Asiana Airlines Adopts iCargo as Technology Platform


Thiruvananthapuram: IBS Software (IBS) has signed a 10-year, multi-million dollar contract with ,Asiana Airlines Cargo one of the largest cargo carriers in the APAC region, for the implementation of its award-winning cargo management solution, iCargo to manage the end-to-end cargo functions of Asiana Cargo.

Under the deal, IBS will implement the full scope of business operations of Asiana Cargo, including sales, revenue accounting, ULD management, mail management and mail revenue accounting, with a single seamlessly integrated platform – iCargo. Seoul-based Asiana Airlines is a global brand and has been in operation for nearly 30 years. Asiana is a member of Star Alliance, and currently operates 14 domestic and 90 international passenger routes and 27 cargo routes throughout Asia, Europe, North America and Oceania.

This upgrade will enable Asiana Cargo to embrace several value adding capabilities in aspects such as revenue and yield management, product management, real-time shipment monitoring and control, and advanced technology capabilities such as enterprise mobility to elevate its cargo operations to a much higher level. The iCargo platform will also enable Asiana Cargo to align itself to industry-driven standards and best practices such as eAWB and CXML.

Signing the deal in Seoul last week, Kwang-Suk Kim, Executive VP of Asiana Cargo said, “By selecting iCargo as our technology platform, we are hopeful that we would be able to cater to the demands of fast changing logistics services environment and improve our market share. We are sure that it will also bring a ground breaking improvement opportunity in reinforcing cargo operation safety and customer services.”

“This selection by Asiana Airlines highlights IBS’ ability to conceptualise and build industry-leading global solutions which bring tangible business benefits. IBS continues to invest in innovative offerings for the airline industry to ensure that our customers stay ahead in this disruptive environment. This partnership with Asiana is also a testament to our commitment to the Korean market as we continue to expand our presence in East Asia” said Rajiv Shah, CEO IBS Software.