Saudia adopts CHAMP’s Weight & Balance solution

CHAMP Cargosystems announced today that Saudia, the Jeddah-based flag carrier of Saudi Arabia and a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, has chosen its Weight & Balance solution after an extended trial period, which confirmed the solution as the “best in breed” product for managing freighter operations.


Saudia adopts CHAMP’s Weight & Balance solution


CHAMP Cargosystems announced today that Saudia, the Jeddah-based flag carrier of Saudi Arabia and a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, has chosen its Weight & Balance solution after an extended trial period, which confirmed the solution as the “best in breed” product for managing freighter operations.

The web-based solution enables Saudia to meet the specific challenges of efficiently planning all loads, however complex, on its freighters. Weight & Balance is optimised to help the freighter operator automate its loadsheet and load planning processes and further improve its financial and operational performance, reducing costs and operational risks, CHAMP said.

“CHAMP’s Weight & Balance is a well proven tool that will not only allow us to manage load planning more costefficiently, but also eliminate errors due to its full automation. We were looking for a system that would support our goal of performing centralized and optimized load planning, to ensure safety and also to reduce fuel consumption across our freighter fleet. We are confident that CHAMP’s Weight & Balance will help us achieve this aim”, explains Younus Habib, IT director from Saudi Airlines Cargo Company.

CHAMP’s Weight & Balance application is easy-to-use with a graphical drag & drop interface and will produce loading instructions, loadsheets (graphical and IATA formats) that can be printed and e-mailed. The tool integrates seamlessly with cargo operational systems such as CHAMP’s Cargospot, which will save Saudia up to 70 per cent of processing time and eliminate input errors.