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Kale Logistics Solutions is a leading global IT solutions provider focussed on the Logistics, Airports and Transportation industry. Our broad solution spectrum ranges from 'Internal Business Automation Systems' to 'Community Platforms' that help various players in the Logistics value chain from shipper up to consignee to communicate and transact with each other electronically.

Kale's solutions help Freight Forwarders, NVOCC, Vessel Charterers, LCL Consolidators, Shipping Line Agents, Stevedores, Surveyors, Container Freight Stations/Inland Container Depots, Equipment Control Providers, Custom Brokers, 3PL service providers, Warehouse Operators, Transportation companies, Other Logistics Service Users and Airport Cargo Terminal Operators achieve faster growth, standardized processes and operational efficiencies. An active partnership with key industry bodies and customers keep Kale at the forefront of emerging trends.

Kale employs a dedicated team of techno- functional experts, with a complete physical set- up and support infrastructure at prominent IT hub in Mumbai. Kale has been awarded industry accolades as 'Logistics IT Provider' for the last seven successive years for the innovative solutions that aid automation in the Logistics Industry. With over 400+ man years of experience, Kale's IT solutions and next generation electronic collaboration platforms are designed to unify the entire global Logistics industry. With 500+ clients worldwide across 50+ global locations covering the top 20 Logistics Service providers, Kale provides the most comprehensive and thoroughbred portfolio of IT solutions for the Logistics Industry.

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Technology that Transforms

‘Technology that Transforms’ is the guiding principle behind the core foundation and operations of Kale Logistics. It represents Kale’s business focus and expertise in providing technology solutions that help transform the way business operations and B2B transactions are executed. Kale Logistics works closely with industry associations and is led by a team of techno-savvy functional experts with the zeal to be the drivers of change. It is this drive and energy@ work which has consistently created successful solutions for its clients.

yellow square CORVI | Freight, Shipping & Import-Export Management System

• Are you spending too much of your time in shipment planning, finding out the pending activities and getting reports instead of focusing on core business issues?
• Does your system prevent errors in billing?
• Are you able to streamline internal and external communication?
• Does your present system allow retrieval of an external document pertaining to a job at a later stage?


Freight & Shipping Logistics comprises of highly fragmented Logistics processes. Multiple levels of stakeholder intervention are inevitable and there are many challenges. It is often constrained by an abundance of paperwork and redundant operating procedures. Inability to exchange information seamlessly between forwarders, shippers, custom brokers, carriers, airport/port terminals, overseas agents and consignees aggravates the situation. This builds up operating inefficiencies and acts as a roadblock to proactive and informed decision making.

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yellow square CAPELLA| Web-based Container Freight Station (CFS) / Inland Container Depot (ICD) Management System

• Do you have difficulty in locating shipments and containers in your Container Freight Station?
• Do you find long queues at your CFS/ICD gates?
• Do you get angry calls from customers reporting short-landing or damages?
• Do you struggle in getting the visibility of container yards and warehouses within your CFS/ICD?


Container Freight Stations (CFS) and Inland Container Depots (ICD) are complex operations, involving intricate flow of information and goods between multiple stakeholders. These are further complicated due to manual processes which lead to typical procedural hassles, painfully slow movement of cargo and containers, and quite often inaccuracies in planning and actual actions. And amidst this inefficiency, CFS/ICD operations need to cater to increasing customer demands and expectations.

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yellow square PYXIS | Web-based Warehouse & Distribution Management System

Warehouses are a crucial part of the supply chain. They ensure the smooth movement of goods and help maintain productivity levels for an organization. Warehouse & Distribution Management Systems (WDMS) are essential to control the movement and storage of materials within a warehouse and to process the associated transactions.

The new age warehouses require an application which is developed factoring the ground realities of a warehouse, complexities of the processes and skill sets of those handling the cargo. The requirement is for a system which provides real time visibility, is easy to interface and is designed mapped to industry benchmarked processes. In the global economy, warehouses are smaller initially, but often expand with the growth in the business. This entails a system that is rapidly scalable and readily configurable to suit individual business needs. This can be achieved with next-generation systems which are both web-based and mobile enabled.


PYXIS helps to manage all the warehouse activities starting from the arrival of cargo, storage, location management and dispatch. It is a readily configurable system in which the user can define the location rules, package types, picking rules, shipment procedures, packaging techniques and all other significant details regarding warehouse operations. It optimizes these tasks based on detailed algorithmic rule engines. It enables manufacturers, distributors and retailers to more effectively optimize their day-to-day warehouse activities, improve space utilization, lower their inventory carrying costs and boost manpower productivity, thereby improving the bottom line.

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yellow square HELIOS| Web-based Transportation & Fleet Management System

Transport operators today need to run hyper efficient delivery networks to ensure business profitability. Transporters/ Fleet owners with a large number of fleet need to service their network efficiently, timely and with adequate control on placement & movement of fleet vehicles. This becomes increasingly challenging given expensive fuel and relentless price pressure from customers and competition.

Any idling or under utilization of resources can be a significant expense to the transporters/ fleet owners. The need of the hour is to get real time control on costs, leverage all cargo placement opportunities and offer visibility to customers. This is where transportation companies need a modern IT system to cater to all functions of their organization in an integrated manner.


HELIOS is a web-based transportation & fleet management system comprising of two modules- HELIOS TRANS & HELIOS FLEET.

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yellow square GALAXY| Web-based Airport Cargo Management System

• Are you losing money in excessive documentation, data entry errors and incorrect invoicing?
• Are you able to do EDI with Airlines ?
• Do you often struggle to meet SLAs with your airline customers?
• Are there long queues at your billing counters?
• Are your customers demanding to know the exact status of their cargo by the minute?

