Case studies

We work with some of the world's biggest companies. Here you can find practical examples of our onboard courier operations in actions.


Time-critical air solution for high fashion company

An international high fashion company that produces haute couture, ready-to-wear fashions and accessories needed an immediate next-day air solution to transport important items from Paris to Mexico.

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All OBC shipping is not created equal.

On board courier services specialize in urgent shipments but there may be other reasons companies prefer to use a hand-carry courier.

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OBC global connections to the rescue

Haven’t we all breathed a sigh of relief when we finally take our seat on the plane?  For one Chapman Freeborn OBC courier, that was just the beginning of the adventure.

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A 64 box mission needed some outside of the box thinking by the Chapman Freeborn OBC team

Recently, a Chapman Freeborn OBC customer called to ask for help moving 64 boxes immediately from Central America to California.

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Chapman Freeborn OBC delivers the first international hand-carry shipment into South Africa after lockdown eases

Following the news that travel restrictions in South Africa would be easing from 1st October 2020, the Chapman Freeborn OBC team received an urgent request to deliver a hand-carry shipment from Chicago to Johannesburg via Frankfurt.

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Case study: Mexico, a key market for automotive shipments

Mexico is one of the most important countries when it comes to the usage of on board courier services for time-critical shipments, and the automotive industry is one of the strongest sectors.

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On board courier completes round-the-world assignment in 4 days

Our On board courier (OBC) team in Cologne recently organised a hand carry operation that involved a full circle route around the globe.

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