Kale Logistics Solutions partnered with Atlanta International Airport to develop North America’s first Airport Cargo Community System. The platform ensures transparency and reduction in dwell time, logistics cost and efforts. It aims at eliminating duplicate data entry work, excessive documentation, address the congestion issues and enable better supply chain planning. Apart from the other functionalities, Advance and Recurrence slot booking, Dock Management, Vehicle Token generation and Vehicle Tracking are the key features of the solution.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest and most efficient airport in the world and, by some accounts, the best in North America. ATL is the economic jewel of Georgia, generating a $34.8 billion economic impact for metro Atlanta and providing more than 63,000 jobs on-site, making it the state’s largest employer. With its capital improvement plan ATLNext, a 20-year blueprint for growth, the Airport is poised to modernize its Domestic Terminal, expand its cargo operations and concourses.
Congestion flare-ups at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL) that are delaying air cargo shipments underscores the broader US challenge serving up higher transportations costs to shippers, in addition to pressures from steeper fuel prices and higher trucking rates. The delays all add up to wait time surcharges and in some cases storage expenses tacked on to already steep transportation bills that can disrupt logistics budgets.
Kale Logistics Solutions partnered with Atlanta International Airport to develop North America’s first Airport Cargo Community System. The ACS aims at establishing not just a data sharing platform but a full functional digital system that provides several features and benefits to each stakeholder in cargo like the shipper, consignee, forwarder, customs broker, ground handling agents, trucking companies, GSAs, security agencies, regulatory agencies, airlines, bonded truckers etc. It went live in Nov 2019, which was preluded by a parallel run for 2 weeks days.
CAPELLA was the right fit for the client because it included all the functionalities that they were looking for such as cross-stuffing, MDT – gate in / gate out done directly by gate operator (thereby minimizing manual work), RS module which were necessary for their ever-increasing scale of operations.