Global Freight Forwarding
(Formerly Airlift Asia Inc) or AAI started its business in 1981 solely as an airfreight forwarding company. Later on it started to offer seafreight forwarding services. As an IATA agent for all major carriers, and as exclusive World Air Cargo Organization agent in the country, AAI has developed a comprehensive experience in airfreight and seafreight consolidation and freight forwarding services worldwide. It has been consistently among the top performing logistics solutions providers in the Philippines.
Through AAI’s exclusive Philippine membership to WACO, freight consolidation network was developed. WACO is an organization of independent forwarding companies, offering worldwide, multi-modal freight forwarding, and logistics services to shippers who require global, seamless and trouble-free transportation of their goods. As each WACO member operates along mutually established and efficient lines, there is a wide synergy and team spirit, which bind together over 50 strong independent companies and allow them to act in harmony as one entity.
AAI also offers the domestic air & sea forwarding services with initial shipments from Manila-Cebu-Manila. Later was expanded to movement of goods from northern and southern part of Luzon (i.e. Clark, Subic from North and Cavite from South) to Cebu and vice-versa.
With the growth of domestic consumption and business trade in the Visayas and Mindanao, AAI continued with its business expansion moves through establishment of satellite offices in Cagayan de Oro and Davao City to cater to the requirements of customers from Manila to VisMin and vice-versa.
AAI has established the necessary infrastructure to handle multi-level type of business: from qualification urgent lots, to big volume finished products, shipment consolidation, drop shipment requirements and in-house logistics. There is a 24×7 customer service team that responds to requirements of customers from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao and in any parts of the world.
AAI has positioned itself strategically servicing companies engaged in semiconductors and electronics, pharmaceutical and healthcare, FMCG, telecommunication, construction, machinery and equipment, and energy industry.
A2Z was established and started operating in Y2004 as the newly-registered Ecozone Facilities Enterprise in PEZA’s Mactan Economic Zone to cater to Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) requirements of customers in Cebu. It’s top quality facilities consisting of a highly industrialized racking system, a temperature controlled area, a cold room and its spirited, competent and efficient service provided by its staff has successfully lured prestigious companies in its client fold.
In 2007 A2Z established another office in Laguna to cater to VMI requirements of customers within PEZA in Southern Luzon.
A2Z Logistics Inc provides Third Party Logistics or Vendor Managed Inventory capabilities to PEZA locators and its suppliers. The operations of A2Z Logistics allow both the manufacturing companies and its suppliers to avail of a just-in-time delivery of goods, outsource warehouse management inventory and control; reduction in warehouse overhead cost and unburdened them with various administrative and governmental documentary requirements.
A2Z Logistics Inc operates a 1,100 square meter warehouse located at the Mactan Economic Zone, Lapu Lapu City , Cebu and 4,308 square meters warehouse in Laguna Techno Park.