Amerijet International moves freight by multiple methods -- not only in the Americas and not only by jet. The company provides scheduled air cargo services in North, South and Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, with a fleet of about 15 Boeing aircraft. Amerijet also arranges ground transportation of its customers' freight in North America and offers air and sea freight forwarding services worldwide. (As a freight forwarder, the company buys capacity from transportation providers and resells it to customers.) The company maintains about 370,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space. Miami-based investment firm H.I.G. Capital Management owns a controlling stake in Amerijet.
To expand its global logistics services, in June 2009 Amerijet purchased Nations Express, a US-based express trucking company. The cash infusion from Amerijet allows Nations Express to expand and allows Amerijet to offer Nations Express' services to its customers separately or in combination with its own.
Throughout 2009 the company has been making moves to strengthen its international operations. Earlier in the year, Amerijet added five Boeing 767 freighters to its fleet. The 767s help Amerijet add new long-haul routes to Asia and the Middle East. The company's almost 10 727s are used mainly for flights to the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central and South America.
A short while later, Amerijet acquired SRX Transcontinental, a Florida-based company offering ground handling operations throughout Central Asia. SRX also owns Avialeasing Aviation Company, an airline serving the Uzbekistan region. The deal accelerated Amerijet's plan for establishing cargo operations in what it believes to be a regional hotbed for growth.
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