According to IATA’s ULD Safety campaign, ULD repairs cost the industry US $ 330 million annually, of which 80% could be avoided if they are handled correctly. Still considered the number one cause of aircraft damage among all ground operations equipment, most issues stem from mishandling, lack of proper storage and most notably the lack of awareness that a ULD is an aircraft part. ULD operations are under-recognized across the industry, this includes among some of the regulators. A major … [Read more...] about Component, Appliance or Aircraft Part?
Pooling underpinning growth
Cargo’s recent revival already has one company, CHEP Aerospace solutions, looking forward to a bumper year. “We’re also building upon the momentum of our recent contract wins and long-term track records with our customers and look forward to a year with record growth,” Ludwig H. Bertsch, president, CHEP Aerospace Solutions told Payload Asia. This is going to be dizzying as the company is already growing year-onyear and has achieved revenue growth with a 41 per cent compound annual growth rate … [Read more...] about Pooling underpinning growth
CSafe Global opens new Basel service centre
CSafe Global announced the opening of a new full service centre serving the Basel, Switzerland area. The recently opened service centre is a new location for Airplane Equipment Services (AES). AES also supports CSafe in Frankfurt and Cologne. “The use of the CSafe RKN continues to grow out of Switzerland and we are very excited about adding to our relationship with Airplane Equipment Services,” said Brian Kohr, president and CEO of CSafe Global. “The opening of the new service centre as of 1 … [Read more...] about CSafe Global opens new Basel service centre
Jettainer sees growth in outsourcing
As the air cargo industry starts to revive one company is already confident about what the future holds. “There is a good momentum right now for further growth,” Carsten Hernig, managing director, Jettainer GmbH told Payload Asia. Jettainer’s business is outsourcing. Currently it fully owns, manages and maintains some 90,000 pallets and containers for 18 airline customers and has a global network consisting of approximately 500 stations at more than 450 airports. Customers are provided … [Read more...] about Jettainer sees growth in outsourcing