Qatar Airways goes door-to-door on cargo services

Qatar Airways Cargo will launch an express airfreight service for door-to-door and time-critical shipments.

The new QR On-Board Courier service will be rolled out across the cargo carrier’s global, enabling customers to book time-definite airfreight delivery solutions.

QR On-Board Courier will provide bespoke transportation services, which meet customers’ specific requirements, with dedicated couriers accompanying each shipment from collection to delivery direct to the recipient.

The Qatar Airways Cargo team will provide a comprehensive booking service for customers from flight reservations to entry requirements and customs regulations anywhere in the world.

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The maximum level of security will also be provided for customers’ courier shipments.

Ulrich Ogiermann, Qatar Airways chief officer cargo, said: “Time matters to our customers, and Qatar Airways Cargo’s new On-Board Courier service will focus on speed of delivery providing reliable transportation solutions to meet the demands of time-sensitive industries such as the high tech and automotive sectors.

“With Qatar Airways’ global network operating to 150 destinations, this premium service will be invaluable for multinational businesses that are at risk of supply chain delays.”

Customers will be able to track the real-time progress of their shipment at any time by using the online tracking system.

The QR On-Board Courier service will appeal to leading brands and suppliers in the automotive, financial, energy, pharmaceutical, medical and fashion sectors for transportation of time-critical spare parts, samples, prototypes and important documents.