On: 17/05/2013 12:50:29
DHL transported the new generation of Mercedes S-Class across Germany for its international premiere on 15th May. The luxury vehicle was flown from Stuttgart to Hamburg in an A300-600 DHL freight aircraft and unveiled to approximately 700 customers, retailers and journalist on May 15th.
On: 16/05/2013 09:53:52
Tony Tyler, Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), stated that aviation is key to Africa's future in the opening address of the IATA Aviation Day Africa, held last month.
On: 13/05/2013 12:29:40
The air cargo industry should be encouraged by new agreements between TIACA (The International Air Cargo Association) and ICAO (the International Civil Aviation Organisation) to work together on a number of strategic priorities.
On: 10/05/2013 17:08:41
In spite of a difficult year for Germany-based freight carrier Lufthansa Cargo, spokesperson Matthias Eberle was keen to highlight the good points of 2012 earlier this week.
On: 08/05/2013 16:25:35
Emirates SkyCargo was awarded the most coveted award of Cargo Airline of the year at the 30th Annual Air Cargo News awards evening last Saturday 27th April. The airline also achieved the Best Middle East Cargo Airline award for the 25th consecutive year.
On: 29/04/2013 14:34:09
Robert Mellin, head of supply and logistics at Swedish telecoms manufacturer Ericsson, has commented that surface transportation will take precedence over air cargo in the future.
On: 22/04/2013 17:24:41
The need to adopt e-freight was the primary focus at the Executive Summit of TIACA (The International Air Cargo Association), held in Dallas last week.
On: 18/04/2013 16:03:16
Kellogg, the global cereal company, this week announced its plans to take hundreds of its trucks off the road and increase its use of the Manchester Ship Canal to transport its products.
On: 11/04/2013 10:15:09
International economic indicators suggest that the world economy bottomed out in the third quarter of 2012. Since then, sea shipping is becoming a stronger competitor to air cargo, market analysis company Analytiqa has claimed.
On: 09/04/2013 10:51:23
IAG Cargo, the world’s seventh largest cargo carrier, have announced that flights to and from Colombo, Sri Lanka will commence next Monday 15th April. The route will be operated three times a week using a Boeing 777 aircraft and includes a stopover in the Maldives.
On: 09/04/2013 09:10:11
The EU has announced €66.7 million in grant funding for proposals to encourage a greener freight transport industry and ease road congestion.
On: 21/02/2013 11:28:51
January marked a downturn in the air cargo industry with traffic suffering significant year-on-year declines while air freight rates tumbled dramatically in previous months.
On: 18/02/2013 14:42:41
Exporting from Sheffield City has received a significant boost due to the creation of a new international freight terminal.
On: 13/02/2013 12:54:54
The European Union is partly funding an investigation into the creation of a rail and cargo link at Liège Airport in Belgium through its Trans-European Transport Network Executive Agency or TEN-T as it is more commonly known.
On: 11/02/2013 12:11:23
With 300 additional lanes added across Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South Africa, UPS is on course to expand its ocean freight services.
On: 31/01/2013 11:24:18
By offering more less than container load (LCL) sea freight services, DHL Global Forwarding hope to step up their multimodel transport services whilst also reducing its CO2 emission by 62 percent.
On: 29/01/2013 11:14:45
UPS, one of the leading international air cargo carriers, is gearing up for Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. This year the company is particularly preparing for high season at Miami International Airport where are up to 28 million fresh flower stems are being shipped to US states during Valentine’s Day season alone.
On: 25/01/2013 14:28:27
DHL is on course to add four new freighters to its international air freight fleet. The new aircraft will be supplied by the Air Transport Service Group (ATSG) and are said to arrive this month.
On: 23/01/2013 15:29:11
The Czech government and Qatar Airways maybe shaking hands over the sale of Czech Airlines soon. According to Air Cargo Week, Czech Airlines was currently struggling.
On: 22/01/2013 10:54:21
Lufthansa Cargo recently reported a significant drop in air cargo volumes which may have been cause by the falling demand for air freight services and the general economic depression of the last year.
On: 17/01/2013 09:30:44
The German air freight operator, Fraport, reported a decline in cargo volumes in 2012. Only 2.1 million tonnes had been handled at its home airport in Frankfurt am Main. However, Fraport recently noticed a rise in volumes.
On: 10/01/2013 10:33:55
According to IATA, air freight traffic increased by an astonishing 2.4 percent around November/December time due to a high demand for shopping deliveries in time for Christmas.
On: 07/01/2013 15:32:59
DHL Global Forwarding has expanded its sea freight force by bringing in DHL SEAIR services for eight new destinations in Africa.
