Multimodal celebrates tenth year as record number of visitors attend

London, UK, Thursday, 4th May 2017 – Multimodal celebrated its tenth anniversary this year, welcoming a record 9,449 supply chain professionals and 325 exhibitors at the Birmingham NEC, UK, its biggest show to date. The three-day, free-to-attend exhibition also had its best-attended educational programme this year, with standing room only for many of the sessions. […]

Tigers grows global footprint with new office in Myanmar

Supply chain group Tigers to expand its e-commerce offering in South East Asia with new branch in Yangon and plans for further expansion in Myanmar later in the year Hong Kong, Thursday 4th May 2017 – Tigers has opened a new office in Yangon, Myanmar, as part of ongoing growth programme, supporting customers across South East Asia. The […]

Budapest Airport sets cargo records and prepares to open new express facilities

Budapest, Hungary, 4th May 2017 – Budapest Airport handled a record 30,060 tonnes of cargo in the first quarter of 2017, up 32.3 per cent on the same period last year, including 20,455 tonnes of air cargo, up 20.8 per cent on Q1 2016. March 2017 figures were a record 11,536 tonnes of cargo, up […]

Spanish Air Traffic Manager ENAIRE showcases technological advances to EU agency INEA

The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) of the European Commission has visited ENAIRE in Madrid, Spain, to learn about developments for the SESAR Deployment Manager programme to modernise Europe’s Air Traffic Management (ATM) network Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, 3rd May 2017 – The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) of the European Commission (EC), responsible for managing […]

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TIACA to hold Professional Development Workshop in Alaska

Miami, USA, Friday, 28th April 2017 – A four-day workshop aimed at enhancing management skills for air cargo professionals will be conducted by TIACA in Anchorage, Alaska from August 29th to September 1st, 2017. The Professional Development Workshop Program, designed by Strategic Aviation Solutions International (SASI) in partnership with TIACA, gives participants an appreciation of the […]

Nexiot develops sensors to monitor temperature of dangerous goods in Bertschi Group tank containers

Industrial Internet of Things and asset digitisation pioneer Nexiot is working closely with Bertschi Group to tailor its zero-maintenance smart sensor system to allow real time customer updates Zurich, Switzerland, Friday 28th April 2017 – Nexiot AG is customising its zero-maintenance smart sensor system for Bertschi Group’s tank containers, to monitor the temperature of dangerous goods and […]

Schiphol Cargo handles record volumes and sees continued growth in Q1 2017

Amsterdam hub’s commitment to quality in pharma, e-Commerce, and perishables results in boosted volumes Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Thursday 27th April 2017: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has enjoyed a strong first quarter in 2017, handling a record 420,168 tonnes from January to March, up eight per cent on the same period last year. March figures grew 9.5 […]

The WACO System grows global footprint across Americas and along the Silk Route

London, UK, Monday, 24th April 2017 – The WACO System, an exclusive global freight network for independent forwarders, has appointed three new members across the Americas and along the Silk Road. ITN Logistics is the new Canadian member, Trans Global Projects (TGP) is the new member for Azerbaijan, and ACE Logistics Bel has been appointed […]

Multimodal 2017 speaker presentations

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ANTONOV-2-100 lifts record weight at test flight at company’s base in Kyiv

Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, 13 April 2017 – The ANTONOV AN-2-100 light aircraft, an up-to-date modification of the world’s biggest bi-plane, the ANTONOV AN-2, performed a test flight at ANTONOV Company’s test base in Kyiv, Ukraine on Tuesday 11th April 2017. The AN-2-100, which has a payload of 1500kg, lifted cargo weighing a total 3202kg, which […]

Multimodal: data reveals airfreight moves in five and a half days, not seven

The traditional air cargo industry is 23% faster than most people think, delegates at last week’s Multimodal heard London, UK, Wednesday, 12th April 2017 – There has been a significant improvement in average air cargo shipment times, which stand at five-and-a-half days, not the seven days traditional critics of the industry claim it takes. No […]

Schiphol Aviation Awards recognise contribution of its cargo community

KLM Cargo, AirBridge Cargo, and Pharma Gateway Amsterdam (PGA) are amongst the nominees of Monday night’s Schiphol Aviation Awards 2016 Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Wednesday, 12th April 2017 – The awards, which take place each year to recognise the contributions of Royal Schiphol Group’s business partners, were presented during a ceremony at Arendshoeve, Garden of Amsterdam. […]

ANTONOV safely transports giant compressors loaded with AN-124-100’s unique crane system

