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   Vol. 14  No. 31
Monday April 13, 2015

Flying Down To Sao Paulo

Flying Down To Sao Paulo
Eye Catching . . . A new look for American Airlines Cargo revealed last week at Intermodal South America in São Paulo created an environment for relaxed conversation, catching up, and even a bit of looking ahead as 2015 unfolds.

AA Intermodal Group
Ready for takeoff are (LtoR) GRU GM Cesar Marchesi; President Cargo Jim Butler; Regional Manager Operations Brazil Wagner Borelli; Account Executive Cargo Sales GRU Vanessa Silva; VP LATAM Art Torno; Director POA GSA Cargo José Alfredo T. Lago; SR Account Executive Cargo Sales GRU José Almeida; POA GSA Sales Manager Andrei Peteffi; and Account Executive Cargo Sales GRU Alex Brandão.

     Later Jim Butler told FlyingTypers, “Intermodal does a great job of bringing together key decision makers across various aspects of the supply chain in an energetic and engaging venue.
     “Given our vast LATAM network, Intermodal is a critical venue for us to reinforce our regional expertise to our customers and also allows us to discuss all of the positive things that we have going on (new flights, bigger network, increased capacity, cold chain investment, etc.) following our successful integration with US Airways.
     “Many opportunities here to leverage our network strengths, especially our ability to link LATAM to/from Asia.
     “Also customers are generally more optimistic about the Northbound market environment from Brazil than last year.
     “Shippers reacting very positively to our new service in VCP.
     “Noteworthing at this event was the growing focus on eAWB, in what has been a challenging market until recently for eFreight
Diether Bohn, Joe Reedy and Roger Samways      “Events like Intermodal provide huge opportunities for knowledge sharing and valuable exchanges of industry insight both from both a regional and global perspective.”
     The contact was constant inside AA Cargo São Paulo. Here “Gentleman” Joe Reedy, vice president Cargo Sales and Marketing (center), does some face time with Diether Bohn, Kuehne & Nagel SRVP South and Central America, and Roger Samways, director AA Cargo Global Accounts & Sales Strategies.
      “Networking was great, driving better understanding of our customers’ needs and expectations while offering our team opportunity to showcase all that is new and exciting from the ‘new’ AA Cargo,” Joe said.
     In the meantime, officials said Intermodal South America, held April 7-9, drew more than 48,000 transportation professionals from logistics, cargo transportation, and foreign trade industries.

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