Luxembourg, 27 March 2018 – Cargo Community System Japan Co. (CCSJ) has today signed an agreement with CHAMP Cargosystems to provide a new cloud-based air cargo messaging system that includes IT infrastructure, an operational messaging platform and customer invoicing. CHAMP’s CEO, Arnaud Lambert and CCSJ’s President, Kazuo Hirabayashi marked this momentous occasion at an official ceremony at CHAMP’s headquarters in Contern, Luxembourg attended by distinguished guests from both the Luxembourgish and Japanese states.
(from left to right 1st row) Kazuo Hirabayashi, President CCSJ ; Arnaud Lambert, CEO CHAMP Cargosystems
(from left to right 2nd row) Masamitsu Kurita, General Manager - Development CCSJ ; Robert Dennewald, Vice-President of the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce ; Shigeji Suzuki, H.E. Ambassador of Japan ; Patrick Nickels, Premier Conseillier du gouvernement , Luxembourg Ministry of Economy ; Nicholas Xenocostas, Vice-President Sales & Marketing CHAMP Cargosystems
CCSJ is the sole Cargo Community System in Japan connecting all participants (airlines, freight forwarders and handling agents) in the national airfreight market. CHAMP is operating the largest global cargo community system on a state-of-the-art messaging and integration platform and was able to demonstrate to CCSJ how its solution can be customized to meet the current and emerging needs of the Japanese air cargo community.
“It is truly a privilege to have this opportunity to deliver high-quality service to CCSJ” says Arnaud Lambert, CEO at CHAMP Cargosystems. “With our friends of the Luxembourgish and Japanese states present, CHAMP welcomes the added economic ties between our two great economies. It is an honor to provide the technology for the next chapter of CCSJ’s air cargo mission in driving digitization across the Japanese air cargo community.”
“As a leading member and innovator, CHAMP has long been an integral member of the air cargo community,” says Kazuo Hirabayashi, President of CCSJ. “After much deliberation and thought – and because of this distinguished position, its dedication to the advancement of air cargo technology - CHAMP is well suited to bring CCSJ’s transformation to fruition.”
CCSJ has had a long-term relationship with CHAMP, through its Traxon product line, where both companies have been collaborating by connecting the Japanese market to the international air cargo community.