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Ignazio Coraci on navigating the complexities of airport cargo logistics

by Sarah Dunsby
21st May 24 2:09 pm

Ignazio Coraci, President of the ASC Group, provides his expert insight into the complexities of Airport Cargo Logistics. ASC Cargo is ASC Group’s cargo handling division headed by Ignazio Coraci since its inception in 2010.

The importance of time and precision

Coraci emphasizes the importance of time and precision in airport cargo logistics. He notes that coordination is crucial for seamless operations, highlighting the challenge of harmonizing efforts among stakeholders.

Operational insights at Heathrow and Gatwick

ASC Handling Ltd, the handling division of the ASC Group is proudly operating from Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, Palermo Airport and Catania Airport. At Heathrow they manage operations for 12 customer airlines at Terminal 4, with recent additions like Rwandair.  Operations at Gatwick’s North Terminal, serve four customer airlines, with recent expansions including Azerbaijan Airlines and Uzbekistan Airlines. The company’s safety commitment is evident through their extended IATA ISAGO certification and they also demonstrate an ongoing commitment to growth and safety within the industry.

Expanding presence in Italy

ASC Handling serves three main scheduled airlines in Italy, alongside charter and ad-hoc flights. The addition of ITA Airways significantly expanded ASC Handling’s presence, with plans to secure ISO 9001 certification for their Italian airports and pursue ISAGO certification.

Technological advancements in cargo management

Coraci highlights technology’s role in revolutionizing cargo management, citing real-time tracking systems and predictive analytics. Innovations like drone delivery and autonomous vehicles offer further efficiencies and reliability in cargo logistics.

Future outlook

Coraci remains optimistic about the future of airport cargo logistics and ground handling, believing that dedication to excellence, innovation, and collaboration will lead to a more efficient and sustainable era in cargo aviation. The ASC Group aims to unlock the industry’s potential and facilitate global trade and commerce.

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