Service Providers

Airside service options

Several of the air freight industry’s top logistics providers operate at Rickenbacker International Airport, offering more options for international and domestic shippers who appreciate a variety of choices when it comes to moving goods.

A renowned aviation leader in scheduled and on-demand cargo charter services, avionic installations, and aircraft maintenance, AirNet II operates as a Federal Aviation Administration 135 air carrier and 145 repair station.

AirNet II is one of a select few carriers granted special permits from the United States Department of Transportation and Transport Canada to provide the highest level of radiopharmaceutical cargo charter service. AirNet II is the premier cargo charter service provider of choice for industries that require immediate turn-time and specialized handling such as Aircraft on Ground (AOG), Life Sciences, Dangerous Goods, and Security Sensitive.

With its National Hub located at Rickenbacker International Airport, Forward Air can easily reach 47 cities in one day. Forward Air presents to the wholesale transportation community (logistics companies, freight forwarders, integrated air cargo carriers, passenger and cargo airlines, and non-traditional shippers) a single-source provider that can deliver more supply chain services and a superior menu of choices. Their addition of supplementary lines to their linehaul service, such as full truckload operations (Truckload Services), final-mile coverage (Complete® Cartage), and an airline logistics program, helps meet the changing needs of their customers. Forward Air’s airside facility specifically provides Container Freight Station services.

RCS Logistics specializes in international air, ocean, and land freight forwarding, supply chain management, 3PL, trucking transportation, distribution, customs brokerage, and other logistics solutions.

RCS Logistics is headquartered in Hong Kong with RCS-owned and affiliated offices in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Import and export services cover a variety of sectors including telecommunications, electronics, retail apparel, footwear and related retail accessories.

Total Airport Services (TAS) provides comprehensive warehousing services at Rickenbacker's newest air cargo terminal. TAS is an experienced aviation service company that provides quality cargo aircraft handling, cargo warehousing, passenger aircraft ramp handling and counter services, fueling, and airport support services.

Key services offered at Rickenbacker

  • Import handling and breakdown
  • Export handling of loose or built pallets
  • Storage for valuable or vulnerable cargo
  • Active container handling, including temperature checks and battery replacement as needed
  • Passive temperature-controlled handling, including storage for 2-8 and 15-25 degrees Fahrenheit temperature-sensitive cargo
  • Dangerous-goods handling
  • Customs clearance management and coordination
  • Air cargo coordination, including scanning and labeling
  • E-commerce handling

Trinity Logistics USA Inc. is a market-leading air freight forwarder that operates a dedicated 40,000-square-foot, on-ramp air cargo facility and container freight station at Rickenbacker providing import and export services for the fashion, electronics, consumer goods and high-tech industries. With reach covering most of the Eastern U.S. from the Rickenbacker gateway through dedicated road feeder options, Trinity also operates its own freighter service that calls Rickenbacker three times a week. Trinity is your one-stop shop for air freight to and from Asia, Europe and the U.S.

One of the global leaders in air cargo handling, WFS provides high quality cargo and other services across a network spanning more than 188 locations in more than 22 countries on five continents.

Their business is built on working closely with every customer, understanding the requirements of their business, and to ensure all expectations are met.