Risk Management

Become a TAC Index subscriber and gain access to actionable market data.

  • Access the TAC Index and BAI suite of products:
    TAC Freight TAC Energy TAC Space  Baltic Exchange Air Freight Index
  • Continuous market price discovery throughout the calendar year,
    capturing weekly market price volatility.
  • Trade Air Freight Forward Agreements.
  • Access market data through the TAC Index API. This enables
    seemless integration of the data directly into your data management systems.
  • Benefit from ANP (Actual Net Price) Data – the cost between Airline & Forwarder
    over the actual weight, rather than the chargeable weight.
  • Highly volatile market. Annualized air cargo price volatility between
    20-180%.

Actively manage exposure and price as market moves

Use indexation and AFFAS, physical contracts can be more price efficient, and less likely to break down

Underlying market worth US$110bn in 2020* (Boeing). This creates risk management business opportunities

User Cases

  • An airline can protect against downside risk, but also take advantage of upside opportunities.
  • A freight forwarder may fix costs and revenues, but also exit fixed pricing subject to market liquidity.
  • A shipper can negate adverse price movement over a particular time period, whilst retaining optionality between providers and become genuinely competitive against the marketplace.

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We have followed and worked closely with TAC for a while and know they have the right protocols in place to deliver a reliable and accurate index against which financial risk management tools can be settledquoteclose

 

Michael Gaylard
Head of Commercial Strategy, FIS

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