GVK MIAL becomes India’s first airport to launch cargo app
DEC 10, 2015: Mumbai International Airport Private Limited (MIAL) has launched a mobile app for cargo operations at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA). The app will include several features in addition to all the important functionalities of GVK’s air cargo community portal GMAX , which has been operational since December 2013.
The app will offer different levels of authorised access to the cargo terminal operators , customs , custom brokers , airlines , freight forwarders , shippers/consignees and other statutory bodies , thereby affording greater visibility into cargo operations and tangible cost and resource benefits.
The mobile app will enable end-to-end tracking of shipment for end users and help all the members of the logistics chain in planning their resources. In addition, it will provide complete visibility of shipment/ vehicles within cargo terminal.
The app also enables Export general manifest (EGM) tracking, which can expedite the export incentive realisation process. The app launch comes at a time when the Government of India has been advocating the need for a ‘Digital India’.
GVK MIAL is the largest air cargo airport in India contributing around 33 percent of international cargo volume.