Based in Liege (LGG) airport in Belgium, LACHS is ideally situated at the heart of Europe’s golden triangle (Paris – Amsterdam – Frankfurt), with direct access to all of Europe’s main economic centers. An intimate cargo focused “flexport” with 24/7 availability and no curfew, LGG operates 365 days/year.
Our team at LACHS specializes in complex cargo needs, including Perishables, Pharma, Live Animals, Oversized and Dangerous Goods, and we maintain a unique infrastructure for the Oil & Gas industry.
Established in 1997 as a joint venture between AGREXO and CAL Cargo Airlines, LACHS employs 200 people and specializes in ground handling for both complex and standard cargo. Initially founded to handle and transport perishables, our entire infrastructure is built to facilitate incredibly fast transfer from plane to trucks, for quick delivery to market.
In 2006, CAL Cargo Airlines bought out AGREXCO’s partial ownership and became the sole owner.
LACHS is owned by CAL Cargo Airlines. This seamless and successful partnership allows us to “think like an airline” in every detail. Our load masters are experts in building and loading loose cargo and pallets for optimal utilization of space. Our customers frequently tell us that their payloads have improved since working with LACHS.
Values and Vision
LACHS is built on the values of efficiency and quality, together with the highest standards of safety and security. We strive to excel in everything we do and constantly push ourselves to achieve higher levels of customer satisfaction. Our knowledgeable team prioritizes speed without sacrificing safety, and we have a proven history of identifying and deploying innovative solutions. We are determined to continue to be an industry leader in quality ground handling for complex and standard cargo.
LACHS is a fully certified CEIV (pharma) facility, including equipment, operations and staff. The certification validates cool-chain processes verifies compliance with international standards and regulatory requirements, and trains personnel involved in pharma handling.
The CEIV certification means that LACHS follows all the requirements established by the GDP and EU regulatory bodies, the TCR (temperature Control Regulation) and by the PCR (perishable cargo regulations/chapter 17).
As a result, airlines and shippers know their pharma shipments are being handled by the best in the business.
LACHS has applied the following procedures to ensure the highest level of professionalism and quality control for shipments of time and temperature sensitive goods.
For temperature sensitive goods, LACHS is equipped with:
Read more about LACHS’ infrastructure
LACHS is a basin of advanced technology in the ground handling industry, streamlining the cargo experience for our clients. We are fully equipped with top tier infrastructure and expertise to provide our clients with excellent service.
Infrastructure advantages include:
Expertise advantages include:
We recruit, retain and promote the best in the business! Our competitive edge rests firmly in our trained, empowered and dedicated personnel. We work hard to identify and cultivate our best asset. Think you have what it takes to join the industry leader in cargo handling?
Submit your qualifications to our Human Resources department at jobs@LACHS.be