Skylink Handling Services B.V., the ground handling expert of the Rhenus Group, has been appointed by IAG Cargo as its air cargo handler at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
Skylink was awarded the three year contract, which has been effective from 1 August 2015, as it is certified to the highest standards, and equipped with the latest technology, in air cargo safety and security.
Frans Meerens, Branch Manager Skylink: “We have worked hard to win the three year contract with IAG Cargo and are excited to welcome them to our expanding portfolio of customers. In August, our dedicated team of employees started work with IAG Cargo and the integrated team is now fully operational.”
Chris Nielen, IAG Cargo Regional Manager for Europe: “Skylink will help us provide the high-quality service that our customers have come to expect from IAG Cargo. We look forward to working with Skylink and anticipate that they will enhance our operations at this major European airport.”
Representatives from IAG Cargo have meanwhile been located at the Skylink offices at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
The Rhenus Group provides logistics services around the globe and has annual turnover amounting to EUR 4.2 billion. Rhenus employs over 25,000 people at more than 460 locations worldwide. The Rhenus business areas – Contract Logistics, Freight Logistics, Port Logistics and Public Transport – manage complex supply chains and provide a wealth of innovative value-added services.
About IAG Cargo
IAG Cargo is the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo in April 2011. In 2014, IAG Cargo had a commercial revenue of € 992 million. It has a combined workforce of more than 2,400 people covering a global network of over 350 destinations.
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