GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo (GHAC), announced the launch of an import courier terminal to facilitate faster processing and import clearance of courier import cargo. Spread across 300 sqm, the 24×7 import handling facility is located at GHAC terminal premises. The facility is well equipped with world-class security screening and state-of-the-art cargo handling systems. It has dedicated officials and customs officers to ensure a seamless process, custom clearance, and quicker turnaround of courier import consignments.
“We drive our business with an unwavering commitment to growth and excellence. This new facility is a testament to our belief in providing world-class logistic solutions to our customers. It will not only accelerate and improve our services but will drive our cargo business forward with a competitive edge in the industry and enhance air cargo services globally.”~ Mr Pradeep Panicker, CEO, GHIAL
GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo (GHAC) currently handles over 120 MT per month of export courier. With the addition of the new facility, it is expected to handle a larger volume of cargo, reaching 150 MT per month of import courier. This will help the shipment of key commodities such as documents, readymade garments, samples, household goods, and engineering goods that can be imported in large volumes across the region.
Key Features of International Express Cargo Terminal:
- Capabilities to handle large- scale International Courier shipments
- Dedicated truck docks, storage and advanced security screening
- Customs Express Cargo Clearance System (ECCS) enabled
- Excellent air connectivity to over 8 global hubs and 64 destinations.
- Continuous Customs clearance available around the clock
- Expert Service and handling provided by specialist teams
GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo offers a flying time of less than four hours to all Middle East and South East Asian Cities. It boasts exclusive Code – F Freighter Bays adjacent to the Terminal for expedient transfer of goods between Terminal and Aircraft. Additionally, the presence of International Express & Courier Terminal (IECT) ensures a seamless processing of courier shipments. These features make GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo the preferred choice for many industries including automobile, pharma, FMCG, agri- based exporters.
The terminal also has a unique integrated ‘Cargo Village’, on-site regulators, warehousing and cargo trade offices backed by a very strong Road Feeder Service across South-Central India. It is also one of the preferred gateways for pharmaceutical logistics across India and abroad. A major highlight of the Hyderabad Airport Cargo facility is the unique ‘Pharma Zone’, a large multi-ULD Cool Dolly, which makes it one of India’s largest centres for the handling of temperature-sensitive cargo up to -20 degrees C. The terminal also offers one of India’s largest fleets of modern temp-controlled Cool Containers viz. Cool Dolly, Envirotainer, VaQtec to name a few. GMR Hyderabad Air cargo is World Health Organization Good Distribution Practices (GDP) certified and is accredited under the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations Program (ISAGO).