Cooperation of time:matters and Austrian Airlines
Partnership with Austrian Airlines helps time:matters’ customers to get shorter transport times from the hub in Vienna
Affiliated to the Lufthansa group, the service provider for courier, same-day and emergency logistics time:matters relies on Austrian Airlines flights for transportations of time-sensitive consignments. The cooperation of the two enterprises started on 15 August. The customers of the special logistician profit from this partnership in the form of faster and more connections within Europe and to various destinations outside Europe.
The new alliance with Austrian Airlines expands time:matters’s route frequency by about 1,300 links per week. This increases the number of direct services from Vienna to more than 50 destinations. Previously necessary transit flights via Frankfurt or Munich are dropped. Transport times can be considerably shortened. The transport of a consignment from Vienna to Warsaw takes almost three hours less with this new arrangement. Transit time for the direct service from Vienna to Barcelona is shortened by 2 hours and 25 minutes compared to the previously used model via the hubs Frankfurt or Munich.
„This partnership enables us to grant our customers even shorter transport times. The larger portfolio of flights increases the flexibility of our service“, Steven Plenk, Country Manager time:matters Austria, explains the advantages of the cooperation with Austrian Airlines.
time:matters GmbH acts as an expert for courier, same day and emergency logistics as well as for time-critical international spare parts logistics. The company provides customised solutions for particularly urgent or complex logistic challenges and permits worldwide delivery within a few hours. The basis therefore are fast and reliable transportations by aircraft, rail and road, exclusive cooperations and the global network of more than 500 courier partners and airlines. The time:matters network comprises 3,000 links to more than 500 destinations in around 90 countries. Turnover in 2009 amounted to around EUR 60 million.