AAT announces tonnage throughput for December 2011
Asia Airfreight Terminal Co Ltd (AAT) announced that its tonnage throughput in December 2011 was 61,324 tonnes, recording a drop of 9% compared with the same period last year.
Export cargo registered 41,165 tonnes, a decline of 12% when compared with the same month last year. Import cargo volume for December was 19,686 tonnes, a slight reduction of 0.1% year on year. Trans-shipment cargo volume was 472 tonnes, a drop of 40% when compared against corresponding period in 2010.
For the year 2011, AAT handled 700,181 tonnes of cargo, recording a 2% decline when compared with the year 2010. Total export tonnage for the year 2011 was 480,592 tonnes, a reduction of 6% against same period last year. Total import tonnage for the year 2011 was 209,252 tonnes, representing a 5% year on year growth. Transshipment cargo volume since the beginning of the year was 10,337 tonnes, up 86% against same period last year.
AAT General Manager for Corporate Development, Mr. Kenneth Yeung said, “Looking ahead, we are expecting more challenges in 2012. AAT will remain committed to provide efficient and quality services to our customers. The recent launch of AAT Mobile Plus is the first of many improvements for the year ahead.“
AAT’s cumulative tonnage throughput from January to December 2011
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Fact Sheet - AAT
AAT had invested in state-of-the-art facilities, established stringent service standards and developed a user-friendly IT system to meet the high demands of the air logistics industry. AAT’s web-based Cargo Management System (CMS) opens up a suite of e-cargo solutions to customers and users by fully integrating with government, airlines and other air cargo community systems. With over 400 employees, AAT’s team of well-trained professionals has consistently exceeded the service standards set by the Airport Authority Hong Kong and its customers.
AAT has also put in place internationally recognized management systems, including ISO9001:2008 to ensure proper documentation of its procedures and continuous improvements in its processes. It has also implemented AHM804 and AHS1000 to set up a proper platform for its airline customers to feedback on its performance and to continuously improve its products and service delivery. It has also achieved Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) 18001 and the Technology Asset Protection Association (TAPA) Class A Certification in recognition of its continuous effort to improve its management systems for employees’ health and safety, and cargo security respectively.
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