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ANTONOV Airlines UK partnership delivers soaring revenue in 2017

London, United Kingdom, Monday, 16th July 2018 – ANTONOV Airlines, the air transportation division of ANTONOV Company, saw an 81 per cent revenue increase in 2017 compared to the previous year, while January to May figures in 2018 were up 42 per cent, with aerospace being one of the key sectors for the Ukrainian airline. […]

Digital pioneer Lars Magnusson joins TIACA’s Shippers Advisory Committee as new Ericsson representative

TIACA welcomes Lars Magnusson, who brings extensive digitization experience to the Shippers Advisory Committee Miami, Florida, USA, Monday, 16th July 2018 – Supply process development expert Lars Magnusson is joining TIACA’s Shippers Advisory Committee as the new Ericsson Industry and Society representative. TIACA’s Shippers Advisory Committee is made up of representatives from different industries to […]

Air cargo industry must learn to operate like the global defence sector to thrive in modern age

OMX Founder and “Dragon” Nicole Verkindt calls for airfreight to take lessons from the global military sector ahead of her taking part in TIACA’s Air Cargo Forum this October Toronto, Canada, Monday 9th July 2018 – Air freight must revolutionize the way it runs itself, modelled more on the USD1.7 trillion global defence sector, if […]

Tigers German expansion continues as part of global freight growth strategy

Tigers Germany opens new office in Frankfurt, expanding the Group’s footprint ahead of the global launch of its eShop Hong Kong, Monday, 9th July 2018 – Tigers has opened a new office at Frankfurt Airport, Germany to support the Group’s global freight growth strategy, and to act as a gateway for Europe by creating air freight consolidation […]

Businesses across the UK embrace ASM and BIFA roadshow ahead of new Customs declarations system next month

Hundreds of logistics businesses have been attending the ASM and BIFA UK roadshow to get up to speed on the new Customs Declaration Service coming into force this summer London, UK, Tuesday, 3rd July 2018 – Supply chain stakeholders in towns and cities across the country have been flocking to a series of seminars led […]

Young air cargo leaders in Canada to benefit from TIACA’s expanding internship scheme – and more in our June 2018 newsletter!

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Young air cargo leaders in Canada to benefit from TIACA’s expanding internship scheme

TIACA’s Air Cargo Supply Chain Internship will support young professionals in Canada this summer, with backing from Air Canada Cargo Toronto, Canada, Thursday, 28th June 2018 – Young airfreight professionals in Canada are to benefit from TIACA’s expanding Air Cargo Supply Chain Internship this summer, aimed at developing talent and encouraging increased collaboration in the […]

Cargo sustainability in North America’s second great railway boom to be debated at Multimodal Americas

Multimodal Americas to feature debates on supply chain challenges and opportunities in an age of transforming transport infrastructure in North America Toronto, Canada, Wednesday 27th June 2018 – North America’s transforming cargo infrastructure, from the second great railway boom to strong growth in inland waterway transport, will go under the limelight at the inaugural Multimodal […]

Cool Chain Association Chairman calls for air cargo community to create its own perishables supply chain standard

Industry must collaborate to tackle a disconnected and fragmented chain, where one third of all food produced is wasted Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Thursday 21st June 2018 – The air cargo community should drive its own standard for perishables, without waiting for other groups and agencies to establish them, according to Stavros Evangelakakis, Cool Chain Association (CCA) […]

Investors recover millions of Euro in first few months of new withholding tax reclaiming platform, Protocol

Protocol is helping pension fund investors save millions in withholding tax in its first few months of operation, after being launched by Taxology Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Wednesday, 20th June 2018 – Pension fund investors have recovered more than EUR three million in the first few months of a new automated withholding tax (WHT) recovery platform, […]

Tigers relocates to new Shanghai facility as part of ongoing global expansion

Supply chain specialist Tigers boosts offering to international brands entering China and the APAC region with new dual warehouse Shanghai facility Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Thursday, 14th June 2018 – Tigers has relocated to a new facility in Shanghai, China, complete with two warehouses to overcome space restraints in its previous operation and meet growing […]

Budapest Airport welcomes Kuehne + Nagel ahead of Cargo City construction

Budapest, Hungary, Monday, 11th June 2018 – Budapest Airport has welcomed Kuehne + Nagel, one of the leading logistics companies worldwide and the market leader in Hungary, to its cargo community, ahead of the construction of Cargo City, a new dedicated freight centre, which will commence this summer. Kuehne + Nagel representatives have leased warehouse […]