On: 03/01/2013 10:31:04
Yesterday, UPS announced the launch of its new time-sensitive, international heavyweight air freight service, the UPS Worldwide Express Saver.
On: 17/12/2012 12:13:43
DHL Freight is on course to expand its freight network. The company recently opened an office near Almaty, Kazakhstan. The new premises are located at two major transport ways – the Transport Corridor Europe Caucasus Asia (TRACEA) and the Great Almaty Circle Motor Road (BAKAD), making it a key hub between Europe, Russia and China.
On: 13/12/2012 12:40:47
According to the latest IATA reports, the air freight industry is currently struggling to adapt to change and new competition.
On: 10/12/2012 15:56:57
Have you heard about our air freight specials? Every now and then Transglobal Express offers special rates to our customers. These rates will include further discounts to our current offers.
On: 06/12/2012 10:33:20
DHL recently opened a new freight shipping facility at Miami International Airport. The new 140,000 square foot hub is especially aimed at catering for Latin American and Caribbean customers.
On: 03/12/2012 16:24:44
Weeks after hurricane Sandy hit the east coast of the USA, air cargo volumes still appear to decline.
On: 29/11/2012 15:46:04
FedEx Express have announced an increase in air cargo capacities in Canada. A new flight will connect the U.S. city of Memphis with the Canadian Edmonton International Airport (EIA) in the province of Alberta.
On: 27/11/2012 09:14:35
A new sea freight port is going to open at London Gateway which is said to reduce road and rail haulage. It will feature road and rail links provided by Roadways Container Logistics as well as a deepwater access point.
On: 22/11/2012 15:03:26
The South African fruit trader, Capespan, has received its first sea freight container filled with nectarines and peaches. All fruits are of high quality and were organically grown in South Africa.
On: 14/11/2012 09:15:24
The German airline, airberlin, has filed a court case against the Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH.
On: 07/11/2012 10:26:40
A week after Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast of the United States of America, sea freight ports near New York and New Jersey are slowly starting to reopen.
On: 02/11/2012 10:54:23
The Australian airline and freight forwarder, Qantas has announced a change in direction due to a major loss of $245 million in the financial year 2011/12. From now on, the company will focus on developing its air cargo sector.
On: 25/10/2012 11:49:25
After huge losses in 2011, Korean Air Lines Co. is finally returning a profit again. The airline and cargo company achieved a net income KRW 340 billion (US $310 million) – a huge success considering the loss of KRW 536.3 billion in 2011.
On: 23/10/2012 11:45:49
Located in East Germany, Leipzig/Halle Airport is on its way of becoming the second most important freight gateway after Frankfurt am Main.
On: 19/10/2012 13:23:15
A £300m redevelopment project may bring back the old days of glory for Liverpool’s sea freight sector.
On: 17/10/2012 15:04:47
Scandinavian air cargo forwarder, Finnair, has reported that it will use lightweight unit load devices in the future.
On: 15/10/2012 11:28:47
UPS recently announced the launch of its latest air freight flight connection between Zhengzhou in Central North China and the South Korean city of Incheon.
On: 10/10/2012 09:13:39
Dachser has opened its doors to the Asian air freight market. The German logistics concern recently established its first joint venture in Vietnam.
On: 05/10/2012 11:58:42
A recent study published by Boeing, predicts the air freight market to grow annually by approximately 5.2 percent over the next twenty years.
On: 27/09/2012 12:00:47
The Baltic Exchange’s sea freight index dropped dramatically because of a lack in trade volumes of small panamax vessels. As a result, the overall index fell by 1.44 percent.
On: 25/09/2012 14:42:36
Transglobal Express, one of the leading UK courier and freight forwarding companies, has donated £5,000 to The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity.
On: 21/09/2012 16:20:10
As one of the leading worldwide providers of freight transportation, DHL Global Forwarding also services Australia. The freight forwarder recently confirmed expansion plans involving a new A$45.8m facility near Sydney.
On: 18/09/2012 12:22:34
Whilst other air cargo carriers suffer from volume drops and declining revenue streams, Malaysia’s AirAsia shows a track record predicting a potential freight traffic increase.
On: 13/09/2012 15:41:28
Air China Cargo is going to start flying freight to Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam. The new flights route is going to replace some of Air China Cargo’s freight flights to Frankfurt Airport enabling the carrier to expands its air freight services in Europe.
On: 11/09/2012 16:23:28
Last week, UPS opened a new freight forwarding facility in Halifax, Canada.
On: 06/09/2012 08:42:25
Transglobal Express offers a wide range of various air freight services which come in handy when shipping urgent goods. Sending freight by air is not only one of the quickest methods of parcel delivery, but it is also safe and can be very cost-efficient.
