Hermes Logistics Technologies grows India and UK teams as global demand accelerates for H5 system

Hermes recruits new staff for its India and UK offices to enhance tech and business development following growing global demand for H5 cargo management system

London, UK, Monday 25 February 2019 – Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) continues to expand its teams in India and the UK as their flagship cargo management system (CMS), Hermes 5 (H5) is adopted by cargo ground handlers, airlines and airports across the globe.

Specialised staff in the Development, Cargo and Quality Assurance teams, will build on Hermes’ all-round capabilities in creating new technologies, applications and business analysis with the Customer Service team providing support.

“We are growing our teams in India and the UK to allow us to continue the development of new applications as part of our Hermes NG suite which will complement H5’s software as a service (SaaS) Cloud offering,” said Yuval Baruch, Chief Executive Officer, Hermes Logistics Technologies.

“By growing our presence in India, we will be able to strengthen quality assurance and quality control, and in addition, provide a more tailored response to our Asian customers.”

Atul Kumbhare joins the team bringing 20 years’ industry experience to Hermes’ India office in Pune, where he will lead the development team and work with Manager and Head of Quality Control, Sachin Gokhale whose career in project management and process implementations also spans nearly two decades.

The UK office has welcomed Nishant Singh and Steve Palmer who will contribute a combined experience of 43 years in global digital system architecture to work on the development of Hermes NG, with the support of new staff set to join later this year.

“As Hermes continues to develop its core products to meet the demands of a growing customer base, we are pleased to welcome new members to our global team to provide support and innovation to our digital solution portfolio,” said Alexis Labonne, Chief Technology Officer, Hermes Logistics Technologies.

Hermes NG, a modular, pay-as-you-go cargo management system which gives functionality across devices began development in 2018 and goes to trial later next month.

The latest implementation of H5 took place at Luxembourg Airport for LuxairCARGO when the first phase of the CMS was completed at the end of 2018, and the second phase is set for deployment in Q2 this year.

H5 has a fast-growing presence in Asia following the success of its first implementation at Hanoi Airport, Vietnam in April 2018, it will soon go-live at Dubai World Central with RSA National and Hyderabad Airport, India, where HLT signed a five-year contract with GMR Group to provide rolling upgrades to the system.

H5 has also been adopted by UASL (Ultramar Group) at Santiago Airport in Chile, and by LUG at their newly acquired Hamburg terminal.

 

Atul Kumbhare (left) joins the team at the India office in Pune, where he will lead the development team and work with Manager and Head of Quality Control, Sachin Gokhale (right) with Dipali Zinjad, Domain Expert, pictured centre.

 

Phase one of Hermes 5 implementation completed at Luxembourg airport


The system will provide operational enhancements and data analysis to one of the world’s busiest cargo hubs

London, United Kingdom, Tuesday, 8th June 2019 – The first phase of the implementation of Hermes 5 (H5) Cargo Management System (CMS) has been successfully completed at Luxembourg Airport.

The H5 system was customised for LuxairCARGO, one of the largest ground handlers in the world, that processes a yearly total of one million tonnes of air freight.

Luxembourg Airport’s central location in Europe means that it plays a vital role in trucking routes across the continent, and the custom version of H5 implemented at Luxembourg Airport provides advanced trucking functionality.

The upgraded version of H5 also includes features such as a new Customs interface, designed to help speed up cross-border Customs clearance, as well as real-time tracking functionality and data analysis, which reduces delays and backlogs.

The new version of H5, which will be fully implemented by mid 2019, also consolidates Customs documents for one inbound shipment, increasing administrative and cargo processing efficiency.

“For one inbound flight to Luxembourg Airport, there can be as many as 20 different trucks which transport its payload onto the next leg of its journey,” said Laurent Jossart, Executive Vice-President, LuxairCARGO.

“This tailored version of H5 will help LuxairCARGO to handle one million tonnes of airfreight cargo a year and save significantly on time and costs.”

H5 is the latest version of the Hermes cargo management application offering the latest best-of-breed functionality, a contemporary user interface / user experience delivered through a robust Cloud infrastructure.

