July 8, 2014-Los Angeles, CA - Trade Facilitators, Inc. (TFI), the Los Angeles-based supply chain firm today announced the execution of a Commercial Representation Agreement with Atlantic Airways Group of Miami, FL. Under the Agreement, TFI will act as a GSA and Cargo Sales Agent for Atlantic Airways, as well as promote the integrated service portfolio of AAG Freight.
Upon signing the Agreement, TFI President Dan Gardner was quoted as saying, "We are extremely pleased to begin working with Atlantic Airways Group. The opportunity to add capabilities as a cargo airline, as well as a provider of trucking, ocean and value-added logistics services dovetails perfectly with our current service offering. We'll be especially strong for cargo originating in Asia and the U.S. destined for South America, and we look forward to providing world-class solutions to our client base."
Sergio Codino, president of Atlantic Airways Group added, "The presence of Trade Facilitators in Los Angeles adds an important link to our growing global network. Our own cargo capacity, along with Interline Agreements we have with major airlines in the U.S. and Asia will add a dimension to our activities that clients have been seeking for some time in places like Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Chile. The fact that we can offer additional services through AAG Freight makes us even more attractive to shippers looking for integrated services into Latin America."
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Note from 3PL News publisher George Zafirov: Don't Miss Dan Gardner's Encore Performance of: "Making Hay: The Future of U.S. Competitiveness in the Age of Globalization" - July 25, 2014 at City National Bank, 555 S. Flower St., in Los Angeles, CA. Registration required. Contact TFI for details.