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By: Transglobal Express Date: 01/10/2014 11:03 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
TNT has revealed its new tagline in conjunction with its corporate-wide programme: “The People Network”. The parcel delivery company previously used the slogan “Sure We Can”, however the new tagline is said to reflect the company’s strong relationship it has with its customers. TNT has said the new slogan is “a natural choice for these businesses because it believes the client cannot be a barcode but needs to be treated personally." A new advertising ca... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 29/09/2014 15:37 Category: Press
10,000 individuals invited to complete Transglobal's second customer satisfaction survey Results show customers consider pricing and customer care as main reasons to use freight forwarder Customer suggestions for improvement remain as top priority for Transglobal To continue its efforts in seeking feedback from its customers, worldwide parcel delivery and freight forwarder Transglobal Express, recently campaigned its second customer satisfaction survey. The survey invited ju... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 29/09/2014 09:49 Category: Air Freight
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) within the USA is to propose fines of between $54,000 and $195,000 against companies British Airways, FedEx, Linvin and Allied Technology Group for the supposed infringement of hazardous materials regulations. The FAA is due to fine airline company, British Airways, with a staggering $195,000 fine after the revelation it offered to transport a chemical oxygen generator. The FAA has since discovered the generator was not declared as hazardous materials. Brit... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 26/09/2014 09:25 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
UPS has announced it plans to expand upon two of its Houston based distribution centres. The company’s Mykawa and Conroe facilities will be expected to increase its delivery abilities in the attempt to address customer needs, especially during peak holiday seasons. Craig Wiltz, President of the Red River District, has said: “Demand for UPS services in the Houston area continues to increase. Expanding the distribution capabilities of these buildings is one way that we are continuousl... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 25/09/2014 10:28 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
TNT Express within Bangladesh has recently secured a partnership of agreement with Banglalink, the second largest mobile telecom operator in the country. The occasion was celebrated with a ceremony attended by TNT’s Country General Manager, Rajiv Bhattacharya, and Banglalink’s Senior General Manager for Marketing, Mahabubul Alam. Alam, Senior General Manager for Marketing at Banglalink has said: “We have selected TNT Express because of their long history in the Bangladesh logi... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 24/09/2014 11:04 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
UPS has recently announced the official opening of its expanded facility at Incheon International Airport. Occupying over 9,000 square metres of space, the new hub is situated at the airport’s Cargo Terminal Area and is said to be increased in size by 60%, allowing the parcel delivery company to heighten its import, export and trans-shipment capability by an impressive 50%. The new hub is equipped with the latest in new-edge technologies, with an infrastructure which is anticipated to str... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 23/09/2014 13:53 Category: Sea Freight
Vallianz Shipbuilding and Engineering (VSE) has recently took on a conditional sales and purchase agreement in the bid to take over a shipyard facility in Batam, Indonesia, Vallianz Holdings Limited has said. Darren Yeo, Chief Executive Officer of Vallianz, has commented: “With direct ownership in a shipyard facility, Vallianz will have its own marine base to dock and carry out maintenance operation for our vessels and third-party vessels that are managed by the Group. As we continue with... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 22/09/2014 12:23 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
UPS has revealed its plans to open its newest contract logistics facility in Amphur Sungnoen, Nakhonratchasima Province. The new facility is to be dedicated to Seagate Technology, offering package delivery, freight services and technology solutions, which together, can illustrate the value of a fully functioning and integrated logistics solution. The facility, located adjacent to Seagate’s Korat plant, is expected to double its existing storage capacity. It will be equipped with a UPS war... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 19/09/2014 11:49 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
DPD has now officially launched its standard Saturday delivery service throughout various cities and areas within Germany. The parcel delivery company is anticipating doubling its business to consumer delivery market share over the forthcoming years in providing delivery opportunity on Saturdays at no extra premium cost. The new service is now available in cities including Hamburg, Bremen, Essen, Dortmund and Nuremberg, in addition to rural areas Saxony-Anhalt, Franconia and Saarland. The servi... Read more
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

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