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By: Transglobal Express Date: 18/09/2014 14:34 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
DHL Global Forwarding, Freight has announced its plans for new developments in regards to its routes between Asia and Europe for intermodal shipments. DHL’s newly scheduled block train service will offer an average transit time of 14 days from Suzhou to Warsaw along the trans-Siberian North Corridor. Roger Cook, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight has commented: “Suzhou is a strategic departure point for Jiangsu and it is a high benefit for our customers to have direct access to i... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 17/09/2014 10:16 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight, the subsidiaries of FedEx Corp. are due to increase shipping rates with this becoming effective as of January 5th, 2015. FedEx Express is expected to increase its shipping rates by an average of 4.9% regarding its US domestic, US export and US import services. Meanwhile, FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery will also be increasing its rates by 4.9%, with FedEx SmartPost also expected to see some changes. The rate change for FedEx Freight will have... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 16/09/2014 14:31 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
UPS has revealed it is expecting to hire approximately 95,000 seasonal employees to help support during the forthcoming holiday surge. The parcel delivery giant is preparing itself for an influx over the Christmas holiday period, starting from as early as October 2014 through to January 2015. UPS is due to play a pivotal role in assisting retailers by employing seasonal positions such as package sorters, loader, delivery helpers and drivers. UPS Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Labo... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 15/09/2014 15:47 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
TNT Express is currently building its largest hub facility within its network near to Melbourne Airport, Australia. The new ‘super-hub’, which is currently under construction, is said to be 38,000 square metres in size, with the new facility covering nearly a third of the 121,000 square metre site it is being built on. Due for completion in July 2015, the hub is due to act as the parcel delivery company’s head office within the state of Victoria, as well as providing hub space ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 05/09/2014 11:02 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
UPS has put forward its intentions of introducing two new facilities into Poland and will represent a $25million investment for the firm. The first facility is to be a new parcel sorting hub, situated in the town of Strykow. The investment for this particular hub will be the biggest of its kind for the parcel delivery giant in Poland, with construction beginning this month. The second facility is due to house a UPS Global Business Services (GBS) centre, due to be situated in the city of Lodz. C... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 04/09/2014 10:35 Category: Sea Freight
Cargo handling solution company, Kalmar, has recently won a contract to deliver container handling equipment and automation technology with a worth of approximately 40 million Euros to a new container terminal at Port of Melbourne, which is operated by Victoria International Container Terminal Ltd. The order is due to consist of 12 automated stacking cranes and 11 automated shuttle carriers which are scheduled for delivery during 2016. The new terminal at Melbourne’s Webb Dock is to intro... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 03/09/2014 14:46 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
DHL Express is currently testing the use of bicycles for the express delivery of small parcels and documents within Germany for the first time. The parcel delivery giant has introduced the use of bicycle couriers within nine European countries so far, including France, Italy, Britain and the Netherlands. It has been reported that the piloting of this service has been successful, with DHL now testing the use of bicycles in Berlin and Frankfurt. DHL is to test two models of bicycles. One of the ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 02/09/2014 10:44 Category: Air Freight
Transpacific Air Cargo has recently reported a 25% revenue increase for the month of July, with global freight revenues rising a staggering 9% compared to the same month of last year. Netherlands based research company, WorldACD, has released in an analysis that global volume in July rose 6% year-on-year, in accompany with a US$-yield improvement of 2.9%. The US$-yield showed as remaining stable for the third month running, which has been deemed as “another phenomenon not seen for quite a... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 01/09/2014 11:28 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
Amidst the recent challenging economic climate, DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa has seen its import and export trade volumes remain strong with a forecast to grow. Charles Brewer, Managing Director for DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa, commented: “The first half of 2014 revealed strong continuing growth for DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa’s top three import trade lanes: the United States, France and China, while the top three Sub-Saharan Africa’s export trade lanes were to Great B... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 29/08/2014 10:45 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
UPS is set to invest $17.5million in expanding its delivery hub situation in Menifee, California. The expansion is due to provide handling of increased shipping volumes, with it doubling in space and due to open in September of this year. The facility will be supported by advanced technologies and conveyer systems to enable expedited packaging processes, in addition to a bigger UPS Customer Centre and space for vehicle parking. The expanded hub will be able to process between 4,000 and 10,000 p... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 28/08/2014 14:43 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
It has been reported by industry body, IMRG that UK retailers are set to lose out on £771million in lost business this year due to missed deliveries. With the exclusion of smaller e-commerce outlets, such as eBay, the value of missed deliveries has fallen to approximately £473million during 2014. As the rise e-commerce volumes is being taken into consideration, the trade association has said that the specific costs in relation with delivery failures has fallen by almost 50% over the... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 27/08/2014 10:56 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
DHL has recently announced it has officially become the new international logistics and e-Commerce partner of FC Bayern Munich in a six year deal, running until 2020. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Chairman of FC Bayern Munich’s Executive Board, has said: “FC Bayern Munich is now a global player whose fan base is constantly expanding in a large number of countries and on all continents.” Rummenigge also added: “We just completed our summer tour in the United States. This trip sh... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 26/08/2014 10:56 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
