Norbert Dentressangle launches new 'on-board' solution suite
Jun 20, 2012
Norbert Dentressangle has launched 'On-Board Logistics' a new suite of aviation, rail and port-side logistics solutions. On-Board Logistics provides a range of solutions to customers including food service companies, cruise line operators, airlines and airport operators, from chilled handling and distribution, to the screening and processing of cargo, catering and retail products being transferred to airports, aircraft, trains, ferries and cruise ships.
On-Board Logistics also encompasses Norbert Dentressangle's global freight management, customs clearance and chilled perishables handling activities on behalf of importers/exporters and retailers, providing a complete service from aircraft to shelf, typically in less than 24 hours. Other services include security screening, storage, handling, order picking and assembly, co-packing, labelling and distribution.
Norbert Dentressangle operates four multi-temperature, multi-customer port-centric consolidation centres, including the Perishables Handling Centre at Heathrow Airport, Europe's largest chilled air freight handling centre.
At Manchester Airport, the company operates a retail consolidation centre which processes and security screens 1.3 million units per annum for delivery to more than 50 airside retailers across the airport's three terminals. The company is also responsible for processing ambient, chilled and frozen food products destined for the catering and retail outlets within the airport.
Norbert Dentressangle is a Regulated Agent for cargo and an approved Aviation Security Provider, operating in accordance with the National Aviation Security Programme. The company also operates a number of HMRC approved bonded warehouses, both customs and excise, across the UK.
Martin Palmer, says: "Our On-Board Logistics service brings together specialist resources and expertise built up over many years working for customers including British Airways World Cargo and Manchester Airports Group.
"With a comprehensive shared-user network and a complete range of services designed to meet the different requirements of importers/exporters and retailers of perishable products, as well as suppliers and operators of port-side and on-board retail operations, we provide highly specialised yet flexible solutions to meet the individual requirements of our customers."
Underpinning Norbert Dentressangle's commitment to quality, security and legal compliance, the company has a plethora of independent accreditations including ISO9001, BRC and The Soil Association. It is also a DfT Regulated Agent and an approved Customs Clearance Agent.
A video explaining the On-Board Logistics service can be viewed on Norbert Dentressangle's web site, by following the link on the home page -www.norbert-dentressangle.co.uk