Siginon Aviation signs on Kale’s GALAXY – Air Cargo Management software for Ground handling in Kenya

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Siginon Aviation signs on Kale’s GALAXY – Air Cargo Management software for Ground handling in Kenya

19 Mar, 2020

Mumbai, February 19, 2020:  Kale Logistics Solutions, a trusted IT Logistics partner for Fortune 500 companies worldwide has collaborated with Siginon Aviation an award winning ground handler in Kenya to provide a comprehensive air cargo management system for their operations in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi and Eldoret International Airport. Siginon Aviation is one of the 4 licensed ground handlers in Kenya that takes pride in Powering Trade for customers by delivering world-class ground handling service that catalyzes the success of their customers.

Siginon Aviation is IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operators (ISAGO) certified and currently handles multiple global and regional freighters. In the statement, Meshack Kipturgo, Managing Director says, “ Our commitment to our customers is to consistently offer a service that is in tandem with the evolving needs in the ground handling industry, we selected GALAXY – a web based air cargo management system, which offered a robust system that ensures our airline customers’ needs are met proactively and effectively.”

GALAXY is one of the most holistic cargo handling software covering comprehensive operations for import, export and transit. It incorporates several next generation features like Mobile App, Customer Portal, Hand-held based app and EDI with Airlines. With GALAXY, users can experience complete automation, clear visibility, control, collaboration and seamless integration within the stakeholder network. It is used at 80+ airports in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India. For Siginon Aviation, GALAXY provides the benefit of better business intelligence and visibility, multiple data entry, ensures achievement of airline SLAs, 100% process automation, support for Siginon’s digital strategy, proactive messaging to customers post departure, and financial integrations to Siginon’s SAP ERP system amongst others.

Speaking on the development, Mr. Vineet Malhotra, Director, Kale Logistics Solutions said, “We are truly delighted to collaborate with Siginon Aviation in its digital ambitions and strategic growth in Kenya and the region. The African region is the world’s last untapped air cargo market, with next-gen system like GALAXY we see this region leapfrogging many years on technology adoption and digitization.”

About Kale Logistics Solutions:
Kale Logistics Solutions is a trusted IT Logistics partner for several Fortune 500 companies worldwide, offering a comprehensive suite of IT solutions for the logistics domain. With in-depth domain knowledge and technical expertise, the company had been able to create a suite of comprehensive IT systems and Community Platforms, which offer a single electronic lodgement capable for supporting operational flow, percolating data to various stakeholders and facilitating paperless exchange of trade-related information between various stakeholders. Kale’s community and enterprise solutions cater to a wide network of Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) who have strengthened and improved their operational and business capabilities. With offices in Thane, Mumbai, Delhi, Dubai and Mauritius, and 500+ clients worldwide across 56+ global locations, Kale Logistics Solutions is on a steep growth curve.

About Siginon Aviation:
Siginon Aviation is the ground handling arm of Siginon Group; a leading player in the East Africa transport and logistics industry. Siginon Aviation operates 2 air cargo terminals in Kenya, located in Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) and Eldoret International Airport in Eldoret. Siginon Aviation emerged the overall winner in the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) inaugural Airport Business Excellence Awards (ABEA), scooping additional awards in, leadership, customer focus, people, marketing and cargo firms. The terminal has also been awarded by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) for being the most supportive cargo handler in JKIA.