CHAMP Cargosystems today announced it has won another new customer and secured a $1.2 million, five-year contract to automate fully all aspects of Air Algerie’s cargo operations.
Zoheir Houaoui, Cargo Director, Air Algerie said, “We have been a long-time customer of SITA and the CHAMP subsidiary convinced us with the advanced functionality of the total solution proposed and future development plans. We also believe it is cost effective and totally reliable with full redundancy back-up and excellent provision for disaster recovery.”
Major elements of the complete suite of solutions being provided for Air Algeria include Air Cargo, ULD (Unit Load Device) Manager, Cargo Revenue Accounting system and Global Cargo Community Service and CargoWEB.
“We are very pleased to be in a position to announce our first major customer in the Middle East since the creation of the new joint venture CHAMP Cargosystems. We anticipate that this will make a significant contribution to improving the timeliness and accuracy of the information needed by the airline’s management. It will also put them at the same level of automation as our other air cargo customers and ahead of the competition enabling Air Algerie to expand its cargo business,” said John Johnston, CEO of CHAMP Cargosystems.
CHAMP’s business case focused on better visibility of flight and shipment data; better sales control; reduced distribution and processing costs.