The hurricane season in the Atlantic, which began June 1 and runs through November 30, will be stronger according to forecasts. According to the data disclosed by expert’s 70 percent coincide that there will be between 11 to 17 named storms, of which 5 to 9 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or more), including 2 to 4 major hurricanes (category 3, 4 or 5, winds of 111 mph or more). Given the geographic location of Puerto Rico virtually every company on the island is vulnerable to services disruption caused by the impact on logistics, air and ocean transportation services on which they count to have the supplies needed to maintain the continuity of their operations.
We have witnessed this before. Many local businesses have been affected by severe weather events, provoking the interruption or delay of ocean and air cargo shipments after a storm or hurricane path through the Caribbean, Bahamas, Florida, and the East Coast of the United States. Similarly, cargo flights with products and materials have suffered delays or cancellations. This situation hurts inventory levels, materials and finished products receipt which severely impact businesses itineraries.
Given this scenario, it is imperative that any company, be they manufacturing, sales and distribution of products or services have a business continuity plan that defines in detail the precise procedures to follow to ensure the continuity of the operation against the threat of a hurricane or storm. In Prime Air Corp. our experienced team of experts has come to specialize in offering solutions to the constant and ever-changing local and global challenges that may arise in the supply chain due to extreme weather conditions.
As 24/7 logistics strategists at Prime Air, we operate 365 days a year to ensure the continuity of the operations of the companies and to support the supply chain, but at this time of year we are enabled to an even higher level. And we are always ready to respond to any individual need! At Prime Air Corp. we are specialists in the management of emergency shipment services. Our air transport solutions from any destination on the planet are tailored to our customers. Our air freight services include aircraft such as Boeing 727 Freighter to a 747F and Antonnov 124-100. In addition, we offer a variety of options that can be adapted to each particular need, considering capacity and distance where the load is to be transported.
Count on Prime Air and our innovative approaches to 24/7 logistics strategy to ensure the continuity of your business operations. Contact us by phone at (787) 253-3355 for more information.
Here we share the names reserved for tropical storms and hurricanes for the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season: