Cargo iQ welcomes new member to its family

Published: Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Airfreight quality standards group Cargo iQ has welcomed air cargo terminal systems provider Lödige Industries to its ranks.

Germany-headquartered Lödige will, said a statement from Cargo iQ, “lend its experience as a provider of logistics systems and material handling solutions to the global airport, warehouse, and production industries”.

LotharMoehle, Cargo iQ’s executive director, commented: “By joining the Cargo iQ community, Lödige has pledged its commitment to our mission to drive quality and standardisation in the movement of cargo by air.

“The Lödige team will offer a valuable new perspective to important conversations and will help drive progress in establishing industry-wide standards and processes to bring long-lasting improvements to supply chain visibility,” he said.

BjörnUssat, director air cargo at Lödige, will also be the company’s representative at Cargo iQ. He declared: “We believe the industry is at a tipping point for change, with the digitalisation we have long talked about really taking place and driving change.

“We believe Cargo iQ is an excellent platform for these discussions and for furthering innovation in the air cargo industry.”

He added: “As further standardisation of KPIs [key performance indicators] in the industry develops, we are looking forward to learning and contributing to key conversations from a technical provider’s point of view.”

Cargo iQ is a not-for-profit quality standards group working to create and implement specifications to enhance the value and efficiency of the global air cargo industry.

Originally founded by leading airlines and forwarders to improve reliability in the supply chain, its membership has grown to include airlines, forwarders, ground handlers, IT solution providers, and road feeder services (RFS) providers.

Members work together to develop a system of shipment planning and performance monitoring for air cargo based on common business processes and milestones.