July 17, 2019 : IBS Software, a Cargo iQ member, has further enhanced its technology credentials after achieving the Cargo Data Management Platform (CDMP) certification for its iCargo platform

IBS Software specialises in IT solutions for the travel, transport, and logistics industries, and its customers will now be able to carry out direct reporting to Cargo iQ through the end-to-end air cargo management platform, iCargo.

"CDMP certification provides the IBS iCargo platform with an industry accredited quality certification that fully supports the quality standards implemented by Cargo iQ. Cargo iQ is the only global industry standard for benchmarking service quality and carriers will be able to improve their service level agreement adherence and service quality by monitoring shipments in real time," said Ashok Rajan, senior vice president and head of cargo & logistics, IBS.

IBS has recently partnered with Korean Air for Cargo iQ, which is already benefiting from this capability.

"The CDMP certification reaffirms our commitment to the digital future of air freight and extends it to iCargo customers who have deployed the iCargo platform to better manage technology-driven business practices within global air freight," he noted.

The process for IBS Software to gain CDMP certification involved a preparatory phase, followed by a pre-assessment phase, which included the verification of test reports, and then a final assessment and formal audit conducted by SGS on behalf of Cargo iQ.

"Gaining CDMP status is an important milestone for IBS Software, and we welcome the technology expertise that IBS continues to bring to Cargo iQ. At Cargo iQ, our focus is on continually improving processes in air cargo by implementing quality standards for the benefit of the global air freight industry, and CDMP certification will allow IBS to deliver even more value through the iCargo platform," said Ariaen Zimmerman, executive director, Cargo iQ.

Cargo iQ has more than 80 international members of airlines, forwarders, ground handling agents, and IT companies, and recently welcomed Royal Air Maroc as the latest member.

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