Lufthansa Cargo founds heyworld for online retailers

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Lufthansa Cargo has founded heyworld to meet the requirements of online retailers, offering them a single source and focusing on the needs of the e-commerce industry.

The Frankfurt am Main-based subsidiary will offer its services in the form of a configurable, transparent and reliable transport solutions specifically designed for online retailers, digital marketplaces, online shop operators and forwarders.

Stefan Frankenhauser, head of product and service development at Lufthansa Cargo says: “We have clearly identified the new customer requirements and developed an additional transport offering for online retailers.”

heyworld will offer convenient access, fast transport times, a high level of reliability, simple customs clearance, end-to-end shipment tracking and pricing at package level.

It will embed Lufthansa Cargo’s airport-to-airport air cargo services into its transport solutions and integrate optional services such as first and last mile transfers and handling add-ons.

Peter Gerber, CEO and chairman of the executive board at Lufthansa Cargo says: “By establishing heyworld, we are creating a simple and reliable transport solution for the e-commerce sector.”

Timo Schamber, managing director of heyworld adds: “With our dynamic team of experienced logisticians and retail experts, we will be able to create the best transport solutions for cross-border online trade.”