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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 MeinPaket.de and Allyouneed.com 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, MeinPaket.de 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
By: Transglobal Express Date: 05/03/2015 11:47 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
Parcel carrier TNT has recently renewed its contract with Swedish truck and bus company AB Volvo for a further three years. The new contract will see TNT continue to handle AB Volvo’s European emergency production movements. TNT carries out the collections of auto components and part from approximately 800 suppliers throughout Europe, delivering them to AB Volvo’s facilities located in Sweden, Belgium, France and Poland. TNT delivers with a combination of scheduled and special servi... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 27/02/2015 13:33 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
TNT has recently appointed Marianne Culver as its new Managing Director within the UK. Previously, Culver was the Chief of Global Supply Chain at Premier Farnell, gaining 25 years of experience in driving profitable growth and business transformation within the global distribution sector. She is known for her outstanding leadership skills and for driving customer service standards. Culver has spoken of her new appointment: “I’m delighted to be joining TNT at such a pivotal time. I&r... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 26/02/2015 10:16 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
DPD Germany has recently announced that it will be converting the lighting of 33 of its depots to use energy efficient LED systems. The parcel delivery company has said the investment is to cost them 800,000 Euros, and will see its carbon dioxide emissions reduce by approximately 1,700 tonnes per year. With installation beginning in November of last year, the introduction of the new lighting system is said to improve working conditions at the selected depots. Other benefits include using less e... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 18/02/2015 11:46 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
FedEx Corp is to expand its loyalty programme allowing its smaller business customers to benefit. The My FedEx Rewards programme currently allows registered customers to receive rewards for using the parcel delivery company’s shipping, printing and business services. Becky Huling, FedEx Vice President of customer engagement, has said: “My FedEx Rewards offers real benefits to our small business customers through special offers and rewards, we are excited to deepen these important re... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 13/02/2015 12:09 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
Deutsche Post DHL has recently revealed its plans to invest 114 million Euros in its hub located at Brussels Airport. The company is rumoured to be building a new facility which will include a 31,500 square metre sorting centre and 5,000 square metres of office space. DHL has said the move will assist in the company respond more effectively to the growth in international express shipments. The expansion is also expected to create 200 new jobs by the year 2020. Managing Director at DHL Aviation ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 12/02/2015 10:06 Category: Press
Purchasing your packaging materials and accessories is simple and easy when using Transglobal Express' new online shop. If you have ever shipped a parcel or package before, you will know how important it is to ensure your goods are efficiently packed to withstand its journey. Aside from affordable delivery prices, Transglobal is now also on hand to provide quality packaging materials. The new online shop is a feature within Transglobal's website; existing customers can simply log into their Tra... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 11/02/2015 10:48 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
US parcel delivery company UPS is expected to move more than 110 million flowers throughout the US in the run up to Valentine’s Day. Over 90% of the flowers are being imported from the Latin American countries and will travel through Miami International Airport, home to UPS’s largest air cargo facility. It has been said that consumers are expected to spend an average of $142 on Valentine’s gifts this year, with $41 being spent on flowers alone. Jose Acosta, UPS Americans Regi... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 26/01/2015 12:24 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
DHL Express has recently launched its first ever helicopter delivery service within London, which will be able to transport over 300kg of letters and packages. The new service is expected to significantly improve the link between financial centres within the USA and the UK. It is to offer next day delivery as a guarantee for the delivery of documents from New York, Boston and Chicago. CEO of DHL Express Europe, John Pearson, said: “This new service from DHL Express offers even greater spe... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 23/01/2015 16:12 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
DPD UK has revealed its plans to introduce its own network of parcel shops with operations beginning on June 1st 2015. The parcel delivery firm is to introduce DPD PickUp which will see online shoppers being able to have purchases delivered to their local DPD PickUp point. This service will be an option for customers to select DPD PickUp point during the checkout process as an alternative to home delivery. DPD UK Chief Executive, Dwain McDonald, has said: “We know that some customers cann... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 22/01/2015 12:02 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
Deutsche Post DHL has recently revealed its plans to create thousands of new job positions over the forthcoming years. As sustainable growth within the parcel sector increases, the company is expecting a demand for labor equivalent of as many as 10,000 new job positions by the year 2020 in the parcel delivery sector. Deutsche Post DHL also expects the total of jobs to increase even further to 20,000 by 2025. As a result of the expansion, new parcel delivery companies are to be initiated under t... Read more

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