Aero Africa join forces with Cosmo Airfreight Consolidators, Korean’s largest air cargo consolidator, aiming to provide neutral air cargo solutions and scheduled consolidation services to the African and South Korean logistics community.

By this initiative, both Cosmo and Aero Africa, are adding valuable services respecting the rising trade and investment links between Africa and Asia. With the prospect of rapid growth in the African Air Freight market, this strategic partnership will allow both sides to provide competitive access to the African and Korean market and will add another milestone in the Aero Africa Gateway concept.

“The Aero Africa gateway program delivers end-to-end air cargo solutions and neutral scheduled consolidations from key markets, via strategic gateways to more than 70 hard to reach destinations across Africa. Aside from our own service centres in Africa, China and EU, we are connected with Airlines, CSA-GSAs and neutral consolidators worldwide, each one of these representing and promoting Aero Africa’s solutions in their local markets“

said Jade Da Costa CCO

Sean T. Ahn, Director Global operation at Cosmo added :

“Cosmo is extremely delighted in partnering with Aero Africa. Through this exciting initiative, we will be able to offer second-to-non air cargo consolidation service to the customer agents in both continents. Ranging from small samples, hi-tech products to perishables, lowering the logistical barrier and keep your finger on the pulse of Africa consolidation !”

About Aero Africa

Aero Africa is a Hong Kong based air cargo management group committed to delivering neutral African logistic air cargo solutions to the global freight forwarding and aviation community. 

info@aero-africa.com

About Cosmo Airfreight Consolidators

Cosmo Airfreight Consolidators Ltd. established in 1989, is based in Mapo area in Seoul. Strategically located in the heart and birthplace of Korean air cargo industry.

Since then, more than 28 years saw the rapid growth of CAC becoming the largest air cargo consolidator expanding worldwide together with more than 500 customer agents.

cosmo@cosmoair.com

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Aero Africa, the Hong Kong based air cargo management group, is proud to announce the appointment of James Cameron as Director Product Development, Southern Africa.

South Africa born Jay Cameron comes with more than 10 years of International Experience in the Airfreight Wholesale Industry. He joins Aero Africa after spending more than 10 years with Neutral Wholesaler CFR Freight SA (Pty) Ltd. He was instrumental in assisting CFR Airfreight Division to become a top 10 IATA Cargo Agent working with various Freight Forwarders and Clearing Agents.

In his new position as Aero Africa’s Director Product Development Southern Africa, Jay will be based in Johannesburg and responsible for developing the airfreight consolidation products and scheduled cargo service into the region, as well as monitoring and overseeing all shipments to and from Southern Africa.

Jay has a valued image and reputation in the marketplace, both within the Freight Forwarding, Wholesale and Airline marketplace, with extensive knowledge and expertise of the industry.

 

“We would formally like to welcome Jay to the Aero Africa team, I have had the privilege of being Jay’s client over the last few years and his service level to his clients us unbelievable. Jay, we know will fit into the Aero Africa mould as he has set the bar extremely high to continue in his journey as our Director of product development in Africa. Jay has a wealth of experience that he brings to our business and we really look forward to the opportunity of working together.” says Jade Da Costa, CCO Africa

 

Juergen Anwander, Germany based General Manager adds: “We as Aero Africa are proud that, despite of the difficult times we all face, an experienced and well reputed person like Jay is strengthening our management team in Southern Africa. With his experience and knowledge, he will definitely help us to move Aero Africa to the next level.”

 

Aero Africa is a Hong Kong based air cargo management group, dedicated to providing African logistics solutions and neutral value-added services to the International Logistics and Aviation community .

African continent has been forgotten by carriers and cargo agents during the C-19 crisis, as most of the air cargo capacity is planned for Europe and the Americas . During the recent crisis, neutral air cargo solutions provider Aero Africa, assisted various freight and clearing agents from all Africa to move over 200 tons of time critical PPE goods ex China .

Aero Africa teamed up with NAP members and managed full and part charter loads into Southern and East Africa ,and moved time critical shipments into North & West Africa in-transit via EU .

JADE-DA-COSTA

Jade Da Costa, CCO Africa says  :

“In partnership with leading carriers ,GSAs and neutral air cargo brokers globally, we offer logistics companies exclusive scheduled cargo services and main deck solutions from our gateways in China , EU and Middle East , to more than 60 hard to reach destinations in Africa. Our main focus is on cargo from Asia and the Americas, as these markets have lack of space during C-19 crisis and limited main deck capacity directly into Africa .

During C-19 crisis, we extended our airline brokerage and charter solutions to include new carriers and transit gateways from those already available.

With selected trusted air cargo professionals in each African airport, we offer bespoke cost-effective solutions in 84 airports. This includes freight collect, A2D, DDP, neutral break-bulk, time critical, project air cargo, as well as final mile solutions, including services to remote difficult to reach destinations, all through Aero Africa’s single point of contact, control, and management.“

Aero Africa is a Hong Kong based air cargo management group, dedicated to providing African logistics solutions and neutral value-added services to the international logistics and aviation community. www.aero-africa.cominfo@aero-africa.com

JADE-DA-COSTA

South Africa born Jade Da Costa comes with more than 30 years of international experience in the freight forwarding and aviation industry and extensive knowledge of the African markets and cultures. He joins Aero Africa from Intraspeed Group where he most recently held the position of Group Director from 2000 to 2020. He was pioneering in setting up African offices in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, South Africa and heavily involved in various joint ventures throughout the African continent.

