Saturday, May 18, 2024

Tapping into a challenging continent

Africa, traditionally a testing continent for business, has witnessed significant changes in recent years, creating new opportunities for global logistics companies. While there were hurdles, such as different restrictions and ‘red tape’ that companies had to overcome, this has eased over the past ten years and new markets have opened.   Global logistics companies have […]

Redefining global GSSA operations

Priding itself on embracing change and constantly challenging themselves to remain at the forefront of the sector, HAE Group has been striving to step up operations through innovative ways to secure more business at the best possible yield. “It’s not just about A-B, a rate and off we go. Airline products, handling, cut offs, incentives, […]

GSSA market hots up in the Middle East

Having operated in the Middle East since 2006, HAE serves as the GSSA to a number of key non-competing carriers. With its regional base in the United Arab Emirates, they have worked to cultivate relationships in multiple markets and with a variety of carriers. “We believe demand will remain strong as the Middle East remains […]

A global player from the United Kingdom

HAE Group, a prominent GSSA in the airfreight industry, proudly traces its roots back to the United Kingdom. Established in 1997 at East Midlands Airport, HAE began as a purchaser of fixed capacity and has since grown to become a global player with operations in various countries. While HAE Group now operates in key regions […]

Streamlining systems with digital innovation

Recognising the potential of technological innovation, HAE Group has taken steps towards digitalising its cargo operations with the introduction of cutting-edge solutions. By leveraging their Webportal and Quote Management System (QMS), HAE Group has transformed the way freight forwarding customers and airline partners interact, enabling real-time engagement, enhanced security, and streamlined processes. Seamless integration HAE […]

HAE Group targets further growth in 2023

Fresh from celebrating its 25th anniversary, HAE Group is looking ahead to further expansion in 2023, as it seeks to expand into new and evolving markets. Despite the challenges that have and, to some extent, still exist within parts of the Asia-Pacific region, the General Sales and Service Agents (GSSA) has seen a lot of […]

Keeping cargo moving in challenging times

Celebrating 25 years since HAE Group opened its door to the air cargo industry, the company has seen the sector move through some major changes that have forced it to adapt and rise to the moment. Having witnessed many cycles of insourcing and outsourcing cargo sales, HAE Group has learnt that, to thrive in the competitive […]

La dolce vita for HAE Group

HAE Group has opened its latest office in Milan, Italy at the start of April. In addition the company welcomes Maurizio Picco (above) as country manager to head up its new team. Maurizio has a wealth of experience in major tradelanes to and from and within Italy including China, Japan and Latin America. Both HAE GSSA […]

HAE Group: “We make sure we go the extra mile”

“With reduced capacity we have certainly seen an increase in demand for air cargo, most notably from our client base moving temperature-controlled shipments,” Blake Attley – regional director UK and Ireland – HAE Group tells ACW. “With our expert in house TC team, we have managed to secure the capacity on the high demand lanes to keep these […]

HAE Group looks for ways to support customers

Exports from Brazil have been plummeting and economic indicators are not good, but HAE Group will find ways to support customers and airlines. Alyne Fakuda, country manager for Brazil says HAE Group offers bespoke solutions for customers in Brazil. It operates four divisions that can operate independently or collectively covering GSSA, solutions, training and cargo […]

Pent up demand is waiting to be released

Intra Europe demand has been strong for HAE Group despite Brexit’s best efforts, according to John Ward, director of UK & Ireland. Ward tells Air Cargo Week that business is up 10-15% year-on-year with the UK and Ireland offices working with agents in mainland Europe. The key trade lanes are North America, Africa and the […]

HAE Group supports regional growth

Multi-platform air cargo service provider HAE Group has a philosophy of supporting regional development, managing director Colin White tells Air Cargo Week. The service provider, which was founded in 1997 at East Midlands Airport has had a strong start to 2019, with business in Ireland up 20% year-on-year and the UK by 15%. In the […]

HAE Group is looking for continued growth

Having entered the Latin American market eight years ago, HAE Group is looking at regional acquisitions to continue to grow, Americas president Ian Hutchinson tells Air Cargo Week. HAE Group entered the region in 2011 with an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil followed by Santiago, Chile in 2012. Offices in Lima, Peru and Bogota, Colombia […]

Four years driving the sub-Sahara’s engine

In the four years since HAE Group started operating in South Africa, growth has continued at double digit rates says director Neville Karai. HAE entered the South African market in 2015 through wholesaler subsidiary Groupair, and Karai says it has been a big success story. As a wholesaler, Groupair offers consolidation, airport to airport, and […]

