Under the agreement, BAX Global will offer the company its full range of services, including freight transportation, charter services, customs brokerage, 24-hour aircraft-on-ground (AOG) support, dangerous goods handling, temperature controlled distribution and rotables repair management. Finmeccanica is Italyâ€™s leading high-tech company, and plays a leading role in the European aerospace and defence industry. It participates in some of the biggest international programmes in the sector through alliances with European and American partners. Finmeccanica also boasts significant manufacturing assets and skills in the transport, energy and IT sectors. Walter Crescioli, managing director for BAX Global's Italian operations commented, "One of the benefits of using BAX Global, is our ability to optimize a customer's transportation spend using our tremendous resources. And, with our world-class information systems, customers such as Finmeccanica have increased visibility of their supply chain through BAXâ€™s advanced technology." BAX Global has an established position in the aerospace and defence sector. Its AeroBAX suite of customised logistics services provides solutions to many of the worldâ€™s largest airframe, aeronautical, airline and defence companies.