Alstef Group will provide its air cargo automated guided vehicles (AGVs) while SACO will contribute expertise in ULD handling and storage systems.

Air cargo handling specialist SACO and Alstef Group, a provider of automated solutions for airports, intralogistics and post & parcel handling, have formed a strategic partnership to provide innovative air cargo handling systems. This partnership is aimed at delivering cutting-edge solutions to increase efficiency, speed, and safety in air cargo handling operations.

The partnership will leverage the strengths of both companies. In addition to its AGVs, Alstef Group will provide its ISO pallet storage systems, and control software suite OPAL, and SACO will offer its expertise in air cargo ULD handling and storage systems. The combination of the two will enable customers to benefit from an end-to-end air cargo handling system, ensuring a seamless flow of goods, according to the new partners.

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The new partnership will leverage the strengths of the two companies

"We are excited to partner with SACO to provide our customers with the best-in-class air cargo handling systems. This partnership is a perfect match between SACO's strengths in air cargo conveyor systems and Alstef Group's expertise in AGV and automatic storage solutions," said Philippe Hamon, director of airport sales, Alstef Group.

"We are thrilled to collaborate with Alstef Group in delivering an innovative, end-to-end air cargo handling system. We believe that our conveyor equipment and Alstef's AGVs will revolutionise air cargo handling operations, delivering efficiency, speed, and safety," said Hans van Schaik, sales director of SACO Airport Equipment.

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