IndiGo chooses SmartKargo

New Delhi Oct 9 India’s largest airline IndiGo has partnered with SmartKargo, an innovative cloud-based air cargo management solution, to power the future growth for its end-to-end air cargo & logistics business. IndiGo operates on a fleet size of 189 aircraft including 47 new generation A320 NEOs, 127 A320 CEOs and 12 ATRs, across 57 destinations – 49 domestic and 9 international. IndiGo will deploy SmartKargo for its cargo business across all destinations, including domestic and international operations.

Mr William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said- “IndiGo cargo has ambitious plans to grow its revenues and remain competitive in this fast growing area. We needed to have a state of the art technology platform that was fast to deploy and easy to use. SmartKargo includes the local as well as international features needed for our business. Especially important for us was to adopt to best practices in the air cargo industry and deploying SmartKargo can bring us closer.”

SmartKargo is an air cargo platform that is 100% cloud-based. It has a rich set of features which are available to support business areas such as Bookings, Capacity, Pricing, Schedules, Operations, and end-to-end Cargo Revenue Accounting solutions. The solution comes with a built-in powerful and interactive data visualization platform and real-time track and trace feature. It’s the most comprehensive end-to-end air cargo management solution available in the market. It delivers all shipper-to-receiver functionality on a scalable and robust infrastructure platform.

Mr Mohan Kash, MD of SmartKargo India added- “With our unmatched cloud-based technology and out-of-the-box deployment approach, our customers have significant improvements in key performance indicators, in three main areas:

• Real-time and complete visibility – resulting from SmartKargo’s fully integrated platform for all cargo functions

• Higher flown- as booked (FaB), because better and real-time information empowers cargo personnel to make value added decisions and provide better customer service

• Higher yields- resulting from SmartKargo’s real-time interfaces with the passenger system, as well as GSA ability to access the system for bookings and more accurate capacity utilization and revenue management.”