Coforge to implement & maintain Cargo ground Handling Solution for PT JAS

Coforge to implement & maintain Cargo ground Handling Solution for PT JAS

March 16 , 2010 :
To implement the state of art Cargo Operations Intelligent System (COSYS IS) to support the cargo handling operations at the Jakarta, Bali and Surabaya Airports.
Coforge Ltd, the global IT solutions provider headquartered in New Delhi announced that the Company will implement and maintain the state of art cargo operations system (COSYS IS) to support the cargo handling operations at Jakarta, Bali and Surabaya Airports for PT JAS (PT Jasa Angkasa Semesta).
Announcing the engagement, Hotasi D.P. Nababan, President & Chief Executive Officer, PT JAS, said, “The implementation of the COSYS Intelligent System is required to ensure quicker processing of the cargo and to boost the operational efficiency of the PT JAS ground handling services. We are looking at adopting the best practices in cargo ground handling, standardization of business process across these 3 airports and also build a differentiator which we hope to achieve with this system”. “COSYS Intelligent System will help PT JAS in boosting the traffic growth of flowing goods in the fast-growing Indonesian economy and will also give benefits to PT JAS customers for reliability and accuracy of their cargo handling” added Nababan.
Arvind Mehrotra, Executive Vice President & Head (Global Strategic Initiatives), Coforge Ltd. said,"This collaboration with PT JAS to implement cargo handling system at Jakarta, Bali and Surabaya Airports reiterates Coforge strategic partnership with SATS to market the COSYS IS solution across the globe. COSYS IS will facilitate better monitoring and enhanced control of the end-to-end cargo handling operations. The system will improve staff productivity by reducing process redundancies, thus resulting in enhanced customer experience”.
“PT JAS has a strategic partnership with Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) to provide professional ground handling services in Indonesia. With this system, PT JAS is the first Airport Ground Service in the country which implements the end-to-end revenue system” added Hotasi D.P. Nababan.

COSYS IS has been deployed in Singapore Changi Airport since 2000. Besides Singapore, COSYS IS has also been implemented at SATS’ joint ventures in Beijing, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, and most recently in Indonesia. In Indonesia, the system will be deployed in three airports, namely Jakarta, Bali and Surabaya.
COSYS IS helps the cargo ground handlers and agents with the benefits of faster cargo turnaround  improved operational efficiency leading to reduction in costs, reduced cargo mishandling, faster and accurate information exchange and enhanced customer service.

About Coforge
Coforge is a global IT solutions organization, servicing customers in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. It offers services in Application Development and Maintenance, Enterprise Solutions, Managed Services and Business Process Management to organizations in few select industry segments with dominant share in Travel and Transport. Coforge follows the higher standards of operations which includes ISO 9001:2000 certification, assessment at Level 5 of both SEI-CMMi version 1.2 and People-CMM frameworks, ISO 27001 information security management certification. Its data centre operations are assessed at the international ISO 20000 IT management standards.
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About PT JAS
PT. Jasa Angkasa Semesta, Tbk was established in 1984 with JAS Airport Services as its company   brand. In 1999 PT. Jasa Angkasa Semesta merged with its affiliated company, PT Cardig Air, thus making JAS Airport Services the largest private aviation ground and cargo handling company in Indonesia. As  part  of its journey   to fulfill  its  Mission  and Vision,  JAS   Airport  Services  went  public in 2002 by listing  its  stock  at the  Surabaya   stock exchange. The  listing  enabled  JAS to continually  improve   its  professionalism   and  corporate  Governance  while  opening  the  possibility  of  attracting  strategic investor  into  its business. In  August  2004, PT. Jasa  Angkasa   Semesta   Tbk,  entered  into  strategic partnership  with  SATS,   Ltd, (Singapore  Airport  Terminal  Services , Ltd ) a subsidiary  of  Singapore  Airlines  group  which  is one of the  major players in the  Ground and Cargo Handling  Industry   globally. Today JAS Airport Services has a wide-ranging client base, serving 34 international and domestic carriers as its core customers across Indonesia.
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