Cargo travels in modified crates allowing for safe loading and unloading using the AN-124-100′s on-board crane system with a lift of 30,000 kg London, UK, Tuesday, 11th April 2017 – ANTONOV Airlines has safely transported three giant compressors, on behalf of their customer Kuehne + Nagel in Norway, on one of its seven AN-124-100s, from its UK […]

Multimodal: new EU law puts onus on shippers to declare cargo weight to hauliers transporting goods in Europe

Multimodal delegates hear that a new EU directive will make shippers responsible for declaring the weight of their cargo to hauliers Birmingham, UK, Tuesday, 11th April 2017 – In a little over a month, a new law is set to come into force within the European Union that will force shippers to declare the weight […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT transports 24 reels and subsea equipment for offshore gas fields in Indonesia

HHL Richards Bay transports subsea equipment, as well as 24 reels, to support construction of the Jangkrik Complex Project in Indonesia Hamburg, Germany, Tuesday, 11th April 2017 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has successfully transported two dozen reels, as well as a range of subsea equipment for the Jangkrik Complex Project, off the coast of Indonesia. […]

Kerry Logistics pioneers as first Asia-based global 3PL to set foot on the first UK-China Freight train under belt and road

London, Monday, 10th April 2017 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, today participated in the commencement ceremony of the first eastbound freight train from London to Yiwu with the support of a long standing customer for this service. The project is not only a significant step forward […]

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Multimodal: Ground handling is the key to improving air cargo performance

Birmingham, UK, Thursday, 6th April 2017 – For airlines, the only real place they can improve performance is on the ground, according to Mark Olney, General Manager – Cargo, Europe, Middle East, India and Africa, Air Canada Cargo. “In the air we are pretty much the same as everyone else, so the key is what […]

Coyne Airways flies tiger and wallabies first class to their new home in Tbilisi Zoo

London, UK, Thursday, 6th April 2017 – Coyne Airways gave Tbilisi Zoo a helping hand by safely delivering its latest residents this week. A tiger, seven red-neck wallabies, six Barbary sheep, and 24 African penguins made the trip from Amsterdam, the Netherlands to Tbilisi, Georgia, on Sunday, 2nd April 2017 on board a Coyne Airways […]

Multimodal: BIFA says a frictionless border is highest priority post-brexit

Birmingham, UK, Thursday, 6th April 2017 – Nobody really knows what the Brexit implications are for trade, Robert Keen, Director General, BIFA, told delegates at the Brexit Briefing at Multimodal 2017. And he brought along a crystal ball to emphasise the point. “We, like most people, have heard all sorts of ‘facts’ and figures, but […]

Multimodal: growth of online retailers puts warehouse rates through the roof

Birmingham, UK, 5th April 2017- The growth of online retailer Amazon has had a huge effect on the balance between supply and demand in available UK warehouse space, delegates at this week’s Multimodal event in Birmingham have heard. According to Mark Thornton, Marketing Director of Omnichannel and e-commerce technology provider Maginus, Amazon currently own 13 […]

GB Railfreight’s John Smith wins FTA Multimodal Personality of the Year 2017

DACHSER, Howard Tenens, Virgin Atlantic Cargo, and Peel Ports Group also recognised, as record number of visitors attend Multimodal 2017 on its first day Birmingham, UK, Wednesday 5th April 2017 – John Smith, Founder and Managing Director of GB Railfreight was named Multimodal Personality of the Year at last night’s awards evening in Birmingham. Smith, […]

Tigers teams up with POS Malaysia to offer cross border e-fulfilment solutions in Asia

Tigers customers using the logistics provider’s eShop will benefit from readiness in e-fulfilment across 30 countries in Asia Pacific Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Wednesday, 5th April 2017 – Tigers Ltd has signed a new cooperation agreement with Malaysia’s national postal provider Pos Malaysia to manage its e-commerce facility in Kuala Lumpur. The Hong Kong-headquartered supply chain specialist will […]

Multimodal: shippers embrace rail as benefits of modal shift build

London, UK, Tuesday, 4th April 2017 – The economic and environmental imperatives for UK shippers and importers to switch inland distribution mode from road to rail are becoming increasingly hard to ignore, delegates at today’s Multimodal seminars heard. Julian Worth, chair of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport’s rail freight forum, told delegates at […]