The H5 CMS provides further flexibility in key areas in both management and operations, improving service management, revenue accounting, automation of processes, and avoiding Service Level Agreement (SLA) failures.

“We successfully migrated to the Hermes 5 Cargo System in October 2018,” said Jossart.

“Hermes 5 not only provides the level of automation we require, but also guarantees the possibility to interface with all our other existing operational systems.

“Hermes has also allowed us to enhance our quality and has contributed to a standardisation of our processes.

“During the implementation, the Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) team of cargo and technical experts provided on-site support to LuxairCARGO, which meant the system went live successfully and in very good timing.”

H5, which is being rolled out globally, also has software as a service (SaaS) implementation capable of running within any Cloud Service, allowing the Hermes framework to seamlessly integrate with any internet enabled devices.

Hermes commenced the global rollout of H5 earlier in 2018 with the implementation of its CMS at ALS Cargo Terminal Co, Ltd at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi (HAN), Vietnam followed by UASL (Ultramar Group) at Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL) in Santiago, Chile, GMR Group at Hyderabad International airport (HYD) in Hyderabad, India, and most recently with RSA National at Dubai Air Cargo Terminal (DXB), Dubai.

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Laurent Jossart, Executive Vice-President, LuxairCARGO

About Hermes Logistics Technologies Ltd.

Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) is a provider of Cargo Management Systems to the air cargo industry. Its core application suite includes Hermes CMS (Cargo Management System), Hermes HMS (Hub Management System) and HBI (Hermes Business Intelligence).

Hermes CMS manages all import, export, messaging, service monitoring and accounting processes for traditional cargo ground handling agents. Hermes HMS steers all inbound, outbound, messaging, SLA and accounting processes for airline hubs or transit shed operators. HBI is a comprehensive big data analytical tool, enabling informed management and operational decisions.

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, HLT has been pioneering, developing and evolving cargo management systems for air cargo since 2002.

All HLT applications are designed and driven by the HLT team of air cargo experts. Built with the specific requirements of air cargo handlers and airlines in mind, HLT products streamline cargo ground handling processes and maximise profits by using inbuilt best practice to reduce handling and operational errors.

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RSA National opts for innovative Hermes 5 to ensure high service level at Dubai Air Cargo Terminal

 RSA National to take full advantage of the leading Cargo Management System from Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT), called Hermes 5 SaaS (H5), HLT’s managed Cloud H5 variant

London, United Kingdom, Thursday 15th November 2018 – Hermes Logistics Technologies has been selected as the new Cargo Management System (CMS) provider for UAE-based logistics specialist RSA National (RSAN).

As a leading provider of CMS Hub Management System (HMS) and Hermes Business Intelligence (HBI), Hermes will optimise cargo handling capabilities for RSAN at its new flagship air cargo terminal at Dubai World Central.

Hermes 5 (H5) is the latest version of the Hermes application offering the latest best-of-breed functionality, a contemporary User Interface / User Experience delivered through a robust cloud infrastructure.

“This will be a full SaaS Hermes 5 implementation and we anticipate a quick implementation of fewer than three months from contract to go-live,” said Yuval Baruch, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Hermes Logistics Technologies.

“We are particularly proud that RSA National selected Hermes after they identified our close fit to their vision and strategy as well as the high level of Hermes responsiveness,” Baruch added.

RSAN is a new joint venture between US-based National and UAE-based RSA Global, and is an integrator offering multimodal supply chain solutions focused primarily on the e-commerce, perishables, government, humanitarian, and retail sectors.

H5 will provide RSAN with its own, fully integrated management tool that will interface with its local community and customers, allowing for smarter process flows as well as messaging compliance.

The Hermes implementation will also give RSAN more control over key areas such as Customs, Service Management, and Revenue Accounting, offering the supply chain specialist a single system that is configured to its needs and the requirements of its customer base.

“RSA National is very pleased to partner with Hermes to provide a best-in-class platform, through which we can continue to provide seamless solutions to our customers,” said Abhishek Ajay Shah, Co-Founder and CEO of RSA Global.

“Our steadfast goal is to steer our operations with utmost visibility and control, and to extend the same facility to our customers.

