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UTC’s Air Freight Division Takes Flight in Frankfurt

In a strategic move to elevate its presence in the global logistics arena, UTC Overseas, renowned for its excellence in ocean, air, and inland transportation, has unveiled its dedicated air freight division based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Led by Sven Schnake, Managing Director of UTC Overseas GmbH, the newly established UTC Overseas Air Freight division is poised to become a major player in the air cargo market. The ambitious goal is to cater to a diverse clientele, specializing in oversized, overweight freight, and general cargo shipments across all continents.

Jan Riksen, appointed as the Branch Manager and Head of Air Freight, is set to lead a seasoned team committed to providing personalized services and tailor-made solutions for clients. Schnake expressed confidence in the team’s capabilities, stating, “We are fortunate to have a seasoned operations team skilled in charters and consolidations, with expertise in international business development and a proven track record of managing projects globally.”

With a strong emphasis on leveraging existing synergies within their network, UTC plans to expand its global reach significantly. Riksen highlighted, “With an extensive worldwide office network supporting this new division, UTC can now seamlessly handle shipments on six continents, ensuring personalized solutions and rapid response times.”

UTC Overseas Air Freight is proud to be IATA-licensed, enabling the customization of transport plans to meet diverse customer needs. The comprehensive services include door-to-door management on major international routes. The company’s established relationships with carriers translate into a competitive advantage, ensuring speed, safety, convenience, and cost-effectiveness for their clients. The array of services extends to customs and compliance support, along with cargo insurance.

Sebastian Stahl, the Senior Vice President of Global Air Freight, brings over 30 years of experience in industrial project logistics to the team. His expertise in air chartering and large-scale tonnage airfreight is expected to propel UTC to new heights in the air freight market. Stahl expressed enthusiasm, stating, “The group can lend their expertise and guidance on chartering, loading aircraft, negotiating rates, and securing proper registrations, which will help propel UTC to the next level in the air freight market.”

UTC Overseas, an international freight forwarder and logistics provider established in 1925, boasts a proven record of success in managing logistics for capital projects and global supply chains. With its new air freight division, UTC is set to soar to greater heights, offering unparalleled services globally.

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