Airfreight quality standards group Cargo iQ has welcomed air cargo terminal solutions provider Lödige Industries as a member.


In its announcement, Cargo iQ said Lödige would lend its experience as a provider of logistics systems and material handling solutions to the global airport, warehouse, and production industries.


"By joining the Cargo iQ community, Lödige has pledged its commitment to our mission to drive quality and standardization in the movement of cargo by air," said Lothar Moehle, executive director of Cargo iQ.


The new member also strengthens Cargo iQ's ability to deliver guidance and recommendations in air cargo handling best practices, with the added benefit of Lödige's operational insights from its specialist area.


"We believe the industry is at a tipping point for change, with the digitalization we have long talked about really taking place and driving change," said Björn Ussat, director of air cargo, Lödige Industries, who will stand as Lödige's official representative for Cargo iQ.


"We believe Cargo iQ is an excellent platform for these discussions and for furthering innovation in the air cargo industry," he added.


Cargo iQ said having served the sector since the 1970s, Lödige Industries is well-placed to support the organization's objectives.


"The Lödige team will offer a valuable new perspective to important conversations and will help drive progress in establishing industry-wide standards and processes to bring long-lasting improvements to supply chain visibility," Moehle said.