“We believe that Hermes’ CMS is the perfect tool for RSA National to realise this objective.”

H5, which is being rolled out globally, is a full SaaS implementation capable of running within any Cloud, modernising the Hermes framework for seamless integration with new technologies.

Hermes commenced the global rollout of H5 earlier this year with the implementation of its CMS at ALS Cargo Terminal Co, Ltd at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi (HAN), Vietnam followed by LuxairCARGO at Luxemburg Airport (LUX), and recently at UASL (Ultramar Group) at Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL).

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UAE-based logistics specialist, RSA National.

 

ABOUT HERMES LOGISTICS TECHNOLOGIES

Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) is a provider of Cargo Management Systems to the air cargo industry. Its core application suite includes HERMES CMS (Cargo Management System), HERMES HMS (Hub Management System) and HBI (HERMES Business Intelligence).

HERMES CMS manages all import, export, messaging, service monitoring and accounting processes for traditional cargo ground handling agents. HERMES HMS steers all inbound, outbound, messaging, SLA and accounting for airline hubs or transit shed operators. HBI is a comprehensive big data analytical tool, enabling informed management and operational decisions.

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, HLT has been pioneering, developing and evolving cargo management systems for air cargo since 2002.

All HLT applications are designed and driven by the HLT team of air cargo experts.

Built with the specific requirements of air cargo handlers and airlines in mind, HLT products streamline cargo ground handling processes and maximise profits by using inbuilt best practice to reduce handling and operational errors.

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ABOUT RSA NATIONAL

RSA National is a multimodal supply chain solution provider formed from a JV between third party logistics specialists RSA Global, and freight forwarding and logistics experts National Air Cargo.

RSA National is poised to provide best-in-class contract logistics, cold chain, international freight, transportation and chemical logistics solutions to the air transport, pharmaceutical, perishable, military and other industries.

RSA National’s multimodal logistics hub is situated in Dubai South between Al Maktoum International Airport and Jebel Ali sea port.

Visit RSA National.

GMR Group selects Hermes Logistics Technologies for Hyderabad International Airport

The implementation of state-of-the-art Hermes technology was completed in just 58 days, and is part of GMR Group’s large-scale upgrade programme

London, United Kingdom, Tuesday 6th November 2018 – Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has welcomed GMR Group to their extensive client portfolio to implement Cargo Management Systems at Hyderabad International Airport (HYD), India.

HLT has signed a five-year contract with GMR Group’s subsidiary GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), including an upgrade schedule to ensure Hyderabad Airport’s cargo terminal will continue to operate with the most sophisticated Cargo Management Systems available.

“GMR team’s requested timeline from contract signature to production was an extremely ambitious 60 days,” said Yuval Baruch, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Hermes Logistics Technologies.

“I am proud to say that HLT rose to the challenge and we managed to go live just 58 days after signing the contract.

“It was a pleasure to work with GMR who are highly professional and committed their best people to work with us on this project, which was extremely helpful and enabled us to meet the implementation deadline.

“Welcoming GMR to our portfolio of international clients is another example of how HLT continues to expand globally, and we look forward to working with them further.”

GHIAL-owned and operated Hyderabad International Airport (HYD) is the sixth largest international airport in India.

“We selected Hermes Logistics Technologies for our Cargo Management Systems at Hyderabad International Airport because we need state-of-the-art, reliable software to ensure the smooth handling of cargo,” said SGK Kishore, Chief Executive Officer, GHIAL.

“Hermes was selected amongst others as they were found to be capable of meeting our needs and delivering our ambitious upgrade plans, as we seek to continuously offer the highest level of service for our customers.”

GHIAL is part of the New Delhi-headquartered GMR Group which specialises in the infrastructure sector with projects across India and around the world, including airports, energy, transportation, and urban infrastructure.

GMR today is one of the top five private airport operators globally, with a presence in India, South East Asia, and Europe.

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Hyderabad International Airport (HYD), India

ABOUT HERMES LOGISTICS TECHNOLOGIES

Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) is a provider of Cargo Management Systems to the air cargo industry. Its core application suite includes HERMES CMS (Cargo Management System), HERMES HMS (Hub Management System) and HBI (HERMES Business Intelligence).

