Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Marie Seco-Köppen takes over as Cargo iQ executive director

Cargo iQ announced today the appointment of a new executive director, Marie Seco-Köppen, and formally launched a new membership engagement scheme. The scheme aims to drive quality in the air cargo industry further. The scheme includes a tiered membership program and a scorecard system measuring Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) across cargo movements. Cargo iQ Board […]

Cargo iQ’s Executive Director Lothar Moehle to step down

Lothar Moehle, Cargo iQ’s Executive Director has announced that he is stepping down from the role after over two years at the head of the not-for-profit quality standards group. He will remain in his role until May 2024 when he will be replaced by Marie Seco-Köppen, an air freight transportation professional, with over 20 years […]

NAP teams up with Cargo iQ

Neutral Air Partner has recently started a partnership with Cargo iQ, reflecting both organisations’ commitment to quality and efficiency in the air cargo sector. Cargo iQ is an IATA interest group formed by stakeholders of the air cargo supply chain working together to set standards and improve quality and performance in the sector. With a focus […]

Cargo iQ’s surge in sign-ups continues

Air cargo quality standards group Cargo iQ has welcomed newest member LOT Polish Airlines (LOT) to its ever-expanding community. As a member of Cargo iQ, LOT aims to help create and implement the highest global quality standards in the cargo sector and to differentiate as a reliable partner of choice in an increasingly competitive industry […]

Enhancing cargo quality and visibility

Cargo iQ has been gaining momentum with the addition of new members and the development of innovative industry standards. Among the latest additions to Cargo iQ’s membership are Avianca Cargo, LOT Polish Airlines, and Hitit. While Avianca Cargo had previously been a member of Cargo iQ, it has now recommitted itself to implementing Cargo iQ’s […]

Cargo iQ welcomes Avianca Cargo as newest member

Air cargo quality standards organisation Cargo iQ has welcomed member Avianca Cargo (Avianca) to its community. Effective immediately, the cargo carrier will begin working with Cargo iQ and with its own customers towards their shared goal for enhanced best practices in the air cargo supply chain. “Our main motivation for joining is that we share […]

Hitit to drive data sharing between Cargo IQ members

Air cargo quality standards organization Cargo iQ has welcomed airline and travel IT solutions provider Hitit as a Strategic Associate member to help drive forward the organization’s goal to enhance global quality standards in the air cargo industry through digitalization. As a Strategic Associate, Hitit’s combined team of tech experts and airline industry veterans will lend its […]

Cargo iQ appoints new Chair and Vice Chair of the Board

Air cargo quality standards organisation Cargo iQhas named a new Chair and Vice Chair of its Board following its recent AGM. Former Vice Chair Kerstin Strauss, Vice President, Global Air Logistics Operations, Kuehne + Nagel, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Board, with the new Vice Chair named as Rutger-Jan (RJ) Pegels, […]

Cargo iQ joins forces with FIATA and ASA to drive global standards across all sectors in air cargo

Quality standards organisation Cargo iQ has forged a partnership with the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and the Airport Services Association (ASA) to set shared goals for enhanced standard practices across the air cargo supply chain.The objective of the alliance is to strengthen collaboration between forwarder, ground handler, and airline communities, working on […]

Setting the bar in the airfreight industry

Fresh from celebrating its 25th anniversary, Cargo iQ operates across the air cargo industry with the mission of creating and implementing quality standards. Supported by IATA, its members are working worldwide to define the processes behind the transportation of cargo, measuring success and continuously improving the value of airfreight for customers. Speaking the same language  […]

Cargo iQ outlines 2023 plans to achieve enhanced supply chain visibility

Cargo iQ has announced its objectives for 2023 and its renewed strategy at a special 25th anniversary press conference held at the IATA World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in London, UK. The organization’s key projects for next year include the development of an app for truckers and enhanced data analytics for members, Cargo iQ Executive Director […]

Cargo iQ increases transparency on air cargo road trucking

Even before the Covid pandemic, air cargo operators were under increasing pressure to reduce costs. achieve faster transit times and cut emissions, from wheels down to final delivery to customers. This part of the chain is very much in the hands of the road feeder operators serving this market. The Trucking CDM platform from the […]

Kuehne+Nagel Air Logistics renews global Cargo iQ quality certification

Kuehne+Nagel recently completed its Cargo iQ re-certification, conducted by independent audit company SGS, with a top 3-star rating. The extensive audit process, focusing on the successful implementation and application of quality management standards and processes, was complemented with extra recognition in the areas of “Corporate Social Responsibility”, “Innovative Spirit” and “Contribution to the Cargo iQ […]

Cargo iQ gains new member

Provider of cloud-based air cargo solutions to the global air cargo industry SmartKargo has joined cross-stakeholder organisation Cargo iQ. SmartKargo offers a suite of scalable applications including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), a booking portal, and its end-to-end e-commerce shipping solution for global airlines. It joins Cargo iQ as part of a long-term objective to bring […]

Aglow Aviation joins Cargo iQ

Nigerian aviation consultancy, flight operations, and logistics business Aglow Aviation Support Services has joined the cross-stakeholder air cargo organisation, Cargo iQ. Aglow Aviation’s daughter company, Aglow Air, was recently incorporated as a dedicated cargo airline in Nigeria. Operating as an unscheduled cargo carrier out of Lagos, Nigeria, Aglow Aviation is positioning itself to offer unrivalled […]

