The need for air cargo is said to rise in the coming years. This means a robust cargo handling software that streamlines operations and optimizes operational efficiencies will be the need of the hour. Traditionally, the air cargo industry was haunted by disintegrated functions which led to several downfalls. The need of the hour is investment in technology to ensure smooth operations and a future-ready air cargo industry with paperless trade.
Our client is a leading and one of the most successful examples of integrated services in the Turkish civil aviation industry.
Our client had control over the major portion of air cargo process in Istanbul Airport. Yet, with technology becoming a norm and carriers as well as freight forwarders switching to new and latest technology, their legacy needed to be reemphasized. Moreover, physical documentation has been delaying processes. Also, there was a lack of cargo visibility with challenges on milestone tracking capabilities. Therefore, it was essential to move on the path of digitisation stay relevant in a fast transforming world.
Kale Logistics Solutions was seen as the go-to IT service provider for the client when it came to technology transformation. Kale’s proven track record of providing air cargo management system to cater to regulatory requirements and highly automated processes.
Kale’s flagship Air Cargo Management SystemGALAXY is currently live at 80 airports globally. Some of the renowned Ground Handlers and Airlines have chosen GALAXY facility that paves way to improved productivity and efficiency.
With the implementation of GALAXY, the client could achieve
Kale’s GALAXY was the right fit solution for the client’s expectations. This led to effective management, seamless status updates of the cargo movement within the air cargo environment. Also, it was integrated with ERP systems of airlines, Customs systems.
Moreover, it is equipped with a Web portal for round the clock tracking. The invoicing for storage and handling charges are now calculated by the system automatically. Also, the periodic invoicing for cash and credit to customers/agents is automated in the GALAXY. Therefore, Kale enabled Paperless Trade for the client with less scope of manual documentation errors.
A new business requirement came up to handle e-commerce shipments in imports at piece level as against normal cargo.
GALAXY in quick time responded to this requirement and addressed this by developing ‘Piece level’ handling by enhancing the Imports module for Courier and allowed upload function thereby reducing the processing time considerably.