ANTONOV’s new aircraft AN-132D takes its maiden flight

Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, 4th April, 2017 – ANTONOV’s new multipurpose aircraft, the AN-132D, took to the skies for its maiden flight on Friday 31st March 2017, from the company’s airfield in Kyiv, Ukraine. The prototype of the new aircraft flew for 1 hour and 50 minutes, captained by Victor Goncharov, Test Pilot 1st class, ANTONOV, […]

Visit to Enav’s ATM modernisation projects shows SESAR deployment in Italy

Brussels, Belgium, Friday, 31st March 2017 – Several projects falling under the funding framework of “Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport” were selected by INEA – the European Commission’s (EC) Innovation and Networks Executive Agency – and EC DG MOVE for an official visit in Rome hosted by Enav (the Italian air navigation service provider […]

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Kerry Logistics continues expansion with new office in Warsaw

Poland, Warsaw, Thursday, 30th March 2017 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, today announced the opening of a new office in Warsaw, Poland. This addition will support Kerry Logistics’ continual expansion in Europe, and its focus will be international freight forwarding. The new team will be headed […]

TIACA welcomes KLM Cargo and Icelandair Cargo as new Trustee members

Miami, USA, Wednesday, 29th March 2017 – KLM Cargo and Icelandair Cargo have been announced as TIACA’s newest trustee members. Both organisations are long-standing TIACA members, and the new status means they will help elect the Board of Directors that manages the Association’s affairs and establishes its policy. The Chairman and Vice Chairman are elected […]

Kerry Logistics wins contract with homeware retailer Lakeland

London, UK, Wednesday 29th March 2017 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has been awarded a contract by Lakeland to be its logistics service provider. Kerry Logistics will provide the homeware retailer with global freight forwarding services including ocean freight and supply chain solutions, as well […]

IATA recognises Pharma Gateway Amsterdam for its contribution to the CEIV Pharma program

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol presented with IATA’s Certificate of Recognition for support of CEIV Pharma.       L-R: Jonas van Stekelenburg, Cargo Director, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol; Sebastiaan Scholte, CEO, Jan de Rijk Logistics; Nick Careen, Senior Vice President, Airport, Passenger, Cargo and Security, IATA Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Monday, 27th March 2017 – IATA has recognised […]

SESAR Deployment Manager signs MoU with manufacturing industry

Brussels, Belgium, Friday, 24th March 2017 – To successfully manage the synchronised and coordinated implementation of Air Traffic Management Modernisation in Europe, SESAR Deployment Manager engages with a wide range of stakeholders within the aviation community. Through several Cooperative Arrangements, SESAR Deployment Manager has already established strong relations with key partners such as: the SESAR […]

Kerry Logistics posts 4% growth in Core Net Profit to HK$1,104 Million, turnover rises 14% on strong IFF Business Performance

HONG KONG, 23 March 2017 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ or together with its subsidiaries, the ‘Group’; Stock Code 636), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, today announced the Group’s annual results for 2016. Group’s Financial Highlights Turnover increased by 14% to HK$24,036 million (2015: HK$21,079 million) Core operating profit increased by 4% to […]

Modal shift and the challenge of city logistics explored at Multimodal

Thousands of supply chain decision makers will hear from the experts at the UK and Ireland’s leading logistics show in Birmingham next month London, UK, Thursday, 23rd March 2017 – Solutions to the growing challenge of city logistics and the need for modal shift will be explored at Multimodal, which takes place from 4th to 6th […]

Kerry Logistics Garners HKIM Market Leadership Award 2016

Hong Kong, 17 March 2017 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ or the ‘Company’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has won the Market Leadership in Business Logistics accolade at the HKIM Market Leadership Award (the ‘Award’) 2016 organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing. Entering its second year, the Award […]

Tigers backs programme developing IT skills in South African townships

The programme, run by Ubuntu Education Fund, teaches young adults in Port Elizabeth coding and IT skills to ready them for work Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Thursday, 16th March 2017 – Disadvantaged young adults in South Africa are benefitting from an IT training scheme, launched by Ubuntu Education Fund and supported by Tigers. Thirty students are taking part […]

cargo iq appoints sgs for new audit and certification scheme

Cargo iQ hands the execution of its audit and accreditation procedure to external auditors SGS Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, 15th March 2017 – Cargo iQ has appointed SGS to take on its member Audit and Certification Scheme, working with external auditors for the first time. Members will be audited to demonstrate, through certification, that […]

TIACA announces Miami venue for Air Cargo Forum 2020

Miami, FL, USA, Tuesday, 14th March 2017 – TIACA has announced that its 2020 Air Cargo Forum (ACF) will take place in Miami, Florida, USA, and will be co-located with both Multimodal Americas and Supply Chain Americas. TIACA’s showcase biennial event brings together supply chain decision makers from across the globe for three days of […]

