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 […]


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, 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 the Tmall […]

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, 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 Harvester Mouse, […]

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, 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 support HOLYMESH, […]

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 […]

Air freight innovator and e-freight champion Desmond Vertannes joins TIACA’s Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame winner announced on the eve of TIACA’s Executive Summit “Future Proofing Air Cargo”, in Miami, USA Miami, Florida, USA, Thursday, 12th October 2017 – Air cargo veteran Desmond (Des) Vertannes, an acknowledged leader known for initiating change and innovating, has been inducted to TIACA’s Hall of Fame. Des has fostered and led industry […]

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WACO grows global footprint with new members in Central America and Africa

The exclusive freight network adds members in Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Cameroon, and Senegal as members prepare to meet in Macau, China London, UK, Thursday, 28th September 2017 – Global independent freight management network The WACO System has appointed three new members from Africa and Central America. SICARGA Panama SA will cover Panama, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua […]

Cargo iQ launches Air Cargo Intelligence Hub giving live access to data for the first time

Members can search their Cargo iQ data by route, milestone, station, product, customer, or provider, enabling them to develop new products, improve processes, and drive quality in the air cargo industry Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, 21st September 2017 – Cargo iQ has launched online self-service access to its data, giving members real-time information on performance for the […]

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TIACA expands global reach with new board members from Africa and Asia

Celebi Delhi Cargo’s Ramesh Mamidala and Astral Aviation’s Sanjeev Gadhia join the TIACA Board as TIACA prepares to host its Executive Summit Miami, USA, Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 – Two new board members, representing the ground handling and cargo carrier sectors, have been appointed to the TIACA Board of Directors. Ramesh Mamidala is Chief Executive Officer […]

ANTONOV Airlines flies emergency relief to hurricane-stricken Guadeloupe

ANTONOV Airlines works with EDF Group to transport generators from France to the Caribbean in under 24 hours London, UK, Monday, 18th September 2017 – ANTONOV Airlines has safely delivered portable generators for EDF Group to Hurricane-stricken Guadeloupe, in the Caribbean, on one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft. The emergency consignment of 32 EDF Group […]

DHL Express opens new facilities in first phase of Budapest Airport cargo expansion

EUR160 million BUD:2020 Development Programme state-of-the-art express facilities handed over Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, 14th September 2017 – Two state-of-the-art express facilities have opened at Budapest Airport, as part of the EUR160 million (HUF50 billion) BUD:2020 Development Programme. DHL Express is the latest to launch at the warehouse and office complexes, which have automated sorting systems, and […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT transports two minehunting naval ships between France and UAE

Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, 13th September 2017  – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has successfully completed a round-trip voyage involving the transportation of two minehunting naval ships, each weighing 670 metric tonnes, between France and the Persian Gulf. The two French Navy-owned ships, which also measured 51.50 x  8.90 x  3.80  metres, were loaded onto the HHL Fremantle […]

Budapest Airport handles record cargo volumes and sees continued growth in first half of 2017

The Central European hub handles 72,161 tonnes of cargo, and prepares for new US flights Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, 13th September 2017 – Budapest Airport processed a record 72,161 tonnes of cargo from January to July 2017, up 19.6 per cent on the same period last year. The Hungarian capital recorded 49,420 tonnes of air cargo, up […]

Tigers launches rail freight service linking destinations across the new Silk Road

Tigers to offer scheduled services for European e-commerce shippers importing to China Hong Kong, Tuesday 12th September 2017 – Tigers has launched a new rail freight service, called Tiger Rail, offering customers a 16-day transit time both east and westbound, between Duisburg, Germany, and Hefei, Chongqing, and Chengdu, China. Tiger Rail customers can charter a train, […]

Kerry Logistics appoints Claire Trench to head up its Food and Beverage division in UK with focus on China’s rapidly expanding F&B marketplace

Glasgow, Scotland, Monday, 4th September 2017 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ or the ‘Company’; Stock Code 636.HK) has appointed Claire Trench as Head of Food and Beverage (F&B), based at its Glasgow, Scotland office in the United Kingdom. Trench has over 17 years’ experience in forwarding, most recently in senior management positions working with […]

Kerry Logistics records ten per cent growth in 1H Core Operating Profit to HKD1,019 Million supported by strong performance in Asia and the Americas

Hong Kong, Thursday, 31st August 2017 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ or together with its subsidiaries, the ‘Group’; Stock Code 636) today announced the Group’s interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2017. The Group’s Financial Highlights Turnover surged by 31% to HKD13,705 million (2016 1H: HKD10,461 million) Core operating profit increased […]

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HANSA HEAVY LIFT delivers six large RTG cranes from Japan to Turkey

Hamburg, Germany, Monday, 21st August 2017 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported six rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, each weighing 135 metric tonnes and measuring 28.9 by 11.3 by 26.6 m, from Japan to Turkey. All units were loaded onto the vessel HHL Kobe at the port of Saiki in southern Japan, with two of the […]

