Virgin Atlantic Cargo deploys Descartes’ cloud technology

In an effort to standardise and automate airfreight operations, Virgin Atlantic Cargo has deployed Descartes' cloud-based Global Air Messaging Gateway systems


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In an effort to standardise and automate airfreight operations, Virgin Atlantic Cargo has deployed Descartes’ cloud-based Global Air Messaging Gateway systems. The programme is based upon Descartes’ cloud-based Global Logistics Network, which facilitates contract management, freight bookings, shipment tracking, security and trade compliance filings.Gill Launders, head of corporate services at Virgin Atlantic Cargo, says the freight carrier benefits from increased transparency and efficiency by using Descartes’ programmes. “Descartes’ Global Air Messaging Gateway helps support our ability to better manage shipments and effectively fulfill our customers’ expectations,” he adds.