Global Air Charter & Hand Carry Corporation Introduces State-of-the-Art Tracking Technology for OBC Shipments

Top Quote Global air charter corporation introduces new online program to track shipments wherever they are in the world. Air couriers or On Board Couriers (OBC) accompanies each shipment every step of the way, from pick up to delivery direct to the recipient. Customers will track their time critical packages and with real time updates. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 11, 2012 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has further strengthened its specialist On Board Courier (OBC) product with the introduction of a new online tool for tracking shipments globally.

    In addition to receiving regular updates directly from the company's Cologne-based OBC team, clients can now log in and view real-time updates on the status of their cargo - wherever it is in the world.

    Carsten Volk, Chapman Freeborn's global product manager for OBC services, said:

    "Our innovative tracking tool has been developed in cooperation with Awery Airlines Solutions and affords clients the opportunity to follow urgent OBC shipments online - from the sender to the recipient, detailing every arrival and departure movement in between.

    "The technology helps to make our high quality and safe transportation service even more transparent for the customer."

    Efficient and fully trackable service.

    Chapman Freeborn's OBC service is a specialized transportation solution tailored to clients' specific requirements, including the movement of time critical spare parts, automotive cargo, important documents, pharmaceutical products and other urgent shipments.

    The company has specially trained couriers strategically located around the globe and a dedicated On Board Courier accompanies each shipment every step of the way, from pick up to delivery direct to the recipient - providing an entirely new standard of safety.

    Moreover, the entire process is now fully trackable, with clients receiving continuous updates regarding their shipment's status directly from the OBC team, as well as via the new online tracking tool.

    The OBC tracking tool is available now on Chapman Freeborn's website:

    Notes to the Editor:

    --Chapman Freeborn was established in the UK in 1973 and the company has 35 offices in 25 countries across 6 continents.

    --The group's annual turnover last year was approximately US $800 million and provided over 6,000 cargo and passenger aircraft charters, in addition to many ACMI, wet and dry aircraft leases and on board courier (OBC) services.

    --The company features in the Sunday Times Top Track 250 list of Britain's most successful privately owned mid-market companies.

    --Chapman Freeborn was voted by international freight forwarders and airlines as Air Cargo Charter Broker of the Year at the ACW World Air Cargo Awards in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

    --The company also provides aircraft charters for executives and for group travel - including flights for the travel management companies, travel agents, governments, and conference and incentive travel organizers.

    --For more information please visit:

    Roberto J. Berríos, Marketing Manager - US & Latin America
    Chapman Freeborn Airchartering, Inc.
    Tel: +1-866-729-JETS (5387) or +1-954-202-0750 (24hr)

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