Agency Sector Management’s Peter MacSwiney to co-chair customs Brexit group

Peter MacSwiney, Chairman of ASM, which provides a one-stop software solution and representation for the UK freight-forwarding industry, to lead a Joint Customs Consultative Committee (JCCC) working group looking at the impact of Brexit London, UK, Monday, 13th March, 2017 – Agency Sector Management (ASM)’s chairman Peter MacSwiney was appointed to co-chair the Customs Brexit Group […]

Supply chain group Tigers launches new e-shop marketplace supporting brands entering China

Scalable platform provides flexible solution for SMEs wanting to enter the world’s largest online retail market Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Tuesday, 7th March 2017 – Supply chain group Tigers has launched a new marketplace, called eShop, to support brands entering the rapidly expanding China and Southeast Asia e-commerce markets. The digital marketplace, part of Tigers’ suite of e-commerce […]

TIACA’s Shippers’ Advisory Committee calls for transparency and change in new era of cooperation

Shippers want all sectors of the air cargo supply chain to engage in constructive discussion and embrace new process and new technology. Miami, USA, Tuesday, 28th February 2017 – Change is needed, and all sectors of the air cargo supply chain industry must work together to drive adoption of new technology and greater transparency, according […]

Impact of mega ships and alliances on the customer explored at Multimodal

Shipping trends and latest legislation examined as part of the three-day free-to-attend educational programme London, UK, Tuesday, 28th February 2017 – The impact of mega-ships and alliances on shippers, new regulations affecting container packing, and opportunities created by free trade zones will all be explored during this year’s Multimodal, which takes place from 4th to 6th […]

Change is needed – positioning paper from TIACA’s Shippers’ Advisory Committee

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ANTONOV Airlines transports world’s most powerful turbofan engine to grounded aircraft in Canadian Arctic

ANTONOV Airlines, working with Air Charter Service, has delivered the world’s most powerful turbofan engine model to a grounded B777-300 in sub-zero temperatures and brought the unserviceable engine to the UK London, UK, Wednesday, 22nd February 2017 –ANTONOV Airlines has delivered a new engine to a B777-300 grounded in Iqaluit, in the Canadian Arctic, following […]

TIACA backs new initiative encouraging next generation of air cargo leaders to improve industry collaboration

Young professionals from six logistics companies in the Netherlands take part in a new program aimed at developing talent and improving collaboration Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Tuesday 21st February 2017 – Young professionals from six companies in the Netherlands have completed a program of visits aimed at improving collaboration across the air cargo supply chain. Staff from […]

ANTONOV Airlines transports giant helicopter from its new UK headquarters

New loading gear designed by ANTONOV Airlines speeds up the move London, UK, Monday, 20th February 2017 – ANTONOV Airlines has carried out its first charter operation from its new UK headquarters at London Stansted Airport using machinery, which it designed to speed up loading of a giant helicopter. The cargo, a British-manufactured helicopter measuring […]

Latin America and Pharma top the agenda at TIACA Executive Summit

TIACA’s 2017 Executive Summit (ES) takes place in partnership with Supply Chain Americas, in Miami, USA, in October Miami, Florida, USA, Tuesday, 14th Feburary 2017 – TIACA’s 2017 Executive Summit (ES) will feature tracks with a Latin America and pharma focus, and will take place in partnership with the Supply Chain Americas. Air cargo decision […]

Nexiot’s self-sustaining smart sensors boost efficiency for wagon hire giant VTG

Industrial Internet of Things pioneer Nexiot is working with VTG to install smart sensors using ground-breaking technology  Zürich, Switzerland, Wednesday 8th February 2017 – Nexiot AG is equipping the whole European fleet of VTG Aktiengesellschaft (VTG AG) wagons with zero-maintenance smart sensors, which communicate important information and business-critical events up to every five minutes to enterprise […]

Cargo iQ to launch smart data portal for members

Cargo iQ partners with iRIX Software and Information Builders to roll out smart data program giving members online self-service access to an enhanced reporting platform enabling customized analysis of milestones to support’ quality initiatives Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday 7th February 2017 – Cargo iQ has partnered with iRIX Software Engineering and Information Builders to help further its Smart Data […]

Kerry Logistics supports fast fashion label Missguided’s global expansion with virtual buying office and supply chain solutions

