GRU Airport to Transform Cargo Handling Through Partnership with NIIT Technologies

    GRU Airport to Transform Cargo Handling Through Partnership with NIIT
                                 Technologies

  PR Newswire

  NEW DELHI, November 13, 2013

NEW DELHI, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

 State of the art Cargo Handling System to enable transparency and streamline
                               customer service

NIIT Technologies , a leading global IT solutions organization, today
announced a partnership with GRU Aeroporto Internacional de São Paulo (Sao
Paolo International Airport), the largest international airport in Latin
America to implement and transform the Cargo Handling system at the airport.

This partnership, the first of its kind in Latin America, will result in a
single platform cargo handling system, which will handle all performance and
operational needs of the cargo terminal, including core processes such as
import, export, national/domestic cargo and abandoned cargo. A web-enabled
interface will connect and streamline all external customer service-based
processes and agents. GRU will benefit with a fully integrated software
platform that will enable enhanced efficiencies, increased monitoring and
greater control over ground handling operations. 

Lalit Dhingra, President of NIIT Technologies US, said, "As Latin America
continues to grow and the supply of products to this region increases, the
existing technology infrastructure will be under immense pressure. NIIT
Technologies is thrilled to be the transformation partner bringing this state
of the art technology and process for Sao Paulo airport".

According to Luiz Ritzmann, the CIO of GRU Airport, "GRU Airport Cargo is
undergoing extensive upgrade works, which encompass renovation, new equipment,
new systems, and new technologies. Within this context, we needed a partner
with international experience in the cargo sphere, like NIIT Technologies,
that would be able to understand our needs and mainly to offer technological
solutions so as to enhance the efficiency and quality of our services."

NIIT Technologies has a strategic partnership with SATS for marketing,
implementation and support of COSYS solution globally. Combined with local
processes and regulations, this solution ensures greater transparency and
precision throughout the value chain. COSYS automates and simplifies
processes, reduces duplication of data and paperwork and enhances overall
customer service.

This partnership is the latest in a long line of successful endeavors by NIIT
Technologies in the travel and airport industry. NIIT Technologies has
developed an industry gold-standard by applying their domain knowledge to
improve customer responsiveness, minimize operational costs and maximize
efficiency.

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 center operations are assessed at the international ISO
20000 IT management standards.

For further information, please visit http://www.niit-tech.com

About the Concessionaire

On February 6th, 2012, the consortium comprised of the companies Invepar
(Investimentos e ParticipaçõesemInfraestrutura S.A.) and ACSA (Airports
Company South Africa) was announced as the winner of the bid that awarded the
International Guarulhos Airport, the most important in Brazil, with a movement
of approximately 32.8 million passengers in 2012. With the signature of the
Awarding Contract, on June 14th, 2012, the Concessionária do Aeroporto
Internacional de Guarulhos S.A. was formed, with 51% of its shares belonging
to Grupar (GrupoInvepar and ACSA) and 49% to Infraero. From the 51% belonging
to the private initiative, Invepar owns 90% and ACSA, 10%.

Further information can be found at: GRU Airport Press Relations Carlos Lima
+55-(11)2445-6593 / 96625-3055 carlos.lima@gru.com.br

Comunicação  + Consultoria e Assessoria Marcelo de Andrade +55-(11)2445-6811
/ 7004-9567 marcelo.andrade.t@gru.com.br

Plantão Imprensa +55-(11)2445-2325 / 2445-2017 imprensa@gru.com.br

For media queries please contact: India : NIIT Technologies Pallavi Bahuguna
Corporate Communications +91-9899651267 pallavi.2.gupta@niit-tech.com

United States: NIIT Technologies Aninda Bose Direct: +1-732-821-7272
Aninda.Bose@niit-tech.com

For investor/analyst queries please contact: Abhinandan Singh Head - Investor
Relations & Special Projects NIIT Technologies Ltd. +91-22-40103212
abhinandan.singh@niit-tech.com
 
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