FORT WORTH, Texas - In a move designed to further extend its sales activities with as broad a range of customers as possible, American Airlines Cargo today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Global Logistics Network (GLN). The MoU will allow increased interaction between the two parties with a goal of increasing business opportunities.
Following a signing ceremony at its Fort Worth headquarters, Roger Samways, Managing Director of Global Accounts and Sales Strategy for American Airlines Cargo said, "We have been looking at prospective network partners where there is potential to expand existing business. With GLN, I believe we have found such a partner where we can develop a relationship which is mutually beneficial."
"By working closely together in a more formal way, we hope to be able to build upon the relationship which we already have with some of GLN members and increase the business development opportunities for both parties."
About American Airlines Cargo
American Airlines Cargo, a division of American Airlines, Inc., provides one of the largest cargo networks in the world with cargo terminals and interline connections across the globe. Each week, American provides more than 100 million pounds of cargo capacity to major cities in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia. American offers more than 3,500 daily flights worldwide to and from its hubs in Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. American flies to nearly 100 international locations, including important markets such as London, Madrid Sao Paulo and Tokyo.
About Global Logistics Network
Founded in 2003, and headquartered in the USA, Global Logistics Network (GLN) is an ISO9001:2008 Certified organization that encompasses leading, independently owned and operated companies worldwide that specialize in the logistics industry - including freight forwarders, transportation intermediaries and associated companies - all working together in a network environment. With 423 members with combined annual revenues of US$8.7 billion and 21,127 experienced and capable staff handling over five million shipments per year, GLN is larger in size than many of the multi-national forwarders.