BAX Global Appointed as Marshall Aerospace Worldwide Transportation Provider

Freight forwarding services to support supply of spare parts, finished product movements

London — July 18, 2006 — Marshall Aerospace announced today that BAX Global is providing freight forwarding services to support supply of spare parts from North American and European vendors and finished product movements in and out of Marshall's operating centre in Cambridge, UK.

Marshall Aerospace is a provider of aerospace solutions for aircraft operators worldwide. The breadth of expertise within the company allows it to work on many aircraft types and projects, covering in depth design, manufacture, maintenance, modification and logistics support to its worldwide customer base.

Services for Marshall Aerospace include freight transportation and customs brokerage, including the import and export of whole aircraft, vendor management, purchase order coordination and 24-hour aircraft-on-ground (AOG) support. BAX Global is leveraging its established AOG service centre infrastructure in London and Phoenix, Ariz., to provide Marshall with 24-hour customer support.

We appointed BAX Global because they were able to reduce our costs through innovative service solutions. We like their collaborative approach and respect their well-founded industry experience, said Paul Phillips, purchasing manager, Logistics, for Marshall Aerospace.

BAX Global, in combination with Schenker, is a leading provider of logistics services to the aerospace and defense sector. Their combined suite of customized logistics services provides industry-leading solutions to many of the world's largest airframe, aeronautical, airline and defense companies.

Julie Heard, UK sales director for BAX Global commented, One of the benefits of using BAX Global, is our ability to optimize a customer's transportation spend, leveraging our worldwide network and industry-specific expertise. And, with our information systems, customers such as Marshall Aerospace have increased visibility of their supply chain through BAX's technology.

Marshall Aerospace is a subsidiary of Marshall Group of Companies, one of UK's largest privately owned and privately funded companies, with an annual turnover in excess of £600 million per annum and some 4,000 employees. Headquartered in Cambridge, the Marshall Group has interests in the retail motor industry, transport refrigeration, aviation and specialist vehicle engineering.

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