Azul Cargo selects Unilode for ULD management

Brazilian airline Azul Cargo has awarded a full-service ULD management contract to Unilode Aviation Solutions.

Under the terms of the four-year agreement Unilode will supply digital containers and pallets in a hybrid ULD management model, where the containers are dedicated to the airline’s use and the pallets are provided from Unilode’s shared asset pool.

Izabel Reis, managing director of Azul Cargo, said: “Unilode’s customer success-oriented approach gives us confidence that we will be able to focus on our core business of flying passengers and cargo whilst having peace of mind that we will have the right containers and pallets at the right time and in the right place.

“We have an ambitious growth plan for the next few years with over 90 aircraft on order and look forward to growing our operations with Unilode as our strategic partner for digital ULD management.”

Azul serves over 150 destinations worldwide and operates a fleet of more than 160 aircraft.  for highest efficiency and sustainability benefits.

Ross Marino, chief executive Unilode, added: “Azul’s network provides a great overlap with a number of our other valued customers’ locations, especially in the Latin American market, which benefits all the participants of our shared asset pool.”

100,000 digital ULDs now in Unilode’s fleet

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Damian Brett

Damian Brett
I have been writing about the freight and logistics industry since 2007 when I joined International Freighting Weekly to cover the shipping sector.After a stint in PR, I have gone on to work for Containerisation International and Lloyds List - where I was editor of container shipping - before joining Air Cargo News in 2015.Contact me on [email protected]