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By: Transglobal Express Date: 25/06/2015 14:16 Category: Air Freight
It has been reported that Air China Cargo, China Cargo Airlines and China Southern Cargo are due to merge together to form Asia’s largest airfreight carrier. The reveal came this week from deputy director of China’s Civil Aviation Administration, Zhou Laizhen. Air China Cargo is currently a joint project between Air China and Cathay Pacific. It now owns three Boeing 747-400 freighters, in addition to eight B777Fs. Once it takes on the delivery of additional 777s, it has been said th... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 24/06/2015 11:08 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
DHL Global Fowarding has recently appointed Thomas Tieber as its new chief executive for ASEAN and South Asia. Starting earlier this month, Tieber took on the role having previous experience in managing the business in Thailand, as well as looking after operations in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The new role will see Tieber manage operations in Cambodia, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Phillippines. Being based in Thailand, Tieber will report to the Chief Executive ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 23/06/2015 14:41 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
UPS recently announced its plans to build a new healthcare distribution facility in Roermond, the Netherlands. The new facility is expected to be 28,000 square metres in size to take growing demand into consideration. The Roermond facility is part of UPS’s plan to expand its services, with a scheduled finish date of January 2016. It has been said that up to 200 jobs will be created as a result of the new facility which offers short transit times to global destinations due to its close loc... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 19/06/2015 14:55 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
TNT is due to introduce seven brand new 3.5 tonne electric delivery vehicles in and around Amsterdam and Rotterdam. The new vehicles, to be purchased from BD Auto, will replace the current standard vehicles, enabling TNT to save 24,000 litres of diesel and 76 tonnes of CO2 emissions each year. Managing Director for TNT Benelux, Erik Uljee, has said: “The partnership…is part of TNT’s corporate responsibility agenda and meets the objective of our Outlook strategy to increase ef... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 17/06/2015 15:29 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
UPS Capital, the subsidiary of UPS which offers supply chain insurance, has revealed it has bought Parcel Pro -a logistics provider to the jewellery and watches industries. The recent move will bring UPS Capital’s insurance offerings and Parcel Pro’s expertise in shipping luxury goods together. Ronald Chang, President of UPS Capital, has said: “The synergies between UPS Capital and Parcel Pro will greatly benefit customers shipping high-value products. Many jewellery retailers... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 10/06/2015 11:34 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
DHL Global Forwarding has recently begun shipping the first components from the Airbus plant located in Hamburg Finkenweder, to the newly built plant in Mobile, Alabama, USA. DHL Industrial Projects has developed a multimodal transport concept for Airbus which will see its larger components of the A320 group in addition to 1,000 sea freight containers which are due to cross the Atlantic. Nikola Hagleitner, CEO of Industrial Projects for DHL Global Forwarding has said: “Transport manageme... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 02/06/2015 15:39 Category: Press
At Transglobal Express, we understand the importance of keeping our employees hydrated throughout the working day. We use AquAid’s water dispensers to help keep our members of staff energised to work at their very best all day. With the help of AquAid our company is able to help those less fortunate than ourselves. Every purchase we make through them equals one donation to the Africa Trust. The donated funds are used to help build ‘Elephant Pumps’ - these are a modified vers... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 01/06/2015 16:18 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
DHL has announced its plans to invest $108 million in expanding its Americas hub facility situated at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport (CVG) in the bid to meet “the demands of continued growth in international e-commerce and global trade.” The world renowned company has said that the expansion will provide further opportunity to accommodate additional aircraft, warehouse space and new equipment to provide the capacity for sorting shipments in addition to the unloading and re... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 26/05/2015 15:48 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
DPD Germany has now introduced Saturday deliveries as a standard option for around 90% of the German population which will include both cities and rural areas. The following months will see DPD extend the offering to the whole of Germany, improving the convenience of parcel delivery for its customers. The parcel delivery company is primarily looking to double its market share to 15% by the year 2020. DPD Germany’s Chief Executive, Boris Winklemann, has said: “The successful introdu... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 22/05/2015 10:48 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
DHL has revealed its plans to improve Berlin’s parcel options. The parcel delivery company has claimed its “densest network of alternative delivery options in Germany…will be found in Berlin” by the end of 2016. DHL plans include expanding its current base of 180 units to 500, increasing its capacity to process up to 50,000 parcels per day. It also expects to introduce thousands of parcel box units in apartment buildings, specifically “across the entire urban regi... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 20/05/2015 11:22 Category: Air Freight
Asia Pacific airlines has recently revealed it operated at a close break-even during 2014. Statistics released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) show that aspects such as competition from others, excess capacity and high fuel costs acted as “drag” on the results outcome. The AAPA has said: “Although air cargo markets were also not spared from persistent yield pressure, the upswing in demand helped lift cargo revenue to a combined total of $20.8 billion for th... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 15/05/2015 11:35 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
UPS has recently announced that Kiala locations situated in Belgium will be rebranded as UPS Access Points. This decision comes as part of UPS’s continuing efforts to integrate into the Kiala network and therefore being able to offer convenience to online retailers and consumers in Belgium. The partnership between UPS Access Point and the Kiala network allows consumers to collect their shipments at their own convenience. Consumers are also able to arrange the reschedule of their deliverie... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 07/05/2015 10:43 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
