Trusted data for the
Air cargo market intelligence: helping
clients make the best airfreight decisions
What We Do
TAC Index provides independent, accurate and actionable global air freight data, allowing our customers to make comparative, cost effective and intelligent air freight decisions.
Calculating Agent for
the Baltic Exchange.
The Baltic Exchange entered into a multi-year co-branding agreement with the TAC Index. Baltic Exchange is the Benchmark Administrator. TAC Index is the Calculating Agent.The new index is the Baltic Air Index (‘BAI’) powered by TAC DataTM.
Actionable data sets
TAC Index data has been purpose built for a number of uses, by both industry end users and the financial markets. Data sets are published each Monday at 17:00 GMT.
Never before has such timely, high quality and actionable data been available to market users. TAC Index data sets are used for benchmarking, modelling, dynamic price modelling, as a macroeconomic indicator and more.
TAC Index currently produces three products; some live and others in last stage development. TAC Freight tracks general cargo pricing; demand, while TAC Space tracks theoretical air cargo capacity; supply. TAC Energy tracks fuel surcharge data.
Airport-to-airport general cargo pricing index tracking volatility across the major air cargo trade routes. Data used for benchmarking and risk management purposes.
Fuel Surcharge pricing index tracking volatility on a global and country level. Your source for centralised Fuel Surcharge information.
Theoretical capacity tracking solution using real-time satellite data. An innovative way to understand fluctuations in air cargo capacity flows.
TAC Index data trusted by:
Both data sets are generated using similar methodology. As the BAI is a financial compliant, fully audited index for the settlement of financial contracts they are obligated to produce a handbook, the latest version can be viewed here.
No – these user types can only access the TAC Freight data as a subscriber.
This data is available to all users on a subscription basis.
The data is taken from the Master Airway Bill (MAWB) between Airline & Forwarder.
TAC Index is an independent price reporting agency that is fully antitrust compliant. The data sets are produced weekly using only transactional data obtained from the MAWB. The data is filtered, cleaned, checked and verified before publication each Monday at 17:00 GMT making the unbiased data sets extremely valuable at point of publication.