Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has selected IBS Software, a SaaS solutions provider, to reform its air freight operations.
IBS Software’s iCargo system intends to establish a full digital platform that encompasses cargo sales, operations, cargo accounting, and an MSC site.
The standard product solution will reportedly enable MSC to go online faster and begin commercial activities sooner.
When completely deployed, iCargo will provide the shipping giant with complete visibility into its air cargo value chain, including sales, operations, and accounting, as well as insights for ongoing business development.
According to IBS Software, this collaboration marks an important step towards the company’s aim to achieve seamless operations across multi-modal logistics models.
Jannie Davel, Senior Vice President, MSC Air Cargo, said: “This is our first step into this market, and we plan to continue exploring avenues to develop air cargo in a way that complements MSC’s overall solutions to our customers.
“This is why we’ve engaged IBS Software in a strategic agreement to implement their industry leading iCargo platform.
“We see great potential in IBS Software’s capabilities and solutions, through which we expect to harness the power of digitalisation to help achieve MSC Air Cargo’s objectives.”
Ashok Rajan, Head of Cargo & Logistics Solutions at IBS Software, stated: “We’re thrilled to embark on this partnership and to support MSC Air Cargo’s new business objectives in the cargo industry.
“We’re confident the iCargo solution and the team that continuously innovates our products will take MSC’s multi-modal business model to new heights.”
In November of last year, MSC took delivery of the first branded aircraft as part of its new Air Cargo solution.