DPD has revealed its plans to invest approximately £150 million into its services and depots located within the UK over the next five years. It has been said that the plans will see DPD open an additional 10 depots, therefore creating at least 750 new jobs. DPD’s CEO, Dwain McDonald, unveiled the new £150 million investment plan during a recent visit to the company’s Raunds facility. McDonald commented: “Our record over the last five years speaks for itself with re... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 06/05/2015 14:39 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
American parcel delivery giant UPS has recently come to the agreement to buy renewable natural gas (RNG) to supply to its US delivery vehicles from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. The new agreement “signifies UPS’s plan to significantly expand its use of renewable natural gas for its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet. Clean Energy Fuels is the exclusive produce of Redeem - the first RNG made available in commercial quantities. It has been said that fuelling stations of UPS in ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 29/04/2015 15:04 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
Parcel delivery giant UPS has appointed Richard Peretz as its new Chief Financial Officer. The new appointment sees the replacement of Kurt Kuehn, who is retiring from his position after 38 years with the company. Kuehn is expected to continue within his role until July 1st when Peretz will resume the responsibility. David Abney, UPS Chief Executive Officer, has spoken of the appointment: “Richard brings to the CFO position deep functional experience in corporate and international leaders... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 28/04/2015 16:07 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
American parcel giant UPS has recently reported an increase in its earnings growth within 2015’s first quarter. The parcel company has witnessed “robust” international growth and an improvement on their US domestic situation. UPS saw its operating profit rise by 11% to $1.7 billion during the last three months. Despite its revenue increase, the company has said its continued investment was paying off. Chief financial officer, Kurt Kuehn, commented on the results: “Solid... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 24/04/2015 15:44 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
DPD Germany has recently announced it is to expand its parcel shop network through its partnership with NKD, a popular German clothing retailer. The extension will see DPD add ParcelShops to 1,300 NKD branches across Germany. The parcel carrier now has 6,000 ParcelShop locations within Germany and 16,000 throughout the whole of Europe. DPD plans to increase this is total to 22,000 within 13 countries by the end of 2015. German customers will now be able to have their shipments delivered to the... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 23/04/2015 11:29 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
DHL Parcel, Amazon and Audi are due to team up this coming May to launch a new Germany-wide pilot project. The new project will allow car owners with the opportunity to use their cars as mobile delivery addresses for their parcels and packages. The three companies have thoroughly developed and tested their unique solution for “car trunk” delivery over the past months. The new project has been designed to be simple, transparent and easily manageable at each stage of the delivery proc... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 20/04/2015 12:00 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
DHL is to set plans to increase its presence in the e-commerce sector. The parcel company is to expand its and shopping portals so they are established in other European markets other than Germany. DHL Parcel is due to use Allyouneed as the umbrella bran for its shopping portals across all of its participating European countries. Currently in Germany, is already operating under the brand of Allyouneed. DHL has already introduced Allyouneed to Poland, wit... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 15/04/2015 11:47 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
FedEx announced last week its plans to buy TNT Express for a staggering $4.8 billion. It has been said that the purchase will not only boost FedEx’s overall size, but also increase their presence in the ever changing and growing e-commerce sector. FedEx is scheduled to build a new 183,000 square foot facility in Albuquerque in the attempt to boost its processing capabilities in preparation. The new facility is to replace two of existing buildings which provided a combined space of 75,000 ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 10/04/2015 12:12 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
It has been announced this week that FedEx is to buy Dutch parcel carrier, TNT Express. The two companies recently issued a joint press release, saying that they were both to enter a merger protocol together which will see ordinary shares of TNT Express at an offer price of 8 Euros per share. The press release explained that customers will be able to enjoy access to an enhanced and improved integrated global network; TNT Express’ strong European capabilities will join FedEx’s streng... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 07/04/2015 12:31 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
DHL Parcel has recently teamed up with Deutsche Annington to offer those living in apartment buildings an innovative and alternative solution to receiving their parcel deliveries. At the beginning of April, DHL began to install delivery boxes within apartment buildings and complexes which are to be managed by Germany’s largest housing company, Deutsche Annington. Selected locations in Berlin and Dortmund will be the first to experience the new parcel boxes, with additional boxes to be ins... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 30/03/2015 12:42 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
Frederick W Smith, boss of international courier FedEx, has recently announced the company’s peak season has proved “very successful”. The American company has issued its latest results, disclosing a 4% year-on-year and net income up by 53% in comparison to those troublesome results from last year’s third quarter. Smith commented: “We had a very successful peak season as volumes grew across all transportation segments, and our profit improvement programs are moving... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 25/03/2015 10:57 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
DHL has recently announced that it will be taking over management of STADA, the German logistics business pharmaceutical company. From the 1st of June 2015, DHL Supply Chain will manage the logistics activities of the company near Frankfurt. STADA has said it intends to focus on its central business to improve upon its competitiveness. Dr Matthias Wiedenfels, management of corporate development and central services at STADA, has said: “We are pleased to have found a professional and globa... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 13/03/2015 11:37 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
TNT has recently launched a new air link between its hubs in Liege, Belgium and Tel Aviv, Israel. The parcel delivery carrier as said the flights will run regularly at five times a week starting this month with a Boeing 737-400. The newly introduced service is expected to provide a response to growing demand and will result in fixed departure times, guaranteed uplift, later pick-up times and a “smooth connection” to TNT’s international road and air networks via Liege. Martin ... Read more

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