HERMES CMS manages all import, export, messaging, service monitoring and accounting processes for traditional cargo ground handling agents. HERMES HMS steers all inbound, outbound, messaging, SLA and accounting for airline hubs or transit shed operators. HBI is a comprehensive big data analytical tool, enabling informed management and operational decisions.

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, HLT has been pioneering, developing and evolving cargo management systems for air cargo since 2002.

All HLT applications are designed and driven by the HLT team of air cargo experts. Built with the specific requirements of air cargo handlers and airlines in mind, HLT products streamline cargo ground handling processes and maximise profits by using inbuilt best practice to reduce handling and operational errors.

Visit Hermes Logistics Technologies Ltd.

 

ABOUT GMR GROUP

It was in 1978, when Mr. G.M Rao started off with a small jute mill, and established, over 28 years later, what is known today as the GMR Group. GMR is today a major player in the infrastructure sector, with world class projects in India and abroad.

GMR Group is headquartered in New Delhi, and has been developing projects in high growth areas such as airports, energy, transportation, and urban infrastructure.

GMR Group is one of the fastest growing infrastructure enterprises in the country with a rich and diverse experience spanning three decades.

With our vibrant portfolio of projects, GMR is uniquely placed to build state of the art projects in sectors that are of critical importance in the process of development.

Using the Public Private Partnership model, the Group has successfully leveraged its core strengths to implement several iconic infrastructure projects in India.

Visit GMR Group here

 

Hermes Logistics Technologies appoints new Head of Products and Services

Jacek Lechocki joins the cargo management systems provider, as it begins work on a native Cloud-developed suite of products

London, United Kingdom, Tuesday, 14th August 2018 – Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has appointed Jacek Lechocki as Head of Products and Services, as it continues to roll out its innovative new version, Hermes 5 (H5), globally.

Lechocki, who is taking the helm on the Cargo and Quality Control teams, will be responsible for Hermes’ Cargo PM, Product PM and Help Desk services, as well as heading cargo sales efforts among other areas of the business.

“As a commercial aviation enthusiast, I am very excited to be joining HLT at a time when adoption of latest technologies can drive significant efficiencies and competitive advantage for customers,” said Lechocki.

“My fascination with air cargo started at British Airways World Cargo, where I managed the global customer engagement programme for the adoption of electronic messaging and barcoding, as part of the new business transformation.

“Subsequently, I managed a portfolio of commercial and services e-business projects, including e-bookings, Cargo 2000 development and accreditation and electronic messaging and customer connections, as well as participating in IATA working groups for development of Cargo 2000, eAWB and XML data standards.”

The United Kingdom-headquartered cargo management systems provider began the global roll out of H5, capable of running within any Cloud, earlier this year, modernising the Hermes framework for seamless integration with new technologies.

“We have begun upgrading our customers to the new version of our cargo management and hub management systems, a process that involves, in brief, demos, release documentation and testing,” said Yuval Baruch, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Hermes Logistics Technologies.

“Our team of tech experts has already commenced the development of Hermes NG, a native Cloud-developed suite of products, offering increased value in addition to the great functionality of Hermes at its core.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jacek to the team, who brings with him a wealth of project and product management expertise from the engineering, cargo, marketing, telecommunications and Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industries.

HLT appointed Alexis Labonne as its new Chief Technology Officer earlier in the year.

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Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has appointed Jacek Lechocki as Head of Products and Services, as it continues to roll out its innovative new version, Hermes 5 (H5), globally.

UASL chooses Hermes 5 to optimise delivery of airline services at Santiago Airport

Airlines at the Chilean hub will benefit from fully integrated management tool

London, United Kingdom, Wednesday, 1st August 2018 – Hermes Logistics Technologies has been selected as the new cargo management systems provider for UASL to maximise its air cargo handling and documentation capabilities.

Part of the Ultramar Group, Chile-headquartered UASL is a Ground Handling Agent (GHA) at Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL) and sister company of local cargo handling warehouses Depocargo (import) and Teisa (export).

Hermes 5 (H5), the innovative new version of Hermes’ Cargo Management System (CMS) and Hub Management System (HMS) applications, is planned to be implemented at SCL in 2018.

