13 March 2017, Johannesburg: Leading IT systems provider to the travel, transportation and logistics industry, IBS Software, has won the prestigious International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo in the category ‘International IT Systems Provider of the Year 2016 in Africa’. The award is instituted by Mumbai based STAT Trade Times, an international multi-modal transport media specializing in air cargo, with a world-wide readership of over 125,000. The award, based on an independent world-wide online poll, was announced on the sidelines of Air Cargo Africa 2017, a premiere global industry event attended by leading personalities from the air freight industry including leading airlines, industry consultants & experts, airports and other service providers. IBS’ Middle East and Africa Region Head Abhilash Francis received the award from Liana Coyne, COO/Director, Coyne Airways at the Gala Award ceremony held at Barnyard Theatre, Rivonia, Johannesburg
Developed in collaboration with leading airlines, iCargo is the leading cargo management solution in the industry. The highly modular solution supports all the IT needs of air cargo management in a single, fully integrated platform and can be tailored to suit specific customer needs. Capable of addressing the requirements of all kinds of cargo operations – large or small, combination or pure freighter, LCC or full service - iCargo now powers the cargo movement of over 25 leading airlines across the globe making it the leading cargo management solution for the air transportation industry.
“It is a privilege to receive this award. To be recognized by the stakeholders of the industry is the best in class is truly gratifying. The innumerable accolades the solution have earned over the past years leaves no doubt about its standing in the market. Our investments in the solution will continue to ensure that its competitive edge remains unparalleled“ said Ashok Rajan, Head of Airline Cargo Services, IBS Software.
IBS’ air cargo management solution, iCargo, was selected as the ‘Airline Product Innovation of the Year 2015’ by CAPA – Centre for Aviation and by Singapore based media Payload Asia as the ‘IT Provider of the Year’ for five consecutive years from 2012.