Alha Group - Cargo Handling Services
Our cargo handling facilities have been designed to meet the highest industry requirements in
terms of productivity and efficiency for cargo of all types and sizes.
In addition to Loose Cargo Acceptance and Release and fully automated BUP Cargo Handling/
Storage capabilities, we provide accurate Cargo Build-up and Break-down services operated by
trained and experienced staff.
Alha Cargo Handling Services are available both online – at our major cargo handling terminals in
MXP and FCO – and offline, all over our network. Whether a shipment is accepted at our airport
terminals or at any of the stations all over our network, we guarantee fast, secure and smooth
Full Export and Import Document Handling
Cargo Security Screening
Customs Services and T-docs issuance
Data Capture and EDI Messaging
Alha Cargo Terminal in Milan MXP
Alha MXP is the leading Cargo Handling Agent at Milan MXP airport, with a capacity of 400,000
tons per year.
Our current turnover is just less than 300,000 tons per year, with 32 Airlines served and an
average of 34 full-freighter flights handled per week. Based at Milan Malpensa Airport since 1997,
Alha Cargo terminal is located in the Cargo City buildings E and F, just in front of the freighters'
MXP is a cargo-friendly airport, with two 4,000 m runways and no night curfews; our state-of-the
art 25.000 sqm Cargo Terminal and has an automated stacking, retrieval and loading system for
up to 550 unit load devices (ULD), entirely controlled by MaCS, our C2K fully compatible IT Cargo
Our MXP terminal is equipped with 40 docks
for loose cargo, 12 docks for BUPs and a
dedicated acceptance gate for oversized
shipments where crane services can be
arranged at all times, guarantee smooth and
non-congested acceptance operations all year
Vulnerable products HUB
Alha Cargo Terminal in MXP has developed a major distribution hub for high-tech goods, luxury and fashion products.
State of the art facilities with a 100% cctv coverage, an internal 24/7 security team, tailored procedures and SOP guarantee the highest possible standards of asset protection, making MXP the most reliable, secure and efficient gateway for high value goods in southern Europe.
Alha MXP is the first cargo terminal to obtain TAPA TACCS Level 1 in the EMEA Region.
A dedicated 1,600 sqm refrigerated area, located just in front to the direct access to tarmac, provides a complete range of handling and storage capabilities for temperature-sensitive cargo, in a temperature range between -20°C and + 25°C.
Any products can be handled in our perishable centre: from pharmaceuticals to foodstuff and from fresh flowers to tropical fruits, any commodity is handled under dedicated procedures and at the required temperature.
In order to preserve the integrity of temperature sensitive cargo, every single area is monitored by our centralised control room which keeps the temperature controlled 24/7 and maintains a logbook for 15 days.
Controlled-temperature delivery docks are available for swift delivery between refrigerated trucks and our perishable centre.
Upon agreed SOPs, thermo-camera temperature checks can be performed by our trained staff throughout the handling process, from landside to tarmac and viceversa.
Pharma Handling Centre
Pharmaceuticals save lives and need special care: we handle every shipment with specialised services, tailor-made solutions and dedicated support from our Pharma Team.
Thanks to our state-of-the-art facilities, a dedicated trained team and tailored SOPs, we provide our clients that extra special attention which ensures any pharmaceutical and healthcare shipments well preserved throughout the entire handling process.
A comprehensive range of special handling services is available for every kind of Pharma Shipment:
- Pharma shipped in Active Containers
- Refrigerated Pharma
- Room Temperature Pharma
Thanks to our staff's solid expertise and to our state-of the art ETV (which can store up to 550 main deck units at the same time), Alha Cargo Terminal in MXP handles an average of 40 freighters per week.
Mr. Andrea Piai
0039 335 6051736
Ms. Barbara Col
Marketing Communication Manager
0039 334 6486291
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Alha Handling and Trucking Services