Air Transport World

Lufthansa Cargo integrates business partnership

Lufthansa Cargo has launched a Business Partnership Program with air freight forwarders designed to create an integrated service for shippers. The program is the result of a 6-month pilot study between Lufthansa and four different types of forwarding companies Gebr. Hellmann Gmbh & Co., Jet Speed Air Cargo Forwarders (HK) Ltd., Expediters International of Washington Inc. and Air Express International Corp. Those companies remained part of the partnership program following its launch on July 1.

Areas of cooperation studied included quality management, capacity and potential planning, joint product development, information technology and communications, export and import processes and marketing, and training. …

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