Friday, September 18, 2009

TNT Enhance Europe / Asia Airfreight Capability

Commit 747 for HK-Belgium route
Shipping News Feature

CHINA / EUROPE - TNT is enhancing its service capacity between China and Europe with the addition of a new dedicated B747-400ER freighter. Non-stop flights will operate between Hong Kong and TNT’s European air hub in Belgium and will link into the companies Europe-wide distribution network.

“With our integrated air and road delivery capabilities in Asia and Europe, we are well-placed to capitalise on the strong trading links between the two regions,” said James McCormac, regional managing director of TNT Asia Pacific.

“The addition of a dedicated freighter from Hong Kong will ensure our customers, especially those in the high-tech, telecommunications, electronics and fashion industries, become more competitive due to faster factory-to-market lead times and increasing inventory management efficiency,” he added.

TNT further state that the new service reflects their increasing commitment to Asia and their customers in the region.