Velogic Ltd to represent The WACO System in Madagascar, Mauritius, and Réunion Islands

Velogic will represent islands of Mauritius, Madagascar, and Réunion for independent freight forwarder network The WACO System London, UK, Thursday, 7th June 2018 – The WACO System has appointed Velogic Ltd to represent the exclusive network of independent freight forwarders in the islands of Mauritius, Madagascar, and Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Headquartered in Port […]

Inaugural Multimodal Americas show to feature debates on fifth industrial revolution and the power of blockchain

Registration has opened and seminar line-up announced for the first-ever Multimodal Americas, taking place in Toronto, Canada this October Toronto, Canada, Tuesday, 5th June 2018 – The fifth industrial revolution, in which humans and machines are increasingly collaborating in manufacturing, and the growing power of blockchain in the supply chain, are just two of the […]

Tigers wins Best Logistics Supplier award at Avaya Suppliers Meeting in Singapore

Supply chain group Tigers awarded Best Logistics Supplier ahead of global rollout of its online marketplace eShop Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Monday, 4th June 2018 – Tigers has recently been awarded ‘Best Logistics Supplier’ at Avaya’s Annual Suppliers Meeting in Singapore. The Hong-Kong headquartered supply chain specialist, which is launching its eShop across all of its offices […]

Emirates Skycargo’s Henrik Ambak elected Cargo iQ Vice Chair as Qatar Airways Cargo and Swissport join the board

Qatar Airways Cargo’s Nadeem Sultan and Hendrik Leyssens from Swissport elected to the Cargo iQ Board Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, 1st June 2018 – Cargo iQ has for the first time welcomed Board members from Qatar Airways Cargo and Swissport, and announced Henrik Ambak, Senior Vice President, Cargo Operations Worldwide, Emirates SkyCargo as its new Vice Chairman. Nadeem Sultan, […]

Active On-Demand helped Ford Motor Company deliver mission critical component to resume production of best-selling vehicles

Swift air and ground transportation and customs documentation support by Active On-Demand helped Ford quickly resume production after fire at a supplier plant London, UK, Thursday 31st May 2018 — Active On-Demand, a Roadrunner Transportation Systems company, is proud to be a mission critical air and ground transportation solutions supplier to Ford Motor Company. After […]

Visit to PANSA ATM modernisation projects showcases SESAR deployment in Poland

Brussels, Belgium, Tuesday 29th May 2018 – A high-profile delegation of transport officials and politicians visited a series of ongoing projects that are helping to modernise Poland’s air traffic management system and synchronising it with the rest of Europe. The projects, which fall under the funding framework of “Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport” were […]

TIACA updates brand identity with fresh logo and website redesigns supporting new vision – and more in our May 2018 newsletter!

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Tigers USA supports customers with new e-Tigers facility in California

Supply chain specialist Tigers opens new office and warehouse complex in Riverside, California ahead of the USA launch of its eShop Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Thursday, 24th May 2018 – Tigers USA has opened a new office and warehouse complex in Riverside, California, to provide omni-channel fulfilment to high-end footwear, apparel, and outdoor and active lifestyle […]

Multimodal 2018 community embraces post-Brexit and digital future

Over 9200 supply chain decision makers visited over 300 exhibitors at the UK and Ireland’s leading transport and logistics show this month London UK, Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 – Challenges and opportunities in a post-Brexit logistics landscape, as well as digital supply chain innovation, headed the discussion at Multimodal 2018 this month. The three-day exhibition […]

TIACA updates brand identity with fresh logo and website redesigns supporting new vision

TIACA has adopted a new look underpinning its mission to support and connect every element of the global airfreight supply chain Miami, Florida, USA, Thursday, 17th May 2018 – The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is rolling out a new look with a fresh logo and redesigned websites to underpin its new vision supporting the […]

ANTONOV Airlines transports power plant rotor from Italy to Pakistan

The Ukrainian heavy lift and super heavy lift operator saw a record 139 per cent increase in tonnes of energy cargo carried in 2017 London, UK, Thursday, 17th May, 2018 – ANTONOV Airlines has transported a power plant rotor from Genoa, Italy to Karachi, Pakistan on board one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft. The cargo, […]

Schiphol Cargo marks growth in Chinese, LatAm and African markets in first quarter 2018

Positive growth in Chinese market and extra flower trade from Latin America and Africa boosts results for the first quarter of 2018 Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Monday 14th May 2018 –  Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has seen continued growth in both the China and Latin American markets after its results were revealed for the first quarter of […]

