Airports Bureau Systems Limited

About Us

Airports Bureau Systems Limited (ABS) are the UK’s leading provider of Air Cargo Handling software.

Our flagship product – abs5 – is a ready-made solution for Transit Shed Operators providing full operational and accounting functionality, refined to be simple and intuitive to use.

In-house Development

A dedicated in-house consultancy and development team based near London Heathrow work closely with our customers to continually enhance the abs5 product capability. We also provide a 24-hour support and hosting service that allows us to combine operational support with regular software updates to provide a complete solution.

Global Solution

In addition to our domination of the UK market, abs5 has also been implemented in Ireland, Belgium, Spain, Canada and Iraq to carry our UK expertise to Europe and beyond.


Changing customer requirements from the cargo community added to our renowned expertise in this field enable ABS to continually innovate new features to be incorporated into abs5 to enhance its capability. The key to the ABS success in this area is our close working relationship with our customers combining knowledge of the industry with our expertise in agile software development for rapid delivery of solutions to the operation. Recent additions include:-

  • Warehouse
  • Billing
  • Security
  • SLAs
  • ACI
  • Trucking