Air Cargo Department is responsible
for the operation and management of freights.
In recent years, SAL Air Cargo has been developing vigorously,
depending on the powerful strength of SAL, and has ranked
a high place in Chinese civil aviation enterprises. Now,
SAL Air Cargo has earned an excellent reputation in its
field because of its professional operation, reasonable
price and superior service quality.
SAL has over 130 domestic routes, and the cargo sales
net covers 48 large or medium cities and 8 international
(regional) cities. On the side of domestic transportation,
SAL Air Cargo not only is capable of handling business independently
in Shanghai, Beijing Guangzhou and Shenzhen cargo terminals,
but also accredits representatives in Xiamen, Xi¨an, Nanjing,
Shenyang, Hangzhou, Haikou, Fuzhou, Kunming, Guilin, Chongqing,
Chengdu and Ha¨erbing. By these points SAL Cargo extends
its service throughout China and builds up a powerful and
reasonable sales net & dispatching system. On the other
side, international transportation extends all over the
world through the routes from Shanghai to Macau, Ho Chi
Min City, Phnom Penh, Frankfurt, Osaka and Seoul. SAL Air
Cargo also established good cooperative relationship with
Lufthansa, Emirates, Virgin, Northwest, All Nippon, Singapore
Air, EL AL Israel Airlines, Vietnam, EVA Airways and Trans
Asia Airways. Up to now there are 28 bonded routes and over
200 freight agencies for international shipments in Shanghai
area and has accumulated abundant experience on air-to-air
and air-to-ground connective transportation. Presently,
SAL has introduced its MD11 freighter to operate freighter
flight from Shanghai to Macau /Osaka/Frankfurt. so it is
more efficiency to ship goods from Shanghai for consignors.
In recent years, SAL Air Cargo devotes large amount of
efforts in expansion. In the department there are three
divisions (comprehensive business, marketing and financial
divisions) and five cargo terminals (Hongqiao, Pudong, Beijing,
Guangzhou and Shenzhen cargo terminals among which Hongqiao
and Pudong cargo terminals are the largest and their functions
are the most comprehensive).
Hongqiao and Pudong cargo terminals are mainly responsible
for cargo export and import, ground handling of mail &
passenger baggage (including storage of cargo & mail,
loading & unloading, inspection and dispatching), documentation
(including air waybill, manifest and other transportation
documents) and management (management of containers, pallets,
lifts, vehicles & equipments).
Hongqiao cargo terminal consists of 11000 square meter
terminal center locating at Suining road at the north gate
of Hongqiao airport, cargo dispatching office and east airport
gate office. It operates cargo locating, warehousing and
transporting on apron.
Pudong cargo terminal locates at the south of Pudong international
airport cargo region. Its total usage site is 9700 square
meters, including three-stair office (1200 square meter),
warehouse (2900 square meter), out-warehouse control region
(1320 square meter), non-control region (1800 square meter),
new-rent warehouse site (2400 square meter), specific cargo
channel (820 square meter) directly to the terminal and
west to the corner of Huhang road.
Above two cargo terminals are equipped with 7 inspection
machines, 6 lift vehicles and about 700 other transportation
and special vehicles.
High quality and superior service are the tradition of
Shanghai Airlines. SAL Air Cargo can provide 24hour service
system to fulfill the requirements of different customers,
for example, door-to-door service, speedy cargo dispatching,
charge collect and cargo green channel.
Air Cargo Department highly stresses the selection and
training of managing personnel and technical personnel.
It has 198 formal staffs whose average age is 28 and among
them 55% are graduated from colleges. They bring vital force
and energy to Air Cargo Department because of their professional
skills and courage to accept challenges. Except formal staffs,
the department has 550 informal staffs. They devoted themselves
into the development of SAL Air Cargo. Every year staffs
take part in all kinds of trainings organized by SAL to
renew their knowledge and make progress simultaneously.
Nowadays, SAL Air Cargo has made great progress in constructing
public freight information platform, which is on the base
of comprehensive freight information system and combines
with great freight sales network.
SAL Air Cargo will become one of the best airlines preferred
by all customers in its field in China.