Press releases

Freight Brokers to work with new fashion retailer PEP&CO

Global wholesale courier broker Freight Brokers to handle new fashion high street chain PEP&CO’s international Production shipments Read the full story here

TIACA welcomes WCO’s new security framework as part of global standardization for Advance Data

TIACA has welcomed the WCO Council’s adoption of important updates to its SAFE Framework of Standards to Secure and Facilitate Global Trade. Read the full story here

Gary Wilcock, Kerry Logistics MD of Europe, passes away aged 54

It is with great sadness that Kerry Logistics announces the passing away of Gary Wilcock, Managing Director (MD) of Europe, on Sunday 21st of June 2015, aged 54, after a short battle against cancer. Read the full statement here

EDA and SESAR Deployment Manager seal cooperation

Jorge Domecq, Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency (EDA), and Massimo Garbini, Managing Director of the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Read the full story here

Multimodal and FTA announce new awards and seminar partnership for 2016 and beyond

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) and Multimodal are teaming up to launch new awards categories and more seminars at next year’s show. Click here to read the full press release

SESAR Deployment Manager delivers first Air Traffic Management Infrastructure Deployment Programme concerning 3 billion euro

Massimo Garbini, Managing Director of SESAR Deployment Manager, formally delivered the first SESAR Deployment Programme to the Directorate General for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission (DG MOVE) today. Read the full story here

New online fashion label Finery London partners with Freight Brokers

Global wholesale courier broker Freight Brokers is supporting the growing fashion brand to carry international Production orders Read the full story here

Richard Charles interview with International Transport Journal

Richard Charles, Executive Director, The WACO System, was recently interviewed by the editor of the International Transport Journal. Read the full story here

IJS Global boosts management team and opens new branches

Global freight forwarder IJS Global opens new branches in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and Luxembourg and appoints new ocean freight director Read the full story here

HANSA HEAVY LIFT safely launches 900 metric ton megayacht for its world premiere in Turkey

HHL Valparaiso’s two 700 ton cranes have lifted a new luxury yacht built by Sunrise Yachtsfrom the dock to the sea for its world premiere in Antalya/Turkey Read the full story here

House of Holland delivers globally with help from Freight Brokers

British fashion brand House of Holland to work with international wholesale courier broker Freight Brokers for worldwide e-deliveries Read the full story here

Kerry Logistics to support House of Fraser’s China expansion

House of Fraser, the UK’s premium department store group has teamed up with the Asia logistics specialist for its store and on-line launch into the Chinese market Read the full story here

WIN: Air France KLM Cargo achieves first export e-AWB from Saudi Arabia

Jeddah-based independent forwarder Express Forwarding Services (EFS), a member of the WCA Family and long-time user of the WIN IT connectivity platform, has made the first ever e-AWBs shipments on Air France KLM Cargo out of Saudi Arabia. Read the full story here

Kerry Logistics opens new office in Portugal

Kerry Logistics has opened a new office in Portugal as part of on-going expansion plans across Europe. Click here to read the full story

WIN: E-freight champion calls for paradigm shift in technology and a manifesto for change

John DeBenedette, Managing Director (MD) of online platform for independent forwarders, WIN, has challenged air freight bosses to urgently adopt a technology manifesto for change  Read the full story here

Shinji Kitamura joins The WACO System Board

Global independent freight network The WACO System has welcomed Shinji Kitamura to its Board of Directors. Read the full story here

IJS Global opens new office in Switzerland

Logistics solutions provider IJS Global opens new Zurich office as part of on-going expansion programme Read the full story here

Industry and regulators share advance data concerns at TIACA summit

Industry must continue to work closely with regulators to ensure impending advance data rules enhance security without impeding cargo flows, delegates at TIACA’s Executive Summit (ES) heard today.   Click here to read the full story

TIACA TO TAKE THE LEAD WITH DYNAMIC ADVOCACY AND ENHANCED VALUE PROPOSITION FOR MEMBERS

TIACA’s new leaders have pledged to drive the air freight advocacy agenda, boost the Association’s membership base, and grow its education program, delegates at the Executive Summit (ES) heard today. Read the full story here

Toronto to host TIACA Air Cargo Forum

TIACA’s 2018 Air Cargo Forum will take place in Toronto, Canada, Secretary General Doug Brittin announced today.   Click here to read the full story

Brazilian Ambassador to take part in TIACA’s Executive Summit

TIACA has invited His Excellency, Ambassador Helio Vitor Ramos Filho of Brazil in Miami,  to address a workshop examining the challenges for air cargo in the Brazilian market at TIACA’s Executive Summit on the 20th of May.   Read the full story here