Protocol, a new web-based solution automating global withholding tax recovery, launches in North America

The Protocol platform, developed by fintech start-up Taxology, saves time and costs for pension funds, unlocking withholding tax refunds that are overlooked or otherwise too labour intensive to claim Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Monday, 14th May 2018 – A new web-based solution, called Protocol, which automates global withholding tax (WHT) recovery has launched in the North American market, […]

Budapest, Düsseldorf and Hamburg airports cooperating at Air Cargo China

“Sister airports” offer alternative to cargo hubs / airports present their modern airfreight infrastructures Budapest, Hungary, Monday 14th May 2018 – “Connect differently” is the motto for the joint presence of the Budapest, Düsseldorf, and Hamburg airports at this year’s Air Cargo China trade fair, being held as part of Transport Logistic in Shanghai from 16th to 18th May […]

TIACA and Airports Council International work together to champion air cargo efficiency

TIACA and Airports Council International (ACI) World cooperate on key events to promote collaboration and efficiency in the air cargo supply chain  Miami, Florida, USA, Friday, 11th May 2018 – TIACA will work with Airports Council International (ACI) to help champion collaboration, efficiency, and to promote best practice across the global air cargo industry. The […]

Challenges to world economic growth highlighted at The WACO System’s 2018 AGM

The risks of rising interest rates and protectionism on the world economy debated at The WACO System’s 2018 AGM London, UK, Thursday, 10th May 2018 – Rising protectionism and higher interest rates could very well end up reversing the period of global economic growth the world has enjoyed since the end of the Great Recession, […]

‘Smaller’ companies must prepare now for new Irish Customs border

Birmingham, UK, Thursday, 3rd May 2018 – Coca-Cola estimates Brexit will cost the company as much as EUR 30 million, with its manufacturing plant in the Republic of Ireland, bottling facility in Northern Ireland, and suppliers of packaging and other goods located throughout Europe, all taking a hit. That is according to Tom Thornton, President […]

Common language needed to optimise supply chain performance

Birmingham, UK, Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 – The answer to the age-old question of ‘what do shippers want?’ needs to be answered if meaningful Key Performance Indicators (KPI)s are to be produced. Of course, not all shippers want the same thing, so it is important that everyone in the supply chain works together to find […]

Embrace wave of digitisation and disruption or get left behind – Multimodal 2018

Birmingham, UK, Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 – Technology providers have urged shippers and freight forwarders to embrace the wave of digitisation and disruption that is sweeping the logistics and supply chain industries, or face “getting squashed”. Speaking during the “Digital disruption – how logistics is changing and what you can do about it” panel on day […]

DP World’s Chris Lewis recognised with FTA Multimodal Personality of the Year 2018

American Airlines Cargo, Howard Tenens, and Malcolm Logistics also scoop awards, as record number of visitors attend Multimodal 2018 on its first day Birmingham, UK, Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 – Chris Lewis, Managing Director of DP World UK and Chief Executive Officer of London Gateway, was recognised with Multimodal Personality of the Year at last night’s FTA […]

WCA hires new eCommerce director and opens new China office

In response to growing membership and network demands MIAMI, FLORIDA, USA, May 2 2018 – In response to expanding membership and growing network demands, WCA has opened a new member support office in Shenzhen, China, as well as hiring former DHL eCommerce international trade lane manager Mirja Nissen as co-director of its eCommerce network. “Our […]

Fashion for fast delivery threatens customer satisfaction

Birmingham, UK, Tuesday, 1st May 2018 – Retailers must focus on what customers want, as opposed to keeping up with the trends of same-day and next-day delivery. This was the takeaway from the “Logistics is the new retail” session at this year’s Multimodal event in Birmingham, during which Spiral4’s Owner and Managing Director, Andrew Starkey […]

Aim younger to recruit the 1.2m people needed to drive the logistics industry

Birmingham, UK, Tuesday, 1st May 2018 – Logistics firms and their education advisors are now targeting students as young as 14 in an attempt to create more interest in the profession, as fears intensify of a gaping staff shortfall in the future. Ian Nichol, Head of Logistics at Career Ready, said that the industry is expected […]

TIACA pilots new online Cargo Service Quality Tool for terminals and airports – and more in the TIACA April 2018 newsletter!

