SkylogistiX Takes over TACA In-flight Logistics
Neu-Isenburg, Germany — LSG Sky Chefs announced today that its joint venture with Kühne + Nagel, SkylogistiX, will begin handling the in-flight equipment supply chain for TACA, the El Salvador-based airline which, according to its slogan, "unites the three Americas."
SkylogistiX will take over all activities along the equipment supply chain process, including forecasting , ordering from suppliers and caterers, transportation, warehousing and stock management, inventory and consumption reporting. This means that SkylogistiX will provide and maintain a web-based IT platform with all of the necessary interfaces.
"After a very diligent and meticulous process, SkylogistiX was selected based on the companys rich experience and state-of-the-art tools, says Rodrigo Samayoa, Financial Operations Director at TACA. Stefan Hubert, Managing Director at SkylogistiX adds, "We are very proud of this new contract which we will use as an example to further develop our business in this promising field."
TACA was founded in 1931 and today serves 39 destinations in 22 countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. The airline possesses the newest fleet in the Americas, consisting of 38 aircraft, and holds one of the best operational records in the industry.
About LSG Sky Chefs
The LSG Group is the world’s leading provider of end-to-end onboard products and services for the travel industry. It possesses a strong portfolio of independent expert brands: LSG Sky Chefs (catering and hospitality, including lounges), Retail inMotion (onboard retail), SPIRIANT (onboard equipment) and Evertaste (convenience food). The LSG Group is headquartered in Neu-Isenburg, near Frankfurt, Germany. In 2017, its almost 35,000 employees achieved consolidated revenues of EUR 3.2 billion. Additionally, the LSG Group has a rich network of joint ventures and partnerships partners around the globe, employing more than 20,000 staff and generating non-consolidated revenues of EUR 1.3 billion. www.lsg-group.com