Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has appointed the US-based Accelerated, Inc. and Jet Airways as its road feeder service (RFS) providers for customers in the United States.
Etihad Cargo will leverage 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 US and beyond.
The 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 personalized customer service, ensuring Etihad Cargo can continue to meet its service delivery promises in the US territories.
Additionally, Etihad Cargo will employ state-of-the-art technology developed to give customers complete transparency in relation to shipments, including GPS tracking and real-time shipment information.
“Ensuring Etihad Cargo remains the air cargo partner of choice for its customers all over the world through the delivery of world-class services remains a priority. 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. These partnerships strengthen Etihad Cargo’s RFS network in the US by connecting offline points with the carrier’s main gateways, including international airports in Chicago, New York and Washington, and commitment to providing the fastest and most efficient way for Etihad Cargo’s customers to deliver their cargo to its final destination.”
Etihad Cargo will use 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 specialized equipment, to provide the broadest range of products and transportation options to its customers.
It will also deliver added value for its customers through the consistency in the service offered and competitive lead times for transit of both import and export freight.