Aquila appoints supply chain specialists
The supply chain expert, Flex has been appointed as a logistics partner by Aquila Air Traffic Management Services.
Aquila is a joint venture between NATS, the UK air navigation services specialist and Thales, the primary supplier of equipment and services for the UK Air Traffic Management industry.
AQUILA is delivering the UK Ministry of Defence ‘Marshall Project,’ providing Air Traffic Management Services to 65 MoD airfields across the UK and overseas, including equipment upgrades to radios and radars.
Flex’s role will be to provide a reverse logistics service, ensuring that any parts and equipment that need replacing can be quickly sourced and supplied. . This could range from standard electrical kit through to highly specialised aviation-based equipment.
Justin Barratt, Managing Director at Aquila, said: “We are delighted to have appointed Flex as our Service Provider for Logistics and Warehouse services. Not only did Flex offer us excellent value for money but also a clear commitment to being responsive and proactive which will in turn enable us to delight our customer and meet their requirements throughout the delivery of our service.”
Mike Meades, General Manager of Flex UK, says: “We are an established provider of international reverse logistics services with clients including Sony, Phillips and John Lewis. With our breadth of experience in this market and in-depth knowledge, we are ideally placed to deliver a first class service to Aquila.”