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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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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 […]

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 […]

Kerry Logistics strengthens rail freight capability through acquisition of shares in Lanzhou Pacific Logistics Ltd

Hong Kong, Monday, 3rd July 2017 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK) today announced the acquisition of 50 per cent shares in Lanzhou Pacific Logistics Ltd (‘LPL’). As the new shareholder and joint venture partner, Kerry Logistics will join hands with another shareholder of LPL, China Railway Container Transport Company Limited (‘CRCTC’), […]

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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol wins Best Airport Europe for the third time at AFLAS Awards 2017

Europe’s third busiest cargo hub is first airport to win a hat-trick at Asia Cargo News’ Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards Singapore, Singapore, Thursday, 29th June 2017 – Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has won the Best Airport Europe prize at tonight’s 2017 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards. The annual event, organised […]

Kerry Logistics launches new LCL Rail Freight Service to further strengthen overland connection between Europe and China

Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, 28th June 2017 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ or the ‘Company’; Stock Code 636.HK) today announced the launch of its weekly scheduled Less Than Container Load (LCL) rail freight service between Duisburg, Germany and Shanghai via the Yiwu terminal in the Yangtze River Delta, China, using its own consolidation containers. […]

TIACA’s Executive Summit ‘Future Proofing Air Cargo’ gives innovators a platform for change

Registration is open for the three-day Summit, which brings together air cargo supply chain decision makers to network and learn from the experts Miami, Florida, USA, Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 – The truth behind digitization, Latin America’s e-commerce potential, and the launch of unmanned aircraft will be just three of a range of discussions heading the […]

ANTONOV Airlines appoints General Sales Agent in Australia as part of ongoing expansion

Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday 27th June, 2017 – ANTONOV Airlines has appointed Air Cargo Partners Worldwide (ACP) as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Australia. The GSA representation, part of ongoing expansion for the heavy lift, super-heavy lift, and project cargo specialist, will be managed by Ken Lyons, Sales and Development Manager, ACP Worldwide. ACP Worldwide […]

DHL Global Forwarding’s Henk Venema named new Chairman of Cargo iQ

Venema takes the lead of Membership Board as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) interest group continues to roll out a series of new initiatives Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday 27th June 2017 – Henk Venema, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Network Carrier Management at DHL Global Forwarding, has been named the new chairman of the […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT transports equipment for major new petrochemicals production complex in Russia

The heavy lift specialist successfully transports more than half of all equipment for the expansion of SIBUR’s petrochemicals production site in Tobolsk, Russia   Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, 14th June 2017 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has delivered more than 60,000 cbm of petrochemicals equipment to help with construction of SIBUR’s ZapSibNeftekhim polyolefin complex in Tobolsk, Russia. The […]

SESAR: Air Traffic Management modernisation efforts taken to the next level

SESAR tasked to review current Pilot Common Project and propose second Common Project Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, 14th June 2017 – The European Commission (EC) has mandated SESAR Deployment Manager (SESAR DM), and SESAR Joint Undertaking (SESAR JU) respectively, to review progress in modernising European air traffic management, and to prepare for the next wave of technology […]

Kerry Logistics expands Multimodal Freight Network through forming a Joint Venture in CIS

Hong Kong, 13 June 2017: Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK) continues to enhance its services and network under the ‘Belt and Road’ initiative by entering into a joint venture through participating in the equity of Globalink Logistics DWC LLC, a freight forwarding group headquartered in Dubai with operations spanning across The […]

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Budapest Airport participates in Sino-Hungarian logistics forum in Shanghai

Budapest, Hungary, Monday, 12th June 2017 – Hungary and Budapest Airport may play a leading role in further expanding economic cooperation between China and Central Eastern Europe. This was the main message at an economic forum held under the sponsorship of the Consulate General of Hungary in Shanghai, with the participation of a series of key […]

ANTONOV Airlines safely transports mining cargo across the Andes in record time

AN-124-100 carries 24 tonnes load in under an hour from Chile to Argentina after adverse weather closed roads in the region London, UK, Wednesday, 7th June 2017 – ANTONOV Airlines safely transported two mining filtration units for Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters from Santiago, Chile to Mendoza, Argentina in one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft, […]

