Japan Customs integrated into CHAMP platform

Luxembourg-based CHAMP Cargosystems added Japan Customs to its Traxon Global Customs platform, which will enable carriers to submit advance cargo information (ACI) directly to the customs authority. Through the platform, airlines and ground handlers can interface directly with Japan Customs and share data from a number of documents, including Master Air Waybills, House Manifests and […]

Unilode boxes up IATA’s Innovation Award at WCS [VIDEO]

After a full week of meetings and panel discussion about innovations in the air cargo arena – many of which focused on the management and tracking of unit load devices (ULDs) – IATA’s 13th World Cargo Symposium (WCS) ended with the announcement that ULD management firm, Unilode Aviation Solutions, was named the winner of this […]

CHAMP, Icelandair participate in pilot for Canadian cargo screening

The Luxembourg-based IT firm CHAMP Cargosystems, which has been gaining traction in the digital freight-booking realm, is participating in a government initiative in Canada to share screening data for improved security. The IT company and Icelandair Cargo teamed up for Transport Canada’s Pre-Load Air Cargo Targeting (PACT) pilot, which is equivalent to the Air Cargo Advanced Screening […]

Aeroméxico Cargo to use Traxon cargoHUB

Today, Cargo IT supplier CHAMP Cargosystems announced Aeroméxico cargo will begin using CHAMP’s peer-to-peer freight messaging service, Traxon cargoHUB. Traxon cargoHub enables airlines and forwarders to exchange electronic messages regardless of the message type or protocol used.  The platform can transmit and convert data and communicate with a messaging service that interfaces with over 100 […]

Flexport is CHAMP Cargosystems’ cargoJSON API launch customer

Flexport has adopted CHAMP Cargosystems’ Traxon cargoHUB platform, which transmits, converts and distributes air freight messaging, for electronic data interchange, and has also started using CHAMP’s premium tracking service. The integration of the platforms means that Flexport is the first customer to use CHAMP’s new cargoJSON data-interchange format, a language-independent data format that is fully interoperable […]

Silk Way West takes CHAMP load-planning software live

Baku-based all-cargo airline Silk Way West Airlines went live with air cargo IT supplier CHAMP Cargosystems’ Weight & Balance load-planning software. Load planners at the Azerbaijani carrier can now use the program to optimize the speed and accuracy of balancing loads for its 747 freighter fleet. The Weight & Balance software’s functions include an auto-load […]

CHAMP Cargosystems, JAL ‘extend and formalize’ cooperative relationship

Air cargo IT supplier CHAMP Cargosystems and Japan Airlines (JAL) have agreed to work together on improving the carrier’s IT capabilities, to optimize processes that will enable “seamless and efficient engagement” with the carrier’s clients and industry partners. The agreement builds on more than three years of cooperation, starting in 2014, when JAL upgraded its […]

CHAMP integrates hands-free Amazon technology into airfreight

Trying to track down your latest shipments? Try giving them a shout. As demand rises for voice-recognition technology in the logistics business, CHAMP Cargosystems has launched its “Traxon Air Cargo Shipment Tracking” on Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, called Alexa. Through Alexa, customers can now interact with CHAMP’s Traxon track-and-trace application to obtain air waybill statuses […]

Will the air cargo industry hire Alexa?

With the release of a new “Cargo Trace skill” that can be taught to Amazon’s interactive app, Alexa, Luxembourg-based CHAMP Cargosystems is adding voice-controlled track-and-trace capabilities to its Traxon air cargo shipment tracking platform. Stakeholders in the air cargo supply chain will be able to track the status of air cargo shipments moving on dozens […]

Royal Jordanian, CHAMP Cargosystems collaborate on e-AWB system

Royal Jordanian Airlines has teamed up with CHAMP Cargosystems on a system that enables cargo agents to create electronic air waybills (e-AWB) when making airfreight bookings. In addition to streamlining air cargo tracking and booking capabilities, the e-AWB system developed by Royal Jordanian and CHAMP integrates into a platform used by Jordanian Customs Department and […]

Tech firms vie to improve forwarder-shipper communication

DUBAI – Forwarders are famously circumspect, especially when it comes to altering time-proven methods. However, at this year’s Pharma and Biosciences Conference of the Cool Chain Association (CCA) and Air Cargo Handling conference, there was growing consensus here that forwarders need to work more closely with shippers to transport pharmaceuticals and other temperature-sensitive shipments. Achieving […]

CHAMP launches subsidiary for Logitude

CHAMP Cargosystems, a provider of IT systems for the air cargo transport community, has created a new subsidiary company, CHAMP Forwarding Systems SA. The new company will offer Logitude software as a service (SaaS), which focuses on the small- and medium-size forwarders. The Logitude platform is already fully integrated with CHAMP’s distribution platform, Traxon CargoHUB. […]

Five Questions With… John Johnston

John Johnston is the CEO of CHAMP Cargosystems, which provides IT solutions for the air cargo industry. The company is opening a regional support facility in the Middle East, and CHAMP USA will open this year, probably in Atlanta, he said. Johnston spoke with Air Cargo World about the latest technology. 1. What is the […]
  • June 3, 2013