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S1:E18 | 29th October 2019

From Lufthansa to Etihad to Menzies: Robert Fordree on a life in cargo

Chris and Robert discuss their shared cargo history, alongside their views on managements style, soft cargo volumes and standardisation across the industry.

Robert also talks about his love of DJ-ing, his claim to fame from the Arsenal players lounge and how two childhood sporting disappointments shaped the man he is today.

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One Response

  1. Points
    A) cargo shed needs expanding
    At LHR
    B) more airlines customers
    Object : by taking away contracts from other cargo handlers.
    C) handling freighters operation
    By either cargo handling or
    Ramp handling

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Chris Notter started his career with H.M.Customs & Excise before moving into Freight Forwarding. He then entered the Airline side of the business, spending 29 years with German Carrier Lufthansa. Chris always references Lufthansa as being “the best possible training platform that anyone could have been given in their early career years.” Since leaving Lufthansa, Chris has held senior leading industry roles including -Head of Cargo with Etihad, both VP of Operations at the HUB and VP of Network with Qatar Airways. More recently and during some 5 years with Saudi Cargo, he has held the position of VP Network Operations as well as Chief Ground Handling Officer. Since early 2019, Chris has once again returned to Consultancy as well as hosting the EVA Podcast series.