AIT Worldwide Logistics obtains agreement for government shipping around the world
June 1, 2012 – Global transportation and logistics provider AIT Worldwide Logistics has entered into a three-year Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) partnership enhancing its capabilities to transport government commodities internationally.
The strategic alliance, which begins today and extends through May 31, 2015, designates AIT as a CRAF sponsored forwarder and broadens the vertical market growth of the organization’s government division.
Keith Tholan, Executive Vice President, Sales states, “The continued diversity and depth in our vertical market expertise is essential to our long term growth objectives. This new CRAF partnership will further strengthen our government division for many years to come.”
The CRAF is made up of US civil air carriers who are committed to providing operating and support personnel for the Department of Defense.
“AIT Worldwide Logistics is known for developing customized services for our customers and we look forward to developing world-class solutions to serve various branches of the military,” said Bill Freidel, director of AIT’s government sales division.
The AIT government division is a full-service CONUS and OCONUS cargo carrier. Central to its security initiatives, AIT is a certified C-TPAT and TAPA compliant provider, a sustaining member with the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) and is certified with cargo screening facilities throughout the U.S.