|Vol. 16 No. 65||
Tuesday August 15, 2017
ATC Always Takes Care
August’s high summer skies may elicit the desire to kick back and enjoy the hazy, crazy, lazy days of summer 2017, but business must go on.
Summer Falls Back
For us, it is never
too early to ready for a Oktoberfest in Frankfurt (September 27) hosted
by CEO ATC Aviation Services Ingo Zimmer.
The Tiffany Of GSSAs
But there is much more behind the fast rising “Tiffany GSSA” known today as ATC.
Always Takes The Big Picture
For years a tendency
in air cargo has been for airlines to either get rid of their cargo
business completely, or reduce staff to a minimum and employ a General
Sales and Service Agent (GSSA).
Zimmer Is EliteFrankfurt-based ATC Aviation Services is among an elite breed of GSSAs that seem able to think local and act globally at the same time.
Chief Operating Officer Ingo Zimmer says one aspect of ATC’s global success has resulted from offering some or all of the services on his GSSA menu, which has been key to unlocking new opportunities all around.
“Our global group offers any combination of options to airlines—including just sales in Austria, and that’s it, or all European coverage including service disciplines such as ground handling supervision, road feeder services etc.
A Global Offering
“In fact, our
is testimony that carriers from all over the world find utilizing
our services in any number of varieties makes good sense.
Where ATC Gets The Job DoneWe wonder how ATC Aviation Services, which represents airlines from different continents, understands the goings on in each of the trade lanes it serves.
“At ATC, our service teams apply their knowledge and market know-how to supply specialized expertise across our main markets.
“Our global results from this approach have proven to be much more rewarding all around especially as compared to a ‘one size fits all,’ or ‘everyone must conduct business by our set of rules’ approach.
“ATC people who are specialized in routes to the U.S. or Russia and Central Asia, for example, combine thorough market knowledge of the airlines serving these markets and local obstacles with a working understanding of local language.”
Ingo Began As An Agent
is simple, but a major benefit for ATC customers.
date back to 1971 when ATC Air Transport Consultants Ltd. was established
in Switzerland as a charter broker.
ATC – Always Takes Care
New strategies were
introduced based on the corporate slogan: ATC Always Takes Care.
A Lifetime In Air Cargo
Ingo Zimmer took the
classic German apprenticeship as a freight forwarder at Danzas GmbH.
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