CHAMP acquires Softair
20 / 02 / 2008
CHAMP Cargosystems has acquired 100 per cent of SOFTAIR AG.
John Johnston, CHAMP chief executive officer, said: “Through this acquisition, CHAMP Cargosystems is reinforcing its long-term commitment as the leading provider of integrated solutions powering the global supply chain market for air cargo. Coupled with the significant investments in new products and services since the creation of CHAMP Cargosystems, this acquisition accelerates our vision to deliver the world’s first fully integrated enterprise model capable of powering any cargo operation to success. The acquisition enables CHAMP to expand and reinforce its addressable market to include ground handling agents, general sales agents and forwarders thereby supporting the full air cargo supply chain.”
Dr Gabriel Weisskopf, chief executive officer and founder of SOFTAIR AG, said: “The merger of these two innovative companies, makes clear business sense for both CHAMP and SOFTAIR. The combination of expertise and best of breed systems means that CHAMP can now offer both licensed and hosted software services providing benefits to all participants in the air cargo process no matter what size of cargo operation, based on an open systems platform.”