Gothenburg Landvetter airport, the second biggest airport in Sweden, is currently undergoing a major expansion to meet the increasing number of passengers and tourists.
TCR is an established supplier of ground support equipment (GSE) for airports, with services that include fleet sale and rental, maintenance and repair, as well as ramp assistance, and sale of previously owned GSE.
As well as airports, clients include airlines, handling companies and handlers of cargo. TCR’s workforce comprises more than 700 employees and operates at 95 airports throughout Europe and Malaysia.
Ground support equipment for airport operations
With hundreds of pieces of GSE at its disposal across a vast range of types and brands, TCR Remarketing is a one-stop shop to purchase and hire GSE fleets.
Motorised GSE equipment available includes:
- Air-conditioning units (ACU)
- Air support units (ASU)
- Cabin heaters
- Ground power unit (GPU)
- Lavatory trucks
- Passenger buses
- Pushback tractors
- Towbarless tractors
- Truck-mounted stairs
TCR offers non-motorised GSE such as:
- GSE carts
- Crew or engineering stairs
- Towable passenger stairs
GSE rental and operating leases
We can meet short-term requirements through our rental services and longer requirements through an operating lease from individual motorised and non-motorised GSE, to an entire fleet. Renting equipment can be more cost-effective for customers if required for short periods and cut investment risks.
Sale of used GSE and associated services for airports
Once the initial period of rental has ended, clients have an option to buy motorised and non-motorised GSE from TCR. TCR’s highly qualified technicians and mechanics ensure that GSE is able to meet specific industrial demands.
Refurbishment services are available depending on requirements, including routine maintenance and restoring equipment to factory condition. All equipment has been maintained in accordance with OEM standards and is thoroughly inspected for safety before delivery. All units will arrive ready for service.
Fleet management solutions for airports
TCR provides cost-effective solutions to increase, replace, back-up or build a new GSE fleet. Equipment is safe and reliable, with a long service-life and quick delivery times.
In order to provide a service that is both economical and high-quality, it is vital to have a cost-effective fleet.
It is vital to have substantial experience in GSE and comprehensive information of how all equipment is used. For this reason, TCR ensure it invests in the most advanced technologies for data collection and management.
Data gathered includes maintenance and service history, safety accreditation, and usage hours. All information collated is then used by customers to optimise the performance of their fleets.
Maintenance and ramp assistance services for commercial airfields
TCR ensures that GSE is always ready-to-use and in optimum condition, which is vital for ramp operators. We offer preventive maintenance services, fleet monitoring, and prompt intervention in the event of any ramp problems.
Maintenance facilities offer:
- Well-equipped airside workshops
- Qualified technicians
- Efficient spare-parts policy
- Advanced technical know-how
- Awareness of local security and environmental regulations
- Online technical data management
Ramp assistance services include:
- Airside workshops
- Fast response times to ramp emergencies
- Online and telecommunications devices
TCR has appointed Jan De Leeuw as Managing Director for North America.
Air France, CHARLATTE AUTONOM and Toulouse-Blagnac airport have brought an autonomous tractor for transporting baggage between the baggage sorting area and aircraft into service as of November 2019.
The partnership will allow the TCR Group to incorporate Targa Telematics systems for improved operations for ground handling services and airlines.
TCR has signed a full-service contract to lease GH Italia ground support equipment (GSE) for airports at Venice, Naples, and Bologna.
TCR is pleased to announce the acquisition of Emerge Engineering & Maintenance, an Australia-based airport ground support equipment (GSE) services company. Emerge is the Australian market leader in GSE services, with an operation spanning across 36 airports including six workshops at major airports and staffing over 60 employees' countrywide.
On 2 February 2016, TCR International USA and Aeroservicios USA established a joint venture company called TCR Americas that will act on behalf of both parent companies to develop the ground service equipment (GSE) full service rental market in North, South and Central America (the Americas). TCR International USA and Aeroservicios USA will each own 50% of TCR Americas.
TCR International, a Belgian group specialised in the leasing of ground support equipment (GSE), announces the signing of a major contract through its subsidiary TCR Denmark with SAS for the purchase and leaseback of all vehicles, motorised or not, providing ground services to the airline on Copenhagen Airport.
In March 2012 TCR did a sale and rent-back operation with Aviapartner's GSE in Dusseldorf Airport. Since then, TCR has also been supporting Aviapartner with additional equipment to help its strong growth in the airport.
The sale and rent-back of all Menzies' GSE in Oslo Airport took place in October 2010. For, the next step TCR started looking at additional customers in the Scandinavian region; the main players being SGS and Aviator (Röros, Nordic Aero, Northport, Novia).
TCR has made a strategic decision to expand its successful products and services to the US and has established its first operation at IAH, providing one customer with its full fleet conversion and maintenance service through an operational lease. To learn more about TCR, and how TCR can
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