Sanjiv Edward and Sebastiaan Scholte to head up TIACA Board

Sanjiv Edward, Head of Cargo Business at Delhi International Airport has been named as the next Chairman of TIACA, with Sebastiaan Scholte, CEO of Jan de Rijk Logistics named Vice Chairman. Read the full story here

Multimodal 2015 Seminars

Meantime Communications Director Julian Pryke hosted some of the Multimodal 2015 seminars at the Birmingham NEC from 28th to 30th April 2015. Over 290 exhibitors were visited by over 8,500 delegates at the show. Next year’s Multimodal is from 10th to 12th May 2016. Click on the top image to download the presentations. Click on […]

Cologne to host TIACA’s next Air Cargo Professional Development Workshop

TIACA’s next Air Cargo Professional Development Workshop, aimed at growing management skills for air cargo professionals, will take place in Cologne, Germany from 22nd to 24th June 2015. Read the full story here

Innovation takes centre stage at record breaking Multimodal show

Over 8500 supply chain leaders visited Multimodal 2015 last week and took part in three days of logistics master classes Read the full story here

MULTIMODAL: UK WINS VITAL CONTAINER CONCESSIONS TO KEEP TRADE FLOWING

As container ships grow ever larger – vessels of 24,000 TEU are now on the drawing board – the risk posed by overloading grows greater too. Read the full story here

MULTIMODAL: GREEN IS GOOD, BUT IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BOTTOM LINE

The Co-op may have won a Multimodal Environmental Contribution award this week for shifting 35,000 tonnes of food deliveries from road to rail – but future policy will be dictated by transport providers’ costs and performance, not just their green credentials.   Read the full story here

MULTIMODAL AWARD ACKNOWLEDGES CO-OPERATIVE’S CARBON-BUSTING SWITCH TO RAIL

The Co-operative Food has won a significant award for environmental stewardship after switching flows of products off the roads and on to the UK rail network.   Read the full story here

MULTIMODAL: RAIL NOW KEEPING URGENT DELIVERIES ON THE MOVE

Freight trains are now carrying more intermodal traffic, mainly fast-moving consumer goods, around the UK than coal. But more work is needed if rail operators are to wean more customers off road transport and “green” the supply chain, a seminar at the Multimodal exhibition in Birmingham heard on Tuesday. Read the full story here. 

MULTIMODAL: SOARING E-TAIL NEEDS A NEW SUPPLY CHAIN MODEL

E-commerce penetration in the UK is the highest in the world at 15%. This figure could soar to 40% by 2024, visitors to the Multimodal exhibition at Birmingham’s NEC were told this afternoon, presenting serious supply chain and environmental challenges. Read the full story here.  

CRESEADA INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATES 30 YEARS IN LOGISTICS

Nigerian-based logistics specialist Creseada International is celebrating 30 years of delivering trusted supply chain solutions for customers globally. Read the full story here

Larry Coyne Honoured With Lifetime Achievement Award

Larry Coyne, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and founder of all-cargo carrier Coyne Airways, has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Coyne, who founded Coyne Airways 22 years ago, picked up the Cargo Airline of the Year award at a dinner in central London, UK, on Saturday, 25th April 2015.  Read the full story here […]

Jim Jackson welcomed to the TIACA Hall of Fame

Miami, FL, USA, Tuesday, 21st April, 2015 – James ‘Jim’ Jackson, a driving force behind the standardization of Aircraft Unit Load Devices (ULD) and the supporting aircraft and ground-handling technical requirements, has been welcomed to The International Air Cargo Association’s (TIACA) Hall of Fame. Jim is an air-cargo handling and logistics innovator, a lifelong champion […]

TIACA promotes phased approach for Advance Data regulations to keep shipments moving

Miami, FL, USA, Monday, 20th April 2015 – Pre-loading advance cargo information (PLACI) initiatives undertaken by the US, EU, and Canada since the 2010 “Yemen incident” have proved that using Advance Data for civil aviation risk assessment provides an additional layer of security.   Regulators must continue to work closely with all members of the […]

China Railway Import and Export Company and Kerry Logistics (China) Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement

China Railway Import and Export Company (“China Railway”) and Kerry Logistics (China) Investment Limited (“Kerry Logistics (China)”), a subsidiary of Kerry Logistics Network Limited (“Kerry Logistics”, stock code 636.HK) announced it had signed a strategic cooperation agreement at a ceremony held on 3 April 2015 in Beijing. Read the full story here