In his new position as Aero Africa’s CCO, Jade will be based in Johannesburg and responsible for group’s commercial activities and product development within the African continent .“ Jade is a great personality with an extensive skill set. He brings his experience and a strong track record in achieving substantial growth to the table,” commented Christos Spyrou CEO and founder .“ I am extremely excited with this opportunity in driving these innovative air cargo products into the African continent . I feel with this new venture the sky is the limit “ added Jade Da Costa .

About Aero Africa

Aero Africa is a Hong Kong based air cargo management group, dedicated to providing digital African logistics solutions and neutral value-added services to the international logistics and aviation community. www.aero-africa.com – info@aero-africa.com

nina

Aero Africa welcomes Nina Carcat as the company’s new African network solutions officer and business development for EMEA . Nina comes with 15 years’ experience in international logistics in France, Asia and the West Africa . She will be based at the Athens EMEA office and will be supporting our African operations .

Aero Africa operating a network at over 84 airports, covering all 54 countries, now has now opened a new office in Shanghai, managed by Eric Dong who has extensive experience in the Chinese airfreight market.

The new office provides a centralized customer service and solutions center for its partners and clients,- local and independent CSAs in the Asian region,  as well as to assist them in promoting it’s African final mile logistics solutions and gateway cargo services.

Aero Africa has already this year, launched neutral scheduled consolidations with competitive airfreight wholesale rates from the major Chinese gateways to JNB CPT NBO and LOS.

Juergen Anwander Director Business Development and Compliance, explains.

“In partnership with 20 carriers, we offer logistics companies exclusive scheduled cargo services and main deck solutions from our gateways in EU, UAE, JNB, NBO, to more than 60 difficult to reach destinations in Africa. Our main focus is on transit cargo from Asia and the Americas, as these markets historically have lack of space on 1st sector, limited main deck capacity directly into Africa and much higher end to end rates as a direct through MAWB to Africa.

“In addition, during 2019 we are deploying our exclusive sea air solutions ex Asia for Africa via Jebel Ali, Mombasa, and Durban, as well as express and time-critical solutions tailored exclusively for the African marketplace. We are also extending our airline brokerage solutions to include new carriers and new scheduled consolidation origins from those already available.

Jamie Anderson, Director African solutions adds :

“With selected trusted air cargo professionals in each African airport, we offer bespoke cost-effective solutions for Africa. This includes freight collect, A2D, DDP, neutral break-bulk, time critical, project air cargo, as well as final mile solutions, including services to remote difficult to reach destinations, all through Aero Africa’s single point of contact, control, and management.

“We have also developed a customized e-platform destination profile note for each country/airport in Africa which also includes hard to reach remote destinations in Africa and is exclusively available to our freight forwarding, consolidators, and airline clients alike.

Aero Africa is an air cargo management group dedicated to providing African logistic solutions and neutral value-added services to the international logistics and aviation community.

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Recently launched Aero Africa is a neutral air cargo and aviation solution provider that is dedicated to the freight forwarding community.

It provides wholesale African logistic solutions and value-added services to the global industry, including freighter operators, wide-bodied scheduled and charter operators. African Solutions Director, Jamie Anderson, explains the company’s unique advantages.

“With our network of partners covering 84 airports throughout Africa, and working exclusively with freight forwarders, Aero Africa provides a comprehensive range of destination services including DAP/DDU/DAP, remote final mile and cross border movements, all through a seamless single point of management.

“The Aero Africa gateway programme delivers an end-to-end air cargo solution from key markets, via strategic gateways to more than 70 hard to reach destinations across Africa. Our global reach and product deployment have been expedited through to our membership of the Neutral Air Partner. Thanks to this membership we have connected with CSAs, GSAs and neutral consolidators worldwide, each one of these representing and promoting the Aero Africa product portfolio in their local markets.During 2019 we will introduce further initiatives, including an all-inclusive per kilo DAP/DDU destination tariff, CEIV accredited delivery programme and Africa port based sea-air solutions”.

Aero Africa is an air cargo management group committed to delivering neutral African logistic air cargo solutions to the global freight forwarding community.

Christos Spyrou Founder & C.E.O presented Aero Africa’s solutions and its innovative products recently at the Neutral Air Partner’s global meeting in Asia . Aero Africa aims to cover 84 airports throughout Africa with own offices and specialized partners covering and working exclusively with freight forwarders . Aero Africa provides a comprehensive range of destination services including DAP/DDU/DAP, remote final mile and cross border movements, all through a seamless single point of management.

“The company targets to open regional centralized service centers in Africa , Europe , Asia and Middle East with in 2019 and by 2020 will launch it’s digital airfreight rate portal offering instant and competitive rates from major global gateways to over 70 hard to reach destinations in Africa . It also aims to set up joint ventures in East , Central and West Africa and launch neutral import wholesale services to the forwarding community “ stated Spyrou .

Juergen Anwander is appointed as General Manager

German born Juergen Anwander with an extensive 30 years’ experience in aviation and freight forwarding in Germany and in Asia, has been appointed as the General Manager of Aero Africa based in Munich . Anwander will be responsible for the overall management , the air freight consolidation products into Africa, as well as the digital rate portal implementation.

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