AAT announces its tonnage throughput for June 2013 and new General Manager on Board
Asia Airfreight Terminal Co Ltd (AAT) announced that its tonnage throughput in June 2013 was 63,114 tonnes, a rise of 11% compared to the same period last year.
AAT registered 43,532 tonnes of export cargo in June, an increase of 13% against the same month in 2012. Import cargo volume was 18,914 tonnes, up 6% year-on-year. Trans-shipment cargo volume grew 21% to 668 tonnes compared to June last year.
In the first half of 2013, the cumulative export tonnage was 251,264 tonnes, rising 8% against the same period last year. The cumulative import tonnage totalled 110,574 tonnes, representing a 5% year-on-year growth. In addition, the cumulative trans-shipment cargo volume surged 71% to 5,162 tonnes compared to the corresponding period in 2012.
From 2 July 2013, Mr Khaw Hock Eng succeeded Mr Chan Yee Lin as General Manager of AAT. Mr Chan has been assigned a new role in SATS and has returned to Singapore. The Board thanks Mr Chan for his immense contribution over the years and wishes him every success in Singapore. Mr Khaw has many years of experience in the aviation industry and cargo ground handling. He has held various appointments in ground handling in SATS, in the airline and was based overseas too. Over the past six years, Mr Khaw was managing the operations in the SATS airfreight terminals in Singapore.
AAT’s cumulative tonnage throughput from January to June 2013
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Fact Sheet - AAT
Asia Airfreight Terminal Co., Ltd. (AAT) is a cargo terminal operator that provides total airfreight solutions in Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). As a key link in the supply chain, we understand our dual role of raising the industry standards, and increasing customer satisfaction. We are focused to invest in state-of-the-art facilities and establish stringent service standards. Ultimately, it is building strong lasting affinity with our customers that matters at 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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