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Turkish Cargo, DHL MoU to improve operational efficiency


Turkish Cargo and DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group signed an MoU in the backdrop of IATA World Cargo Symposium, which commenced on April 25 in Istanbul. The cooperation between the two global air cargo providers will improve each other’s operational efficiency and enhance Istanbul’s potential to become a leading logistics hub. Based on the MoU, DHL Global Forwarding will leverage SMARTIST, the mega cargo facility of Turkish Cargo at Istanbul Airport, as one of its global hubs. This will increase the air cargo traffic handled via Istanbul significantly. The combination of Turkish Cargo’s intercontinental air cargo network with Türkiye’s geographical advantages, enables Turkish Cargo to support DHL Global Forwarding global hub concept with its vast specialized knowledge and advanced operational capabilities at Istanbul Airport. Turhan Özen, Chief Cargo Officer, Turkish Airlines, said, “Integration of our mega cargo hub with the DHL Global Forwarding will enhance our service quality and strengthen our position. This cooperation will enable us to offer more effective, productive, and uninterrupted air cargo service to our customers and add value to the industry upon the establishment of a powerful partnership by and between Turkish Cargo and DHL. We hereby wish that this MOU stands out as a source of pride and excitement to us.”

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