Cargo Handling

Swissport joins Airbus “Open Cargo Lab”

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Swissport International AG has joined the OpenCargoLab initiative, to contribute to the development of data-driven processes for air cargo handling jointly with a group of leading industry players.

Launched by Airbus, the OpenCargoLab is as a platform to evaluate how digital innovation, including AI and sensor technologies, can pave the way for more efficient air cargo handling.

Dirk Goovaerts, Global Cargo Chair and Head of Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa at Swissport International AG says: “We are proud that Airbus has invited Swissport to represent the global air cargo handling industry in its OpenCargoLab initiative.

“Being a key member of this initiative underscores our dedication to driving advancements in the air cargo sector, positioning Swissport at the forefront of industry innovation.”

Marvin Ehrmann, Head of Airbus’ OpenCargoLab says: “We are pleased to welcome Swissport to our OpenCargoLab initiative.

“With their in-depth knowledge of air cargo handling services, combined with the expertise of our experienced partners, we aim to drive the air cargo sector towards greater transparency, efficiency, and connectivity.”