Frank Naeve runs the North, South and East Asian. Lufthansa Cargo new structure has improved the facilities and the under the leadership of Spohr, the chairperson who led changes under this new structure and the Chairpersons from the Frankfurt and Munich branch report on daily basis to Peter Gerber, the CEO. Managers are responsible for he Human Resources as well as finances, revenue and sales department and they all report to the CEO. Peter Gerber
BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo 9 Chairman of the Board Harry Hohmeister Director @ Swiss Airlines & Logistics @ Lufth... Vice Chairman of the Boa... Jürgen Jennerke Director Annette Abel-Resch Director Roland Busch Director @ Swiss European Ai... CFO @ Swiss The number one goal or the focus of the company remains to be the first choice of cargo and the first choice of partners, customers , employees and shareholders. “The goals and their achievement remain central to the way we do business at Lufthansa” (CEO Peter Gerber). Employees at Lufthansa “Lufthansa Cargo ranks among the world’s leading air freight carriers. In the 2016 business year, the airline transported around 1.6 million tonnes of freight and mail and sold 8.4 billion revenue ton-kilometers. The company currently employs more than 4,500 people worldwide” ( Lufthansa, 2016). Lufthansa Cargo is more focused on the airport-to-airport business. Destinations and fleet. The cargo branch serves around 300 destinations in over 100 countries with its own fleet of freighters, a total of the belly capacities of passenger aircraft operated by Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Swiss Airlines and Eurowings. There are a total of twelve MD-11F with wide-body long-haul aircraft. According to the company, five Boeing 777F have been added and since
BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo 10 20016 a new order of 35 Boeings is being delivered. As part of the Lufthansa Group, some passenger’s planes are used to transport freight to ensure that aircraft capacity is utilized. ‘Thirty new Airbus A320neo family are for the Passenger Business, the other five orders are for Boeing 777 freighters for the business segment Logistics. Investment in new aircraft strengthens the competitiveness of airlines in the Group. Besides greater fuel efficiency, all the models on order will help lower operating costs as well as noise levels and emissions. The orders are yet further steps in Lufthansa’s ongoing fleet modernization and expansion policies” (Lufthansa-cargo.com). Customers are satisfied as they have been the main reason why Lufthansa cargo makes the changes to target and provide flexible solutions and logistical processes. This has shown to be reliable, safe and time sensitive. Providing faster and safe services to customers remains an unshakable priority. Flottu & Taverna consider the employees as the key element that drives success. “ Employees of Lufthansa Cargo are part of the reason why this company has been successful in its past years. With no doubts, employees ensure maximum productivity” (Flottau & Taverna, 2012).
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