IBS bags US JetBlue’s cargo management contract

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Tvm: In a significant development that marks its deeper foray into the tough American market, IBS Software, the Technopark based IT specialists for the global aviation industry inked a deal with JetBlue Airways, the New York based low cost airlines.

Under the contract, the airlines would migrate from its legacy system to IBS’ iCargo platform to manage its cargo operations. The announcement was made in Washington DC at the recently concluded Air Forwarders Association Meeting. JetBlue is one of the leading low cost carriers in USA connecting 61 cities with over 600 flights every day.

Built on new generation technology, iCargo is an integrated solution that supports all the requirements of airlines’ freight business. The solution is designed to handle the cargo movement requirements of full freighter carriers, passenger & cargo combination carriers, ground handling agents and airports in the areas of cargo sales & reservations, CTO, Cargo Revenue Accounting and ULD Management; all in a single seamless solution. Winner of the IT Systems Provider of the Year at Air Cargo India 2010, IBS’ iCargo is fully compliant with industry initiatives such as Cargo 2000 and e-Freight. iCargo’s customers include leading names like Qantas, Tokyo International Airport, All Nippon Airways, Kingfisher, Austrian and Nippon Cargo Airlines. 

In a release Ed McDonald, JetBlue Cargo head said, “Designed for multiple users, the system is extremely user friendly, especially for a system that handles such a complex business as moving cargo. There was just no other solution that could compare with IBS’ iCargo solution.”

Akshay Shrivastava, Sr. VP and Global Head of Cargo Line of Business, IBS said, “We are delighted that JetBlue has selected iCargo to partner it in its aggressive growth plans. This decision once again underscores the compelling value proposition offered by our Cargo Management System and IBS’ competency to implement and support sophisticated solutions within scheduled time frames.”

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