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 on-board products and services. These include catering, onboard retail and entertainment, onboard equipment and logistics, consulting and lounge services. The company’s dedication to culinary excellence and expertise in logistics has led to its successful entry into adjacent markets like train services and convenience retail. Its catering activities are marketed under the “LSG Sky Chefs” brand name, through which it delivers 591 million meals a year and is present at 211 airports in 50 countries. In 2015, the companies belonging to the LSG Group achieved consolidated revenues of € 3.0 billion.