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ACL Airshop Finishes 35th Anniversary Year with More Technology Investments and Strategic Expansions

January 18, 2019

GREENVILLE, S.C., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ACL Airshop, a global leader in Custom ULD Solutions for airlines and cargo carriers, finished 2018, its 35th anniversary year, with transformative technology investments and strategic expansions to over half of the world's Top 100 air cargo hub airports. "We have become a technology-driven expert logistics management company, specialized deeply in cargo control products and services for the world's air fleets," said Jos Jacobsen, Managing Director-Global Leasing and the Chief Technology Officer.
Since early 2016, ACL Airshop has steadily doubled its global operating footprint, with air cargo support capabilities at 51 air hubs on 6 continents.  ACL Airshop has 3 main "gateway" centers at JFK New York, AMS Amsterdam, and HKG Hong Kong. The largest networked Operations Center is near Schiphol Airport-Amsterdam, and is ACL's head office for international ULD fleet logistics and leasing.  The company's own fleet of ULD's has doubled to 50,000 units, more than most airlines. The company's supply chain has expanded and now includes manufacturing resources and alliances in South Carolina USA, Germany, China, and Taiwan. An ultra-modern new factory is under construction in Greenville SC. ACL Airshop has advanced its proprietary systems known as "ULD Control" for clients' ULD fleet management, ACL Repair Software to give customers more control of their repair cost, QR and bar-coded ULDs, and is innovating with Bluetooth technology for real-time tracking and tracing of ULD's. "More and more airlines and cargo clients are asking us about combining ULD Control with Bluetooth tagging, which yields even better efficiencies," said Jacobsen. "We provide the best tools for our clients by continuously investing in technology."
ACL Airshop has become a leading worldwide one-stop-shop for leasing, sales, manufacturing, repairs, and fleet control logistics programs of Unit Load Devices ("ULDs") and cargo control products for the aviation and transport industries.
ACL Airshop will keeping expanding as part of its "Grow the Network" strategy. ACL Airshop is investing for growth in each of its lines of business, turbo-charged by the e-commerce phenomenon, as it keeps pace with rising industry trends.
CEO Steve Townes said: "Technology investments are a centerpiece of our strategic plans. We are achieving a remarkable positive transformation on behalf of over 200 airlines who look to ACL Airshop as an effective partner for ULD logistics expertise."
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