It's Now or Never

Air cargo companies must upgrade to 21st century technology or get left behind.

Most companies have been doing business on the internet for more than a decade. But some cargo airlines are still celebrating their first electronic airway bill or the full implementation of bar code labeling as major innovations. It’s not for lack of want that the air cargo industry remains on the fringes of the information technology revolution.

There are substantial drivers of complexity inherent in the business, making efficient supply chain automation a real challenge.

As the cargo industry is undergoing transformative change thanks to the financial crisis, regulatory restrictions, and new technology, now is the time for carriers stuck in mainframe systems to evaluate change. Air cargo companies must decide whether to install current technology, which is already a step forward, or wait for the next generation of cargo IT. The choice should address key pain points for the cargo company.

It's Now or Never