Last week was another one for the ATC history books as we revealed plans to expand our presence in Frankfurt by opening an office beside the international airport.
So what does this facility mean exactly?
(1) Convenient Access to EU
Earlier this year, I wrote about the dreaded Brexit and the potential impact that it will have on our industry as a whole. For that reason, it’s important that ATC evolves to ensure that our delivery times and quality of service are not impacted by border checks and any other unforeseen events that may occur.
(2) Critical Spares Shortage
Our drivers are travelling 1,000’s of kilometres on a weekly basis. For that reason, it’s important that they have the ability to retrieve spare parts in a speedy manner to ensure they get back on the road safely and as quickly as possible.
(3) Local Control Tower
Our client’s supply chains have become complex, so it’s important to have local facilities where we can manage deliveries, whether on the way to or from a data centre. In a simple scenario where a floor position is not ready, secure local storage is all part of ATC’s white glove service that maintains a chain of custody.
Opening our Frankfurt office is the perfect Christmas gift for us here in ATC. Not only have we created new jobs and expanded our team, but we have also safeguarded our services against any economic (Brexit) and climate changes that may occur, thus allowing us maintain our 100% record.
With that, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for reading this piece and indeed my other blogs over the past 12 months. It’s been another very quick but exciting year, and on behalf of all the team, I want to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas.
Frohe Weihnachten und ein glückliches neues Jahr!