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Ajith Pancily, Lead Manager & Head, Special Initiatives, Cargo & Logistics Solutions, IBS Software

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Innovation is at the core of IBS Software and fundamental to our vision and mission. In this blog series, we hear from colleagues on how they personally engage with the topic of innovation. What does innovation mean to you? It's about continuously relooking at how things are done today and trying to reimagine them in a way that generates new or incremental value. How do you practice an innovation mindset at work? By being open-minded, observant, and curious, irrespective of the topic. Building a broader understanding across multiple topics often introduces fresh perspectives. What have you lea...

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Four strategic considerations and four critical features to drive digital air cargo sales and distribution success

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As cargo airlines accelerate and expand their digital transformation programs to improve how they manage their business, the same trend is beginning to permeate across the wider ecosystem. On the sales and distribution front, airlines know that relying on legacy forms of communicating with freight forwarders and digital marketplaces is unsustainable.  Existing industry standards don't enable seamless integration, real-time exchanges, and richer interactions between value chain stakeholders. They're a limitation to growth, efficiency, productivity, and seamless customer experiences. Forwar...

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Digital Transformation in the Air Cargo Industry:An Expert's Take with Ajith Pancily

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Digital transformation in logistics, is not just a passing fad or a hot topic among the professionals in the industry, it is a reality. However, there are still many questions and apprehensions surrounding the digital transformation of the air cargo industry. Why is this clearly necessary transformation coming so late? Why is it still taking so long to take effect? Is a digital transformation even necessary? What specific benefits are associated with undertaking a digital transformation journey? Ajith Pancily, Senior Product Manager - Special Initiatives, Cargo & Logistics Solutions at IBS...

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Transforming air cargo sales and distribution through digitization

Transforming air cargo sales and distribution through digitization

Remember those images of telephone switchboard operators plugging cables into different jacks to establish phone calls? As we stare at our smartphones today, thankfully, those images are part of history. While the telecoms industry has made giant strides over the past decades, some industries are still lagging behind technological evolution. Underpinned by legacy systems, outdated messaging types, and heavy manual intervention in too many cases, air cargo is one of them. Air cargo retail, today  Faxes, emails, call centers, and industry teletype messaging have dominated air cargo sales an...

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