Cargo iQ to increase reach and coverage in 2021

Cargo iQ will increase its reach and coverage in 2021, testing new trucking milestones as part of its mission to measure 100% of shipments along its Master Operating Plan (MOP), members heard at its recent Annual General Meeting (AGM). The group, which aims to create and implement quality standards for the worldwide air cargo industry, […]

DNATA becomes a full Cargo IQ member

Global air services provider dnata has joined Cargo iQ as a full member to benefit from the extensive knowledge and expertise that membership brings. The Dubai-headquartered ground handler’s stations in the UK and the Netherlands were previously members on an individual basis. dnata’s global network spans 35 countries and 88 airport ground handling and cargo stations, […]

Cargolux renews Cargo iQ certificate for three years

Cargolux Airlines International has renewed its Cargo iQ certification for three years, ensuring it complies with standards in the supply chain. IATA-interest group Cargo iQ aims to improve processes throughout the transport journey from shipper to consignee. The objective is to implement processes, backed by quality standards that are measurable and supported by data. Franco […]

Singapore Airlines renews Cargo iQ audit

Singapore Airlines Cargo has retained its certification as an accredited member of Cargo iQ following an audit by SGS. All members are audited every three years to ensure they are aligned to Cargo iQ standards, with external auditor SGS carrying out the audit. Ariaen Zimmerman, executive director of Cargo iQ says: “At Cargo iQ we […]

WiseTech Global promotes best practices with Cargo iQ

WiseTech Global has joined Cargo iQ to provide independent freight forwarders with access to best practices through its CargoWise One platform. Users will have access to Cargo iQ’s latest quality standards and processes from within the platform, once it is fully integrated, meaning significant time savings and removing the need to facilitate Cargo iQ in […]

Virgin Atlantic awarded Cargo iQ certificate

Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s customer service and operational resilience has been recognised by certification from Cargo iQ’s auditor SGS. The audit of the Quality Management System measured Virgin’s performance using the Cargo iQ metrics to track achievement of shipment milestones and deliveries in accordance with the commitment created at the time of each customers’ booking. Dominic […]

CDMP certificate for IBS Software iCargo platform

IBS Software has achieved Cargo Data Management Platform (CDMP) certification for its iCargo platform, allowing it to report directly to Cargo iQ. The process to gain CDMP certification involved a preparatory phase followed by a pre-assessment phase, which included verification of test reports, and then a final assessment and formal audit conducted by SGS on […]

New chair and vice-chair for Cargo iQ

Henrik Ambak of Emirates SkyCargo has been appointed chair of Cargo iQ’s board with Kerstin Strauss of Kuehne + Nagel filling the role of vice-chair. Ambak, senior vice president of cargo operations worldwide at Emirates SkyCargo was formerly vice-chair of the board. He started his career in freight forwarding and has occupied his role at […]

AirBridgeCargo maintains Cargo iQ standards

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has passed its second audit to confirm compliance with Cargo iQ standards, following a two-day inspection of operations in Moscow, Russia. The airline was measured against a series of KPIs to guarantee its services conform to the highest industry quality standards and are visible and transparent to all Cargo iQ members and […]

IATA WCS 2019: Royal Air Maroc joins Cargo iQ

Royal Air Maroc has become the latest airline to join Cargo iQ, signing up at the 2019 IATA World Cargo Symposium in Singapore. The airline, which has its headquarters at Casablanca-Anfa Airport in Morocco joins more than 80 Cargo iQ members including airlines, forwarders, ground handling agents and IT companies. Salim Quouninich, director cargo at […]

Cargo iQ trials SME Solution for freight forwarders

Cargo iQ has successfully trialled a Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Solution to vastly improve planning and control options for forwarders who work with member airlines on a small-scale or regional basis. The SME Solution will enable a route map and status updates to be made available to the forwarder for individual consignments in line […]

MAB Kargo extends Cargo iQ’s presence in Asia

MAB Kargo has become the latest organisation to join Cargo iQ, joining a network of more than 80 airlines, forwarders, ground handlers and IT companies. The cargo division of Malaysia Aviation Group is based in Kuala Lumpur, and operates air cargo services to almost 100 destinations through scheduled freighter flights and belly capacity with Malaysia […]

Cargolux and Panalpina win Q Rally challenge

Cargolux and Panalpina worked together to boost data quality and performance at Luxembourg Airport as part of Cargo iQ’s Q Rally and won the first stage of the challenge. The initiative challenges members to work together collecting data which focuses on improving quality in the industry, to create tangible benefits for their organisations. Cargolux and […]

Cargo iQ helps Emirates set service standards

Emirates SkyCargo is reinforcing its service standards using the Cargo iQ framework and achieved a number of significant milestones in the process. The airline monitored nearly 823,000 shipments using Cargo iQ guidelines in the first six months since it received certification. According to data published by Cargo iQ, Emirates SkyCargo is one of the largest […]

Turkish Cargo signs up for CHAMP Traxon CDMP

Turkish Cargo has signed with CHAMP Cargosystems for its Traxon CDMP to manage data for over one million annual shipments. The quality management tool measures over 40 per cent of worldwide Cargo iQ airline shipments and includes tools to serve additional quality measurement and monitoring needs. Turkish Airlines chief cargo officer, Turhan Ozen says: “We […]