Sandeep S Nair

Gamification in Airline Cargo

The dis-engaged employee At the core of it, technology is driven by the need to better the human condition - be it at the office or outside of it. While technology was intended to solve problems, it also has the flip side of generating new ones that are not desired under certain circumstances. With social media and smart phone combination time slicing the waking hours of our life, organizations are feeling the heat of the "dis-engaged employee" – the employee who finds it difficult to reengage with office tools that are plain and boring, compared to the cool apps and tools that mean fun. Reduc...
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Aravind Ramachandran

Streamlining air cargo terminal operations through mobility

​ Minimizing costs, enhancing service quality and improving profitability – it is the perfect triad for any business leader, irrespective of which industry he/she works in. Companies with some penchant for innovation have been looking at mobility as the key to achieving these goals, with visible success in many cases. The air cargo industry, being both labor intensive as well as heavily dependent on data capture and processing, offers fertile ground for implementing an efficient mobility strategy. Current infrastructure standards of the industry leave a lot to be desired, especially when it co...
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Aravind Ramachandran

‘Smart’ future for Cargo: Business leaders unite at 10th IBS Cargo Forum Summit

Over 50 special invitees representing various facets of the global cargo service industry gathered in Bangalore, the IT capital of India from the 15th to 17th of November, 2016 to take part in the10 th   IBS Cargo Forum Summit held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel. The event provided key business leaders in the cargo industry an interactive ideation platform where they exchanged perspectives and forecasts about the future of their businesses, thereby contributing in a big way to IBS' inclusive product development strategy for iCargo . This time, the focus was on innovation that delivers tangib...
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Naveen Jacob

Mobile Enablement of Airline Cargo Terminal Operations

Cargo Operations: Going Mobile Today, mobile technology has ensured that business in every industry will face significant changes in how they operate and provide services to their customers. Major multinational companies from retailers to fast food providers are being forced to take a serious look at how mobile technology can improve customer experience and streamline supply chains. At the same time, a combination of changing industry regulations, razor thin margins and tough competition is forcing many air cargo enterprises to reengineer their existing business practices. It is only through t...
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Manu Raghavan

Untapped Potential: Opportunities and Obstacles for Pharmaceutical Logistics - Part III

Pharma Logistics Tomorrow: How Your Business Can Capitalize In the previous two issues of our in depth series on pharmaceutical logistics, we've been exploring the rapidly growing and increasingly important issue of pharmaceutical logistics. In Part I of this series, we talked about the need for time-critical air transportation that has been created by increased globalization and the steady growth of the health care sector. In Part II , we revealed that there are some considerable data and infrastructure challenges that must be first be surmounted before the air cargo industry can confidently ...
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