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Accelya Strengthens Cargo iQ’s Tech Expertise to Drive Visibility in Air Cargo Supply Chain

London, UK – April 25, 2023

  • Accelya upgrades to full membership of not-for-profit IATA supported organization with 60+ members dedicated to defining air cargo processes.
  • Software and tech provider Accelya becomes a Cargo iQ Data Management Platform provider to bring shipment visibility and enhanced supply chain quality.
  • The Cargo iQ team and Accelya will attend the IATA World Cargo Symposium in Istanbul from 25th to the 27th April.

Today the IATA supported not-for-profit membership group Cargo iQ has confirmed that long-standing Associate Member Accelya – a leading global provider of software and technology solutions to the travel industry – has achieved full member status following joining initially as an associate member in 2007.

As part of this agreement Accelya will become a Cargo iQ Data Management Platform (CDMP) provider, thus bringing shipment movement visibility to airlines and driving enhanced quality in the supply chain.

“As a leading software and technology provider to the Air Cargo industry, we are pleased to strengthen our commitment by developing our own Cargo Data Management Platform (CDMP-C). said Prakash Sonpatki, SVP, Software Development, Cargo for Accelya “This solution is built on event-based architecture, and with this platform, we are confident that we will continue to significantly contribute to our Industry’s quest towards enhancing its service quality and ultimately improving customer satisfaction and retention.”

Accelya join’s Cargo IQ’s 60+ members worldwide – including airlines, forwarders, GHAs, IT companies and airports – as part of the organization’s mission to define the processes behind the air transport of cargo to measure success and continuously improve the value of airfreight for customers. Together they represent 12 million airport-to-airport shipments measured annually, four million door-to-door shipments measured annually, and annual data exceeding 110 million lines per year.

This development follows Accelya developing the specifications to offer its solution to airlines, and additionally the completion of a quality audit to acquire Cargo iQ certification as a CDMP provider and full member. Whilst to maintain full member status, Accelya will undergo regular audits and must comply with the Cargo iQ Quality Management System requirements.

As a full member, Accelya will also participate and vote at Cargo iQ’s AGMs and Working Groups and will help to steer Cargo iQ’s strategy, nominate candidates for Board membership, and vote to elect Board members.

“By becoming a full member, Accelya gains access to Cargo iQ’s network of industry leaders, and we can work together to evaluate and define new industry standards, as well as receive regular training sessions to increase our own knowledge and technical abilities related to air cargo transportation,” said Lothar Moehle, Executive Director, Cargo iQ. “Accelya’s vision has aligned with that of Cargo iQ since they first joined as a member more than 15 years ago, and they are now in a position to offer their CDMP services to Cargo iQ member airlines”.

Accelya are a gold sponsor at the IATA World Cargo Symposium in Istanbul, Turkey, from the 25th to the 27th of April.

About Accelya

Accelya is a leading global software and technology provider to the air transport industry, delivering innovative change at speed and scale.

The company´s market-leading passenger, cargo, and industry platforms support airline retailing from offer to settlement, both above and below the wing.

Over 250 airline customers count on Accelya, with operations spread across nine countries and employing nearly 2,500 professionals worldwide.​

For more than 40 years, Accelya has been the industry’s partner for change, simplifying airline financial and commercial processes and empowering the air transport community to take better control of the future.

Whether partnering with IATA on industry-wide initiatives or enabling digital transformation to simplify airline processes, Accelya drives the airline industry forward and proudly puts control back in the hands of airlines so they can move further, faster.

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