WIN: Thai freight forwarders gather to mobilize e-AWB

A successful e-freight workshop held in Bangkok at the beginning of April has inspired the Thai air cargo community to speed up e-AWB adoption in the country. Read the full story here

The WACO System welcomes new members in Africa and Asia

Kenya-based supply chain specialist Freight In Time to represent six East African countries in the network, and Spence Maldives Pvt Ltd to be The WACO System member for the Maldives Read the full story here

Shippers share supply chain best practice at Multimodal seminars

Over 8000 supply chain decision makers are expected to visit over 300 exhibitors in three weeks’ time Read the full story here

Engineering expertise enables HANSA HEAVY LIFT to safely load exceptionally long fractionator column in Italy

Crowds turn out in the port of Ortona to welcome HHL Lagos, one of the largest vessels to ever berth at the Italian port Read the full story here

Multimodal 2015 launches achievement awards and gears up for record attendance

Multimodal 2015 is set to be the biggest in the show’s eight-year history, as its Awards evening grows to include categories celebrating young people and women Read the full story here

Joerg Roehl appointed to manage APAC region for HANSA HEAVY LIFT

HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Joerg Roehl to manage its business in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Read the full story here

TIACA Workshop Inspires Next Generation of Air Cargo Leaders

 Miami, USA, Wednesday, 11th March 2015 – TIACA’s latest Professional Development Workshop, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, has inspired participants to see a bright future in air cargo. The three-day program, held at the end of February in conjunction with Air Cargo Africa, attracted 18 participants from across the airfreight supply chain for an interactive […]

Kerry Logistics sponsors UK soccer team

Kerry Logistics backs soccer team local to its Leeds UK facilities Read the full story here

Coyne Airways appoints KIWI Logistics as new GSA in Singapore

Coyne Airways has appointed KIWI Logistics Cargo GSA as its General Sales Agent in Singapore. Read the full story here

Multimodal 2015 Seminar brochure

Multimodal 2015 Seminars brochure. Click on the front page to read the full programme and see biographies.

TIACA and The Cool Chain Association stage back-to-back events in Miami

The Cool Chain Association and TIACA co-locate summits during the week of the 19th of May in Miami Read the full story here

TIACA Times Spring 2015 issue now out

Drones, screening technology, the quest for e-freight, biofuels and news, views and interviews from TIACA all in the latest issue of TIACA Times. Click on the front cover to read the full issue.  

HANSA HEAVY LIFT grows Asia footprint

HANSA HEAVY LIFT opens new office in Shanghai/China as part of ongoing global expansion Read the full story here

BFS & WIN Partner to promote e-AWB in Thailand

In an effort to increase transmission of electronic AWB data in Thailand, Bangkok Flight Services, the largest handler at the country’s main cargo airport BKK and WIN, an e-platform for independent forwarders, have joined forces to overcome barriers. Read more here

Retailers share supply chain innovation at Multimodal 2015

Green initiatives, omnichannel opportunities, and compliance will top the agenda at the UK and Ireland’s leading logistics show Read the full story here

ITS Marine boss Alasdair MacMillan appointed Careers at Sea ambassador

Recruitment specialist ITS Marine’s Managing Director, Alasdair MacMillan, to champion careers in the Merchant Navy at his first Ambassador workshop. Read the full story here

HANSA HEAVY LIFT boosts management team

HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Maximilian Harmstorf as Head of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, based in Hamburg/Germany. Read the full story here

Latin America on the agenda at TIACA Executive Summit

London, UK Monday 26th January 2015 – Supply Chain Strategies for Latin America and the Caribbean will top the agenda at TIACA’s Executive Summit and Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Miami, USA, from the 19th to 21st May 2015. The conference, at the Conrad Hotel, will also tackle issues and look at regulations affecting its […]

Marine recruitment specialist ITS Marine partners with IMarEST

Global marine recruitment consultants ITS Marine has extended its international reach by partnering with the world’s leading body for marine professionals, the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology (IMarEST). Read the full story here

IJS Global and H.Essers announce new strategic partnership

Global forwarder IJS Global is teaming up with Brussels-based logistics provider H.Essers. Read the full story here

Multimodal 2015 opens for registration and announces speaker line up

The UK and Ireland’s leading logistics show, Multimodal, has opened online registration and announced its Seminar speaker line-up. Read the full story here

HANSA HEAVY LIFT AGREES NEW FINANCE DEAL

HANSA HEAVY LIFT announces the completion of a long-term financial agreement with itscore banking group for its fleet of Heavy Lift vessels. Read the full story here