Flying horses spotted at Budapest Airport

Budapest, Hungary, Thursday 17th August 2017 – Fourteen racehorses bred in Hungary were flown to China last week, on board a Cargolux Boeing 747. The Friesian and Shagya Arabian horses, trained specifically for combined driving, took off from Budapest Airport in special freight containers, accompanied by a team of carers and vets, on their way to […]

New IATA FIATA Air Cargo Program – IFACP – launches in Canada

  Forwarders and airlines to jointly govern IFACP, which existing Cargo Agency/Intermediary Program members can join with no further assessment Geneva and Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday 15th August 2017 – The new IATA FIATA Air Cargo Program (IFACP) has been launched in Canada. The new Program, which will be rolled out globally following the Canadian pilot, […]

Kerry Logistics manages Maxim’s new Central Distribution Centre

Hong Kong, Monday, 14th August August 2017 Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK) has secured a long-term contract with Maxim’s Caterers Ltd. (‘Maxim’s’), Hong Kong’s leading food and beverage company. Kerry Logistics will provide integrated logistics services to Maxim’s Group including cold chain solutions, supporting the caterer’s more than 780 outlets in […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT delivers 13 modules from China to Australia for Port Pirie redevelopment project

Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, 9th August 2017 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported 13 modules measuring over 147,124 cbm from China to Australia, to help with the redevelopment of the Nyrstar Smelter in Port Pirie. The cargo was loaded on four separate voyages at the Yanda Module Yard in Jiangsu, China, with the largest piece weighing 690 […]

Perspex South Africa partners with Tigers to support roll out of online purchasing

New partnership lays groundwork for Perspex South Africa’s customers to make online purchases Johannesburg, South Africa, Thursday, 3rd June 2017 – Perspex South Africa has recently joined forces with Tigers SA to provide customers with enhanced service delivery. The Perspex SA Gauteng, South Africa branch has agreed to partner with the logistics and transportation company […]

Budapest Airport supports Cool Chain and Air Cargo Handling conferences as part of cargo commitment

Central European hub backs summits in Budapest, as it launches the first cargo phase of its BUD:2020 Development Programme Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, 1st August 2017 – Budapest Airport, which is transforming its cargo facilities as part of its EUR160 million (HUF50 billion) BUD:2020 Development Programme, is backing two freight summits in the Hungarian capital this September. […]

Tigers gears up for Brexit with AEO certification, virtual warehouse solution, and new UK office

Supply chain specialist continues to grow global footprint with new office in the UK’s Northern Powerhouse Hong Kong, Monday 31st July 2017 – Tigers Global Logistics Limited has been certified as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) in the United Kingdom (UK), and has opened a new office in Leeds, UK. Customers of the supply chain specialist will benefit from […]

SESAR: European Commission and INEA visit Network Manager (EUROCONTROL) to monitor progress in financed projects

Brussels, Belgium, Friday, 28th July 2017 – On 4 July 2017, representatives of the European Commission’s Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA), DG MOVE, the European Defence Agency (EDA), the State of Belgium and the SESAR Deployment Manager, visited the Network Manager (EUROCONTROL) to take note of the progress made in a series of implementation projects […]

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WACO Pakistan member WWG Consolidators launches Pak-Afghan transit desk

London, UK, Tuesday, 25th July 2017 – WWG Consolidators Ltd (WWGC), The WACO System member for Pakistan, has launched a dedicated cross-border Pak-Afghan transit desk. The decision to launch the transit desk came after the Pakistan Government announced it will establish state-of-the-art transit facilities at the country’s borders with Torkham and Chaman, Afghanistan and Wagah, India, […]

Schiphol Cargo puts focus on pharma and e-commerce as volumes grow 8.7 per cent in first half of 2017

Cargo volumes at Schiphol top a record 866,713 tonnes from January to June 2017, up 8.7 per cent year-on-year, thanks to Community initiatives to keep cargo moving through Europe’s third busiest freight hub Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Wednesday, 26th July 2017 – Cargo volumes at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol grew 8.7 per cent to 866,713 tonnes between […]

ANTONOV Airlines appoints Flywell Aviation GSA for India as part of ongoing global growth programme

The Ukrainian heavy lift operator has expanded with its UK office, and appointments of General Sales Agents in Japan, Australia and now India London, UK, Monday 17th July, 2017 – ANTONOV Airlines has appointed Flywell Aviation as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in India, as part of its ongoing growth strategy. New Delhi-headquartered Flywell Aviation […]

ASM software upgrade gives forwarders one-stop-shop freight management solution from booking to final delivery

Agency Sector Management (ASM) has released a major upgrade of its Sequoia software for forwarders, which includes back office systems delivering freight management solutions, as well as Customs clearance functions London, UK, Monday, 17th July 2017 –  Agency Sector Management (ASM), the leading software provider to the UK forwarding industry, has launched a major upgrade […]