Crunching the numbers

Clever use of data can drive improved baggage handling performance – crucial when staff are at a premium

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Data can help airports with everything from coping with unexpected flight changes to highlighting where BHS maintenance is required
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Per Engelbrechtsen, Beumer Group

The good news for airports is that passengers are travelling again. The problem for many of these facilities is that they cut staffing levels in baggage handling areas during the COVID-19 crisis and now face dealing with rising baggage volumes. And what if they encounter problems or even another lockdown?

Airports need to be able to ensure the smooth running of their baggage handling systems (BHS) even with fewer operations and maintenance (O&M) staff, and require flexibility in terms of staffing up and down.

With intelligent BHS systems we look beyond simple statistics to find patterns

Per Engelbrechtsen, Beumer Group

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