A joint venture between SITA and Cargolux Airlines, CHAMP Cargosystems leads the industry in air cargo IT, providing fully managed solutions to optimize processes and increase efficiencies for stakeholders within the global freight supply chain. CHAMP appointed a new CEO, Chris McDermott, in late 2020.
CHAMP Cargosystems: powering air cargo and global trade in 2020 and into the future
Remaining the partner of choice for the world’s air cargo community, based on 25 years of serving a wide customer base across the entire supply-chain.
Spearheading co-innovation to continuously improve services for the world’s largest community of airlines, General Handling Agents (GHAs) and freight forwarders.
Collaborating with industry players to create a digital air cargo eco-system, combined with Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to exploit apps and industry data.
By the end of 2020, CHAMP’s customers included over 200 airlines, General Sales Agents and Ground Handling Agents, and 3,000 connected forwarders. The company provides cargo management applications for carriers, forwarders, handlers and general sales agents; supply chain integration services and APIs; regulatory compliance services; community marketplace services; and cargo insight services.
Renowned for its expertise, CHAMP is a much sought-after collaboration partner in the goal to create efficient digital air cargo industry operations – with extensive experience of migrating customers to its digital eco-system.
CHAMP appointed a new CEO, Chris McDermott, in late 2020.
A YEAR AT-A-GLANCE:
The world’s biggest cargo community
customers, by the end of 2020, for Cargospot, the company’s comprehensive suite of air cargo management solutions.
air cargo carriers, general sales agents and handlers, and 3,000+ freight forwarders, as part of the world’s biggest cargo community with connectivity all along the supply chain.
customs authorities now connected to CHAMP’s eCargo, to digitize processes for customs and security regulatory compliance. Airlines and GHAs submit advance cargo information to these authorities.
A YEAR AT-A-GLANCE:
Key achievements in the year
became a 2020 focus with CHAMP supporting initiatives to expand cargo capacity in passenger cabins, in response to the pandemic. Implemented remotely for CargoLogicAir and Longtail Aviation.
joined CHAMP’s air cargo community, including Qatar Airways Cargo, Oman Air Cargo, Jordanian Customs, Aviance Ghana, Longtail Aviation and Fiji Airways. Expansion in Portugal included services to TAP Cargo, SATA and Abreu Carga.
is all it will take Ethiopian Airlines to plan loads, a reduction from 90+ minutes thanks to collaborating with CHAMP to adjust its Weight & Balance (W&B) solution.
is the aim of Japan Airlines’ 2020 launch of CHAMP’s end-to-end digitalization platform for domestic cargo operations, set to revolutionize cargo processes.
saw renewed contracts from Lufthansa and Air France/KLM. The global platform for air cargo community electronic data interchange gained a new customer, Qatar Airways.
pilot project completed with Qatar Airways. IATA’s program aims to deliver an end-to-end digital logistics and transport supply chain, with data easily exchanged in a digital air cargo ecosystem.
A YEAR AT-A-GLANCE:
Portfolio and related milestones in the year
launched. Using APIs, this cargo management app on mobile devices accelerates cargo handling, flight and shipment processing.
migrations continue for CHAMP customers. Software-as-a-Service offers latest capabilities on a cloud-based platform. All CHAMP services and applications now available as SaaS.
(Application Programming Interfaces) enable use of apps and cargo industry data. 2020 collaboration with SITA to launch API Gateway with Google Cloud. Allows instant end-to-end quotations, bookings, shipment tracking, and more.
became the first customer to implement Cargospot Mobile, synchronizing smart device data directly with CHAMP’s Cargospot Handling in real-time. Other new customers: Alliance Ground International (AGI) and Saudia Cargo.
embraced CHAMP’s API Gateway to launch an air-land delivery service, connecting seven major domestic airports with land routes across Japan. Others implementing the gateway: Alliance Ground International (AGI) and TAP Cargo.e.
began in the year as CHAMP joined the digital air cargo systems company through APIs, with both partners giving users new connections and capabilities.
signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CHAMP to be the preferred partner for roll-out and testing of new cargo technologies and innovation.