DHL Express has announced an exclusive contract with pre-eminent aircraft support specialist, A J Walter Aviation, to manage its inbound and outbound delivery requirements from the UK.
The partnership between DHL Express UK and A J Walter Aviation, the largest privately owned stockist, distributor and repairer of aircraft components, is valued at 1.2 million per year.
Transporting approximately 25,000 packages per year, DHL Express UK will provide international services to A J Walter including third-party transit into Miami, the global hub for aircraft repairs.
Andrew Smith, Operations Director from A J Walter Aviation said: Having provided inbound and outbound services for us for ten years, DHL have shown they understand our business needs for a reliable express provider. Their ability to deliver global solutions on a local level in the most cost-effective way ensures that we always stay an extra step ahead of our competitors.
John Cornish, Sales and Marketing Director for DHL Express UK International, said: We are delighted to be working with A J Walter Aviation to support their international operations. The contract is a great opportunity for us to demonstrate the strength of our global network and reinforce our position as a market leading express and logistics provider.
Established in 1932, A J Walter Aviation has a global network of supply and repair centres which are maintained by an unrivalled inventory of over 400,000 line items. It supplies aircraft parts to a large number of airlines around the world for servicing and repairs and has been at the forefront of the aircraft component supply industry for over 75 years.