Cathay Pacific deploys the Descartes air freight tracking solution as part of the new Ultra Track service
WATERLOO, Canada –
July 7, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX: DSG), the global leader in the union of logistics-intensive companies in commerce, announced that Cathay Pacific Cargo, a global provider of air freight services, uses Descartes Core Bluetooth Low Energy (Readers, Tags and BLE Network) ™ as part of the Ultra Track cargo tracking service recently launched by Cathay Pacific. The Descartes solution helps Cathay Pacific provide its customers with the location and status of real-time shipments for airport-to-airport trips of high-value goods such as electronics, perishables and pharmaceuticals, which may include vaccines.
“With our new Ultra Track service, we offer our customers the most advanced tracking of the location of their shipments in real time, as well as shipment conditions such as temperature, light, vibration and humidity. ”Said Frosti Lau, Cathay Pacific General Manager Cargo Service Delivery. “Descartes’ innovative BLE-based air cargo tracking solution and close working relationship has enabled us to make Ultra Track available at 29 airports in our network and to help customers manage the shipment of COVID vaccines. “
The Descartes Core BLE air cargo tracking solution is designed to help airlines, such as Cathay Pacific, provide their shipper and shipper customers with end-to-end visibility into shipments. Descartes Core BLETM tags provide the location and state of the state that is captured by Descartes Core BLE ™ readers. Readers are part of the Descartes Core BLE Network ™ and a Descartes Global Logistics Network ™ service. Shipment status can be tracked, whether in the air or on the ground, to help the air cargo community automate end-to-end tracking of cargo location and status information. shipping, such as precise temperature, movement, shock, light and humidity.
“We are delighted to help Cathay Pacific introduce its Ultra Track service to the global air cargo market and support the movement of essential pandemic vaccines,” said Scott Sangster, vice president of global logistics service providers at Descartes. “With many types of cargo, the condition of the shipment is as important as its location. Descartes helps the air cargo community provide robust end-to-end shipment visibility for safer and more efficient air cargo logistics operations. “
Click on here to find out more about Cathay Pacific Cargo’s Ultra Track service using Descartes’ air freight tracking solution.
About Cathay Pacific Cargo
Cathay Pacific Cargo operated a full cargo program using its fleet of 14 Boeing 747-8F and six 747-400ERF (Extended Range Freighter). It has also operated thousands of pairs of passenger-only cargo flights, some with cargo loaded in passenger cabins, and has chartered hundreds of pairs of flights from its all-cargo subsidiary Air Hong Kong to add additional air cargo capacity. . For more information visit www.cathaypacificcargo.com.
About Cathay Pacific
The Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Group offers scheduled passenger and freight services to destinations in Asia, North America, Australia, Europe and Africa. Cathay Pacific is one of the largest international air cargo carriers in the world, operating a dedicated cargo fleet to 46 destinations.
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