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No International or regional Air cargo discussion or conference is complete without a session or track on Digitisation and Sustainability. But will digitisation really drive this industry to the next level of growth and innovation? This is a question that we look for an answer in today’s blog… Very few people know that a cargo community system around an airport or...

  According to the 2022 Global Gender Gap Reports released by the World Economic Forum, India still has a long way to go on gender equality journey, as it ranks 135th out of 146 on a global rank. But new-age organisations are now creating a gender-equitable workplace that show an improvement in how to promote a gender-neutral workplace.   Kale Logistics Solutions is...

Accelerating growth and fostering innovative practices with technology adoption  Logistics industry is among the most complex and is seen as a catalyst to growth in several economies. Even though cross-border trade volumes are soaring year-on-year (except the slowdown during the COVID-19 pandemic), the industry is not realising its true potential due to lack of visibility, lack of efficiency due to poor...

It has been a year since the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced the FAL mandate to implement a Maritime Single Window (MSW) at ports globally. However, the Maritime world has yet to seriously note the mandate and rapidly implement a single window system. According to an industry report, less than 30 per cent of Ports worldwide have made efforts to implement...

Despite possessing the same level of drive and determination as their male counterparts, women leaders struggle to advance in their careers due to obstacles that stand in their way. Therefore, it is essential for these women to seek out companies that prioritise employee well-being, diversity, equity, and inclusion. By doing so, women leaders can thrive and significantly contribute to their...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]A study conducted by the Female Quotient (FQ) and Cisco in November 2022 surveyed 3000 working women from ten countries. The findings revealed that a majority of working women, 61 per cent in their personal lives and 65 per cent in their professional lives, feel resilient. Meet Prisha Bahrani, a Senior Programmer Analyst...

The notion of ports being ‘gateways’ to just a particular city, region or nation has been vastly expanded in the 20th and 21st centuries; ports are now both entry and exit points that service the entire world. Port community systems (PCS) have been operating in this area for more than 20 years, with recent and key developments working at the...

According to a study by a leading business school, it is believed that 85 per cent of women choose family over work, which is considered the number one barrier to their career advancement. However, some overcome this thought and tend to achieve something beyond their comfort zone by still managing their day-to-day life. Meet Preeti Gupta, Senior Programmer Analyst at Kale...

  Software as a Service, or SaaS, emerged as a trend post-2010, and it has been growing exponentially since then. SaaS as an industry is worth US$193 billion; over the past seven years, it has grown nearly 500 per cent. Driving this humongous demand is the need for inexpensive software products that will be available on demand.   While finance and other major...

  Several dubious practices are employed by various stakeholders involved in the maritime trade. Disputes can arise either by innocent mistake or deliberate attempts. The industry needs standardisation across all functions, and addressing malpractices in ship-shore operations is one among them. International Maritime Organization’s amendment to FAL convention in May 2022 came with five specific objectives. The most important is addressing...

  Kale has developed technology interventions for airports and ports that eliminate paper-based systems, reduce congestion, and decrease cargo wait times. With Kale's cargo community systems, supply chain actors can exchange real-time information on cargo movement, allowing for seamless integration and coordination between different stakeholders. These systems are already live at airports and ports around the world. By implementing these systems,...

  Kale Info Solutions (Kale), the North American subsidiary of Kale Logistics Solutions, is taking the company's aligned vision of giving back to the community. In Atlanta,  Kale undertook a series of community forward activities, which included giving away hundreds of gifts to first graders, walking for breast cancer awareness, and actively taking the Breast Cancer Awareness Month initiative forward. Toyland, formally...

[vc_empty_space height="20px"] More than 200 marine and shipping accidents occur annually, and at least 30-40 crew members sustain injuries and fatal incidents. In addition, cargo theft is becoming prevalent, with US and Canada reporting around 20 per cent increase in thefts and supply chain risks in 2022. The industry and the regulators have long introduced new rules and mandates to tackle...

[vc_empty_space height="20px"] 7 out of 10 working professionals acquire new skills that are beyond their understanding once they start working in a corporate environment. However, only a few of them successfully go ahead in their respective careers. One such working professional is Priyanka Kapse, Senior QC Associate at Kale Logistics Solutions. She has always delivered on time the best solution with...

[vc_empty_space height="20px"] Illicit trade accounts for US$2.2 trillion, which is 3 per cent of the global economy, according to World Economic Forum. Ironically, despite having strict global regulations and frameworks for export import operations, illicit trade thrives and maritime trade is the first victim. In order to combat this long sustaining activities, a one stop solution is needed so that the...

[vc_empty_space height="20px"] Imagine a world of cargo where shipments are talking to each other and move by themselves without human intervention. This imagination is soon to be a reality in the coming years, where air cargo will move autonomously from origin to destination without paper or human handling. As digitalisation accelerates the pace of change for Air Cargo, technology is now...

[vc_empty_space height="20px"] Consistent learning is something that propels your growth in the corporate world. A study suggests that constant learners thrive in a corporate environment ten times more than others. Why? Because they become more organised and adaptable to perform under pressure. One such professional is Tejasvi Bhosale, the Senior Programming Analyst at Kale Logistics Solutions. Throughout her journey in the...

[vc_empty_space height="20px"] The past couple of years have seen some intense action and reflection. We have seen a global pandemic, geopolitical tensions, supply chain disruptions, cryptocurrency rise, and many other public and private upheavals. As the dust settles and a clearer picture of the world emerges, we believe we stand at the threshold of great opportunity and growth. As we begin the...

[vc_empty_space height="20px"] Having weathered the storms of Covid-19 and the Ever-Given blockage in the Suez Canal, maritime trade has been impacted by an unprecedented heatwave in China, which has caused disruption to vital logistical routes. At the UK port of Felixstowe – which handles almost half of container freight entering the UK – ships have been unable to dock due to...

[vc_empty_space height="20px"] Implementing project management practices successfully in an organization by understanding industry best practices is a skill that only a few possess. And the ones who do so become the most unflinching leaders who show the way forward for the organization. Archana Gupta, Project Management Head at Kale Logistics Solutions is one such professional. She joined Kale in 2016 and since...