Air, Freight News

Cargo 2000 Appoints Chris Davies to New Role

[ January 16, 2016   //   ]

Chris Davies has been appointed Technical Manager at Cargo 2000, based at IATA’s Geneva, Switzerland headquarters.

Davies brings over 14 years of experience in the air freight IT sector and joins the new Cargo 2000 management team, headed by Ariaen Zimmerman, Executive Director.

The Board met in Amsterdam this week to review progress on its strategic transformation program and plan next steps for its brand re-launch later this year.

Before joining Cargo 2000, Davies worked with Descartes Systems Group in London, where he led various systems integration projects for the company’s GF-X electronic cargo-booking portal for freight forwarders and carriers. Davies has previously served on the C2K Technical Working Group and will be responsible for delivering the core technical C2Kproduct.

Cargo 2000 (C2K) is an IATA interest group with the mission of creating and implementing quality standards for the worldwide air cargo industry.C2K operates as a not-for-profit membership group composed of some 80 major airlines, freight forwarders, ground-handling agents, trucking companies and IT solution providers globally.

C2K members developed a system of shipment planning and performance monitoring for air cargo based on common business processes and milestones.