||Germany,United States : AIR cargo route to Germany declared by GSP
||An international air cargo service to and from Germany, a service that German automaker BMW is planning to use will be offered by Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.
Freight moving company Senator International of Germany starting from Nov. 5, will run two roundtrip flights each week on Saturdays and Wednesdays between Munich and GSP.
According to BMW spokesman Steve Wilson, BMW Manufacturing Co.'s plant in Spartanburg County, the largest user of the S.C. Inland Port in Greer, plans to use the new air cargo service for both imports and exports.
In an email Wilson said, We are always seeking more efficient methods to transport air freight to BMW. In the past weve used several airports on the East Coast for delivery from Europe. Now, we are pleased we can consolidate this to the GSP airport for most of our air freight delivery.
As per to a statement from the airport the region served by Senator Internationals cargo services at GSP comprises South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia.
GSP President and CEO Dave Edwards said in the statement, GSP is well-equipped and strategically located to assist Senator and its valued customers with successful, reliable and timely delivery of cargo. The continued growth of cargo services is essential to our business model."
Senator International CEO Tim Kirschbaum stated countries benefiting from the flights to and from GSP include Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland.
GSP reported in March moving 2,832 tons of cargo, an 18.4 percent increase over March 2015.
Senator International is a private company with above 1,000 employees that was established in Hamburg, Germany, in 1984 and has 6 branches in the United States.
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