Cargo Handling Systems Newsletter

With this newsletter, we would like to update you on our activities and events around the world, including new contracts and forthcoming industry events.

DHL Rewards SACO with new projects

As a result of the positive experiences during the execution of projects such as DHL hubs in Leipzig, Amsterdam and Brussels, the partnership between DHL and SACO has strengthened. As a result, SACO has been entrusted with the following projects:

  • Sevilla (SVQ) San Pablo Airport, Spain
  • Gdansk (GDN) Lech Wałęsa Airport, Poland
  • Basel (BSL) EuroAirport Switzerland
  • Marseille (MRS) Aéroport Marseille Provence, France
  • Cologne Hub (CGN) Cologne-Bonn Airport, Germany
  • Madrid Hub (MAD) Barajas Adolfo Suàrez Airport, Spain
  • Milan Hub (MXP) Milan Malpensa Airport, Italy
  • Venice (VCE) Marco Polo Airport, Italy

Swissport cargo opens in Chicago (ORD)

Cargo Services USA opened a brand new warehouse at Chicago O’Hare Airport in July 2017, featuring an automated material handling system. The new 12,900m² facility is at the North Cargo Area of Chicago O’Hare Airport and will set new benchmarks with the first automated ULD handling system in the region. The system supplied by SACO can accommodate more than 120 10ft ULDs at a time. All ULDs can be handled to the highest industry standards without touching the floor.

SACO’s scope of supply:

  • 1,500m² castor decks
  • 33 motor-powered roller decks
  • Six right angle decks
  • Three truck docks (20ft)
  • Two build-up / breakdown work stations
  • PLC Controls

Swissport’s new facility has 36 truck docks, and features adjacent aircraft parking with in-ground fuelling and power units to shorten aircraft turnaround times.

TNT Marly-la-Ville France

SACO has successfully supplied and commissioned the ULD handling system for TNT in Marly-la-Ville. TNT built this logistics centre in Marly to benefit from its strategic location near Charles-de-Gaulle (CDG) and the FedEx hub at the airport. The new state-of-the-art logistic centre will deliver and receive ULD’s to/from trucks and will be able to treat 18,000 parcels an hour.

SACO’s scope of supply:

  • 400m² castor decks
  • Eight roller decks for offload/reload with integrated weighing systems
  • Six truck docks (10ft)
  • Six speed doors and fencing
  • PLC controls

WFS Milan, Malpensa Airport (MXP)

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) awarded SACO the contract to equip its new 5,000m² cargo terminal at Milan Malpensa Airport, with a ULD Handling System. The opening of the terminal is planned for November 2017.

-SACO’S scope of supply:

  • One truck dock (10ft)
  • One truck dock (20ft)
  • 230m² castor decks
  • Two build-up / Break down work stations (10ft)
  • One build-up / break down work station (20ft)
  • PLC controls

DHL Rewards SACO with new projects

As a result of the positive experiences during the execution of projects such as DHL hubs in Leipzig, Amsterdam and Brussels, the partnership between DHL and SACO has strengthened. As a result, SACO has been entrusted with the following projects:

  • Sevilla (SVQ) San Pablo Airport, Spain
  • Gdansk (GDN) Lech Wałęsa Airport, Poland
  • Basel (BSL) EuroAirport Switzerland
  • Marseille (MRS) Aéroport Marseille Provence, France
  • Cologne Hub (CGN) Cologne-Bonn Airport, Germany
  • Madrid Hub (MAD) Barajas Adolfo Suàrez Airport, Spain
  • Milan Hub (MXP) Milan Malpensa Airport, Italy
  • Venice (VCE) Marco Polo Airport, Italy

Events 2017-18

SACO is attending the forthcoming industry events:

  • Logitrans Turkey, Istanbul Turkey, 15-17 November 2017
  • World Cargo Symposium, Dallas Texas, US, 13-15 March 2018
  • CNS Partnership Conference, Palm Springs California, US, 6-8 May 2018
  • TLC Air Cargo China, Shanghai China, 16-18 May 2018
  • TIACA Air Cargo Forum, Toronto Canada, 16-18 October 2018

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