in efficiency, customer reach and business opportunities directly translate to top and bottom-line impact for carrier partners.

Highly acclaimed at Air Cargo India 2022 in the “Innovative Logistics Solutions in Air Cargo” category, the airfreight’s fastest growing digital enabler also won the “Digital Innovation Award” granted by Air Cargo News in the same year. CargoAi is headquartered in Singapore with teams in all continents.


The industry-first CargoTech organisation is an excellent catalyst for the air cargo industry’s digital future, as it brings together those people who, in cooperation, can trigger and implement innovative products. CargoTech is open to welcoming all companies capable of adding value in terms of product, commercial development, or adoption, and that share the desire and drive to digitalise the air cargo industry. Learn more at