Thiruvananthapuram/Frankfurt, July 1 (IANS) Lufthansa Cargo has gone live with Technopark headquartered IBS’ iCargo IT solution at 120 stations in its network, including its three hubs of Frankfurt, Munich and Vienna.
Frankfurt is not only Lufthansa Cargo’s main hub for its global operations, but also one of Europe’s busiest cargo gateways.
In an IBS press release issued in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday, this massive transformation was achieved through a seamless system cutover, with Lufthansa Cargo Frankfurt operations in full swing and without major business disruptions.
Karl-Rudolf Rupprecht, member of the executive board of Lufthansa Cargo said IBS has had the best offering in the industry and our decision to jointly execute the project has verified to be the very best.
“iCargo has proven to be the right product regardless of station or hub size and delivered countless value driving functionalities. The modernised IT platform from now onwards acts a lever, enabling us to efficiently introduce innovation and continuously the best products for our customers” said Rupprecht.
The iCargo system will be operated by around 4,500 Lufthansa Cargo users across the world and will support the global cargo operations of Lufthansa Cargo to over 300 destinations spread across 100 countries.
VK Mathews, executive chairman, IBS Group said the successful cutover is a testimony to IBS’ capability, professionalism and commitment to support the requirements of global organisations such as Lufthansa Cargo, renowned for its disciplined business practices.
“iCargo will, I am sure, add significant business value to Lufthansa Cargo to achieve increased operational efficiencies and growth,” said Mathews.
Headquartered at the Technopark campus, IBS Software is a leading global provider of new generation IT solutions to the global travel, transportation and logistics industry and operates from nine business centres in the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East and Africa.