Saturday 25th Nov 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

Etihad picks DHL for internal logistics

Etihad Airways Engineering has chosen DHL Supply Chain to manage its internal logistics functions.

DHL will manage stores, local transport movements and associated supply chain planning at the commercial aircraft maintenance company’s engineering hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

“We see this agreement as a win-win opportunity not just for Etihad Airways Engineering and DHL Supply Chain, but also for our customers around the world who will be served more efficiently and cost effectively as an outcome of the partnership,” said Jeff Wilkinson, chief executive officer, Etihad Airways Engineering.

David Christmas, CEO DHL Supply Chain Middle East, Russia & Turkey, said: “This is a significant business win for DHL in the United Arab Emirates. We have a long-standing relationship with Etihad Airways Engineering, which will continue to maintain our aircraft. Our new partnership will build on and broaden this relationship, synergizing the unique strengths of each partner to maximize efficiency and profitability.

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