Kitty Hawk lands USPS holiday bonanza

Kitty Hawk Cargo Inc. has entered into a contract with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to manage a daytime air and ground cargo network (C-Net) for holiday season mail

Kitty Hawk Cargo Inc. has entered into a contract with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to manage a daytime air and ground cargo network (C-Net) for holiday season mail from November 28 through December 24, 2006.

Kitty Hawk expects the contract’s total value to be $29.33 million.

The daytime C-Net will operate through Kitty Hawk’s Fort Wayne, IN sort facility and will be in addition to Kitty Hawk’s own scheduled overnight air freight network.

The C-Net is anticipated to include approximately 130 trucks procured by Kitty Hawk, over 200 seasonal employees at the company’s Fort Wayne facility, seven Kitty Hawk aircraft and 29 aircraft contracted for by USPS.

“Kitty Hawk team members are honored the United States Postal Service has recognized the capabilities of our unique, seamless and independent overnight air and expedited ground freight transportation network,” said Robert W. Zoller, president & CEO of Kitty Hawk Inc.

For more information, go to www.kittyhawkcompanies.com

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