UK-based multi-channel retailer Missguided has partnered with Kerry Logistics for global supply chain support London, UK, Monday, 6th February 2017 – Multi-channel fast fashion retailer Missguided is working with Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, as supply chain partner to support its ongoing global growth. Kerry Logistics […]

Multimodal champions air cargo quality initiatives and welcomes Cargo iQ

Registration is open for the UK and Ireland’s leading logistics show, now in its tenth year London, UK, Thursday, 2nd February, 2017 – The Multimodal 2017 seminars will include a series of debates focused on air cargo challenges and opportunities, and the event will play host to a meeting of Cargo iQ’s Working Group. Air cargo […]

Alex Karakassis and Steve Dawson appointed Managing Directors of HANSA HEAVY LIFT replacing outgoing CEO Roger Iliffe

Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, 1st February 2017 – Steve Dawson and Alex Karakassis have been appointed Managing Directors of HANSA HEAVY LIFT GmbH, taking over from outgoing Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Roger Iliffe, with immediate effect. Dawson will oversee HANSA HEAVY LIFT’s engineering, technical, and operational activities, and Karakassis, who remains Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will […]

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Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association to partner with TIACA for Toronto Air Cargo Forum

Partnership with Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association and Multimodal Americas announced as Vladimir Zubkov takes to the helm of TIACA Miami, USA, Thursday, 19th January 2017 – The Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) will partner with TIACA and Multimodal Americas at the Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Toronto in October 2018. The announcement comes as Vladimir […]

Brexit briefings at Multimodal give vital insight to prepare for changing business landscape

Registration is open for the UK and Ireland’s leading logistics show in Birmingham, UK in April London, UK, Thursday, 19th January 2017 – A series of briefings exploring the challenges and opportunities of the new business landscape post Brexit will be part of the three-day Multimodal show from 4th to 6th of April 2017. Online registration […]

Record volumes of 1.66 million tonnes flown through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in 2016

Europe’s third largest air cargo hub sees 2.5% year-on-year growth as it commits to new quality initiatives supporting the pharmaceutical, e-commerce, and perishables markets Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Friday 13th January 2017: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol ended 2016 with a record total flown cargo throughput of 1.66 million tonnes, up 2.5% on 2015. Europe’s third largest air cargo […]

Kerry Logistics crowned Quamnet Outstanding Logistics Solution Provider

Hong Kong, Friday, 13th January 2016 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ or the ‘Company’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has been named the Outstanding Logistics Solution Provider at the Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards (‘QOEA’) 2016. A dazzling award ceremony attended by elites from the local business community was held in Hong […]

WCA and Collaborate on Cross-border eCommerce Shipments

Shanghai, China, 12 January 2017  – WCA Ltd, the world’s largest logistics network, and, a leading global wholesale trading platform and the B2B business arm of Alibaba Group, today announced they have concluded a co-operation agreement that will see approved WCA member companies integrated into the logistics platform for cross-border eCommerce shipments. WCA will […]

SESAR: Delegation Visits France Test Site For New Generation Air Traffic Management System

Brussels, Belgium, Tuesday, 10th January 2017 – Delegates from the European Commission (EC) and the Innovation and Network Executive Agency (INEA) have visited the Marseille Air Traffic Control Centre (ACC) in France, one of two sites testing the new generation air traffic control (ATC) system, 4-FLIGHT. The delegation was accompanied by representatives of SESAR Deployment […]

Medilink Patronage complements tailored pharmaceutical consultancy service from GEFCO

GEFCO Forwarding UK Ltd has become a patron of Medilink, and formed a new partnership with Help2Export Ltd, to support its tailored Life Sciences & Healthcare (LS&H) shipping consultancy service London, UK, Tuesday, 10th January 2017 – GEFCO Forwarding UK Ltd has become a patron of Medilink East Midlands (EM), the organisation that works with […]

Kerry Logistics continues European expansion with German acquisition

Frankfurt, 10 January 2017 Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has continued to expand its European operations through acquiring Multi Logistics GmbH, a specialist film and media logistics provider that has been in the market for over 30 years. The expansion is part of Kerry Logistics’ continual […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT vessel sails open hatch through Northern Sea Route to deliver giant cranes

HHL Valparaiso is the first vessel to sail open hatch through the Northern Sea Route as it delivers two giant ship-to-shore (STS) cranes from the European to the Far East region of Russia Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, 4th January 2017 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has successfully transported the first-ever ship-to-shore (STS) cranes via the Northern Sea […]

TIACA Times Winter issue is out!