Any idling or under utilization of resources can be a significant expense to the transporters/ fleet owners. The need of the hour is to get real time control on costs, leverage all cargo placement opportunities and offer visibility to customers. This is where transportation companies need a modern IT system to cater to all functions of their organization in an integrated manner.


The volume of air cargo being moved globally is ever increasing and airports find it difficult to keep pace with adequate expansion in terms of infrastructure, man-power and level of automation. Cargo terminal operations are interdependent upon several stakeholders like ground handlers, airlines, customs, freight forwarders / cargo agents and banks. Each of these stakeholders is using disparate IT systems which do not communicate with each other, leading to multiple data entry points, complex paperwork, manual errors, increased cargo processing time, non-compliance, loss of revenue and goodwill.

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yellow square UPLIFT | Cargo Community Platform

The Logistics supply chain entities work round the clock to move the cargo safely and on time. However, along with movement of cargo, there is a lot of complex documentation & data that gets exchanged between the entities. A study indicates that the shipment data gets re-entered in the supply chain at least 6 times by various stakeholders, bringing in inefficiency, delays, penalties and lack of shipment visibility, thereby resulting in higher cost of logistics.


UPLIFT is a pioneering initiative in creating a Cargo Community Platform which enables Freight Forwarding (FF) and Custom House Agent (CHA) /Customs Broker (CB) organizations to electronically communicate within themselves and with other stakeholders like Shippers, Consignee, Airports, Seaports, Airlines, Transporters and Customs amongst others. UPLIFT eliminates the manual operations, paperwork, redundant data entry and brings in the much needed shipment visibility across the value chain.

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yellow square UPLIFT| Customs Clearance Management (CCM)

The role of Custom House Agent (CHA) /Customs Broker (CB) has evolved in the past decade from Customs document filing to connecting with multiple trade partners like Airline, Shipping Line, Airports, Container Depots, Government Authorities and Transporters amongst others. The CB needs to adhere to local Custom rules and regulations while facing complex business communications and operational challenges. UPLIFT Customs Clearance Management (CCM) helps CBs achieve higher degree of efficiency in service and at reduced operational costs. UPLIFT CCM facilitates automated filing in compliance with Customs system. The CCM is further segregated into Exports & Imports modules as per business function and Regulatory / Customs compliance.

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yellow square UPLIFT| Airport Cargo Community System (ACS)

Airports play a pivotal role in the movement of goods by air. While improving cargo handling efficiencies at the airports through automation is important, it is even more crucial to provide better services to Airport customers. As an Airport - GHA (Ground Handling Agent) or an Airport- Cargo Terminal Operator (CTO), now there are increased pressures towards complying with global security regulations such as ENS/AMS programs. These advance information requirements mean that the Airport GHA/CTO needs to get the shipment information in advance, preferably electronically from the forwarders.


An electronic collaboration platform – an Airport Cargo Community System – can help all stakeholders to electronically communicate within themselves and with other stakeholders like Airlines, Customs House Agents, Customs, Banks and GHAs. It can facilitate the movement of goods and information at the airport and aid in digital interactions in conformance to initiatives around e-freight, e-AWB and e-CSD.

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yellow square UPLIFT| e-Certificate of Origin (e-CoO)

A Certificate of Origin (CoO) is a document used in international trade for determining the origin of a product. This is important because it is a key basis for applying tariff and other important criteria for export shipment. Certificate of Origin is mandatory to validate goods for Export to most countries.

The generation & processing of a CoO is often manual and involves data entry, verification and approval of the document. At present, a lot of time & cost efforts are spent in entering the data, printing the documents and travelling to the office of a Chamber of Commerce. What the industry stakeholders require is a facility that enables online filing of CoO that gets transmitted electronically between all entities involved in the process.

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yellow square CODEX | Container Digital Exchange

Many Container Supply Chains continue to rely on manual or semi-automated processes resulting in limited cargo visibility as it moves from Container Depot (CFS/ICD) to Port and vice-versa. The original shipment information (Commercial Invoice / Packing List) which has most of the data to create subsequent documents is exchanged manually. The forwarder / Customs Broker has to access multiple stakeholder systems viz. shipping line portals, custodian portals, customs portal, bank portal etc. and re-enter the shipment data multiple times which is time/resource consuming. A lot of paper documents and multiple copies of the same are required by multiple parties (e.g. around 120 copies of paper are needed to export a container shipment).


The automation in the industry is diverse and at most ports there is no single window EDI for the trade. This increases the possibility of long queues at the port gate because of lack of Advance shipment information. Due to lack of real-time data exchange there is higher inventory in the supply chain and hence higher logistics costs. Moreover, multiple regulatory authorities need information that pre-exists on other documents. For the government, the sources of trade data are in multiple systems hence it is difficult to get accurate and timely information for policy making.

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yellow square HUBB | Global Cargo Exchange

• Are you relying on inefficient & expensive communication due to disparate IT Systems?
• Do you miss out on high volume opportunities due to non-availability of required information?
• Are you losing the competitive edge due to errors, delays and additional costs?


Accurate communication and adequate information flow plays a pivotal role in worldwide logistics. However, an ever changing market scenario has left small and medium sized freight forwarder in the middle of myriad challenges such as- increasing global competition, greater customer expectations and demand from global trade for constant communication & updates. Moreover, their current business model is ineffective in dealing with complex and duplicate processes involved in transfer of each shipment.

Agents around the world use disparate IT systems and programs to communicate store and translate data, both internally and externally. These systems vary in ability and sophistication but have one common problem-they cannot communicate effectively with other agents using different systems. To communicate with their own branches and external trade partners independent forwarders have to rely on telephone, faxes or e-mails. This process is not only expensive and time consuming, but also prone to human errors that result in delays, additional costs and customer dissatisfaction.

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