IAG Cargo has successfully upgraded its cargo reservation technology with software from Accenture 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.
Separately, IAG Cargo has announced that CEO Steve Gunning is to become chief financial officer at British Airways next year.
He will replace Nick Swift who is leaving the airline “to pursue other opportunities”.
Willie Walsh, IAG chief executive, said:
“Steve Gunning has been highly effective in setting up IAG’s first ever single business unit at IAG Cargo. The business is industry-leading with a ground breaking operating model and cost focus.”