“The H5 implementation at UASL is a full Software as a Service (SaaS) implementation where UASL will benefit from a fast Cloud H5 deployment that could see the system live as early as Q3/18,” said Yuval Baruch, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Hermes Logistics Technologies.

“Once H5 is implemented at SCL, UASL will have its own, fully integrated management tool that will interface with its local community and customers, allowing for smarter process flows, messaging compliance and more control over key areas such as Customs, service management and revenue accounting.

“We are delighted to have been selected by Chile’s leading logistics group, marking HLT’s further expansion into the South American market and look forward to support UASL’s and Ultramar’s expansion plans.”

The Hermes implementation will offer UASL a single system that is configured to its needs and the changing requirements of its growing customer base.

“As an important GHA supplier in Chile, we implement solutions to comply with the quality standards for operations required by our clients,” said Christian Cood, CEO, UASL.

“After evaluating different options available in the market, we found in Hermes Logistics Technologies a world class supplier, with the experience we were looking for in the airfreight industry. We trust that this partnership with Hermes will be long-term.”

H5, which is being rolled out globally, is a full SaaS implementation capable of running within any Cloud, modernising the Hermes framework for seamless integration with new technologies.

“When I was notified about the Hermes implementation as the new operational software, I knew it was the right decision and that it would improve our processes and increase our quality standards,” added Mauricio Acevedo, Key User, UASL.

“In my 15 years of experience in the airfreight industry, I found in Hermes a solution that covers our requirements perfectly.”

Hermes commenced the global rollout of H5 earlier this year with the implementation of its CMS at ALS Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Hermes Logistics Technologies has been selected as the new cargo management systems provider for UASL to maximise its air cargo handling and documentation capabilities.

Hermes’ new H5 version goes live at Hanoi Airport ahead of global rollout

ALSC in Hanoi, Vietnam is the first Hermes customer to go live with the innovative new version called Hermes 5

London, United Kingdom, Tuesday, 10th April 2018 – Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has gone live with its new Cargo Management System (CMS) version, called Hermes 5 (H5), at ALS Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd (ALSC), Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam.

H5, which will be rolled out globally, future proofs Hermes’ CMS application by modernising its framework to allow for simpler integration with new technologies and opening up Hermes through APIs and new messaging channels.

Additionally, the ability to run within any Cloud, private or public, makes H5 simpler to implement for Cloud ready customers.

ALSC and its customers benefit from a faster and more controlled service, with hand-held device functionality, intelligent warehouse task steering and real-time Service Level Agreement (SLA) monitoring.

“Our new version offers ALSC bespoke, pre-advice messaging between its hub and satellite warehouses to gain key task visibility and efficiencies in cargo transfer times,” said Yuval Baruch, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Hermes Logistics Technologies.

“In driving the ALSC implementation, the HLT team of cargo and technical experts provided on-site support to ALSC contributing to successfully getting the system live with a number of its customers.

“The preparation and training towards this go-live, as well as working together shoulder to shoulder with the ALSC team during the go-live week, enabled ALSC to independently roll out its remaining airlines efficiently and on schedule, with remote support from Hermes.

“We provided best-in-practice process framework for the handling of sensitive and special cargo, in addition to a wealth of Big Data that is used to effectively analyse and demonstrate the quality of service provision.”

H5 is the latest version in a suite of Hermes’ applications and includes HERMES Cargo Management System (CMS), HERMES Hub Management System (HMS) and HERMES Business Intelligence (HBI).

“With the vision of becoming the pioneering cargo handling terminal in the region, ALSC chose H5, the newest version of Hermes’ CMS,” said Le Thanh Binh, Deputy Director, ALS Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd.

“Thanks to the support from Hermes, from business study to on-site and remote support, we have successfully implemented the new system for all of our customers.

“The innovative design of H5 brings us a new experience in terms of service provision, performance control and user interaction.

“We strongly believe that under the customer-oriented leadership of Mr. Yuval Baruch, HLT and Hermes 5 shall continuously be upgraded to offer a competitive advantage to our Terminal and bring more value to our Airline, Consignee and Shipper customers.”

