Did you know that an average shipment requires a minimum of 12 different air cargo stakeholders to exchange digital messages?
Throughout recent years, the number of system connections between air cargo stakeholders has multiplied exponentially. As the business systems, technology & connectivity channels vary from one stakeholder to another, managing digital connectivity with business partners is becoming a complex, labour-intensive process spanning over weeks.
In this webinar, we share the best practices for smartly managing your digital connectivity.You will get up to speed on how to get visibility on your partners’ messaging standards and connectivity options. Furthermore, Lufthansa Cargo AG and UNCTAD share their experiences and perspectives on digital connectivity.
Furthermore, EPIC is introduced as solution to fast-track digital connectivity. EPIC is the global repository where airlines, freight forwarders, customs, ground handlers, GSAs and IT service providers can find and engage their cargo partners for establishing digital connectivity. It maintains electronic messaging/API capabilities, digital connection possibilities and technical contacts of every cargo partner from the EPIC community. Acting as an air cargo gateway, IATA EPIC offers process flow to effectively collaborate with your business partners by connecting efficiently using the most feasible and cost-effective setups.
To learn more, please visit Enhanced Partner Identification and Connectivity (EPIC).