Swissport Equips Cargo Warehouses With Bluetooth Sensors for Global ULD Tracking

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Swissport has announced that it will work with Unilode and Descartes to track and monitor Unit Load Devices (ULD) using Bluetooth technology at its cargo warehouses. The cargo handling division will equip its 115 cargo warehouses with tracking sensors before the end of this year.
Swissport said the technology will increase transparency for its customers using digitally tagged ULDs. Geolocation of ULDs enables real-time tracking and inventory control, enabling airlines and freight companies to plan the distribution of their vast ULD fleets more efficiently and cost effectively.
Hendrik Leyssens, Swissport’s Vice President Global Operations – Cargo, commented: “Our cooperation with Unilode and Descartes and the introduction of global ULD tracking at our cargo warehouses create added value for our customers and drive the digital transformation of the cargo supply chain and the industry.”