Neutral Air Partner has added eight new members as part of its strategic expansion programme.
According to NAP, the new members are Alfa Airlines Services, Beijing Harmony, Coastair Chartering BVBA, Consolcargo S.A.S, Newtral Mexico SA de CV, Orphee Beinoglou, Pacer Air Freight Ltd. and Wish Global.
Alfa Airlines Services is a neutral broker and a cargo GSA with operations in France since January 2013. Alfa’s main office is at Charles de Gaulle Airport and has branches at the airports of Lyon, Marseilles, Nantes and Muhouse.
Beijing Harmony was established in Beijing in 2003 as a full-service, IATA-accredited international freight services provider and a neutral master co-loader to several Chinese forwarders. The company has an annual export volume of over 40,000 tonnes.
Coastair Chartering BVBA is based in Liege and offers worldwide coverage with tailor-made solutions, especially for just-in-time deliveries.
Consolcargo S.A.S was founded in 2002 and has branches in major cities throughout Colombia. The company is a cargo sales agent for Avianca, Copa, LATAM, Air France KLM and DHL, specializing in consolidation.
Newtral Mexico SA de CV was established in 2005 and has branches throughout Mexico, specializing in neutral consolidation services and custom-made solutions for small and medium forwarders.
Orphee Beinoglou is based in Athens and has over 750 employees in Greece and the Balkans. The company offers a range of services including freight forwarding, logistics, fairs and exhibitions, fine art, special projects and courier.
Pacer Air Freight Ltd. is based in Toronto and provides a full range of services throughout Canada, the US and international markets. The company specializes in time-critical and expedited shipping, especially in health sciences and medical equipment, as well as overnight solutions for automotive and aerospace companies.
Wish Global was founded in Shenzhen in 2015, providing a range of air freight services including post, express courier and line-haul transport solutions. The company is also a neutral master loader and air cargo consolidator, and has particular trade links with Latin America.
“Our ambition is to become the world’s most powerful grouping of leading and independent air cargo architects, we accommodate the future needs of air cargo professionals and of those general freight and logistics providers who are aiming to take their air cargo business to the next level,” said Christos Spyrou, CEO and founder of Neutral Air Partner. “Our members are by invitation only, and are defined and filtered by specialization and airline, trade lane, commodity expertise. Those invited have a commanding local presence, a proven track record in air cargo operations and will have been visited and screened for their services quality and financial status.”
NAP now has 250 partners in more than 90 countries.
“We are offering a large range and scale of benefits that no other group does, our members can explore endless partnering opportunities with like-minded experts and enjoy strategic volume incentives and blocked space agreements with airlines, integrators and suppliers,” said Spyrou. “They will acquire extensive knowledge from the industry’s engineers, improve their risk profile through our financial protection and netting systems, and will have access to innovative cargo community tools, rate engines and e-AWB solutions tailor-made for the needs of air cargo professionals.”
Members come from all parts of the air cargo chain, including consolidators, master loaders, GSAs, wholesalers, charter brokers, express and time-critical service firms and vertical and commodity experts, according to NAP.