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Asia Airfreight Terminal (AAT), a subsidiary of SATS Ltd, has made well-known strides in cargo facing by introducing Self reliant Electric Tractors (AET) at its terminal in Hong Kong.

This innovative switch positions AAT as the pioneer cargo terminal operator in Hong Kong to deploy AETs, revolutionizing cargo facing processes and adorning general effectivity.

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“Our dedication to effectivity and sustainability remains unwavering  Thanks to the team’s rigorous testing, coaching and trials conducted over the past eighteen months, we own successfully deployed AETs in our cargo terminals operations, enabling cargo and ULDs to tow thru a glorious deal of routes and all the procedure in which thru diversified ranges of the terminal,” acknowledged Mr Mike Chunk, CEO of AAT  “By the use of electric-powered AETs, we’re no longer handiest lowering our carbon footprint but moreover guaranteeing resilience and the usual of carrier we present to our clients.”

Operational resilience is very predominant within the short-paced world of air cargo logistics, especially all the procedure in which thru high seasons and team shortages currently confronted by the industry. AETs provide uninterrupted carrier for prolonged hours, offering respectable enhance and affirming operational effectivity.

They are able to moreover navigate detrimental weather conditions similar to heavy rain or fog, guaranteeing operations continuity. In addition, the seamless transition between manual and self reliant modes of AETs enables for excessive operational flexibility within dynamic work environments. By assigning iterative responsibilities to AETs, we moreover red meat up team effectivity and enhance carrier quality.

AAT’s vision revolves round sustainability. With a vary of as much as 90km per charge, AETs severely enhance energy effectivity and slice carbon emissions by as much as 35% when in contrast with mature diesel tractors, propelling us in direction of a greener future by minimizing our environmental impact.

Making sure security is the rupture precedence, every AET is geared up with a close vary of aspects guaranteeing security. These encompass a strong location of nine excessive-definition cameras and three lidar sensors for efficient navigation. The integration of advanced three-dimensional mapping machine and dGPS technology enable the AETs to successfully maneuver thru obstacles and apply designated routes for the length of the multi-stage warehouse. The advanced braking machine might perhaps maybe moreover at once bellow the AETs to a end when obstacles are detected within 10 meters to safeguard the visitors security at spot of work.

AAT had the privilege of presenting our industry peers and media representative with a firsthand demonstration of our AETs in tear all the procedure in which thru the queer tours all the procedure in which thru the IATA World Cargo Symposium 2024, the most up-to-date addition to our operation were warmly obtained and impressed our guests. Their enthusiasm for our innovative switch additional validates our spot as a frontrunner within the industry.

AAT plans to develop the rapid gradually in subsequent years while additional exploring additional automation aspects to accommodate a glorious deal of operational wants.

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