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Kerry Logistics Takes Over Bofill & Arnan’s Businesses to Strengthen Freight Forwarding Capabilities in Spain

Madrid, Spain, 20th December 2016  Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, today announced the takeover of the freight forwarding businesses of Bofill & Arnan, S.A., one of Spain’s most established Customs broker and freight forwarding companies as part of its global development strategy. Established in 1920, Bofill & […]

Worldwide Flight Services takes seat on Cargo iQ Board

Cargo iQ opens up to the whole industry and welcomes its first non-airline or forwarder to its Board  Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, 19th December  – Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will be represented by Europe Interim CEO John Batten on the Board of Cargo iQ. Batten, who has 35 years’ experience in the air cargo industry, was […]

Same-day European delivery service 12Send sets new standard for e-commerce customers

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and KLM Cargo back Parcel International’s new same-day, C02 responsible intra-European air cargo service Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Thursday, 15th December 2016: A new same-day intra-European air cargo delivery service called 12send has been launched by Parcel International, making use of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s baggage system and KLM’s European network. Schiphol Cargo and […]

Seahorse Club recognises best-in-class supply chain and maritime reporting

Julian Bray, Editor-in-Chief of TradeWinds, named Seahorse Journalist of the Year London, UK, Friday 16th December 2016 – Journalists and editors from across the supply chain and maritime industry were recognised for outstanding writing at the Seahorse Club’s awards in London last week. Twelve winners were rewarded for articles, publications, and social media campaigns covering […]

Henry Woo appointed Head of Asia Pacific at HANSA HEAVY LIFT

Hamburg, Germany, 9th December 2016 – Henry Woo is to head up the Asia-Pacific (APAC) division at HANSA HEAVY LIFT, taking over from Joerg Roehl. Henry Woo, who will be based at the shipping line’s Asia headquarters in Singapore, has two decades of experience in the supply chain and shipping industry, including senior roles with […]

GEFCO Forwarding’s strengthened humanitarian relief logistics service relocates to Glasgow’s EuroCentral

GEFCO Forwarding appoints Ben Cunnington as UK Development Manager and relocates humanitarian relief logistics service to Glasgow’s EuroCentral London, UK, Wednesday 7th December 2016: GEFCO Forwarding UK Ltd has consolidated its Humanitarian Relief Logistics (HRL) service that provides critical logistics and transport services through dedicated resource within its new branch at Glasgow’s EuroCentral. Ben Cunnington has […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT gains ISO energy management certification

Hamburg, Germany, Monday, 5th December 2016 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has been awarded the ISO 50001 Energy Management Certification for best practice in energy management. Auditors from the classification society body DNV GL certified the heavy lift specialist after its ships and offices were found in compliance with ISO standards. “With an effective energy management system, we […]

Visit to Finland showcases SESAR deployment in Borealis area

Helsinki, Finland, Wednesday, 30th November 2016 – The European Commission (EC) and Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) yesterday visited a Borealis Free Route Airspace implementing partner Finavia at Helsinki Airport in Finland, to see how the EU funding has supported the deployment of Free Route Airspace in Northern Europe. The deployment financed under the […]


London, UK, Thursday 24th November 2017 – The Freight Transport Association (FTA) Multimodal Awards 2017 are open for nominations online, and include a new category for Innovation in Infrastructure Projects. Now in their second year, the Awards reward best-in-class across air, road, rail, and maritime services, as well as a young logistics professional, an innovative […]


MIAMI, FL.,Thursday, 24th November 2016 – WCA Ltd has launched the world’s first dedicated eCommerce logistics network in response to the changing global economy and a marked shift towards online consumerism. The network is open to all players in the cross-border eCommerce supply chain. “By 2020 it is projected that freight forwarding will be 20 per […]

Fresh series of air traffic management projects in Europe get green light – SESAR Deployment Manager

A fresh series of Pilot Common Pilot (PCP) projects will now receive a EUR 525 million boost to help with the modernising of European airspace. Brussels, Belgium, Friday, 18th November 2016 – The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has today given the green light on the second round of air traffic management (ATM) projects aimed […]

Kerry Logistics Voted Asian 3PL of the Year for 4th Time at Supply Chain Asia Awards

Hong Kong, Friday 18 November 2016- Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has been voted Asian 3PL of the Year at the Supply Chain Asia Awards (the ‘Awards’) for its second year running. All winners were celebrated at the Supply Chain Asia Awards 2016 gala dinner and […]

