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By: Transglobal Express Date: 24/10/2014 12:13 Category: Air Freight
UK government bodies have pitched the implementation of new measures to the secretary of state to make air transportation more environmentally friendly. UK politicians have written a letter signed by business leaders, as well as pro and anti-airport expansion campaigners. The letter includes requests for a step by step change in the limitation of aircraft carbon dioxide emissions and the place of effective mechanisms to assist in better noise management. The letter speaks of airport related car... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 23/10/2014 11:56 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
FedEx is reportedly forecasting another busy holiday period and is expecting to move more than 290 million shipments before Christmas Eve whilst also obtaining an 8.8% rise in overall year-over-year peak season volume. The parcel delivery company is anticipating to be struck by three volume spikes throughout the month of December surpassing 20 million in volume. December 15th is estimated at being the busiest day in company history with a forecasted 22.6 million shipments moving throughout the ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 22/10/2014 11:21 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
US parcel delivery giant UPS has revealed its plans to compete with fellow American company FedEx by increasing its rates for 2015 in North America. Taking effect from December 29th 2014, UPS has said its UPS Ground, Air, International and Freight services between and within the US, Canada and Puerto Rico will go up by an average of 4.9%. It was announced last month that FedEx were to increase their prices by 4.9% also, taking effect from 5th January 2015. The two parcel delivery companies are ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 21/10/2014 11:12 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
Australia Post has revealed it has hired former TNT Australia Managing Director Robert Black to take control of its parcel operations. The parcel business has said Black will provide a “deep knowledge” of local and international transport and logistics in occupying his new role. Black is expected to resume his new role as Executive General Manager from January 2015 onwards. Black will take over the role following his long stint as Managing Director at TNT Australia from 2009 to 2014... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 20/10/2014 09:57 Category: Air Freight
Airline company Korean Air Cargo has revealed it is to increase its partnership with LUG Aircargo Handling at Frankfurt International Airport for an additional 5 years up until 2019. LUG Aircargo Handling has deal with passenger freight and cargo aircraft on behalf of Korean Air Cargo for the past 17 years, making it the company’s longest-standing customer. Patrik Tchirch, Managing Director of LUG, has said: “We are delighted to continue serving this leading Asian cargo carrier and ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 16/10/2014 15:51 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
Parcel delivery company DPD Poland is due to attain courier firm Siódemka S.A. following a deal approval from regulators. GeoPost, which currently owns DPD Germany, confirmed acquiring its rival would formulate a market-leading courier firm, with annual sales expected above 240million Euros, reinstating its position in the ever-growing Polish market. Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection has given its approval to DPD Poland for its recent proposal, meaning the comp... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 16/10/2014 11:00 Category: Press
Freight forwarder Transglobal Express is excited to announce the launch of its fresh, new-look German website. Having specialised in the export and import of parcel and packages for the past 20 years, Transglobal Express expanded by opening its Frankfurt based office during 2011. Having been part of the Transglobal family for three years now, the company’s German website has recently undergone a transformation, enhancing its appearance and introducing a substantial amount of brilliant new ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 10/10/2014 11:23 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
DHL Global Forwarding has responded to the increase in global trade in regards to freight by introducing initiatives which have been specifically designed to support its customers in challenging market environments. Such support includes securing sufficient long term capacity for the world’s most active trade lanes where rates are increasing as a result of shortfalls in freight capacity. CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight, Roger Crook, has said: “As global trade picks up – ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 09/10/2014 11:58 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
FedEx Express is due to build a new facility at Copenhagen Airport. The parcel delivery company is due to expand its operations within this region by creating the new gateway with the hope it will be completed by the end of 2015. The new facility will cover 8,000 square metres, serving as an entry point for outbound and inbound shipments for Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway. It is expected to serve 18 FedEx Express flights and 170 truck movements per week. It will provide freight and parcel ... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 08/10/2014 10:51 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
FedEx Express is due to continue its expansion within retail in Canada through its partnership with supermarket chain Super C. The contract sees the full-service FedEx Authorised ShipCentres being open within 86 of the supermarkets stores across Quebec alone. FedEx has said the partnership signifies the biggest opportunity for its FedEx Express and Ground businesses within Canada. The newly introduced ShipCentres are anticipating opening in two phases, with phase one being complete by January 2... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 07/10/2014 10:22 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
DPD in Germany has recently launched a new cross-border business-to-consumer shipping service which assists more than 30 e-commerce markets. The new service, known as DPD Direct, targets to take control and care of the intricate paperwork involved when online retailers sell to consumers in other countries. The new service is currently operational, being provided in collaboration with UK-based cross-border shipping company wnDirect. Director of International Products and Services at DPD Germany,... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 06/10/2014 11:09 Category: Parcel Delivery Service
US parcel delivery giant UPS has once again expanded its early morning delivery coverage within the country for the second time this year. It has added a total of 766 post codes to its UP Worldwide Express Plus network, having previously added 400 earlier this year. President of UPS Asia Pacific, Nando Cesarone, has said: “Logistics is a critical enabler of international trade and commerce for any economy. As a strategic logistics partner for Asian businesses across vertical industries in... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 03/10/2014 10:51 Category: Sea Freight
A recent survey has identified that international logistics and shipping companies all over the globe that their top priority is “improving supply chain visibility capabilities to integrate higher quality data.” The results of the survey show how important easy access to quality shipping information that is time effective, accurate and complete. The survey, conducted by INTTRA Technology Outlook, saw the response surpass other potential technology priorities such as the need for str... Read more
By: Transglobal Express Date: 02/10/2014 11:49 Category: Worldwide Courier Service
DHL Parcel is due to soon launch a unique project which will see the delivery of urgently needed shipments, such as medication, to the North Sea island of Juist by DHL parcelcopter. The project is the first time that a flight has been made by an unmanned aircraft in Europe and helps DHL Parcel move forward to the next phase of its parcelcopter research project which was introduced in December 2013. DHL parcel has worked with its two research and development partners, the Institute of Flight Sys... Read more
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

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