UPS is to introduce the addition of two new package distribution facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, USA. The two new buildings will be leased, with modifications to allow them to serve as distribution facilities and be integrated to UPS’s network to address growth in package volumes. President of the Red River District, Craig Wiltz, has said: “UPS continues to see growth in and around the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. These two new buildings increase our ability to address the... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 22/08/2014 11:08 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
DHL Express and the British Chambers of Commerce have recently published new research which looks into the strength of the UK’s export market. The BCC and DHL Trade Confidence Index, a report which monitors UK exporting activities and business confidence of over 2,300 exporting companies, has recently shown that more than 70% of the firms believe their turnover is set to improve during the next 12 months – a 10% increase compared to the same period of last year. John Longworth, BCC ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 22/08/2014 09:37 Category: Press
Transglobal Express is pleased to announce it has been given the opportunity to showcase its business through a short film, courtesy of The Telegraph newspaper. The film is currently featured within the Business Club section of The Telegraph's website, with The Telegraph promoting Transglobal as a company and its services. A film crew recently visited the company’s Wirral based office to obtain footage of the business in action, including conducting interviews with members of its staff. T... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 21/08/2014 11:28 Category: Air Freight
China Southern Airlines has recently transported its first international e-AWB shipment via flight from its Guangzhou hub to Amsterdam, being a major benchmark for the carrier and the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This latest development heightens the possibility for the air cargo industry hitting its annual e-AWB penetration target for the first time. Having started its e-AWB programme for domestic routes in October 2009, China Southern is currently ranked as the airline pres... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 20/08/2014 10:34 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
US parcel delivery giant UPS has recently announced it is to open six new UPS Express centres throughout Mexico. The locations of the new UPS points have been strategically chosen, including Mexico City, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo and State of Mexico. The opening of the new facilities will mean the parcel delivery company has a total of 20 UPS Express centres, and over 390 Access Points throughout the whole country. The centres will enable UPS to expand upon its already expansive shopping p... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 19/08/2014 10:19 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
UPS has recently announced Ronald Chang will change roles from currently being Vice President of UPS Capital Corporation to being the President of UPS Capital. Chang will succeed Bob Bernabucci, who is due to retire his position at the parcel delivery company after 41 years. UPS Chief Financial Officer, Kurt Kuehn, has said: “We are grateful to Bob for his loyal service and contribution to our company. He’s built a strong portfolio of products for UPS Capital which offers innovative... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 18/08/2014 10:23 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
FedEx has recently faced fresh charges against it, filed by the US federal government in relation to the supposed shipping of illegal prescription drugs in connection to online pharmacies. The new charges accuse the American parcel delivery company of conspiracy to money laundering, with particular connection to the payment of shipping items of behalf of two specific groups of illegal online pharmacies. The new charges accompany an existing fine against the company of more than $1.6 billion for... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 15/08/2014 10:20 Category: Air Freight
Airbus Defence and Space, KLM, Twente University in Enschede, Netherlands, and Dutch aerospace company Fokker are to propose a project involving an unmanned cargo aircraft to the European Union. The EU’s Horizon 2020 research development programme introduces an environmentally friendly airliner. The Platform Unmanned Cargo Aircraft (PUCA) group is involved in preparations of a proposal that will use a Delft University of Technology postgraduate research project. The on-going research has ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 14/08/2014 09:35 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
The ocean and air freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, DHL Global Forwarding is due to handle the transatlantic transport of spare parts and tools for Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services GmbH. The freight specialist company is due to assist as a result of annual volume increases up to 25,000 shipments per year with a total weight of 550 tonnes. Andreas Meisel, Managing Director of Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services (LTLS) has said: “Optimising supply chains has become one of the ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 13/08/2014 11:54 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
Deutsche Post DHL and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are due to celebrate five years of its joint partnership which has seen both companies provide a scheme for selected airports in disaster prone areas. The scheme sees Deutsche Post DHL and UNDP join together in providing training and special attention to the airports to help them prepare for disaster incidents. The “Get Ready for Disaster” (GARD) programme is currently working within 25 airports, helping them cope ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 12/08/2014 10:09 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
Parcel delivery company DPD has recently launched its new online platform, designed specifically to act as a “digital remote control” for its customers when managing their parcel deliveries. The new Parcel Navigator will enable customers to arrange their parcel delivery to fit in with their own personal schedule and daily routine. The new platform will enable customers to provide alternative details regarding their parcel delivery, such as a different address or for items to be left... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 11/08/2014 11:00 Category: Air Freight
Air France-KLM has continued to suffer cargo revenue losses as it looks to reduce its freighter fleet even further. The company’s revenue for the first six months of 2014 was 1.34 billion Euros – a 4.3% reduction compared to the revenue earned over the same period of the previous year. The company’s current air fleet stands at 18, with only 14 being currently operational. October of 2013 saw Air France-KLM cut its Amsterdam situated freighters by 8. Air France currently has pa... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 08/08/2014 10:41 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
UPS has recently announced its Board of Directors has named John T. Stankey as a UPS company director as of immediate effect. Stankey, who is 51, will act on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, with his appointment expanding across the UPS board to 14 directors. He is due to stand for election to a regular one year term at the UPS’s annual shareholders’ meeting scheduled for May 2015. UPS Chairman and CEO, Scott Davis, has said: “John brings to the UPS Board a b... Read more

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