Avtrade selects DB Schenker to provide logistical support in the Gulf and Asia regions

Jun 5, 2013

(Berlin/Dubai/Singapore, 5 June 2013) Avtrade, a leading component support expert with UK headquarters and operations in Dubai, Moscow and Singapore specializing in tailor-made aircraft support solutions, has contracted DB Schenker to store, manage and provide local logistics services to support their Dubai and Singapore operations.

This will endorse Avtrade’s commitment to offer enhanced support to the Gulf and Asian carriers, contracted clients and local operators, plus provide all Avtrade customers in the regions with an exceptional level of service. Benefits include the ability to hold increased inventory of A320, A330, B737, B757 and B767 aircraft components, local storage with 24/7 availability, same time-zone support plus reduced transit and customs clearance times. David Harrison, Commercial Director, Schenker Limited, says, “having an established global operation for the aeroparts industry enabled us to offer a bespoke solution to Avtrade in the form of a ‘virtual warehouse’ all controlled from the UK for their worldwide distribution. Our Aerohub concept enables us to act as an extension of Avtrade’s business.”

Jamie Brooks, Regional Sales Director, Avtrade says, “I am delighted to announce Avtrade’s collaboration with DB Schenker for our logistics requirements in the Middle East and Asia. We have been extremely happy with their service and professional approach to managing Avtrade's B737, B757, B767, A320 and A330 rotable inventory pool. With Avtrade's components and DB Schenker’s AOG logistics capabilities we are well positioned to service our clients in the Gulf and Asia regions.”

DB Schenker is one of the world’s leading logistics service providers, with a strong pedigree in performance, service and safety. DB Schenker’s unique Aeroparts hubs in Dubai and Singapore are regional warehouses dedicated to support Aviation products with inventory managed through their online inventory management system.

Working with DB Schenker in Dubai and Singapore will enable Avtrade to increase inventory, develop support services and provide greater component replenishment response to Avtrade’s customers in the Gulf and Asia region.

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