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TIACA pilots new online Cargo Service Quality tool for terminals and airports

Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, Asia Airfreight Terminal, and Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) are amongst the first hubs to back the scheme Miami, Florida, USA, Friday, 27th April 2018 – TIACA has launched a pilot of its new online Cargo Service Quality (CSQ) tool, allowing forwarders to rate and review the service quality they […]

WCA endorses FreightSnap Asia – the exclusive distributor of FreightSnap’s products to Asia

Singapore, Thursday, April 26th, 2018 – FreightSnapAsia Ltd. signed an exclusive manufacturing and distribution agreement during WCA’s 10th Annual Worldwide Conference in Singapore, March 5, 2018. The agreement confirms WCA’s official endorsement of FreightSnapAsia – the official distributor of FreightSnap products in the Asia region. “We are very excited about WCA supporting our exclusive distributor throughout Asia […]

ANTONOV COMPANY LANDS WORLD’S LARGEST AIRCRAFT IN BERLIN AND OFFERS ADDITIONAL AIRLIFT SUPPORT TO NATO AND THE EU

Ukrainian state-owned enterprise is ready to continue supporting the SALIS programme Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, 25th April 2018 – The world’s largest aircraft, the AN-225 “Mriya”, landed in Berlin, Germany today, as its Ukrainian owner, ANTONOV Company, announced it is ready to provide additional support to the Strategic Airlift International Solution (SALIS) programme with the necessary […]

Nexiot eröffnet neues büro in Deutschland im rahmen seiner wachstumestrategie

Die Nexiot AG, Anbieter einer Plattform für das digitale Logistikmanagement, stellt Personal für die neue Zweigstelle im Hafen von Hamburg ein Zürich, Schweiz, Mittwoch, 25. April 2018 – Die Nexiot AG, führender Anbieter von Lösungen für Supply Chain Digitalisierung und Entwickler der Globehopper End-to-End-Logistikplattform, eröffnete im Zuge ihrer Wachstumspläne ein neues Büro im Hafen von Hamburg. Zur Erweiterung […]

Blockchain and Big Data lead seminar debates at TIACA’s 2018 Air Cargo Forum

Registration is now open, and the seminar line up announced for the three-day exhibition and conference in Toronto, Canada this October Miami, Florida, USA, Friday, 20th April 2018 – The blurring line between logistics and technology services, and the transformational power of Blockchain and Big Data will take center stage at TIACA’s 2018 Air Cargo Forum […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT moves subsea equipment for major oil project off coast of Ghana

HANSA HEAVY LIFT transports subsea equipment to help with the development of the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) development off the coast of Ghana Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, 18th April 2018 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has moved subsea equipment to assist with the development of the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) Integrated Oil & Gas Development Project […]

WCA Time Critical Network achieves complete validation of all member companies

Miami, Florida, USA Monday, 16th April 2018 – WCA’s Time Critical Network has achieved complete validation of all its network members, aligning members to be even more competitive as specialist movers on the global stage. “This is huge for us and our members,” said Adam McKenna, General Manager (GM) of WCA Time Critical. “It took hard work […]

Smart Cargo Mainport Program highlighted at the 2017 Schiphol Aviation Awards

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Friday, 13th April 2018 – The winners of the Schiphol Aviation Awards were announced last night by Birgit Otto, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, at the Schiphol Centre, Amsterdam. The annual awards ceremony is organised by Schiphol Group to recognise customers and business partners that have made an especially strong […]

Nexiot AG opens new office in Germany as part of ongoing expansion plans

Digital Logistics Management Platform provider Nexiot AG is recruiting staff for its new branch in the Port of Hamburg, Germany Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, 12th April 2018 – Nexiot AG, an enabler of supply chain digitisation which has developed an end-to-end logistics platform, has opened a new office at the Port of Hamburg, Germany, as part of ongoing growth plans. Staff […]

Digital disruption and the impact of Brexit top the agenda at Multimodal

Thought leaders from across the supply chain will share their insight on a changing logistics landscape at the free-to-attend show next month London, UK, Tuesday, 10th April 2018 – Thought leaders from the tech companies and start-ups revolutionising the logistics landscape will share their insight on how to stay ahead in a changing business world at […]

Hermes’ new H5 version goes live at Hanoi Airport ahead of global rollout

ALSC in Hanoi, Vietnam is the first Hermes customer to go live with the innovative new version called Hermes 5 London, United Kingdom, Tuesday, 10th April 2018 – Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has gone live with its new Cargo Management System (CMS) version, called Hermes 5 (H5), at ALS Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd (ALSC), Noi […]