Kerry Logistics named Listed Enterprises of the Year 2016

Hong Kong, Thursday, 17th November 2016 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, was named the Listed Enterprises of the Year 2016 by Bloomberg Businessweek/Chinese Edition at today’s awards ceremony held in Hong Kong. This year marks the debut of the award and Kerry Logistics is the only […]

TIACA appoints Vladimir Zubkov as new Secretary General

Miami, Florida, USA, Wednesday 16th November 2016 – Vladimir Zubkov will be TIACA’s new Secretary General, replacing Doug Brittin, who retires at the end of the year. Zubkov has more than 40 years’ experience in the air transport industry, including senior roles with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and, most recently, as Vice President of the Volga-Dnepr […]

Portable container weighing solution delivers cost savings

Hy-Dynamix teams up with Dynamic Load Monitoring to deliver cost-effective portable container weighing solution Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Tuesday 15th November 2016 – Engineering firm Hy-Dynamix has teamed up with Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd (DLM) to build new wireless reporting technology into its portable container weighing solution, the Hy-Weigh. The four-corner hydraulic jack system, launched […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT delivers five large cranes to Bulgaria and Egypt

Hamburg, Germany, Monday 14th November 2016 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported five Gottwald mobile harbour cranes, weighing a total of 1,400 metric tonnes, loading them in Denmark and Belgium and delivering them to Bulgaria and Egypt. All five cranes were lifted and stowed fully erected on deck, which limited the line of sight for the […]

Ericsson and Bioforce boost TIACA’s Shippers’ Advisory Council

Robert Mellin from Ericsson is the Council’s new Vice Chair with Bernhard Baertschi from Bioforce joining to represent the pharma industry Miami, Florida, USA, Monday 7th November 2016 – Robert Mellin, Engagement Lead Logistics at Ericsson Industry & Society, has been appointed Vice Chairman of TIACA’s Shippers’ Advisory Council (SAC). Mellin was promoted from Council member to […]

Coyne Airways and Air Charter Service back charity War Child supporting children affected by conflict

Paris, France, Thursday, 27th October 2016 – Coyne Airways and Air Charter Service (ACS) today announced a scheme to back War Child, a charity which supports children affected by conflict. Family-run Coyne and ACS will donate an agreed amount per transaction on behalf of their customers, starting from next month. Customers will be given the […]

Smart Cargo Mainport Program sparks innovation as Schiphol calls for further projects aimed at more efficient supply chains

Program to reinforce Schiphol as a smart hub gains momentum, with University and Government backing, a successful pilot scheme leading to new services, and new backing from partner Fresco Flowers Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Thursday 27th October 2016: Schiphol Cargo will back further projects as part of its Smart Cargo Mainport Program, aimed at finding innovative […]

Regulators Join Air Cargo Leaders To Pledge Closer Global Cooperation As TIACA’s ACF Opens In Paris

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) join TIACA in show of unity on the opening day of the 28th Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Paris Paris, France, Wednesday, 26th October 2016 – Air cargo leaders and regulators from across the globe pledged to work more closely together to ensure […]

Global Shippers’ Forum and Cargo iQ sign MOU to collaborate towards industry adoption of quality standards

Shippers and industry will work together to promote the adoption of Cargo iQ’s Master Operating Plan (MOP) and share information to ensure shippers’ needs are met. Paris, France, Wednesday, 26th October 2016 – The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) and Cargo iQ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreeing to work co-operatively to support the […]

Visit showcases SESAR deployments in the UK

Brussels, Belgium, Friday, 21st October 2016 – The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) and the European Commission visited the UK on the 4th and 5th of October to see two leading examples of SESAR concepts in operation. Time Based Separation (TBS) and the airspace changes made as part of the first phase of the […]

SESAR Deployment Manager appointed as Data Link Services (DLS) Implementation Project Manager

Brussels, Belgium, 19th October 2016 – SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) has been mandated by the European Commission (EC) to act as Data Link Services (DLS) Implementation Project Manager. By this mandate, EC aims to implement one of the key recommendations in the DLS study delivered by the SESAR Joint Undertaking in July 2016 (ELSA) to […]

Four hundred million euro to support SESAR deployment

Brussels, Belgium, Monday, 17th October 2016 – The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) launched the “2016 CEF Transport Calls for Proposals” on 13th October, which includes a budget of 400 million euro to support SESAR deployment. The amount is split into a general (300 million euro) and a cohesion (100 million) envelope. Indicatively, 80% of […]

Saudi International Logistics announced as new name for WACO’s Saudi Arabia member