Hermes recently appointed Alexis Labonne as its new Chief Technology Officer to lead the Hermes team in rolling out H5.

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Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has gone live with its new Cargo Management System (CMS) version, called Hermes 5 (H5), at ALS Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd (ALSC), Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam.

 

“Our new version offers ALSC bespoke, pre-advice messaging between its hub and satellite warehouses to gain key task visibility and efficiencies in cargo transfer times,” said Yuval Baruch, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Hermes Logistics Technologies. “In driving the ALSC implementation, the HLT team of cargo and technical experts provided on-site support to ALSC contributing to successfully getting the system live with a number of its customers.”

Hermes readies for new H5 release with appointment of Chief Technology Officer

Alexis Labonne takes the helm as the cargo management systems provider prepares to roll out its innovative Hermes 5 version

London, United Kingdom, Thursday, 8th February 2018 – Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT), a leading provider of cargo management systems for the airfreight industry, has appointed Alexis Labonne as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) as it prepares to roll out its latest version, called Hermes 5 (H5).

The United Kingdom-headquartered tech leader, which has been pioneering digital solutions for airlines and air cargo handlers since 2002, will roll out H5 this year, with a leading European handling agent amongst its first customers to deploy the innovative new version.

Alexis Labonne has over 20 years’ experience in technology, most recently with Hitachi Consulting working on Security and Customs, Education and Government projects, as Architect and CTO.

“Hermes has invested considerably to advance our technological infrastructure, as well as the Hermes functionality,” said Yuval Baruch, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Hermes Logistics Technologies.

“Our H5 version is proof of our innovation-focused approach to the industry, aimed at ensuring that our customers keep benefitting from the best Cargo Management System (CMS) and Hub Management System (HMS) in the world.

“Alexis brings with him extensive experience to support Hermes to further strengthen our technical capabilities.”

Alexis Labonne, who takes over from Oded Lavee, comes from a software development and architecture background, and has worked as Chief Architect/CTO and as Enterprise Architect for a number of companies, including Hitachi Consulting, BT, GSK, UK Council, Pfizer and KPMG.

“I am keen on dynamic engineering patterns and practices to foster innovation and reduce productivity drag,” said Alexis Labonne.

“My technical experience allows me to be both responsive to market demands, as well as changing technology trends.”

Alexis Labonne will head the HLT team of air cargo technical experts, who are now following a digital roadmap to use the power of Cloud services, IoT, AI and blockchain technologies.

“I’d like to take this opportunity and thank Oded for his contribution to improving the Hermes system, internal processes and the recent major version that will be the base for our future,” added Yuval Baruch.

H5 is the latest version of a suite of applications, which includes HERMES CMS, Hermes HMS and HBI (HERMES Business Intelligence).

HERMES CMS manages all import, export, messaging, service monitoring and accounting processes for traditional cargo ground handling agents. HERMES HMS steers all inbound, outbound, messaging, SLA and accounting processes for airline hubs or transit shed operators. HBI is a comprehensive Big Data analytical tool, enabling informed management and operational decisions.

Shortly after its release, H5 will be rolled out globally.

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Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT), a leading provider of cargo management systems for the airfreight industry, has appointed Alexis Labonne as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) as it prepares to roll out its latest version, called Hermes 5 (H5).

ALS Cargo Terminal Ltd choose Hermes to run Hanoi operation

We are delighted to announce that ALS Cargo Terminal Co. Ltd, based at Noi Bai International Airport, has chosen the Hermes air cargo management system to run its cargo operations in Hanoi, Vietnam.

ALSC had spent the last year reviewing all of the leading CMS systems on the market before selecting Hermes. With Hermes’ hugely rich hand-held device functionality, intelligent warehouse task steering and real time SLA monitoring, ALSC will be able to provide a faster and more controlled service to their customer base. This becomes increasingly important when a large percentage of the air cargo throughput of Hanoi is sensitive, special cargo such as electronics. Hermes will provide the best practice process framework for the handling of these products and will also provide a wealth of big cargo data that can be used to effectively analyse and prove the quality of service provision.

