Wednesday, March 27, 2013

■ ZAMBIA: NAC2000 selects Kale Logistics' Galaxy Ground Handling Management System.

NAC2000 Zambia logoZambian ground handling services company, NAC2000 (formerly known as National Air Charters), has opted for Kale Logistics’ "Galaxy" Airport Ground Handling Management system for the automation of its activities at Lusaka Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, Zambia. With this selection, NAC2000 is now poised to move from its manual operations to a globally connected web-based cargo management system which will help it better serve its customers & communicate with all its external stakeholders.

Commenting on the occasion Mr. Jonathan Lewis, Managing Director, NAC2000 Corporation Limited said: 
“We chose Kale’s GALAXY for automating our operations as it holds the experience of working with many leading airports across the world. Our operations are completely manual and GALAXY being a proven solution is a perfect fit for our scale of operations. We found this system to be comprehensive, multi-functional and user-friendly. We believe that a web-based solution like GALAXY will help us realize multiple benefits like- lowered operational costs, complete operational visibility, and greater accountability with lesser manual intervention and more important is the ability to exchange EDI messages with airlines.”
NAC2000, the former cargo subsidiary of the now liquidated national airline, Zambia Airways Corporation Limited (QZ) are specialists in the Zambian aviation sector offering full aircraft ground handling at Zambia's four international airports. It currently handles all cargo for Ethiopian Airlines (ET), KLM Dutch Airlines (KL), and Kenya Airways (KQ) and provides support services for a majority of the ad hoc cargo and passenger aircraft in Zambia. It also provides cold storage for temperature sensitive cargo at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA). 

Zambian ground handling services company, NAC2000 Lusaka
NAC2000 Ground Handling, Zambia
Commenting on Kale's behalf, Vineet Malhotra said: 
Kale Logistics logo“We are delighted that NAC2000 has selected GALAXY, since we always believed that this system is designed keeping in mind the needs of new developing Airports. With this NAC2000 has joined our growing family of leading Airport clients who trust GALAXY for managing their ground handling and cargo terminal operations. GALAXY will provide NAC2000 the flexibility to scale up and meet all industry and regulatory requirements. I am sure this system will prove to be a one-stop solution for addressing business needs of all Cargo stakeholders at NAC2000,” says Mr. Malhotra, Senior Vice President- Kale Logistics Solutions.
Kale Logistics is an IT solution provider focused on the Logistics and Airports industry

"Galaxy" is an enterprise wide cargo ground-handling-cum-custodian management application that uses a role-based architecture supported by a robust and stable Microsoft .Net framework. The solution takes a modular approach to address the varying needs of Cargo Terminal Operators/Custodians and Cargo Ground Handling Companies (GHAs). It also automates cargo terminal operations, helps terminal operators manage the internal warehouse operations at the terminal and also acts as a common platform for all external stakeholders to interact & transact with each other simultaneously.