Larger offices and additional facilities for HAE Group

Following another year of success, HAE Group will move into larger offices at East Midlands Airport and take on additional facilities, UK & Ireland director John Ward tells Air Cargo Week. He says 2018 was a strong year with new airline representation and significant solutions and handling business growth. HAE started representing Oman Air in […]

Never a dull moment for HAE Group

UK-based multi-platform air cargo industry services provider HAE Group admits that working in the Middle East is challenging but worthwhile. Neville Karai, director of HAE Group says: “The economic and political situation around the Middle East always means that there are opportunities for our customers and those across the network and the region is never […]

Default method of communication remains elusive

At its simplest, e-Commerce needs e-Freight to exist. Online orders from foreign customers, international trade that skips borders, have all rapidly grown in many markets. All players in the global e-Commerce supply chains face strict regulations, especially for dangerous goods cargo. Accompanying information to the shipment has to be shared with all parties involved in […]

Ethiopia leads the way with 2025 vision

In Ethiopia, there is something better than 20-20 vision, and that is Vision 2025, an ambitious plan to make the country’s flag carrier the leading aviation group in Africa, writes Stuart Flitton. The airline’s freight business is key to this dream with Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services operating eight all-cargo aircraft to 39 destinations in […]

HAE Group keeps scoring in the second half

As 2018 enters its second half, HAE director, UK & Ireland John Ward is confident that the year will prove very strong for the Derbyshire-based multi-platform air cargo industry services provider. He says: “In our experience the first half of 2018 has been very strong, with positive gains made in both volumes and yields. While […]

No need to look west to find the right gateway

The East Coast of the USA and Canada is a crucial cargo trade lane linking some of the biggest cities in North America to European, Asian and South American economic hubs, writes David Craik. Miami International Airport (MIA) is one example, with most recent figures revealing that it recorded four per cent growth in freight […]

Dramatic growth forecast to continue into 2018

Business for multi-platform industry service provider, HAE Group in Africa increased by over 20 per cent in 2017 with Sub Saharan business making up for uncertainty in West Africa, president – Middle East & Africa, Peter Kerins tells Air Cargo Week. He says key locations for the company that provides services including charter and GSSA […]

HAE Group is more than a GSA

With investments in technology, field sales teams and interaction on social media, HAE Group views itself as a GSA plus, according to director for UK & Ireland John Ward (pictured). HAE Group experienced very strong growth in 2017, up 18 per cent on 2016 with new contracts in the Middle East, Africa, the UK and […]

Neutral Air Partner appoints HAE Group as strategic partner

Air cargo network Neutral Air Partner (NAP) has appointed the HAE Group as its member and as a strategic partner. Neutral Air Partner chief executive officer, Christos Spyrou says members and clients will now have access to a wide variety of “innovative” air cargo products and services. These he adds include GSSA and interline solutions with leading […]

Global events increasing threat to air cargo security

The threat to air cargo security has never been higher and investments in the latest screening technology are a top priority for industry operators. On 15 July, two terrorists were foiled in Australia and police allege components for an improvised explosive device (IED) were sent to Sydney Airport in an airfreight shipment from Turkey via […]

HAE picked as American Airlines Cargo’s GSA for the UAE

American Airlines Cargo has picked Heavyweight Air Express (HAE) as its general sales agent (GSA) for the United Arab Emirates. HAE is replacing Airline Cargo Resources, which has chosen to downsize its commitments to the region. This is the second area of the world where HAE was chosen by American following its appointment to cover […]

HAE focusing on emerging markets

HAE Group is focusing on ventures in emerging markets, areas that it has seen strong growth so far in 2017, managing director Colin White (pictured) tells Air Cargo Week. He says business has been stable in traditional markets but emerging markets such as Brazil, the Middle East and Africa have seen growth, and HAE is […]

UKACC charity ball raises thousands for cancer charity

The United Kingdom Air Cargo Club’s (UKACC) 56th Annual Charity Gala Ball on Saturday, 28 January at the Tower Hotel in London raised £7,740 for the charity Prostate Cancer UK. Hundreds of guests enjoyed a three-course meal, networked, enjoyed the entertainment and took part in a silent auction and prize draw. This year’s chairman Richard […]

American Airlines appoints African GSA

American Airlines Cargo is further expanding its reach into new markets with the appointment of its first general sales agent (GSA) in Africa. HAE Group has been chosen to cover sales across a number of countries in central, east and north, as well as South Africa. Effective this month, the HAE Group is responsible for selling […]

Airborne International appointed Finnair’s GSSA for Germany

Finnair Cargo has appointed Airborne International as its general sales and service agent (GSSA) for Germany from 1 March. Airborne International, based at Frankfurt Airport’s Cargo City South will take over from Aero Cargo International, which will remain Finnair’s German GSSA until 29 February. This announcement follows from 2015, when it appointed three new GSSAs. […]