UK-Wide Roadshow helps businesses prepare for new Customs Declaration Service

London, UK, Monday 9th April – Three organisations will be running a series of seminars ahead of August’s phased launch of the Customs Declaration System (CDS), the system set to completely replace the existing system for Customs declarations in the UK. Agency Sector Management (ASM), the British International Freight Association (BIFA), and HM Revenue and […]

Network for next generation of logistics leaders to launch at Multimodal 2018

Meantime Communications to launch NextGen Logistics Network at Multimodal, with Peel Ports Group, Heathrow Cargo, and Air Canada pledging support London, UK, Wednesday, 28th March 2018 – The NextGen Logistics Network, a new community of young professionals in logistics and supply chain, will be launched at Multimodal on the 3rd May 2018. Meantime Communications and Multimodal […]

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WCA hosts record-breaking networking conference for its 10th Annual Worldwide Conference in Singapore

Florida, USA, March 22nd, 2018 – WCA hosted its 10th Annual Worldwide Conference in Singapore, on March 4th – 6th, where more than 2,900 independent freight forwarders met to create new global partnerships and reinforce existing cross-border business arrangements. As a result, more than 100,000 face-to-face, one-on-one meetings were held over three days of powerful, accelerated […]

Bart Pouwels to lead cargo team within new Schiphol aviation department

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Monday, 19th March 2018 – Bart Pouwels, currently Director Business Development Cargo at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, will take on his new role effective 1st April. He will report directly to Head of Aviation Marketing, Cargo, and Customer Experience Maaike van der Windt and lead a team of two additional Cargo Business Development […]

Data sharing platform at Schiphol links critical flower shipment data to Air Waybills

The data sharing portal is part of the Smart Cargo Mainport Program, which aims to make Amsterdam Airport Schiphol the Smartest Airport in Europe Dallas, Texas, USA, Wednesday, 14th March 2018 – Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is increasing trust and transparency in the supply chain by linking flower shipment data to Air Waybill numbers at source, part of its Smart […]

Emirates SkyCargo awarded Cargo iQ certification through external audit

Emirates SkyCargo has been awarded its first certification by Cargo iQ since joining the Group in 2016, highlighting its 24/7 Cargo Operations Control Centre in Dubai Dallas, Texas, USA, Wednesday, 14th March 2018 – Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates Airlines, was presented with its Cargo iQ certification today at the World Cargo Symposium […]

Qatar Airways Cargo and Kuehne + Nagel accredited by Cargo iQ external audit as Menzies joins the group

Qatar Airways Cargo and Kuehne + Nagel receive Cargo iQ accreditation under the Group’s new independent auditors  Dallas, Texas, USA, Tuesday, 13th March 2018 – Qatar Airways Cargo and Kuehne + Nagel both received their continuing certification at the World Cargo Symposium in Dallas, Texas, USA today. Cargo iQ, whose Member Audit and Certification Scheme is […]

Tigers grows global footprint with new temperature-controlled Dallas facility

Supply chain group Tigers to expand its omni-channel offering in North America with new office in Dallas and further expansion across the USA  Dallas, Texas, USA, Tuesday, 13th March 2018 – Tigers has expanded into a larger facility in Dallas, Texas, USA, complete with a temperature-controlled area, as part of ongoing global growth, supporting customers […]

Budapest Airport handles record cargo volumes in 2017

The Central European hub handled 127,145 tonnes of cargo last year, and is preparing for its direct flights to the USA Budapest, Hungary, Monday, 12th March 2018 – Budapest Airport processed a record 127,145 tonnes of cargo in 2017, up 13.4 per cent on the previous year, and 39.1 per cent on 2015. The Hungarian hub […]

Brexit opportunities and challenges top the agenda at Multimodal 2018

Voting for the FTA Multimodal Awards 2018 still open London, UK, Tuesday, 6th March 2018 – Brexit opportunities and challenges, developing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for air freight shippers, and optimising performance in the maritime supply chain are three of the topics that will be debated at Multimodal 2018. Now in its 11th year, the […]

Industrial Internet of Things pioneer Nexiot launches integration with Blockchain technology

Nexiot’s Digital Logistics Solution now enables Smart Contracts bringing legal accountability to the supply chain Zurich, Switzerland, Monday, 5th March, 2018 – Nexiot, which pioneered the development of smart sensors for non-powered assets in the supply chain, has launched an integration with a Blockchain type Distributed Ledger as part of its Digital Logistics Platform. Nexiot’s […]

