Never has stakeholder collaboration been as critical and we would like to thank all our sponsors for supporting GHI Cargo Connect. Their backing has helped us bring the world’s aviation community together to combat the threats presented by the coronavirus pandemic.

If you are interested in sponsoring GHI Cargo Connect, please contact Marc Young or George Lydon

Platinum Sponsor

JBT Aerotech

JBT is a leading global supplier of customised solutions and services for high value applications in air transportation. JBT ground support equipment includes Commander, Ranger, Halverson and Atlas cargo loaders, transporters, Tempest de-icers, Lektro towbarless tractors, pushback tractors, mobile passenger steps, beltloaders, JetPower ground power units, JetAire conditioned air equipment, Jetway boarding bridges, iOPS asset monitoring systems, together with baggage/facilities operations monitoring and maintenance systems. JBT emphasises value for its customers with designs featuring ease of operation, ease of maintenance and a low total cost of ownership. JBT – for the perfect turn.


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Cargo Showcase Sponsor


TCR is the leading provider of ground support equipment services and sales of used GSE worldwide. It is involved in leasing, fleet sale and rent-back as well as repair and maintenance and ramp assistance. Based at Brussels airport, TCR today employs over 1200 staff and is present in over 150 airports in Europe, Asia-Pacific and America. TCR's fleet comprises 35,000 assets of which 30% is electrical. The world's leading handling companies, airlines, airports and cargo handlers turn to TCR for their GSE requirements.


Content Spotlight Sponsors


Goldhofer is a globally operating company headquartered in Memmingen, Germany, which continues to strengthen its leading position as a manufacturer of heavy and specialized transport vehicles. The Group combines a high and consistent standard of quality for its transport solutions with maximum proximity to customers. With its growing, tightly knit global sales, service and production network, the company guarantees the local availability of new vehicles, vehicle parts and services at all times. Further added value is provided in the form of innovative sensor technology and data analysis. Goldhofer is committed to working in partnership with customers so as to be equipped to meet every logistical challenge. The Airport Technology division has a focus on the specific requirements of airport logistics. The division’s wide range of conventional and towbarless aircraft tow tractors, aircraft recovery systems, and cargo tractors in all size classes are reliable high-performers for continuous operations in ground support at airports worldwide. With a full portfolio of transport solutions with zero-emission battery-powered e-versions (»IonMaster« technology), Goldhofer is also a prominent pioneer in the field of high-performing e-mobility.

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Strategic Partner

ASA - Airport Services Association

The ground handling industry is the foundation of air transport. Ground handlers support passengers throughout every step of the airport journey and are indeed the hidden champions of the sky. Everything we do, below and above wing – from check-in and boarding to aircraft fueling, towing and de-icing makes air travel possible! No plane can take off without us.

Airport Services Association (ASA) is the globally recognized trade association for the independent ground and air cargo handling industry and is the voice of the 1.6 million men and women who service the aircraft on the ground.

At ASA, we are determined to get the message across; independent ground handling service providers (GHSPs) make up over half of this wonderful business, and as such deserve recognition. We are working constantly to strengthen the reputation of the ground handling industry and advance the interests of our sector.

There has never been a better time to join a trade association! In the increasingly complex aviation landscape, ASA unites members to provide a platform where our independent companies can drive change, influence the industry and promote safety and quality at our airports.

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The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is the unique international not-for-profit association representing and uniting all parts of the air cargo industry, including shippers, freight forwarders, ground handlers, airports, airlines, manufacturers, and solution providers.

Launched in the early 1990s, our roots go back to 1960, when a committee of the Society of Automotive Engineers in the USA launched the first Air Cargo Forum to explore the needs of the emerging air cargo industry.

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Change Horizon

Change Horizon is a consulting business, founded by Celine Hourcade in September 2019.

We help organizations in the aviation and logistics industries, including established companies, start-ups, industry associations and international organizations. 

We focus on generating growth, success and capability development in areas of strategy and business development, stakeholder engagement and outreach, change management, sustainability vision and projects, transformation and innovation.

We work closely with client teams to achieve agreed and specific goals. Our flexible and tailored services include sparring partnership to executives, consultancy and advisory services, interim management and hands-on support.

Want to know more about Change Horizon, need help with your transformation program or want to join the team? Don't hesitate to reach out!

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Women in Aviation and Logistics (WAL)

Women in Aviation and Logistics initiative aims to mobilize the businesses, trade associations and individual professionals to advocate for change and define concrete targets and an action plan to achieve gender equality in air cargo industry.

Program objectives

  • Raising awareness of women air cargo professionals by celebrating and promoting their great achievements in the industry
  • Launching a public database of female speakers in aviation and logistics  
  • Setting-up forums at global, local or company levels to share best practices and actionable advice among industry peers  
  • Establishing a knowledge center with industry facts and figures to raise awareness on current gender gaps within air cargo, including the gender pay gap and other inequalities, and open public debates to challenge the status quo  
  • Increasing gender balance in senior management and leadership roles  
  • Pushing for progress in broader diversity and inclusion metrics across the industry     

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Media Partner

Air Logistics International (ALI)

Air Logistics International comes from the same team responsible for the well-established titles of Ground Handling International and Ramp Equipment News. As such, it builds on over 20 years of industry experience and, with a comprehensive and skilled team of writers based in both Europe and the US, aims to bring the reader up to date with the dynamic world of air transportation.

With a readership that encompasses freight experts, forwarders, shippers and GSAs, as well as others whose daily work involves the movement of goods by air, the magazine seeks to plug the information gaps in the complex chain that is cargo logistics.

Supported by those seeking to promote their products and services, Air Logistics International further provides a formula that allows for a spectrum of different types of marketing opportunity, ranging from on-page display through e-mailed broadcasts to material posted on the magazine's website.

With a global reach and a diverse content, Air Logistics International becomes essential reading for anyone involved in the airborne freight sector.

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