Crowley Forms Business Alliance with Amerijet
Companies Combine Services and Routes to Provide Comprehensive Shipping Solutions
(Jacksonville, Fla.; July 24, 2002) – Amerijet International, Inc., the Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.-based all-cargo airline, and Crowley Logistics Inc., a Jacksonville, Fla.-based transportation logistics provider, have formed a business alliance that combines their respective products and services throughout both companies freight transportation networks.
The alliance enables both companies to provide comprehensive shipping solutions to customers requiring any combination of direct air, land and ocean transportation throughout North America, the Caribbean and Latin America, as well as global service via both companies interline partners.
“Our two companies have a high degree of compatibility in terms of operations,” said Pamela Rollins, Amerijet’s vice president of business development. “We both also are market leaders in our respective service lines, with solid reputations and well-established business relationships. Our alliance will help streamline shipping logistics for our respective customers, by enabling them to overlay products and services to achieve a seamless shipping solution. At the same time, it allows each of our companies to expand our own transportation networks.”
“We are excited with the opportunity of combining our two strong service networks to provide our customers with a fully integrated package,” said John Hourihan, senior vice president and general manager of logistics.
Crowley Logistics, a third-party logistics provider, offers supply chain management, freight consolidation, warehousing, transportation management, and cross-docking services throughout the United States, Central America and South America. The company’s Transportation Management Center serves as the heart of its logistics framework, enabling clients to combine and tailor services as needed, and tap into the company’s sophisticated materials and shipment tracking technology.
Crowley Logistics, headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., is a subsidiary of Oakland-based Crowley Maritime Corporation and is part of its liner segment. The corporation, founded in 1892, is primarily family- and employee-owned, and is engaged in worldwide logistics, liner services, contract towing and transportation, energy support services, ship assist and escort services, vessel management and petroleum and chemical marine transport. Additional information about Crowley its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.crowley.com.
Amerijet International, Inc. is a full-time, scheduled all-cargo airline serving more direct destinations between North America and the Caribbean, Latin America and Mexico than any other airline serving that region. Amerijet operates a fleet of Boeing 727-200 aircraft, which offer 12 positions with capacity for 60,000 pounds (27,000 kilos). The company’s trucking division provides road feeder service throughout North America, connecting to the companys flight hub at Miami International Airport. In addition to its primary service region, Amerijet provides worldwide air cargo service to more than 550 destinations through its interline partners.
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