Ethiopian Airlines has extended its partnership agreement with cargo IT solutions provider CHAMP for another 5 years.
Under the agreement, Ethiopian will continue to benefit from its use of the popular Cargospot suite of applications to manage the airline’s day-to-day sales and business activities and to support its handling operations at the Addis Ababa hub.
In addition to the Cargospot suite, the airline will continue to leverage other CHAMP solutions to manage its business, including ULD Manager – to control the airline’s ULD assets, Weight & Balance.
This would ensure safe and efficient load planning of the airline’s large and growing fleet of cargo aircraft, CHAMP’s regulatory compliance services to meet customs reporting and security requirements across the airline’s network. airline, and CDMP – essential for members of the IATA Cargo iQ Interest Group to measure performance against global quality standards.
By extending the relationship with CHAMP, Ethiopian Airlines will benefit from a range of new IT services and opportunities, including CHAMP’s end-to-end airmail solution and the Cargospot portal, to complement the excellent tracking and location of Ethiopian.
Speaking on the development, Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services Managing Director Abel Alemu said, “CHAMP’s IT solutions are essential components of our day-to-day cargo operations. Our growth in the industry requires a strong IT provider that can adapt to our ever-changing needs, while maintaining high standards. So, with this renewed partnership, we gain new capabilities to better support our business and provide our valued customers with a better level of service.
For his part, Vice President of Commercial and Customer Engagement at CHAMP Cargo Systems, Nicholas Xenocostas, said, “We are very happy to have been able to continue to support Ethiopian Airlines. Significant advancements in customer-focused features mean our partners will streamline their customers’ workflows, as well as their own.