SINGAPORE / Medianet International-AsiaNet/ -- Unisys Corporation (  has won the Customer Choice Award for IT Service Provider of the Year at the recently concluded Payload Asia Awards.

The New York-listed firm (NYSE: UIS) got the prize for its Digistics (, an integrated digital logistics solution that allows air cargo carriers to streamline their freight management and improve operational efficiencies. 

The awards, hosted by leading industry publisher Payload Asia (, were presented in Singapore on October 12, 2017.

Determined by popular online voting, the awards spotlight air cargo supply chain companies that have excelled despite a challenging global air freight market, demonstrating agility, innovation and superior strategic planning, as well as having a beneficial impact on market trends.

Digistics features a modern, cloud-based architecture that greatly improves a carrier’s speed to market, while advanced analytics and machine learning technologies analyse past, present, and future data to optimize supply chain operations and route planning. The cloud-based solution allows for seamless integration into existing systems and supports multiple device types--including mobile devices, tablets, touchscreen devices, and PCs--enabling a more agile, digital workspace.

"This award is a testament to our clients as much as it is to us," said Tony Windever, vice president and general manager, Unisys Asia Pacific. "We have seen first-hand the commitment and dedication our clients have toward embracing digital transformation to foundationally transform their business operations, and through our partnership and collaboration, have developed software to meet those most critical business needs."

This acknowledgement is the latest recognition for Unisys cargo capabilities.

In July, Unisys’ predictive freight capability was honoured ( at the ICMG 2017 Australasian & Asia Pacific Architecture Excellence Awards. In September, Digistics won the global award ( for "Best Software Architecture" at the ICMG 2017 USA Architecture Excellence Awards.

Digistics is the first comprehensive digital air cargo solution that offers catalogue-based disruptive solutions via the cloud, providing end-to-end

functionality from operations to route planning. The solution bridges the gap to the digital age of travel and transportation, leveraging advanced analytics – powered by machine learning – to help carriers improve their speed-to-market while also reducing costs.

"The increasing list of third-party awards and recognition validates and supports our approach to transforming supply chain operations. We are thankful to our customers and business partners in further endorsing Digistics as their choice of product for air cargo operations," said Dheeraj Kohli (, vice president and global head of Travel and Transportation for Unisys.

Unisys has more than 55 years of experience providing IT solutions to the travel and transportation industry ( Unisys cargo solutions are used by many of the world's leading carriers, who collaborate via the Unisys Cargo User Group (UCUG). Unisys and UCUG members have worked with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for more than 20 years on initiatives, such as e-Freight, Cargo iQ and XML messaging.

Unisys is a global information technology company that specialises in providing industry-focused solutions integrated with leading-edge security to clients in the government, financial services and commercial markets. Unisys offerings include security solutions, advanced data analytics, cloud and infrastructure services, application services and application, and server software. (AsiaNet PR)


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