TIACA strengthens ties with China logistics community

Miami, Florida, USA, Friday, 2nd March 2018 – TIACA Secretary General Vladimir Zubkov will join supply chain leaders in China for the Third China Air Logistics Development Conference 2018 ‘Building the Air Silk Road to accelerate the Cross-border E-Commerce’, to be held in Zhengzhou City, China on 28th-29th March 2018. The conference and exhibition, organised […]

TIACA works with Neutral Air Partner Network to strengthen Asia links

Miami, Florida, USA, Tuesday, 27th February 2018 – TIACA has strengthened its Asia presence after forming a strategic partnership with Hong Kong-based air cargo solutions network Neutral Air Partner (NAP). The partnership will see the two organizations work together jointly on events, networking opportunities, and training initiatives globally, as well as promoting industry best practice […]

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Schiphol Airport integrates cargo and aviation marketing department

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Wednesday, 21st February 2018 – Schiphol Cargo is to merge with Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s existing Aviation and Marketing Department. Maaike van der Windt will head up the new Aviation Marketing and Cargo Division from its launch on 1 April 2018. Jonas van Stekelenburg, who has headed up Schiphol Cargo for close to three […]

Tigers launches K&N Engineering on China’s Tmall e-commerce platform

Supply chain group Tigers launches flagship e-store for US performance air filters manufacturer K&N Engineering Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Tuesday, 13th February, 2018 – Tigers has launched a new flagship store for K&N Engineering on online marketplace Tmall, supporting the US manufacturer to enter the China e-commerce market. The Hong Kong headquartered e-commerce specialist set up […]

Hermes readies for new H5 release with appointment of Chief Technology Officer

Alexis Labonne takes the helm as the cargo management systems provider prepares to roll out its innovative Hermes 5 version London, United Kingdom, Thursday, 8th February 2018 – Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT), a leading provider of cargo management systems for the airfreight industry, has appointed Alexis Labonne as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) as it prepares […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT transports huge shiploader from Belgium to Angola

Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, 7th February 2018 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has safely transported a huge shiploader, with the largest unit weighing 513 metric tonnes and measuring a total of 65,480 cbm, from Antwerp, Belgium to Namibe, Angola. The shiploader was transported aboard HHL Valparaiso alongside other equipment including a reclaimer, an elevator, and a tripper car, as […]

China-EU trade lane pilot boosts trade between China and Schiphol

EU – China-backed pilot will reduce lead times and costs, and boost secure supply chains, through cooperation between Customs in China and the EU. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Monday 5th February 2018 – The first shipment to land at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as part of a pilot program to streamline and secure Customs procedures between China and […]

New TIACA vision paves way for modern and unified air cargo industry

New value proposition includes boosted training, consultancy, and advocacy initiatives, as well as a bigger global footprint with a local focus Miami, FL, USA, Wednesday 31st January 2018 – TIACA’s leadership team is rolling out a new vision for the Association, which will see the development of more training and consultancy projects, as well as a […]

Shipper innovation recognised with new FTA Multimodal Awards category

The UK and Ireland’s leading logistics exhibition, Multimodal 2018, teams up with the Freight Transport Association to champion supply chain leaders London, UK, Tuesday, 30th January 2018 – Nominations for the third Freight Transport Association (FTA) Multimodal Awards, which this year will champion warehouse innovation, are open until Friday, 2nd February 2018. The awards recognise […]

Pharma Gateway Amsterdam member Nouwens Transport Breda achieves IATA CEIV certification

Breda, Tuesday, 30th January 2018 – Nouwens Transport Breda has achieved IATA Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV) accreditation. The Dutch trucking group says that being able to demonstrate a high quality of care in pharmaceutical transport has led to increased volumes in the second half of 2017, and the introduction […]

TIACA to work closely with the US Airforwarders Association (AfA)

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New ANTONOV Airlines USA office works with aerospace giant Orbital ATK

The Ukrainian-headquartered project cargo operator has worked with Orbital ATK to transport its Al Yah 3 communications satellite Houston, Texas, United States, Tuesday 23rd January 2018 – ANTONOV Airlines, which recently established a USA base in Houston, Texas as part of ongoing global expansion, has transported an outsized communications satellite for Orbital ATK. The Al […]

Exports to Asia boost Schiphol Cargo to a record 1.75 million tonnes in 2017

Strong demand in the Far East for European goods has boosted exports to the region from Schiphol by 8.8 per cent in 2017 Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Tuesday, 23rd January 2018 – Schiphol Cargo reported an increase of 5.4 per cent on yearly tonnage in 2017 with strong demand in the Far East for European goods boosting total figures […]

