Perishable Terminal in Cairo
- The HEIA perishable terminal – Owned by HEIA. operated in Egyot by Egypt Air cargo, under supervision and monitiring of HEIA – safeguards exports’ cold chain. Covering a total area of 24,000 m2, the perishable terminal was an addition to the agro-sector in Egypt, etablished in 2003 at Cairo airport to maintain the cold chain.
- Enforcing Egypt’s competitive position within the international markets as the leading regional hub and gateway.
- Meeting International market requirements.
- Maintain the cool chain from grower to consignee, ensuring longer shelf life.
- Increasing fresh produce exports by reducing export losses and introducing new products, consequently, increasing export revenues.
- Utilize empty spaces on cargo planes.
- To be the preferred perishable air cargo terminal and logistics support service provider in Egypt.
- Enhancing cold chain as HEIA perishable terminal fills a missing link in the cold chain for perishable exports via air.Faster, better and more reliable handling services.
- Facilitate exports of other perishables such as flowers and foliage.
- Reducing the air freight costs by serving as a transit facility.
- All internal transactions are computerized to ensure the provision of accurate and prompt services.
- 24 hour one-stop-shop; including customs, imports/exports inspection, agriculture quarantine, and cashier.
- There is no minimum/maximum and size/weight restrictions, the sizes and weights allowed for shipments are only limited by the type of aircraft flown on your chosen routing.
- Shipment tracking system available for exporters upon request.
- Calibrated scales and new X-ray devices.