Mr Le Thanh Binh, ALS Cargo Terminal Co. Ltd, Deputy Director, said, “Despite being a young cargo handler, ALSC has been serving around 10 prominent airlines accounting for 30% of Noi Bai International Airport’s total international cargo handling volume. Choosing Hermes is a significant step towards perfecting our services and conforming to international standards. ALSC, together with our partner Hermes, pledge to reduce total service time, while increasing information accuracy, speeding up the information retrieval process, improving real time service level monitoring capability, supporting the synchronization between Airlines and Customs systems, as well as creating the connecting environment for e-freight in the near future.”In the run up to this agreement the Hermes cargo team visited Vietnam twice and arranged for the ALS leadership team to visit another of our long term customers, PACTL in Shanghai, to see the Hermes system in action. Hermes CEO, Yuval Baruch added,”ALS Cargo owns the most modern cargo terminal in Hanoi and we believe that the implementation of Hermes, viewed as the best CMS in the world, will help ALSC to provide better service, gain additional market share, increase revenue and profit. ALSC will be Hermes 3rd implementation in Vietnam and contributes to HLT’s strategic expansion in the region. Both companies come from professional excellence cultures and have mutually committed towards ensuring this project is a success. We are confident that this is the start of a long term partnership between both companies.”

About ALS Cargo Terminal Co. Ltd

Founded in July, 2013, ALS Cargo Terminal Co Ltd has made a significant contribution to improving the quality and capacity of air cargo handling services at Noi Bai International Airport, in the pursuit of becoming the leading cargo handling operator with international standards in Vietnam. Located at Noi Bai International Airport, adjacent to the ramp side, ALS Cargo has capacity for 200.000 tons/year.

LuxairCARGO chooses Hermes to support handling operations at Luxembourg Airport

We are delighted to announce that LuxairCARGO, the cargo handling division of LuxairGroup operating Luxembourg’s world-class Cargocenter, has selected the HERMES Hub Management System to support its daily handling operations.

“The signing of LuxairCARGO adds another major hub to our customer portfolio and is in line with Hermes’ strategic growth plans. We are proud to partner with such a renowned hub operator and we are very excited to implement HERMES’ market leading hub management tools in Luxembourg in the near future” says Simon Elmore, Hermes Chief Operating Officer.

After considering several solutions, LuxairCARGO finally decided to opt for the HERMES’ offer which foresees:

  • total process integration and visibility
  • prioritised steering across the hub to outbound flights
  • inbound breakdown planning based on shipment priority
  • proactive (not reactive) problem management
  • special control and monitoring of specialised cargo
  • innovative RIDES system to control forklift tasks
  • a large repository of time-stamped process points for focused analysis and BI.

“HERMES does not only offer the high level of automation we were looking for but also guarantees the possibility to interface with our other existing systems. These crucial aspects enable us to deliver integrated air cargo handling services to our customers while ensuring a sustainable business growth” explains Laurent Jossart, Executive Vice-President LuxairCARGO.

About LuxairCARGO

Thanks to a state-of-the-art infrastructure and a volume of 800,000 tons of freight handled per year, LuxairCARGO is the leading air freight handling agent at Luxembourg airport, ranking the Cargocenter as 7th largest air freight platform in Europe. LuxairCARGO caters for all categories of cargo and aircraft and has a capacity of 900 000 tonnes per year, with further possibilities for expansion. Integrated processes from aircraft to truck and vice versa are a unique and valued benefit offered by LuxairCARGO.

Based at Luxembourg’s Findel Airport (LUX/ELLX), LuxairCARGO is located next to a 4,000 m runway with ICAO Cat IIIb certification. LuxairCARGO has developed a major distribution hub for high-tech goods, perishables, livestock, pharmaceuticals and consumer products. The facilities and handling processes are additionally designed to handle off-size, heavy, or high-value cargo. A sophisticated infrastructure is also available in regard to the landside access. Being adjacent to major pan-European motorway networks, goods can be delivered within one business day to the majority of the EU economic centers.

“The signing of LuxairCARGO adds another major hub to our customer portfolio and is in line with Hermes’ strategic growth plans,” says Simon Elmore, Hermes Chief Operating Officer.

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