05.14.18


Delivering Baggage From Point A to Point B

Ensuring that each passenger’s corresponding baggage makes it onto the plane is just as complex a consideration as keeping the airplane’s mechanics up to snuff. Barcoded tags are attached to a passenger’s luggage upon check-in, and these are used to track the bags through the duration of the trip. This barcode can be scanned by any baggage handler, and includes its owner’s full itinerary information updated in real-time. This sophisticated system is extremely agile — allowing for delays, re-routes, layovers, and other unforeseen circumstances.

Because airlines rely on both advance planning and dynamic scheduling, many opt for high-tech logistics management solutions. With real-time visibility into the complexities inherent to the industry, commercial airlines can ensure that they account for every detail — down to the last mini peanut bag.


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