Kale Holds CLEAR VIEW Summit in Dubai
A Kale Thought Leadership Summit for Air Cargo, saw participation from twenty-five air cargo industry leaders from global organizations including Celebi, Swissport, Vienna Airport, Lufthansa Airlines, TIACA, IATA, leading African Handlers & renowned Industry Consultants from Europe & Canada.
The summit was designed to be an interactive platform and went on to discuss industry issues in a round table format involving all the participants. There were four focused sessions over 1 and half days on the industry relevant subjects covering- Changing Business Environment- Need for Innovation; Statutory Compliances & Controls; Enabling e-Freight and The New Horizon- A Modern Age GHA. The subjects touched upon key areas of concern for Airport Cargo Ground Handling Community such as- Benchmark Airport KPIs, Statutory Compliances, Regulations & Customs Processes, e-Freight & the need for Change Management, the new opportunities & threats from e-commerce trade and modern technologies being used like- Drone deliveries, 4D printing amongst others. The sessions proved to be insightful, refreshing and informative with new perspectives being exchanged by leadership representing diverse cargo handling stakeholders.
There was an intense discussion around e-freight & e-AWB, where the leaders agreed that there needs to be a mechanism for looking at 100% e-Freight adoption. The industry leaders also agreed that in order to accelerate worldwide adoption, a regulatory mandate may be the need of the hour.
The CLEAR VIEW ‘Call for Action’ program will ensure making 100% e-Freight adoption a reality at one of the leading Middle Eastern airports.
Speaking on the occasion, Vipul Jain, Chairman – Kale Logistics said, “The energy, enthusiasm and response we got from the industry leaders at the summit were truly overwhelming. CLEAR VIEW summit is a small attempt by us to enable innovation and transformation in this Industry. The next phase of work involves certain identified initiatives where leaders from different stakeholders have volunteered their support to take it forward. The outcome from these will be discussed and shared at the next edition of CLEAR VIEW.”