Mercator has been named the winner of the World’s Best Cargo IT Solution Award at the 2011 Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards – known as the Information Technology awards for the Air Cargo Industry.
After received the highest number of nominations from thousands of readers worldwide, Mercator, the IT services business of Emirates Group, has won the “Air Cargo World’s’ International Award for Technology in Air Cargo” in the category of International IT Systems Provider of the Year. The awards were presented at a gala evening in Germany attended by global representatives from the logistics industry. Mercator continues to excel in the Air Cargo, having recently won a number of awards for its cargo solution, SkyChain.
Technology designed for the logistics supply chain continues to gain importance each year as airlines, forwarders and ground handlers seek out ways to speed up processes and optimise business performance. Mercator’s SkyChain product is an industry-leading solution for the cargo industry. By facilitating the development, streamlining and re-engineering of a number of key business processes, it delivers measurable value to customers’ bottom line.
“Our approach in systematically incorporating the customer’s voice into product development is paying dividends, with demand for our cargo solutions continuing to grow across six continents,” said Duncan Alexander, Vice President Mercator. “Providing our customers across the airfreight supply chain with a solution that helps them address both their existing and future challenges, such as electronic data interchange (EDI), is key to our success and theirs. This award represents recognition of the world-class products and services that Mercator is delivering to its customers across the globe. We thank our many customers and industry partners for their votes and continued support."