Bradley Waller, logistics development manager at Alliance Shipping, argues that airlines cannot duplicate the full…
Operated in close conjunction with the cargo storage and warehousing activities of the Group is the Alliance packing division.
This arm of Alliance’s activities was formed in 1976 and has enjoyed an unrivalled reputation for quality and reliability particularly in those areas calling for special packing and waterproofing requirements and repacking for redistribution purposes.
Full customs bonded facilities
Internal or external storage facilities
Temperature controlled environment
Fully insured premises operated under R.H.A. and National Wharfinger terms
Full export container loading and import container stripping facilities all at highly competitive rates
Nationwide collection and re-delivery service
Cargo received for packing ranges from priceless antique china for shipment to the U.S.A. packed using polystyrene technology to ensure security in transit to liaison with the Alliance projects division when substantial out-of-gauge turnkey contracts are won often lasting over a period of months and sometimes years.
Many companies originally employing their own packing staff in-house have switched this often costly activity to The Alliance Group and have subsequently saved many thousands of pounds annually in reduced overheads and faster turnaround on finished packing for urgent export – a very valid point especially in the context of letters of credit expiry.