Chapman Freeborn appoints NAQEL Express in KSA

Chapman Freeborn appoints NAQEL Express in KSA

Chapman Freeborn and Saudi Arabia-based forwarder NAQEL Express’ partnership will enable clients to receive a complete end-to-end solution, delivering an entire range of logistics covering all industries.

The collaboration will strengthen both partners’ presence and coverage in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Neil Dursley, Chapman Freeborn chief commercial officer cargo comments: “We believe that this new strategic partnership will allow us to grow and develop our offering to our global clients and suppliers. Chapman Freeborn has almost five decades of experience within the air charter industry globally, this new partnership with NAQEL will allow us to service our clients’ needs far more effectively and efficiently, now more than ever.

“The combined strength of Chapman Freeborn, its parent company Avia Solutions Group, and NAQEL Express will give existing and new potential clients in the Kingdom a fantastic service offering. Capabilities include access to our family members’ fleets of both passenger and freighter assets globally and in the region.

“Chapman Freeborn has decades of experience in the Middle East Region and neighbouring countries and has supported missions in many challenging environments for many years and continues today with innovative solutions to support our clients.”

Michael Harradine, NAQEL Express director, global freight forwarding division adds: “NAQEL enables the world to do business in Saudi Arabia with simplicity and transparency. The new partnership with Chapman Freeborn enhances our offerings.

“This strategic partnership gives our clients within Saudi Arabia a direct access to the vast cargo air charter, passenger charter, and on-board courier capabilities of Chapman Freeborn.

“Now there will be direct control with transparency for the fulfilment of air charter needs of global and local firms in Saudi Arabia. NAQEL Express is one of a select group of firms operating as Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) for Saudi Customs. We are also the leading and largest overland express carrier with the largest reach among any express carriers in KSA.”