WACO delegates at EGM in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, told that Andre Verdier will head up the renamed logistics arm of Al Tayyar Travel Group Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, 12th October 2016 – Saudi International Logistics is the new name for the logistics arm of The WACO System’s Saudi Arabia member Al Tayyar Cargo, delegates at WACO’s […]

Mallory Alexander expands with new office and warehouse in Miami

Memphis, Tennessee, USA, Tuesday, 11th October 2016 – Mallory Alexander International Logistics has opened a new office and warehouse in Miami, Florida, USA to serve the region’s vibrant import and export sector. The facility includes a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), as well as a Container Freight Station, Bonded Warehouse, and an In-Bond Export Consolidator (IBEC) […]

TRINET Informatika to Integrate INTTRA’s Electronic Ocean Shipping Services into its Software Applications Serving the Slovenian Market

PARSIPPANY, N.J., and LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, October 11th, 2016 – INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace, and TRINET Informatika, a leading provider of software applications in the area of automated customs procedures and logistics in the Slovenian market, announced today an alliance to integrate INTTRA’s ocean shipping solutions into TRINET’s software. The alliance will provide TRINET customers […]

Kerry Logistics triumphs as Global Logistics Provider of the Year for third consecutive year at Payload Asia Awards

Hong Kong, 30 September 2016 Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ or the ‘Company’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has been crowned the Global Logistics Provider of the Year at the Payload Asia Awards 2016 (the ‘Awards’) for its third year running. The award ceremony was held in Hong Kong on 29 […]

“See now, buy now” lands at London Fashion Week

Out now – the September Freight Brokers newsletter with a full London Fashion Week round up, insight on targeting the millennials, and the chance to win an iWatch…  

ALPI Sverige Rebrands as Kerry Logistics (Sweden)

Boras, Sweden, Thursday, 29th September 2016 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited, (‘Kerry Logistics’ or the ‘Company’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has officially rebranded Albini & Pitigliani Sverige AB, trading as ALPI Sverige, into Kerry Logistics (Sweden) AB. The rebranding ceremony took place at the Kerry Logistics facilities in Boras yesterday in […]

Clarion Events to launch Multimodal Americas and team up with TIACA for first event in Toronto

Clarion Events, owners of both Multimodal UK, and the Supply Chain and Logistics Summits, to launch Americas exhibition and seminars and co-locate with The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)’s Toronto Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in 2018 London, UK, and Miami, USA, Wednesday, 28th September 2016 – Clarion Events, owners of both the Multimodal UK Exhibition, […]

ATM project coordinated by SESAR is being delivered at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Brussels, Belgium, Friday, 23rd September 2016 – The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) visited a SESAR Deployment Manager coordinated ATM project at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in The Netherlands called Airport CDM (Collaborative Decision Making) Implementation yesterday. This project visit was the first of three more to come this year. The objective of these visits […]

Pharma supply chain community must collaborate and work with regulators to set global standards

Logistics providers must work closely with regulators to ensure the rapidly expanding pharma supply chain runs smoothly and securely, delegates at the Cool Chain Association (CCA)’s Pharma and Biosciences Conference 2016 heard earlier this week Dubai, UAE, Friday, 23rd September 2016 – The cool chain community must work closely with regulators to ensure the global […]

NaviTrans to Integrate INTTRA’s Suite of Electronic Ocean Shipping Services into its Logistics Solutions

PARSIPPANY, N.J., and HARELBEKE, Belgium September 22nd, 2016 – INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace, and NaviTrans, a leading provider of software solutions for logistics firms operating on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV platform, today announced a partnership to integrate INTTRA’s full suite of ocean shipping services into NaviTrans software.  As a result, NaviTrans clients […]

WWG Consolidators to represent Independent Forwarder Network The WACO System in Pakistan

London, UK, Tuesday, 20th September 2016 – WWG Consolidators (Pvt) Limited has been appointed Pakistan member for independent freight forwarder network The WACO System. Founded in 2008, the Karachi-headquartered forwarder offers global supply chain solutions, with operations out of Karachi, Lahore, Sialkot, Islamabad, and Peshawar. “Pakistan has a rapidly growing economy, as well as a […]

Kewill initiaties steps to join WCA’s WIN e-platform

Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, 14th September 2016 – Kewill, a leading provider of innovative solutions for supply chain execution, officially begins process to add WIN connectivity to its MOVE forwarding platform and becomes the newest vendor member of the WCA. “With over 6,000 independent forwarder members in 180 countries, many of whom already use Kewill solutions, our […]