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Aviation marketplace fipart supports German air rescue
DRF Luftrettung is given free access to fipart’s trading and networking platform
By: fipart GmbH, Alexandra Enderle
“The DRF Luftrettung saves thousands of lives each year and plays a vital role in Germany’s emergency rescue services system,” said fipart CEO Andreas Lampprecht begin_of_the_
In addition to locating and ordering spare aviation parts fast and hassle-free, the DRF Luftrettung can also use fipart to sell its own aviation parts in stock. Employees in procurement, logistics and technical maintenance are already making use of both services.
“All of our employees now have access to an international network of companies and get answers to their RFQs more quickly, said Carmen Butschkus, Head of Fundraising at DRF Luftrettung. “This is making our day-to-day work much easier and helping to keep our air ambulance fleet up to the highest standards.”
fipart would like to offer free premium membership to other air ambulance and emergency services around the world. Organizations that want to take advantage of this offer should contact fipart directly.
About DRF Luftrettung
DRF Luftrettung operates 31 HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) bases in Germany, Austria and Italy with more than 50 helicopters for emergency rescue and intensive care transport between hospitals, at eight bases even around the clock. All helicopters are optimally equipped for the care of emergency and intensive care patients. In addition DRF Luftrettung uses its own ambulance aircraft for worldwide repatriations. Approximately 550 emergency physicians, 250 paramedics, 180 pilots, and approximately 70 engineers are on duty for the DRF Luftrettung. In 2009 they flew a total of 40,375 missions. For more information, visit www.drf-luftrettung.de.
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fipart (http://www.fipart.com) is the only online platform for the aviation industry combining features for trading and networking. fipart aims to be the industry’s premier business network where anyone, from a small organization to a global player, can come together to build their business and increase the quality of trading — all based on personal relationships, trust and recommendations among fipart’s users. fipart’s network currently has more than 3,000 companies and 17 million aircraft parts.