The Transit Group speeds shipment process with IVS’s e-Waybill solution powered by WIN

The Transit Group in South Africa is using software by IVS to produce electronic Security Declarations and take advantage of WIN’s connectivity to 90 airlines. Read the full story here

Kerry Logistics and Puninar Logistics’ Shareholders Form Joint Venture for Business Expansion in Indonesia

Kerry Logistics, a leading logistics service provider in Asia, today announced the formation of a new joint venture – Kerry-Puninar Logistics, with the shareholders of PT Puninar Saranaraya (“Puninar Logistics”), one of Indonesia’s largest logistics companies for business expansion in Indonesia. Read the full story here

TIACA calls for risk-based approach to security as US issues new freighter regulations

Miami, FL, USA, Wednesday 14th January 2015 – TIACA members have been advised that recently released updates to Security Programs for all-cargo aircraft in the USA must be implemented by February 16th, 2015. The updated Security Programs , issued by the United States Transport Security Administration (TSA) on December 29th, 2014, affect all US and […]

D.T. Gruelle avoids airline surcharge using QuestaWeb’s e-AWB solution powered by WIN

WIN e-platform helps deliver efficiencies for independent forwarder D.T. Gruelle. To read full story click here

Global recruitment specialist ITS Marine boosts management team

Global recruitment specialist ITS Marine has appointed industry expert David Rogers as Business Manager, Technical Ship Management. Read the full story here

Kerry Logistics expands international freight forwarding footprint in Middle East and Canada

Kerry Logistics Network Ltd (“Kerry Logistics”; Stock Code 636.HK), has announced two strategic acquisitions to expand its business in the Middle East and Canada. Read the full story here

HANSA HEAVY LIFT vessel sails open hatch to deliver tall cranes

HANSA HEAVY LIFT’s 3D software simulates lift before the voyage to ensure safe loading and installation during discharge of three cranes. Read the full story here 

Multimodal face lift for 2015

Multimodal is ringing in the changes with a fresh logo, new web site, and an innovative registration system. Read the full story here 

The WACO System continues Latin America growth with new Panama member

Global independent freight network The WACO System has appointed General Cargo S.A as its new member in Panama. Read the full story here

Kerry Logistics boosts Supply Chain Solutions team with two new managers

Kerry Logistics has expanded its Supply Chain Solutions team after a series of strong business wins and customer demand for sophisticated solutions to increasingly complex logistical requirements. Read the full story here 

The WACO System expands Latin America presence with new Mexico member

Universal Cargo M, S.A De C.V. has joined global freight management network The WACO System as its member in Mexico. Read the full story here    

Rosewood Pets teams up with Kerry Logistics for Supply Chain Asia Solutions

Rosewood Pets has teamed up with Kerry Logistics to manage imports from China supported by the supply chain specialist’s Virtual Buying Office (VBO). Read the full story here 

Kerry Logistics – First Hong Kong Company to Win Global Logistics Provider of the Year

Kerry Logistics Network Limited (“Kerry Logistics”; Stock Code 636.HK), a leading logistics service provider in Asia, has been named Global and Regional Logistics Provider of the Year at the Payload Asia Awards in Singapore. Read the full story here 

E-Freight Champion Joins TIACA Board

John DeBenedette, Managing Director of forwarder IT platform Worldwide Information Network (WIN), boosts technology expertise on The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)’s Board.  Read the full story here

The WACO System Joins WiseTech Global’s WiseIndustry Partner Program

Members of the global management network to benefit from single-platform software solution Read the full story here

Aurora Air International establishes new world headquarters at MidAmerica St.Louis Airport

Carlos Smith, President of Aurora Air International, today announced the airline’s intentions to establish its new world headquarters at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport.  In a Skype briefing from San Diego, California, Mr. Smith joined the MidAmerica St. Louis booth at the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) Air Cargo Forum (ACF) 2014 to announce the company’s […]

TIACA Rolls Out Professional Development Workshop Program At Air Cargo Forum

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Air Cargo Leaders Call For Collaboration As TIACA’s ACF Opens in Seoul

The air cargo industry must work closely with regulators to deliver safe, reliable, efficient global trade, delegates at The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)’s Air Cargo Forum heard today Read the full story here

TIACA Times Fall 2014

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Kerry Logistics expands international freight forwarding operations in Oceania

Kerry Logistics Expands IFF Operations with new joint ventures in Australia and New Zealand

HANSA HEAVY LIFT RESCUES STRANDED SEAFARERS

HHL Elbe rescues couple from Red Sea after their catamaran capsizes

New registration system boosts Multimodal networking opportunities

Multimodal embraces social media solution for next year’s show as stand sales top 70%

