Accelya in full membership upgrade with Cargo iQ
26 / 04 / 2023
Global software and technology solutions provider Accelya has achieved full member status of Cargo iQ, it was announced at the World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Istanbul.
Accelya joined Cargo iQ, the IATA supported not-for-profit membership group, in 2007 as an associate member.
Accelya will become a Cargo iQ Data Management Platform (CDMP) provider, bringing shipment movement visibility to airlines, and driving enhanced quality in the supply chain.
Said Prakash Sonpatki, SVP, Software Development, Cargo for Accelya: “As a leading software and technology provider to the air cargo industry, we are pleased to strengthen our commitment by developing our own Cargo Data Management Platform (CDMP-C).
“This solution is built on event-based architecture, and with this platform, we are confident that we will continue to significantly contribute to our Industry’s quest towards enhancing its service quality and ultimately improving customer satisfaction and retention.”
Accelya join’s Cargo IQ’s 60+ members worldwide – including airlines, forwarders, GHAs, IT companies and airports – as part of the organization’s mission to define the processes behind the air transport of cargo to measure success and continuously improve the value of airfreight for customers.
Together they represent 12m airport-to-airport shipments measured annually, four million door-to-door shipments measured annually, and annual data exceeding 110 million lines per year.
This development follows Accelya developing the specifications to offer its solution to airlines, and additionally the completion of a quality audit to acquire Cargo iQ certification as a CDMP provider and full member.
Over 250 airline customers count on Accelya, with operations spread across nine countries and employing nearly 2,500 professionals worldwide.
To maintain full member status, Accelya will undergo regular audits and must comply with the Cargo iQ Quality Management System requirements.
As a full member, Accelya will also participate and vote at Cargo iQ’s AGMs and Working Groups and will help to steer Cargo iQ’s strategy, nominate candidates for Board membership, and vote to elect Board members.
Said Lothar Moehle, Executive Director, Cargo iQ: “By becoming a full member, Accelya gains access to Cargo iQ’s network of industry leaders, and we can work together to evaluate and define new industry standards, as well as receive regular training sessions to increase our own knowledge and technical abilities related to air cargo transportation.
“Accelya’s vision has aligned with that of Cargo iQ since they first joined as a member more than 15 years ago, and they are now in a position to offer their CDMP services to Cargo iQ member airlines.”