Air Asia India and Wingspan Group make smart move with deployment of SmartKargo

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Jan 25, 2017: SmartKargo, IT solution provider to the air cargo industry, has been picked by Air Asia India and Wingspan Group.

The solution provider will support end to end cargo business processes for Air Asia India.

Wingspan Group selected SmartKargo for its comprehensive and highly configurable product that is becoming a global standard for Passenger Airlines engaged in the business of moving cargo using available belly space.

Neeraj Rathe, chairman & managing director, Wingspan Group, said, "SmartKargo provides all needed software to perform complex air cargo functions literally out-of-the-box! Amongst all the Air Cargo solutions we have used in the past, SmartKargo has the highest number of configurable parameters built in. This reduces implementation time drastically in comparison to any other IT solution we have seen in this space. There is no software to install, no hardware to buy and we are in business quickly."

"SmartKargo solution has become an industry standard in this part of the world. A large number of users in the air cargo community already use the product and like the intuitive user interface. All local requirements like taxes are built-in and the product operates in a global environment too! The company's ability to scale up on demand will be very useful as we add aircraft and extend our network," said Madhukar Salla of Air Asia India.

"SmartKargo is a good fit for Wingspan and Air Asia India who desired to quickly capture our system's many benefits without having to make a large upfront investment in infrastructure, said Jay Shelat, EVP Sales & Marketing, SmartKargo.

SmartKargo is built upon leading global cloud infrastructure, Microsoft Azure. Because the Azure platform is continually evolving with emerging technology, the SmartKargo solution also updates with the platform, which means the solution is always cutting edge.

Greg Jones, managing director, Worldwide Hospitality & Transport for Microsoft, added, "Microsoft's commitment to security, privacy and control, compliance and transparency, and our investments in this space, are unmatched. Airlines and their partners in the cargo chain choose the Microsoft Cloud because it is open, flexible and has a full spectrum of services to meet their evolving needs."

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