Kale Logistics announced today that Azmar Air – Iraq went live on its Airport Cargo Management Software-GALAXY. The system meets all global standards/ requirements on e-freight to support the business of an Airport Terminal operator / cargo ground handler. GALAXY is being used by leading Airport cargo Handlers worldwide like – Bahrain Airport Services, Mumbai International Airport and all leading International airports in India, Lusaka Airport- and Ndola Airport at Zambia amongst others.
Azmar Air at Sulaymaniyah Airport- Iraq currently manages entire gamut of operations related to handling of cargo, passengers, terminal, and recruitment of GSAs for airlines amongst other activities. Azmar has plans to expand its services to serve different airports both Domestic & International and hence they were clear about adopting a comprehensive IT system to automate their Airport Cargo Ground Handling Processes.
Azmar Air did a thorough evaluation of all the available IT systems currently in use at major Airports before they zeroed in on Kale’s GALAXY solution. They required a system which would enable them to handle the cargo in compliance with local regulations and global messaging standards. Azmar wanted to opt in for an IT solution that would help them to handle all Airport terminal requirements like- e-freight compliance, warehouse management, vehicle management, ability to offer real-time updates to their trade partners and carry out EDI messaging amongst others.
Mr. Indrajit Marath, General Manager- Cargo Village said, “We chose GALAXY over other well-known applications because this system meets the requirement of Cargo Handling in its entirety. It has been around in the market for long and has a good service name. We found the layout of the system to be simple and relevant to airport cargo flow. The process flow is well documented and users find it uncomplicated to follow the activities. Since going live, we are now able to automatically capture all data, do better flight planning and plan the operations in advance. Our customers including airlines, forwarders, GSAs are happy to see online updates and track shipments. More importantly, we attained this without having to increase our staff count.”
Mr. Vineet Malhotra, SVP Kale Logistics Solutions said “We are happy to see more and more international Airport Operators and GHAs coming on board GALAXY, with Azmar Air being the latest welcome addition. GALAXY being a comprehensive web-based solution incorporating global best practices fit in very well with the needs of Azmar. ”
Kale’s state-of-the-art ground handling solution ‘GALAXY’ handles different categories of cargo like General, Hazardous, Valuable (Precious) etc. as per the normal handling done by Air Cargo Handlers. It automates the operational processes and provides quick and comprehensive information on consignment status, cargo tracking and terminal operations to customers as well as the management. It supports the airport in controlling the movement and storage of cargo at the warehouses and managing the transactions. GALAXY-GHA can integrate easily with other airline and ground handling systems to facilitate smooth flow of cargo information throughout the value chain.