TIACA strengthens presence in key Latin American markets

TIACA signs Memoranda of Understanding with three Latin American organizations and appoints a sales agent for the region Miami, FL, USA, Monday, 8th January 2018 – TIACA has signed three Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with key Latin American organizations and has appointed a sales agent to further grow its presence in the region. The MoUs are with […]

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Visit to military ATM modernisation project shows SESAR deployment in Germany

Brussels, Belgium, Thursday, 21st December 2017 – The AWACS retrofit project falling under the funding framework of “Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport was selected by INEA – the European Commission’s (EC) Innovation and Networks Executive Agency, and EC DG MOVE for an official visit hosted by Airbus on their facility in Manching, Germany. The visit […]

Supply chain trends and tech opportunities explored at Multimodal 2018

Multimodal 2018 seminar line-up announced as online registration opens for the UK and Ireland’s leading logistics show in Birmingham, UK in May London, UK, Monday, 8th January 2018 – The latest supply chain trends, the effects of disruptive new technologies in logistics, and developments arising from modal shift are just three of the topics to be explored at Multimodal […]

Winners announced at Seahorse Journalist Awards 2017!

                            The winners of the Seahorse Journalist Awards 2017 have been announced. Winners collected their prizes at last night’s ceremony in London. Here’s the full list – congratulations to all the winners and runners up! journalism on innovation:  sponsored by dnv gl winner […]

Larger-than-life leopard leaps from South Africa to the United Kingdom with help from Tigers

South African conservationist-turned-artist Bruce Little entrusts his latest exhibition to Tigers Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Thursday, 7th December 2017 – Tigers has transported 29 large bronze wildlife sculptures from Cape Town, South Africa to London, United Kingdom for conservationist-turned-artist Bruce Little’s largest exhibition to date, held at the Mall Galleries. The sculptures ranged from a tiny […]

Tuvia Italia under Kerry Logistics wins Capital Elite Award at China Awards in Milan

Milan, Italy, 6 December 2017 Tuvia Italia under Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 0636.HK), has garnered the Capital Elite Award at the China Awards 2017, in Milan, Italy. The China Awards, organised by the Italy-China Foundation, recognise and champion Italian and Chinese companies that have maximised opportunities of cross-border investment in both countries. Judges of the awards included […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT develops tailored solutions for floating unit customers globally

HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported an impressive 45 yachts on one vessel, and developed bespoke rigging arrangements for the transport of two oversized barges and three tugs Hamburg, Germany, Monday, 4th December 2017 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has strengthened its position in the floating unit market after successfully completing a series of projects in the Americas, Europe, […]

Kerry Logistics garners two wins at Directors of the Year Awards 2017

Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 0636.HK) is pleased to announce that the Group has garnered two wins at the Directors of the Year Awards 2017 (the ‘Awards’) organised by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors (‘HKIoD’). The Board of Directors and Group Managing Director William Ma were selected as the winner in […]

Budapest Airport signs cooperation agreement with STO Express and EKOL boosting China e-commerce links

STO Express will launch scheduled B747 freighter flights to the Hungarian airport, which it has named as its preferred European hub Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, 30th November 2017 – Budapest Airport has signed a cooperation agreement with STO Express from China, and EKOL, the European 3PL company with a strong presence in Hungary. The agreement establishes a cargo […]

TIACA and the African Airlines Association pledge close collaboration with an MoU

TIACA and the African Airlines Association have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work closely on improving the air cargo sector Kigali, Rwanda, Monday, 20th November 2017 – TIACA and the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work closely on issues affecting air cargo, from security to digitization. The […]

Kerry Logistics crowned Global Freight Solutions Provider of the Year at Global Freight Awards in London

Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ or the ‘Company’; Stock Code 636.HK) made its debut appearance at the 21st Lloyd’s Loading List Global Freight Awards (the ‘Awards’) in London, taking home the Global Freight Solutions Provider of the Year award. Held at the Lancaster London Hotel on 16 November 2017, the award ceremony was attended […]

Kerry Logistics named Care & Positive Work Environment of the Year at Supply Chain Asia Awards 2017

Hong Kong, 17 November 2017 Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK) was named Care & Positive Work Environment of the Year at the Supply Chain Asia Awards 2017 (the ‘Awards’) in Singapore. Kerry Logistics was commended for its commitment to creating value for its employees through rewarding careers, an embracing workplace and […]