On: 03/09/2012 13:16:06
Only one month until the 26th International Air Cargo Forum and Exposition (ACF) takes place in Atlanta, USA. More than 200 exhibitors and over 5,000 TIACA delegates will be present at the conference which will be hosted in Georgia’s capital from 2nd until 4th October.
On: 31/08/2012 15:07:11
DHL Global Forwarding recently launched its new Global Multinational Gateway in the port city of Busan in South Korea. The opening coincided with the launch of 13 new Less than Container load (LCL) sea freight services.
On: 29/08/2012 16:17:39
In effort to expand its air cargo services, FedEx Express announced the use of a new freighter which will transport freight by air form Memphis to Querétaro in Central Mexico.
On: 23/08/2012 16:00:48
Chattanooga Airport is on the rise of becoming one of the most important air cargo gateways in the United States.
On: 20/08/2012 13:04:32
The European freight forwarder, DAMCO, recently published its half-year results which revealed an increase of air freight tonnage of 135 percent.
On: 16/08/2012 14:50:09
Virgin Atlantic Cargo recently released its formidable results for the financial year 2011/12. The air freight carrier managed to increase its freight revenue by 7 percent compared to 2011.
On: 08/08/2012 13:24:26
The air freight carrier, Cathay Pacific Airways, recently published its worst revenue figures since the outbreak of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003.
On: 06/08/2012 16:21:13
Since earlier this year, the freight forwarder, Saudia Cargo, has had an impressive track record transporting over 251,500 tons of air cargo.
On: 31/07/2012 14:51:05
The international freight forwarder, DHL, wants to conquer to the Brazilian automotive industry by opening up a new Automotive Competence Centre in Sao Paulo.
On: 27/07/2012 13:11:07
Today, Heathrow airport published an update on the excess baggage allowance for its passengers.
On: 25/07/2012 15:25:13
Freighter Forwarder, Davis Turner, has decided to acquire a 7,000m2 cross dock warehouse near Coleshill, Birmingham with the aim to expand its ocean freight services and handle the growing European services.
On: 24/07/2012 09:48:33
Sending goods by air freight is not only a quick delivery method, it is also extremely cost-efficient and reliable, especially when shipping bulky or heavy-weight items. The following article explains the advantages of using an air freight service.
On: 18/07/2012 16:07:46
This year, Shetland Transport and Gray & Adams are celebrating nearly 20 years of doing business together. In fact, the freight forwarder, Shetland Transport recently bought a new batch of Gray & Adams temperature-controlled 13.6m long ThermoKing trailers in order to send shipments across the North Sea.
On: 16/07/2012 14:57:23
Air Malta has made a EUR 3.5 million investment in its new ground service equipment. The air freight services provider aims at modernising and optimising its equipment in order to provide customers with high quality product packages.
On: 12/07/2012 10:23:53
Two days ago, Rolls-Royce received a major order from the Colombian air freight carrier, Avianca. The £180 million order includes the supply of four new Airbus A330 aircraft.
On: 09/07/2012 15:20:13
The freight forwarder, NYK, recently helped with the transport of a monument for the Japanese victims of last year’s Christchurch earthquake.
On: 04/07/2012 16:47:39
The International Air transport Association (IATA) recently published new research depicting a decrease in air freight traffic.
On: 02/07/2012 11:32:44
UPS Freight has announced a general rate increase by 5.9 percent. This will affect non-contractual shipments going to the USA, Canada and Mexico.
On: 29/06/2012 15:03:08
Scotland’s whisky industry is currently experiencing an economical boost, thanks to the freight services by DB Schenker and J.G. Russells.
On: 28/06/2012 12:08:30
Yesterday, DHL Global Freight Forwarding launched its new LCL (less-than-container load) ocean freight service connecting major sea ports in Chennai, Japan with New Delhi, India.
On: 27/06/2012 11:41:47
• Company achieves accreditation after first assessment by Investors in People
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On: 26/06/2012 11:18:59
TNT Express announced that it is going to relocate its air cargo operations for Berlin to Berlin Schönefeld – the future location of the news Berlin Brandenburg “Willy Brandt” Airport.
On: 25/06/2012 12:44:42
On Sunday, Qatar Airways announced that it will not place any further orders at next month’s air show in Farnborough.
On: 22/06/2012 14:38:55
The Baltic Exchange recently reported a dramatic increase in the main sea freight index and tracking rates for the shipping of dry commodities.
On: 21/06/2012 14:33:32
DB Schenker Logistics, has achieved Platinum Membership with Cargo 2000, the leading air cargo industry quality standard.
On: 19/06/2012 09:41:32
Jade Cargo, China’s first air freight venture which is partly owned by Lufthansa Cargo, is going to be liquidated due to financial problems.