Radhesh R Menon

API based air cargo ecosystem in the future

At a simple level, an API is a set of programming instructions and standards for accessing a web-based software application or tool. They are the sets of requirements that govern how one application can talk to another. APIs in turn are modern day equivalents of real time chat applications like snapchat, WhatsApp and so on - systems that are connected in real time with near zero delay between request and response. For instance, a travel company develops and makes available an API so that other travel companies can send information requests to its systems, and of course receive the replies, usu...
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Guest — Salil Pillai
Nicely articulated! Well done Radhesh!
Thursday, 28 March 2019 09:07
Guest — Sunil Gopalakrishnan
Air cargo industry has been pretty slow in the automation process as compared to the passenger side of the business. As you right... Read More
Friday, 29 March 2019 06:54
Vinod K Vijayan

MRO IT Strategy for the Connected Aircraft

Changes are finally taking off in the aviation industry. Digitization and digital transformation, the hallmarks of other industrial transformations over the past decade, are slowly spreading its wings. At the heart of this change is the connected aircraft. The incredible amount of data generated by modern airplanes are changing the way an airline or MRO operates, from customer care to operations to maintenance, opening up tremendous opportunities for them to be smarter and more efficient. The trend in digitization and data analytics is evident in the industry. The Oliver Wyman MRO Survey 2017 ...
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Thank you for your post, I look for such article along time, today i find it finally. this post give me lots of advise it is very ... Read More
Saturday, 18 May 2019 05:47
Radhesh R Menon

IBS Cargo Forum explores innovative value delivery through partnerships

When it comes to innovation, our heroes are those who can do more with less by Author The air cargo business is one of great opportunity in today's world, but it is not easy to figure out the nuances. As a crucial driver of the world economy, the sector should expect demand to be intensely growing every year, but the yield isn't showing such a strong trend in reality. This puts pressure on pricing as well as product to enable a significant distinction from the generic supply (stemming from ever increasing passenger aircraft bellies) that eats into the growing demand. The good news is that air ...
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Radhesh R Menon

Standardization: Enablers and obstacles in air cargo partnerships

In order to unlock its full potential in terms of service delivery quality and diversity of product portfolio, there is an urgent need to recast the air cargo fulfillment model on the basis of connected, open architecture digital platforms that enable seamless, real time communication between supply chain partners. by Author A key consideration from the above dictum is that all partners in the supply chain have to be integrated on a common platform such that they can "speak one common language". In the absence of such alignment with a unified messaging standard, manual interventions and offlin...
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Ashok Rajan

Expectations on technology for autonomous cargo delivery

As discussed in the earlier blog post Cargo may hold key to bringing autonomous vehicles to the mainstream   any attempt to integrate the last mile delivery on to a technology platform puts two distinct types of demands on the system. One is the introduction of a sufficiently advanced technological module (device/vehicle) that enables the achievement of the goal and the other is to effectively connect this module into the entire system in a manner that makes the exchange of signals and data possible in an efficient manner. 1. Device (vehicle) capability   The whole premise ...
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