Swiss-based Softair AG announced today that is has concluded an agreement with Singapore Airlines Cargo (SIA Cargo), a world leader in Air Cargo, for the implementation of its CARGOSPOT software as the platform for SIA Cargo’s next generation Cargo Reservations and Operations System.
The new system will provide SIA Cargo with a modern, integrated, flexible solution.
CARGOSPOT was selected after detailed study and market survey that spanned more than 3 years. “The new IT platform will position SIA Cargo to better meet the information demands of our staff, customers and business partners. SIA Cargo believes in partnering with a vendor who understands our industry; and who demonstrates commitment to continuously enhance its solution for the benefits of the community,” says Mr David Ho who heads the Business Technology Division at SIA Cargo.
CARGOSPOT, is a sophisticated, fully integrated software suite that delivers com¬pre¬hen¬sive functionality to all participants in the air cargo business. It represents an amalgam of the experience gathered in over 22 years of Softair’s exclusive focus on the needs of the air cargo industry. The easy-to-use, platform-independent, communications-centric application provides a single point of da¬ta entry and instant access to numerous key data, thus ensuring high service levels, cost-ef¬fec¬tive operations and informed management decisions in today’s highly competitive ‘environment.
“Singapore Airlines Cargo decision to deploy CARGOSPOT is an important vote of confidence for us and a milestone in a business relationship that began over 20 years ago. It reaffirms our belief that the challenging environment in which airlines operate today not only mandates cost-effective solutions with clear-cut benefits but also stable, well-funded and independent business partners with a long term track record” says Dr. Gabriel Weisskopf, Softair’s Executive Chairman.
About Singapore Airlines Cargo
SIA Cargo, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, currently operates on a global network that extends to 74 destinations in 39 countries. SIA Cargo markets the entire cargo capacity of the SIA passenger aircraft fleet on its worldwide network. SIA Cargo is a member of Cargo 2000.
About Softair AG
Since its inception in 1985 Swiss-based Softair AG, has been dedicated to the development of standard software applications for the air cargo industry. Its products, such as Cargosys, Cargo One, Handling Top and Cargospot have been licensed to over 100 Airlines, General Sales Agents, Handling Agents, Air Cargo Forwarders and CASS Systems in 75 markets on 5 continents. www.cargospot.com