The TAC Index publish weekly average general cargo prices on major global origin destination (OD) pairs.
The TAC Index uses secure web-based technology with rigorous and transparent processes to compile and publish reference prices (“Indices”) for clearly specified products. The published indices are highly representative of physical spot market transaction prices. They are calculated using actual transaction data submitted by global air forwarders active in the relevant product markets. All data providers are anonymous and actual transaction data remains completely confidential.
The compiled index prices use transparent and verifiable processes that are fully auditable, providing market participants with confidence in their objectivity and making them suitable for financial instruments.
The TAC Index has no financial interest in the prices of the products for which it compiles indices. The TAC Index are a neutral and impartial organization in accordance to antitrust requirements.
DEFINITIONS: Each city pairing definition will be defined according to standard route market prices.
ADDITIONAL INDICES: Other indices will ultimately be established such as Fuel Surcharge Index & Global Indices.
SUBSECTOR INDICES (only available to data providers).
Subscribers to the TAC Index will receive key information on a weekly basis, regarding the most up-to-date industry pricing available on our lanes. This information can be accessed at any time from anywhere in the world using our website portal and subscriber account details. Subscribers can sign-up for individual or multiple lane data, depending on which information is most relevant. All TAC Index data can be requested in CSV format.
The TAC Index brings clarity to the benefit of all concerned parties with respect to air cargo pricing. This clarity is good for the industry as a whole, and is a valuable tool for individual companies interested in this segment. The TAC Index welcomes all potential Data Providers and assures complete anonymity. The more Data Providers that participate in the TAC Index, the more it will improve for both subscribers and providers. To register as a Data Provider, please enter all relevant details on the registration page and a representative of the TAC Index will be in contact within 5 working days to complete the registration process.