and Maersk Logistics have signed a global alliance agreement,
creating a working partnership between the airline and one of
the world's top names in integrated logistics management.
terms of the agreement, both parties agree to support each other's
organisation and services. Emirates SkyCargo gains the global
support of Maersk Logistics airfreight volumes. Maersk Logistics
gains enhanced airfreight capabilities with prime access to capacity
and flexibility. Maersk Logistics also benefits by strengthening
its airfreight capabilities and thereby its position as a global
leader of integrated logistics solutions.
Emirates' Cargo Global Accounts Sales Manager, said: "The
synergies of both companies are tremendous. We share a focus on
service to the client and on IT business tools which enable full
supply chain visibility. Through this agreement, we have the potential
to interface our IT systems giving the shipper full transparency
throughout the supply chain."
current holder of the 'Cargo Airline of the Year' title for the
third year running, has always placed innovation, flexibility
and personal service at the heart of its operational philosophy
and carved a niche for itself as a provider of just-in-time delivery
before that became the industry buzzword.
global CEO and Managing Director of Maersk Logistics, considers
the new partnership to be an important milestone in the development
of Maersk Logistics' airfreight services. "By joining forces
with Emirates SkyCargo, we are demonstrating our growing focus
on airfreight capabilities. Top-of-the-line services require a
tight mesh of sea and air capabilities and we are committed to
providing best-in-class airfreight service for time-sensitive
shipments to our clients."
the international airline of the UAE, is part of the Emirates
Group which also includes Dnata, the largest and most influential
air travel conglomerate in the Middle East, and Mercator, its