October 06, 2014: CHAMP Cargosystems today announced the creation of a new subsidiary company, CHAMP Forwarding Systems SA. The new company will immediately be offering the proven Logitude Software as a Service (SaaS) platform focused on the small and medium size forwarder community.
The Logitude platform is already fully integrated with CHAMP's leading information and message distribution platform – Traxon CargoHUB.
John Johnston, CEO of CHAMP Cargosystems, commented "As a leading provider of IT solutions to the air logistics community, and already servicing the largest single community of carriers, ground handlers and GSAs in the world with business critical applications, we want to facilitate the air logistics community in its transition to a fully digitized process. Through our extensive messaging and information exchange platforms we are already servicing the largest forwarders with connectivity solutions and with our Logitude SaaS offering, we will be providing tools to the small and medium size forwarding community to seamlessly integrate with the wider logistics chain."
Continuing, James Fernandez, Vice President for Global Commercial Operations stated: "Our focus is to provide SME forwarders with a readily accessible IT service, capable to manage key business processes easily and supporting the easy sharing of information between partners and customers. Our new offering further extends our significant portfolio of IT solutions and reaffirms our commitment to facilitate the industry drive for greater end to end process effectiveness and information exchange."
Logitude is an easy-to-use system spanning the full freight forwarding lifecycle across multiple shipping modes. The Logitude software wizards, personalized workspaces and powerful tools enhance productivity and help to generate new business. Logitude is a pure SaaS offering convenience, scalability and security without investment in IT infrastructure. Logitude can manage quotes, shipments, bookings and consolidations with powerful business intelligence tools. The Logitude platform is leading the drive for electronic documentation through the supply chain with its eDocs module.
The air cargo industry particularly needs to transform itself and modernize and needs a revolutionary strategy. CHAMP Cargosystems continues to innovate, invest and grow in support of the wider air cargo community. Today's announcement further reinforces its industry commitments.