Garuda Indonesia Opens Cargo Service Center

By : Herry Barus And Aldi Firhand. A | Thursday, April 19 2018 - 21:45 IWST

Garuda Indonesia (Hariyanto/
Garuda Indonesia (Hariyanto/ - Makassar, - Garuda Indonesia national airline through its Garuda Indonesia Cargo service line officially launches Cargo Service Center (CSC) operation cooperation (KSO) at Sultan Hasanuddin Airport, Makassar.

"With the inauguration of the CSC, Garuda Indonesia has opened three air cargo shipping service outlets in Makassar (after CSC Pettarani and CSC Kalla)," said VP Cargo Commercial, Rene van Joost in Makassar, Wednesday (18/4/2018)

He said, with the inauguration of CSC, the total number of CSC in Indonesia increased to 93 CSC in various parts of Indonesia. Of the total, 53 CSCs are located at the airport and 40 CSCs in the city center.

Joost said, through CSC, Garuda Indonesia aims to provide easy access package delivery for service users, as well as an effort to support the rapid progress of retail and e-commerce industry in Indonesia. With CSC, the sender does not need to bring packets to the airport, just come to the CSC outlet, and the goods will be shipped directly to the recipient's home using GO Express products.

"Service users can deliver the goods as needed, either on time delivery (same day, one day, regular), type of shipment such as general cargo and special cargo, or can use the type of delivery service city to port, city to door, and door to door After CSC Sultan Hasanuddin Airport Makassar.

The inauguration of CSC was jointly undertaken by VP Cargo Commercial, Rene van Joost, and Director of PT Suryagita Nusaraya, Bambang Soediyatmoko.

Meanwhile, VP Area of ​​Kalimantan, Sulawesi and Papua of PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, I Wayan Supatrayasa in a separate statement said that the presence of CSC Sultan Hasanuddin Airport Makassar will get closer access to freight services with the area of ​​Maros city where there are areas of government industrial area has a strategic economic potential.

In this regard, it is expected that this CSC presence can further strengthen the national air cargo service network served by Garuda Indonesia in Eastern Indonesia.

Makassar is an important hub of Garuda in eastern Indonesia with a total cargo transport of 16,019,933 kg (16 thousand tons) in the period of January - December 2017 or an average of 1,334 tons per month.

"In the future, CSC Sultan Hasanuddin Airport Makassar not only serve the delivery in the Airport area, but in the area of ​​Makassar City, South Sulawesi, and Indonesia," said Wayan. (Ant)

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