TSA Administrator John Pistole to speak at TIACA’s Air Cargo Forum

John Pistole, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) US Department Homeland Security Administrator, will address delegates at TIACA’s Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Seoul, Korea, on October 8th. Read the full story here

HANSA HEAVY LIFT’s Engineering Know-How Helps to Safely Deliver an Exceptionally Long reactor

HHL Richards Bay successfully discharged two reactors, one measuring 56 meters long, at the Port of New Orleans/ USA, at the beginning of August 2014. Read the full story here

WACO and Drewry expand air freight market cooperation

Independent specialist advisors Drewry and global forwarder network The WACO System have expanded their cooperation agreement to include exchanging and sharing market intelligence in the air cargo market. Read the full story here

TIACA Strengthens Its Board With E-freight Expertise from Kale

Amar More, Senior Vice President (SVP), Kale Logistics Solutions, has joined The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)’s board to help support wider adoption of e-freight. Read the full story here  

TIACA TIMES Summer 2014

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The WACO System Snaps Into Action To Move Giant Crocodiles

Two saltwater crocodiles have taken a 12,000 km trip to a new home with help from Mainfreight International in Australia and Freightworks in the UAE. Read the full story here

HANSA HEAVY LIFT grows Latin American Presence

HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Platetrade S.A. to support its Sao Paulo/Brazil office as part of the ongoing development of its agency network. Read the full story here

TIACA’s First Professional Development Workshop A Success

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)’s inaugural air freight-specific educational workshop heralded a success by students. Read the full story here

TIACA Welcomes End To Burden Of Screening Reporting

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has applauded a move by US regulators towards a more risk-based approach to air cargo screening. Read the full story here

HANSA HEAVY LIFT announces Steven Neuendorff as new Head of Americas

HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Steven Neuendorff as Head of Americas, based at its regional headquarters in Houston. Read the full story here

Kerry Logistics Wins Double Accolades for Second Year Running at The 28th AFSCA Awards

Kerry Logistics, a leading logistics service provider in Asia, was again honoured with two prestigious  awards at The 28th Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA) last night in Shanghai, winning Best Road Haulier – Asia and Best Logistics Service Provider – Project Cargo Read the full story here

Two new African members for The WACO System

Global freight management network The WACO System has welcomed WorldNet Logistics (Mocambique) Lda and WorldNet Logistics (Namibia) (Pty) Ltd as new members. Read the full story here

TIACA’s Air Cargo Forum Puts The Focus On Cooperation

Industry leaders and business innovators will join The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) at its October event in Seoul, as part of the Breaking Barriers, Creating Opportunities Conference. Read the full story here  

Streetwear brand Carhartt Work in Progress teams up with Kerry Logistics to streamline Asia distribution network

Kerry Logistics has secured a contract with Carhartt Work In Progress to help streamline the streetwear brand’s Asia distribution network. Read the full story here

Air Freight Forwarders Urge Feds to Resolve Small Business Issues Before Implementing New International Air Cargo Data and Screening Rules

A coalition of associations representing air freight forwarding companies is calling on the federal government to solicit input from small and medium sized forwarders before expanding the Air Cargo Advanced Screening (ACAS) program. Read the full story here 

Coyne Warns Carriers Must Embrace Change To Survive

Coyne warns carriers must embrace change to survive

Kerry Logistics lightens the load for British Designer Tom Dixon

Lighting, furniture and accessories design brand Tom Dixon has teamed up with Kerry Logistics to help support its global expansion. Read the full story here

Multimodal 2014 breaks records

Multimodal 2014 was the biggest in the show’s seven-year history, with over 290 exhibitors welcoming over 7100 visitors in Birmingham last week. Read the full story here

Multimodal told- new box weighing rules will save lives

A new UN code of practice requiring container weights to be verified before shipping will enter into force in July 2016. If the issue sounds dull and procedural, it is nothing of the kind. Read the full story here

Multimodal hears how cargo is squeezed out of airport capacity debate

Addressing Multimodal’s first air freight seminar, arranged by The Loadstar, Chris Welsh, director of global and European policy at the Freight Transport Association (FTA), said Howard Davies’s Airports Commission was considering the UK’s urgent lack of airport capacity only from the passenger perspective. Read the full story here 

Royal seal of approval for Multimodal charity support

HRH The Princess Royal, patron of Transaid, paid warm tribute at Multimodal today to the charity’s pioneering work in final-mile delivery. Read the full story here