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Lufthansa Cargo Charter extends sales reach in the USA

April 16 - Lufthansa Cargo Charter Agency GmbH has extended the contract which it signed with general sales agent, Platinum Air Cargo covering Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, almost a year ago, to cover additionally California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon and

While the first agreement was mainly to cover the oil and gas industry, now a further focus will be put on aerospace, high-tech and otherindustries on the US West Coast, said a statement by the air charter services company.

"Platinum Air Cargo was our first try with the GSA model," says Andrew Morch, general manager the Americas forLufthansa Cargo Charter Agency, and it has proven to be a success. It brings additional business without having totake the risk of taking on own staff. So whatever the economical ups and downs, you stay flexible."

Timothy Pfeil, vice president sales & airline relations, Platinum Air Cargo, adds: "adding our know-how and customer relations to the Lufthansa Cargo Charter expertise makes us a great team. We've done some very good jobs together and will do a lot more now with the extended reach."

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USA ends steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada and Mexico

May 24 - The USA is removing steel and aluminium tariffs imposed on Canada and Mexico under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, with all retaliatory tariffs on US goods and any pending litigation also coming to an end.
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Maxim names duo for Pacific Northwest

May 24 - Maxim Crane Works has appointed Travis Wilt and Alex Clark to lead the expansion of its services in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. 
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PPG restructures training course

May 24 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) has restructured its project cargo forwarding training course into a one-day format.
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