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Lufthansa Cargo AG _________________________________________________________________________________ Lufthansa Cargo AG: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile Reference code: TT0020CP Published: Jun 2010 Business Review John Carpenter House 7 Carmelite Street London EC4Y 0BS United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 20 7936 6400 Fax: +44 (0) 20 7336 6813 ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Lufthansa Cargo AG - SWOT Profile Page 1 Lufthansa Cargo AG __________________________________________________________________________________________ Lufthansa Cargo AG - Company Overview Lufthansa Cargo AG (Lufthansa Cargo), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, is a Germany-based air carrier with principal operations in transportation of cargo. The company is engaged in providing cargo transportation services to domestic and international destinations. In addition, it manages the cargo capacity of the parent company’s passenger aircraft and those of other airlines. With a fleet of 19 MD-11F aircraft, belly capacities of Lufthansa passenger flights as well as chartered capacities, the company operates to over 300 destinations in about 90 countries worldwide. Geographically, the company has presence across Asia-Pacific, Europe, America, and Middle East/Africa. During the fiscal year 2008, the company transported over 1.7 million tones of freight and mail. Lufthansa Cargo is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany. Lufthansa Cargo AG - Key Facts Lufthansa Cargo AG, Key Facts Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt am Ticker Symbol, Stock Corporate Address: N/A Main, , D-60546, Germany Exchange Telephone + 49 69 69691123 No. of Employees 4,607 Fax + 49 69 69691185 Financial Year End December URL www.lufthansa-cargo.com Revenue (in EUR Million) 2,907.00 Industry Transport and Logistics Revenue (in USD Million) 4,275.00 Locations Germany Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Lufthansa Cargo AG - SWOT Profile Page 2 Lufthansa Cargo AG __________________________________________________________________________________________ Lufthansa Cargo AG - Business Description Lufthansa Cargo is one of the biggest cargo carriers in international air freight services. The company is engaged in the provision of domestic and international air transportation cargo services. Lufthansa Cargo also manages the cargo capacity of its parent company’s passenger aircraft and those of other airlines. It offers air freight and logistics services and transports cargo and mail throughout the world. Its core business activity includes airport-to-airport cargo. To offer air freight services, the company operates and manages a fleet of 19 MD-11F aircraft. It has several other freighters on charter basis. Additionally, the company markets the belly capacities of all passenger aircraft operated by its parent company, Deutsche Lufthansa AG. It operates from a hub in Frankfurt and from major bases in Leipzig and Munich, Germany; New York; and Shanghai. The route network comprises about 300 destinations, which are served by cargo and passenger aircraft as well as by trucking services. Lufthansa Cargo offers its services under three broad areas, namely, td.Pro (general cargo), td.Flash (express segment) and the Specials. The company’s General Cargo segment, td.Pro comprises AirShip service, Fresh service, and BUP service. As part of its Airship Service, it offers international multimodal AirShip service from the Europe to Australia. Its wide European network enables the company to provide daily, direct connections into its hubs at Hong Kong and Shenzhen, which in turn, are linked to the Australian seaports of Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne. As part of its Fresh service, the company offers freight services for perishable and temperature-sensitive items, which do not require continuous temperature control. As part of its BUP service, the company offers freight handling services. The company’s Express segment, td.Flash handles exceedingly important and urgent shipments. In this segment, it offers the fastest possible transport of the customers’ shipments. As part of this segment, the company offers Fresh service, carrying items that do not require continuous temperature control, besides freight handling services and road feeder Service. Its Express transport covers a network of 300 stations in over 90 countries worldwide. The Specials product comprises six additional services, namely, Care/td to transport dangerous goods, Cool/td for temperature-sensitive goods, Live/td for the transport of live animals, Safe/td 1 for valuable items, Safe/td 2 for theft- endangered goods and cd.Solutions for the immediate delivery of consignments. The company’s eServices offers a range of options such as efficient electronic booking via Lufthansa Cargo Internet for air freight agents, Tracking with TrackIT, LCAG flight schedule and Routing Offer. Lufthansa Cargo is focused on entering into strategic partnerships, towards strengthening its market position. In July, 2009, the company entered into a strategic partnership with Covenant Aviation Security, one of the leading private sector agencies, to offer secured freight services to its customers. Under this agreement, the company would be able to expand its existing services and also provide new services such as warehouse handling, consulting, security and dangerous goods training, process engineering, and cargo-specific physical security services to its customers. The strategic partnership has enough opportunity to derive benefits for the both the parties with starts of its operations. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Lufthansa Cargo AG - SWOT Profile Page 3 Lufthansa Cargo AG __________________________________________________________________________________________ Lufthansa Cargo AG - Major Products and Services Lufthansa Cargo AG is engaged in providing cargo transportation services, globally. The company’s key services include the following: Lufthansa Cargo AG, Major Products and Services Services: Freight transportation services Mail services Freight handling services Road feeder services Brands: td.Pro td.Flash Care/td Cool/td Safe/td 1 Live/td Safe/td 2 Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Lufthansa Cargo AG - SWOT Profile Page 4 Lufthansa Cargo AG __________________________________________________________________________________________ Lufthansa Cargo AG - History Lufthansa Cargo AG, History Year Event type Description Aero Logic was formed as a result of a joint venture between DHL Express and 2008 Acquisitions/Mergers/Takeovers Lufthansa Cargo. 2008 Contracts/Agreements The company signed a strategic partnership with Mitteldeutsche Airport Holding. 2008 New Products/Services The company launched e-freight services in Germa
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