November 04, 2015
IAG Cargo Completes Conversion to Accenture Air Cargo Reservation Software to Create More Flexible Reservations Processes
NEW YORK; Nov. 4, 2015 – IAG Cargo has successfully upgraded its cargo reservation technology with software from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to help deliver more flexible reservation processes for all commercial cargo operations worldwide.
Accenture Air Cargo Reservation software, part of the Accenture Air Cargo Suite, offers IAG Cargo improvements both in functionality and performance. IAG Cargo is using Accenture Cargo Reservation software to simplify booking procedures. The software allows users to take advantage of dynamic rule capabilities and is designed for flexible configuration with a powerful rules engine that can be adjusted as business requirements change.
“With improved core booking and inventory management capabilities, Accenture Freight and Logistics Software enables us to be more flexible and efficient with our business processes,” said Gareth Sinclair, head of Revenue Management, IAG Cargo. “As a result, we can offer more options and better products and pricing for our customers, enabling us to be more competitive in the global market.”
“Accenture’s software is allowing IAG Cargo to be more dynamic in running their business and improving both profitability and customer experience,” said Ganesh Vaideeswaran, managing director of Accenture Software for Freight & Logistics. “Our software methodology leverages decades of industry and technology experience which helps organizations like IAG Cargo lower implementation risk, scale fast and drive measurable business improvements.”
Combining an experienced team with leading-edge software and a global delivery capability, Accenture Freight and Logistics software helps organizations realize value from their technology investments and manage the escalating challenges of changing markets.
About IAG Cargo
IAG Cargo is the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo in April 2011. Following the integration of additional airlines into the business, including Vueling and bmi, IAG Cargo now covers a network of over 350 destinations.
In 2014 the operations of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo had a commercial revenue of €992 million. It has a combined workforce of more than 2,400 people covering a global network of over 350 destinations.
Its parent company, International Airlines Group, is one of the world’s largest airline groups with 523 aircraft. It is the third largest group in Europe and the sixth largest in the world, based on revenue.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 358,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.
Accenture Software combines deep technology acumen with industry knowledge to develop differentiated software products. It offers innovative software-based solutions to enable organizations to meet their business goals and achieve high performance. Its home page is www.accenture.com/software. The homepage for Accenture Freight and Logistics Software is www.accenture.com/freightsoftware.
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