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Cathay Pacific Cargo Completes Trial of IATAs ONE Record at HKIA

Cathay Pacific Cargo has taken a significant step towards the end-to-end digitisation of the global supply chain by taking the lead in its third pilot of IATAs ONE Record initiative, this time at its home hub in Hong Kong.

IATA ONE Record builds on paperless operations of the e-AWB (Electronic Air Waybill) and creates a virtual record for all shipments, a single-record view of a shipment that will enable data to be shared by all stakeholders across the air cargo industry.

Cathay Pacific Cargo was the first airline to implement 100% e-AWB operations in its home market and the airline has been the leader in its implementation around the world for the past 10 years, contributing to Hong Kongs reputation as the leading international air cargo hub.

IATAs ONE Record initiative enables end-to-end transparency of consignments as they pass through multiple links in the chain from shipper to agent, airline, warehouse and statutory authorities such as customs, all following IATAs protocols for APIs the interface that enables users to connect to the system security and data sharing.

Old picture of a Cathay Pacific Boeing 747F reg: B-HUQ taking off from HKIA. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

Henk Mulder, IATA Head of Digital Cargo, said, The ultimate aim of the ONE Record programme is to enable a data-led digitisation of the global supply chain in order to improve service, speed and reliability, through the standardisation of competing or overlapping systems of the different stakeholders in the air cargo industry into one of shared intelligence and cooperation.

The pilot, which ran in Hong Kong in March, was a joint initiative between Cathay Pacific Cargo and the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK), and enabled stakeholders to view shipment data over a two-day period.

Alaina Shum, AAHK General Manager, Aviation Logistics, said, With our synchronised vision with IATA and Cathay Pacific Cargo, Hong Kong International Airport is actively exploring the development of a community-based air-cargo data platform to further enhance operational efficiency, supply chain transparency and industry standardisation. With the digital collaborations among the airport cargo community stakeholders, we trust that Hong Kong is getting ready to bring the citys air cargo industry to a new frontier.

The trial followed shipments from freight forwarders, which could be monitored by all parties during the pilot. The participating freight forwarders included Sinotrans (HK) Air Transportation Development Co Ltd, Soonest Express (HK) Co Ltd and DHL, which all used a platform developed by Global Logistics System (HK) Co Ltd (GLS).

GLS (HK) also developed the platform for Cathay Pacific Cargo.

Simon Ng, GLS (HK) CEO,  said, We have been supporting Cathay Pacific Cargo, our biggest airline customer, in all the ONE Record pilots to date. We are aiming at enabling data exchange between forwarders and Cathay Pacific based on the ONE Record standard over a web-based API by the third quarter of this year. This is a first step towards our ultimate vision in migrating all of our airline and forwarder customers to the ONE Record standard.

Cathay Pacific Cargo previously participated in ONE Record pilots in Amsterdam and London Heathrow. Following the success of this pilot, the airlines next objective is to introduce ONE Record across its global operations.

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