IATA CEIV certified AirBridgeCargo Airlines joins Pharma Gateway Amsterdam

AirBridgeCargo Airlines is the second airline to join the Schiphol Cargo Community quality pharma initiative Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Wednesday 7th June 2017 – AirBridgeCargo Airlines has joined Pharma Gateway Amsterdam (PGA), the second airline to join the fourteen-member quality pharma initiative. The carrier operates 22 flights per week from Amsterdam to significant pharma destinations in […]

Tigers e-fulfilment solution brings cycling clothing brand Rapha Racing to APAC market

Iconic sportswear and lifestyle brand in alliance with Tigers’ e-commerce fulfilment expertise in Asia-Pacific Hong Kong, Monday, 5th June 2017 – Supply chain specialist Tigers is fulfiling the leading cycling clothing brand Rapha Racing’s e-commerce requirements in the Asia-Pacific region. Tigers, which recently launched a new China marketplace, called eShop, handles Rapha Racing’s Asia-Pacific B2C distribution from […]

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Kerry Logistics Wins Quam IR Awards 2016 under Main Board Category

Hong Kong, 26 May 2017 Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ or the ‘Company’; Stock Code 636.HK) has won the Quam IR Awards (the ‘Awards’) 2016 under Main Board Category in recognition of its excellence in investor relations. Winners were celebrated at the grand award presentation ceremony yesterday in Hong Kong. Placed among illustrious elites […]

Achilles FPAL recognises HANSA HEAVY LIFT as trusted supplier for the oil and gas market

Hamburg, Germany, Monday, 22nd May 2017 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has received a qualification certifying the company as a trusted partner for the oil and gas market from the Achilles FPAL Verify network, an industry-run assessment body that supports the European oil and gas industry. The Achilles FPAL qualification is awarded to companies that complete […]

TIACA works with Indonesian National Air Carriers Association to support growing air cargo industry

TIACA pledges cooperation with the Indonesian National Air Carriers Association (INACA) to support region’s growing air cargo industry Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, 17th May 2017 – The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) will work with the Indonesian National Air Carriers Association (INACA) and other leading freight companies in Indonesia, including Garuda Indonesia, to support the region’s […]

WACO Pakistan member WWG Consolidators recognised with top customer award

Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, 15th May 2017 – WWG Consolidators Ltd (WWGC), the WACO member for Pakistan, has been recognised with the ‘Top Customer Award’ by International Airlines Group (IAG). The WACO System, an exclusive global freight network for independent freight forwarders, appointed WWGC as its member for Pakistan in October 2016. “This achievement reflects the […]

New Compliance Checker accelerates cargo flows through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Community initiative is looking for front runners to support project that improves data quality and speeds up processes at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Munich, Germany, Wednesday, 10th May 2017: A new online Compliance Checker, developed as part of Schiphol’s Smart Cargo Mainport Program, speeds up cargo flows by detecting data errors in air waybills. Developed as […]

ANTONOV gears up for global expansion and works with Dunlop Tyres to help maximise its capabilities

ANTONOV Airlines to open new global offices and is working with western suppliers for its fleet modernisation programme Munich, Germany, Tuesday, 9th May 2017 – ANTONOV Airlines will establish a presence in USA and Hong Kong as part of ongoing expansion plans. The Kyiv, Ukraine-headquartered carrier recently established a new office at London Stansted Airport […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT successfully transports two giant ship unloaders from UK to The Netherlands

The shipping line only had 28-year-old drawings of the units which made the project uniquely challenging Hamburg, Germany, Tuesday, 9th May 2017 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has successfully transported two giant ship unloaders, each weighing 870 metric tonnes and measuring 28.0m x 38.5m x 58.0m, from Tilbury, the UK to Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The heavy lift […]

Kerry Logistics acquires the majority stake of Tuvia Italia S.p.A. and enters the Italian freight forwarding and logistics market

Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday 9th May 2017 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has signed with Tuvia Group, Italian holding company, an agreement for the acquisition of the majority stake of Tuvia Italia S.p.A. as part of its ongoing expansion in Europe. Tuvia Italia S.p.A. is amongst […]

Charity War Child helps children in Yemen supported by Coyne Airways and ACS customers

Donations raised by air cargo customers are helping starving children caught up in Yemen’s ‘forgotten war’, which has displaced 3.1 million people London, UK, Tuesday, 9th May 2017 – Children in war-torn Yemen are receiving life-saving support from War Child UK, the charity for children affected by conflict, with help from customers of Coyne Airways […]

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 […]