Sunday, June 23, 2024
Air Partner announces Head of Time Critical services

Air Partner announces Head of Time Critical services

Air Partner  has announced the appointment of Patti Cole as Head of Time Critical services for North America as it expands its ultrafast, personalised delivery of Time Critical services including Next Flight Out (NFO) and onboard courier (OBC).

Patti’s appointment represents the latest strategic move in bolstering the company’s time-critical offering, following the recent appointment of Oliver Giesen as Head of Global OBC in April. With a vast global footprint and extended network of experts, Air Partner is uniquely positioned to provide first-class service, tailored to meet the diverse needs of clients worldwide.

Patti will be responsible for heading up Air Partner’s time-critical market presence in the US by implementing compliance procedures to ensure smooth operations, introducing a platform for enhanced shipment visibility and processing, and for recruiting the right talent to drive excellence.

Pierre Van Der Stichele, Vice President of Cargo – Global, said: “Patti has an exceptional level of expertise and a stellar reputation spanning 35 years within the transportation and logistics industry. We are delighted to leverage her knowledge and skills to lead our North America time-critical division, ensuring a successful, client-focused, full-service offering.”

Patti brings a wealth of experience to Air Partner, joining from DHL Global Forwarding where she worked for over 16 years, most recently as the Global Head of DHL Same Day and the Temperature Management Solutions Team. Before her tenure at DHL, Patti spent 15 years at NYK Line, a prominent Japanese shipping and logistics company, where she excelled as a Global Sales Representative and Motor Carrier Logistics Manager.

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