67 WALL STREET, New York - August 18, 2014 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Transportation & Logistics Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs and Equity Analysts. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or via The Wall Street Transcript Online.
Topics covered: Regulatory Issues in the Trucking Industry - Trucking Pricing & Capacity Dynamics - Truckload, LTL, Parcel, Rail and Intermodal - Technology Adoption and Infrastructure Investments - Retail and Industrial Transportation Demand - Trucking Labor Shortage - Tight Truckload Capacity
Companies include: Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) and many more.
In the following excerpt from the Transportation & Logistics Report, the President and CEO of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (AAWW) discusses company strategy and the outlook for this vital industry:
TWST: Could you please begin with a brief history of Atlas Air with a view to how the company has evolved over the recent past?
Mr. Flynn: Atlas Air celebrated the 20th anniversary of our first flight in 2013. It was a 747 freighter from the United States to Taiwan for China Airlines back in 1993. More recently, the past few years have seen quite a bit of change in the company. From a 747 freighter-only platform in 2009, today we are successfully serving both cargo and passenger needs of major international airlines, express delivery providers, freight forwarders, the U.S. military, charter brokers and others across multiple aircraft types, including 767s and 777s. To a large extent, we have transformed our business model, entered into new lines of business and expanded some of our core lines of business.
TWST: Can you give us a closer look at Atlas Air's core businesses and customers, with a view to key areas of growth?
Mr. Flynn: Our core business over the last 20 years has been operating the world's largest fleet of 747 freighters on an ACMI - or aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance - and charter basis for our customers. In addition to ACMI and charter, our organic growth map now includes CMI - or crew, maintenance and insurance - service for customers that provide their own aircraft; an expanded dry-leasing business where we lease aircraft to operators who fly and maintain them; and a mix of aircraft types closely aligned with our customers' needs, led by our state-of-the-art 747-8 freighters, freighter and passenger 767s, and 777 freighters.
As mentioned, our customers include major airlines; some of the large express delivery providers or integrators, such as DHL, FedEx, TNT and UPS; cargo brokers and freight forwarders; and others, such as Boeing, for whom we transport major assemblies...
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