WestJet Cargo and SmartKargo have launched an air cargo management platform.
The digital solution is intended to transform and strengthen WestJet Cargo’s business and user experience for customers, in advance of the upcoming arrival of its dedicated freighters.
SmartKargo is a Cloud provider of air cargo solutions that extend markets for global airlines, with innovative technology and capabilities that include business intelligence, real-time information and machine learning.
The solution interfaces with the airline’s other systems, as well as third-party providers via application programming interfaces.
“The innovative SmartKargo platform empowers us to develop a very reliable and flexible air cargo business,” said WestJet’s executive vice-president, cargo Kirsten de Bruijn. “As we enter a pivotal new chapter for WestJet Cargo, SmartKargo’s cutting-edge cloud platform will propel WestJet Cargo forward by providing a complete solution that includes innovative technology and expertise that will assist us in growing our business to its full potential.”
SmartKargo’s CRO Olivier Houri commented: “We are delighted to work with the team at WestJet Cargo to enable their vision for launching a state-of-the-art air cargo business. We congratulate them on the successful launch and look forward to working together with them to realise their goals for the business.”
The two companies said they would continue to evolve the digital solution to ensure ongoing innovation.