SAHCOL takes over Allied Air, UPS ground handling operations

(L-R) Customs DC Admin, B.Z Adebayo; Managing Director/CEO, SAHCOL, Rizwan Kadri; Managing Director, UPS, West Africa, Mark Martyn-Fisher; President, UPS, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East & Africa, Jean-Francois Condamine; & Brokerage Manager, Africa, James Gathira.

Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) has secured the ground handling operations of two respected airlines – Allied Air and United Parcel Service (UPS). The two lines  have joined the list of estimable clientele of SAHCOL.

This was contained in a press release made available to PortNewsNigeria by Basil Agboarumi, Head of Corporate Communication and IT, SAHCOL, in Lagos.

According to Agboarumi, “the relocation of Allied Air operations to SAHCOL took effect from 2nd October, 2017, making SAHCOL the official Ground Handling partner to the airline’s Ramp and Cargo operations across Nigeria. Allied Air, which commenced operation in 1998 as a Nigerian national flag cargo airline carrier, is designated on numerous routes across Africa under the Bi-lateral Services agreement and is the first IOSA certified Cargo Airline in Nigeria.

“Additionally, the United Parcel Services (UPS) has moved its cargo warehousing services to SAHCOL, consequently making SAHCOL the hub of UPS consignment warehousing.

“UPS, which was founded in 1907, is a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solution in more than 175 countries and territories worldwide.

“The commencement of UPS operation at the SAHCOL warehouse on the 7th of November, 2017, was graced by crème de la crème in the aviation freight/cargo business.”

Speaking further, Agboarumi said “Testimonies from clients who have at various times relocated their businesses to SAHCOL proves that satisfaction gained from doing business with SAHCOL is second to none in the Nigerian Aviation Ground Handling Services.

“SAHCOL is not resting on it oars, as it is poised to continue to partner with its clients in making Aviation Ground Services in Nigeria be at par with global best practices.”

SAHCOL, a member of the SIFAX Group of companies, is an Aviation Ground Handling company, offering services in Passenger Handling, Ramp Handling, Cargo Handling and Warehousing, Aviation security, Baggage Reconciliation, Crew Bus and Executive Lounge services and other related Ground Handling services; while ensuring that Ground Handling assignment is carried out in an efficient, speedy and safe manner, by deploying appropriate tools.

 

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