WFS moves to Champ for EMEAA Cargo Management System
Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has signed a long-term agreement to move its core cargo management system in select locations to Champ.
The manager will move its management system for the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia (EMEAA) region to Champ Cargospot’s SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) solution.
The transition to SaaS will take place in October while the deployment of Cargospot Mobile will be phased over a period of time.
The mobile app will initially go live at WFS freight stations in the Netherlands, Denmark, Ireland, France, Belgium, Spain, Sweden and Italy, and will be followed by its operations in South Africa. South, Thailand and the UK in the second phase.
The company said the new software would help eliminate manual processes and paperwork and provide faster access to real-time data.
Pedro Garcia, WFS Group Chief Information Officer, said: “Standardizing the platforms we use and utilizing the most technologically advanced tools will allow us to work more effectively as a global organization. .
“Champ is a core technology provider for WFS and is already at the center of our ecosystem of applications and capabilities. She also works with many of our global airline customers, which is why we are confidently investing in this 10-year relationship. “
John Batten, Executive Vice President of WFS, EMEAA, added: “Service level agreements are so important to WFS and our customers, which is why adopting new technologies, which allow monitoring faster and better. Easily real-time information on cargo handling milestones, makes perfect sense to everyone.
“It is also essential to support the many other digital advances that we are making. These include the deployment of kiosk technologies at major WFS stations to improve our truck turnaround times, which rely on data speed and accuracy, truck slot reservations, tracking and traceability and a new service delivery suite.