Neuer IT-Leiter Europa bei Kerry Logistics

Hamburg, Deutschland, 7 November 2017 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited („Kerry Logistics” oder das „Unternehmen”; Stock Code 636.HK) hat Achim Schmidt als Director Information Technology Europe in sein Team berufen. Seit Anfang November verantwortet Achim Schmidt den Betrieb und weiteren Ausbau der IT-Landschaft in der Europaregion. Mit Dienstsitz in Raunheim berichtet er direkt an den europäischen Geschäftsführer, Thomas […]

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Kerry Logistics Garnered Bloomberg Businessweek – Listed Enterprises of the Year Award for the Second Consecutive Year

Hong Kong, 31 October 2017 Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK) was named a winner of the Listed Enterprises of the Year 2017 (the ‘Award’) by Bloomberg Businessweek/Chinese Edition for the second year running in recognition for its outstanding performance. Kerry Logistics is the only logistics company to receive this esteemed title. […]

Tuvia Italia prosegue il suo percorso di integrazione con Kerry Logistics ampliando la gamma di servizi e aprendo nuovi centri logistici.

Milano, Italia, Lunedì 30 Ottobre Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ o la ‘Società’; codice azione 636.HK) e Tuvia Italia sono in fase di integrazione dei loro servizi e le conseguenti sinergie operative stanno già portando benefici ai clienti. L’operatore logistico milanese, acquisito da Kerry Logistics a maggio, negli ultimi sei mesi ha avviato le […]

Jan de Rijk CEO Sebastiaan Scholte and Brussels Cargo boss Steven Polmans to head up TIACA Board

TIACA will champion collaboration and training as new Chairman pledges to invigorate the Association and make it more relevant Miami, USA, Thursday 26th October 2017 – Sebastiaan Scholte, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jan de Rijk Logistics, is the new Chairman of TIACA, with Steven Polmans, Head of Cargo and Logistics at Brussels Airport Company (BAC), as Vice […]

Tigers to pioneer same day bicycle deliveries for online fashion brand HOLYMESH

Tigers Germany doubles its e-commerce warehouse in Cologne to support growing online retailer in Europe Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Tuesday, 24th October 2017 – Tigers Germany has won the exclusive contract for online start-up fashion brand HOLYMESH in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The Hong Kong-headquartered supply chain specialist has doubled its Cologne e-commerce fulfilment complex to […]

The world’s first Air Cargo Services app – introducing Fr8ers

Miami, USA, Friday 20th October – Fr8ers is the first of its kind mobile charter App, providing world-wide easy access to Freighter Operators/Airlines and Freight Forwarders. Freighters Operators/Airlines and Freight Forwarders on a single platform. Freight forwarders can quickly and easily search for Freighter Operators/Airlines that are readily available within their territory, anywhere in the world. […]

Airport and cargo terminal operators to pilot new TIACA online Cargo Service Quality (CSQ) tool

Phase one of the new initiative will include development of an online tool for self and customer assessment Miami, USA, Thursday, 19th October 2017 – TIACA has developed a new online Cargo Service Quality (CSQ) tool to help improve visibility and facilitate global standards across the air cargo supply chain. This is also a step towards providing […]

SESAR Deployment Manager appoints new General Manager

Brussels, Belgium, Thursday, 19th October 2017 – The SESAR Deployment Alliance (SDA), in its role as the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) on behalf of the European Commission, is delighted to announce the appointment of Nicolas Warinsko as its new General Manager, who will take the organisation forward from the end of the year. On 1st […]

Kerry Logistics awarded Frost & Sullivan’s Asia Pacific Regional E-Commerce Logistics Service Provider of the Year

Hong Kong, 18 October 2017 Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Kerry Express, has been named the Asia Pacific Regional E-Commerce Logistics Service Provider of the Year at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards (‘the Awards’). Organised annually by global business […]

ANTONOV Airlines transports giant compressors to Turkmenistan

ANTONOV Airlines works with Bolloré Logistics China to transport compressors from Canada to Turkmenistan London, UK, Tuesday, 17th October 2017 – ANTONOV Airlines has transported four compressor skids on behalf of Bolloré Logistics China from Calgary, Canada to Mary, Turkmenistan on one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft. The compressor skids were recently transported for a […]

Double win as Kerry Logistics takes home two top awards at Payload Asia Awards 2017

Hong Kong, 13th October 2017 Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK) continued to reinforce its leading position in the air cargo industry by taking home the Global Logistics Provider of the Year award for the fourth consecutive year at the Payload Asia Awards 2017 (‘the Awards’) held in Singapore last night. Organised […]