Tokyo International Airport to operate on IBS 'iCargo' solution

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Thiruvananthapuram, May 28 (UNI) The IBS, a leading provider of IT solutions to travel, transportation and logistics sectors, today announced a deal with Tokyo International Air Cargo Terminal Limited (TIACT) for implementing 'iCargo,' a new cargo management system, at the Haneda International Airport, Tokyo.

The 'iCargo,' built on latest technology, would provide an integrated system to optimise operations, enhance profitability and provide the calability to manage increasing volumes of cargo and business growth, IBS Chairman and CEO V K Mathews told newspersons here.

The 'iCargo' would help in managing ground handling and warehousing of all cargo processed through the airport and provide tools to improve service levels and productivity, he added.

He said ''Japan's two leading carriers, Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) and All Nippon Airways (ANA), have alraedy placed their confidence in iCargo to manage their cargo businesses. This deal would highlight the growing acceptance of the IBS's new-generation cargo solutions in Japan.'' It was also a major opportunity to provide added value to airports' operations and establish a new standard for the efficient integration of airport cargo terminal operations with the cargo business of airlines, he said.

TIACT President and CEO Terutake Kato said Haneda Airport had great potential to become the main portal to Japan in the near future.

ICargo's cargo terminal operations module would provide a wide range of web-enabled features, including delivery of shipment to the consignee.

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