Lufthansa Cargo further expands digital offering

posted on 17th December 2018 by Justin Burns
Lufthansa Cargo further expands digital offering

Lufthansa Cargo is the world’s first cargo airline to make an application available for digital creation of the transport documents required for dangerous goods (DGR).

The new DGD.online offering will strongly support shippers and can be used in equal measure for shipments sent via air, road and sea. The developers, using input from pilot customers, focused on achieving a very user-friendly application with validation and convenience features designed to add value.

“With DGD.online, we are further expanding our digital offering and striving to make it as easy as possible for our customers and partners to use electronic services. In this way, we can all leverage the potential that digitization has to offer and make air cargo handling even faster and more efficient in the future,” said head of digital transformation, Boris Hueske.

Siemens Healthcare is one of the first users of DGD.online, having already accompanied all stages of the application’s development.

“This new application fits seamlessly into our digitization strategy. DGD.online will have a lasting, positive effect on the productivity of our service delivery process,” said Siemens logistics process planner, Markus Dess.

DGD.online can be used to generate electronically signed DGR declarations and send them automatically, complete with attachments such as safety data sheets.

Forwarders and other logistics providers can also be digitally integrated into the handling process, facilitating paperless cooperation. DGD.online is equipped for future use of eDGD. The integrated validation and convenience features can help accelerate processes and prevent costly errors.