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By: Transglobal Express Date: 28/08/2015 12:03 Category: Press
In recent months, we have been in partnership with AquAid to help those less fortunate than ourselves. In doing so, we have had our own company branded pump installed on which Transglobal’s name has been proudly displayed. AquAid provides our company with water dispensers which helps keep our members of staff hydrated and energised throughout the working day. With every purchase we make through AquAid, one donation is made to the Africa Trust. Using the donated funds, AquAid build pumps f... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 25/08/2015 11:01 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
It has been announced that the NHS Business Services Authority will extend its contract with DHL by two years, from 2016 to 2018. The extended contract is due to have revised terms and conditions. The NHS Business Services Authority released a statement last week in which it was said: “These terms include a revised reward structure where DHL will be incentivised to delivery more value to NHS customers and cost savings to the tax payer.” It continued: “A cash releasing savings ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 13/08/2015 13:47 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
DPD Germany has recently announced its mobile parcel label in collaboration with PayPal, the online payment functionality, is now available via the company’s newly re-designed ‘DPD Web Parcel’ online platform. DPD explained in a statement released last week that “all German small scale business shippers and private consignors who pay for their parcels on the ‘DPD Web Parcel’ platform now receive a mobile 2D code.” They further explained that the code is... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 03/08/2015 15:46 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
American parcel delivery company UPS has confirmed it will buy Coyote Logistics for $1.8 billion. Coyote is a non-asset company which recorded a revenue of $2.1 billion during 2014. David Abney, UPS Chief Executive Officer, said: “The brokered full-truckload freight segment is a high growth market and we expect it will continue to outpace other transportation segments.” Abney continued: “This high quality acquisition significantly increases UPS full-truckload scale and we are ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 31/07/2015 11:40 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
TNT has recently launched a flight path between its main air hub in Europe, Liege, and the capital of Tunisia, Tunis. The new service is said to operate five times per week with the flights arriving in Tunis every weekday before the start of business, and leaving the city during the evening. Customers can expect to take advantage of late departures for their exports to Europe, as well as early arrival times for imports and short transit times. Carrying out most of its trade within Europe, TNT ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 29/07/2015 11:21 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
TNT Express has recently confirmed that it anticipates its takeover by FedEx will be completed by the first half of 2016 as reports show a loss of 1 million Euros for the second quarter. The parcel delivery company shows records of a 6.2% improvements year-on-year, however operating income decreased from 19 million Euros to 3 million last year alone, recording a net loss of 1 million Euros. It has been said that the company has suffered with “structural underinvestment” over the pas... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 23/07/2015 11:43 Category: Air Freight
Liege Airport has reported its cargo tonnage has grown year on year by an impressive 13% during the first half of the year. The results come during a time the company uses a freighter focused strategy. The airport has said its traffic has increased in regards to all major lanes to Asia, the Americas and Africa, however more specifically, increase has been seen in regards to Turkey, where cargo grew by a staggering 50% during the first six months of 2015. The airport has said: “Reasons fo... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 15/07/2015 10:50 Category: Air Freight
Air France-KLM Martinair operator Sodexi has recently renewed its existing contract with China Southern Cargo. The news follows the firm’s launch of its new HubExpress, located at Pairs Charles de Gaulle Airport, costing the company 22 million Euros. Sodexi Managing Director, Jerome Balbi, has said: “We have handled transit mail bags for the airline for some time and now through the new express hub, in addition to our existing destinations of Madrid, Warsaw, Buenos Aires and Rio, we... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 14/07/2015 14:33 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
DPD is due to expand its network within Germany by investing 30 million Euros in a brand new sorting facility in Nagold, situated south of Stuttgart. The new location will cover an area of 57,000 square metres. Speaking of the new facility, Thomas Ohnhaus - Regional Director South of DPD Germany - has said: “Nagold will be the location of one of our most important hubs in southern Germany. The capacity of this new location means that we will be ideally prepared for the increasing parcel v... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 08/07/2015 10:06 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
UPS has revealed it is going through the process of testing an “electrically supported” cargo bike to carry out deliveries and collections of parcels and packages in downtown Basel, Switzerland. UPS has said it is “exploring the economic and ecological viability of this alternative mode of transportation for city-centre delivery over a period of four weeks.” While the company already uses battery powered cargo bikes in Hamburg, Germany, the new battery-supported tricycle... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 02/07/2015 11:55 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
TNT has recently revealed it has signed up to a 5-year contract deal with Accenture. This comes as part of the parcel delivery company’s aim to drive focus towards core express delivery, reducing indirect costs and improve operational efficiencies. Under the new contract, Accenture will manage transactional activities specifically in relation to finance and accounting. The new partnership is expected to allow TNT to join together its back-office operations. Maarten de Vries, TTN’s ... Read more
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

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