Helsinki, 8 October 2015: IBS’ air cargo management solution, iCargo, has been selected as the ‘Airline Product Innovation of the Year 2015’ by CAPA – Centre for Aviation. The award is part of ‘CAPA Aviation Awards of Excellence’ which recognizes strategic leadership in the industry and the winners are reasoned to adopt strategies that offer new directions for others to follow. The awards were announced yesterday at the CAPA World Aviation Summit in Helsinki in the presence of over 200 industry stalwarts from around the world. Rajiv Shah, CEO of IBS Software, received the award from Peter Harbison, Executive Chairman, CAPA.
The CAPA Awards for Excellence are independently researched by CAPA and Heidrick & Struggles (Chicago based executive search and leadership consulting firm) and selected by an independent elite panel of judges. Established in 1990, CAPA – Centre for Aviation is the leading provider of independent aviation market intelligence, analysis and data services, covering worldwide developments.
The month of October witnessed another significant milestone when one of the leading cargo carriers in the world inked a pact with IBS for use of iCargo in SaaS/hosted mode. The highly modular iCargo solution supports all the IT needs of air cargo management in a single, fully integrated platform and can be tailored to suit specific customer needs and priorities. Capable of addressing the needs of all kinds of cargo operations – large or small, combination or pure freighter, LCC or full service – iCargo now powers the cargo movement of over 25 leading airlines across the globe making it the leading cargo management solution for the air transportation industry.
IBS’ iCargo was adjudged by Singapore based media Payload Asia as the ‘IT Provider of the Year’ for three consecutive years from 2012, selected for the ‘Information Technology for the Air Cargo Industry Award’ by UK based Air Cargo Week in 2013 and ‘IT Systems Provider of the Year’ in 2010 and 2012 by Air Cargo India.
IBS Software provides end-to-end, new generation IT systems to the global aviation industry across all process areas – airline passenger services, cargo operations, flight and crew operations, airport operations and aircraft maintenance engineering. No other single enterprise in the world offers this range of IT products to the aviation industry.
Receiving the award, Rajiv Shah CEO – IBS Software said “I am honored to receive this award on behalf of IBS. No testimony is more rewarding than a commendation based on research by industry experts. The CAPA award is indeed a celebration of excellence and a true endorsement of the value addition we bring to the air cargo supply chain. IBS will continue to invest in technology solutions for the air transportation industry to make our offerings even more forward looking thereby ensuring that its users stay ahead of competition at all times”.