Carrier appoints Accelerated and Jet Airways to enhance RFS
Etihad Cargo has appointed Accelerated and Jet Airways of the US as its road feeder service (RFS) providers for customers in US territories.
Etihad Cargo will utilise the combined expertise of the third-party trucking logistics providers to offer its partners seamless road connectivity, further enhancing the UAE national carrier’s operations in the United States and beyond.
Etihad Cargo’s partnership with Accelerated and Jet Airways will expand the carrier’s capabilities in the USA and will enable Etihad Cargo’s customers to benefit from various logistics solutions, including dedicated capacity and 24-hour personalised customer service.
Through these strategic partnerships, Etihad Cargo will utilise an expanded road transportation fleet, including standard trailers, roller beds, day cabs, step decks, flatbeds, straight trucks with lift-gate capabilities, cargo vans, refrigerated vehicles and other specialised equipment to offer its customers the broadest range of products and transportation options.
“Accelerated is proud to be appointed as Regional Ground Handling Trucker for Etihad Cargo. Our teams have worked behind the scenes together for many years and are now finally calibrating to begin this partnership,” emphasized Brook Miles Pearse, President, Accelerated.
“I am confident that by working together as one team, we will be able to build the best path for our shared business aspirations. We wish to extend our sincere thanks to Etihad Cargo for trusting us with their business,” remarked Tammy Zwicki, COO, Jet Airways.
“Therefore, partnering with leading RFS providers in the US was another step in Etihad Cargo’s evolving value proposition to expand operations in this key territory,” commented Thomas Schürmann, Etihad Cargo’s Head of Cargo Operations and Delivery.