NIIT Technologies Implements Cargo Ground Handling System for Cathay Pacific
NEW DELHI, March 3, 2013
NEW DELHI, March 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
System enhances operational efficiency, performance and productivity
NIIT Technologies Ltd. (NSE: NIITTECH), today announced the successful
implementation of WOS (Warehouse Operating System), an integrated cargo
management solution, to manage cargo handling operations of Cathay Pacific
Services Limited (CPSL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific Airways,
at their brand new Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal in Hong Kong SAR.
Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal, specially designed for cargo hub operations,
will provide an extensive range of cargo handling services to customers. A
revolutionary "Just-in-Time" operation philosophy has been adopted at the
Terminal, with advanced technology employed to reduce the waiting and
processing time for cargo handling. Customers will benefit from extended cut
off times, last-minute cargo acceptance, and a reduced connection handling
time for transhipments.
WOS is the core cargo handling IT system, which is implemented using open,
component-based and n-tier architecture to provide a flexible and scalable
solution.A unique advantage of WOS is its rich functionality, which will
enable CPSLoperations to handle & manage their processes and ensure regulatory
compliancewhileguaranteeing high performance.WOS has many innovative features
that will enable CPSL to monitor the bottlenecks in workflow and assure higher
service levelswith user friendly interface.
On this occasion, Mr. Algernon Yau, Chief Executive Officer, Cathay Pacific
Services Limited, said, "I am very pleased with the successful implementation
of WOS at Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal. The WOS deployed at the facility
provides a total solution to facilitate cargo operations in our terminal and
the transition of operations for the customers went smoothly. We highly
appreciate NIIT's professionalism and dedication to help support the
development of this advanced system over the past few years."
Commenting on the successful implementation, Mr Arvind Mehrotra, President,
Asia-Pacific, NIIT Technologies said, "NIIT Technologies congratulates CPSL
team for the opening of their new Cargo Terminal and is proud to be a partner
in this strategic initiative. NIIT Technologies' team has once again
demonstrated its strength in delivering complex solutions for airlines and
cargo businesses based on cutting edge technologies. Successful implementation
of WOS will enable CPSL to enhance its operational efficiency while setting
new benchmarks in customer satisfaction."
Cathay Pacific has helped to build Hong Kong into the world's busiest air
cargo hub. The terminal is specially designed for a 'Just-in-Time' operation
and facilitates hub transfer handling, reducing the waiting time between
connections. CPSL is now set out to create a new benchmark in cargo processing
and a higher service standard for the whole air transportation industry.
About NIIT Technologies
NIIT Technologies is a leading IT solutions organization, servicing customers
in North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia. It offers services
in Application Development and Maintenance, Managed Services, IP Asset or
Platform Solutions, and Business Process Outsourcing to organizations in the
Financial Services, Travel & Transportation, Manufacturing/Distribution,
Healthcare and Government sectors. The Company adheres to major global
benchmarks and standards, having secured the ISO 9001:2000 certifications and
the ISO: 27001 Information Security Management accreditation. NIIT
Technologies also follows global standards of development. It has been
assessed at Level 5 of SEI CMMi version 1.2. NIIT Technologies Business
Process Outsourcing conforms to the highest quality standards such as COPC and
Six Sigma. Its data centre operations are assessed at the international ISO
20000 IT management standards.
About Cathay Pacific Services Limited
Cathay Pacific Services Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific
Airways Limited. The Company was formed in January 2008 and was awarded a
20-year franchise by Airport Authority Hong Kong in March 2008, to design,
build and operate a new cargo terminal at the Hong Kong International Airport
- the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal.
*HK$5.9 billion investment
*109,000 sq. m site area
*240,000 sq. m gross floor area
*Handling capacity: 2.6 million tonnes per annum
*Land-use efficiency: more than 25 tonnes per sq. m
Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements. The
business involves various risks, and uncertainties that could result in the
actual results to differ materially from those indicated here. All forward
looking statements made herein are based on information presently available to
the management of the Company and the Company does not undertake to update any
forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf
of the Company.
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