SAS Cargo to Join Unisys-Operated Cargo Portal Services
BLUE BELL, Pa., September 14, 2006 – Unisys announces that SAS Cargo is joining Unisys-operated Cargo Portal Services (CPS), a leading electronic booking and shipment management service for the air cargo industry. SAS Cargo’s participation in CPS will give the company’s air cargo clients a free, Web-based facility to manage bookings and track shipments through a neutral portal. SAS Cargo is the eighth carrier worldwide to join the portal.
“We chose CPS because it provides the only portal that can cover our entire global business,” said Kenneth Marx, president and CEO of SAS Cargo Group A/S. “We know that our clients want us to be online via a shipment booking and tracking portal, so we look forward to servicing their needs through CPS.”
SAS Cargo and Unisys enjoy a longstanding relationship. SAS Cargo uses Unisys Logistics Management System (LMS) and application outsourcing services to manage its air freight logistics operations.
“Unisys and the CPS community welcome SAS Cargo, since they help to lead the adoption of Internet services in the air cargo industry, especially in Europe,” said Christopher Shawdon, vice president and partner, Logistics Solutions for Unisys.
About SAS Cargo
SAS Cargo is the leading air cargo carrier to, from, via and within Scandinavia. SAS Cargo has been an independent legal entity since 2001 and is 100% owned by the SAS Group. It is a founding member of the WOW air cargo alliance together with Lufthansa Cargo, Singapore Airlines Cargo and Japan Airlines Cargo.
About Cargo Portal Services
CPS is an electronic booking and Cargo 2000-accredited shipment management service for the air cargo industry. It was designed in cooperation with major carriers and forwarders, and is operated by Unisys. CPS serves the global cargo networks of American Airlines, Air Canada, Austrian Airlines, KLM, Northwest Airlines and United Airlines. Continental Airlines is in the process of going live on the service. Access to CPS is free for forwarders, both through the public Internet (www.CargoPortalServices.com) and through secure system-to-system connections. Over 5,500 branch offices of 2,500 forwarder companies in 95 countries are on-line with CPS.
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