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CEVA launches rail service between China’s Guangdong province and Germany | Supply Chain

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, has launched a new rail service linking Shilong in southern China's Guangdong province to Hamburg in Germany.  In conjunction with the Chinese state railway company, the new regular block trains will route Shilong, Manzhouli (China), Zabakalsky (Russia), Brest (Belarus), Malaszewicze (Poland) and Hamburg with a station-to-station lead time of 17-19 days.  CEVA's new year-round service solution will save customers up to 2 days in time compared with other routings and will also deliver cost savings as a result.

New logistics hub for Nestlé Middle East | Logistics

Mohebi Logistics and Nestlé Middle East celebrate the successful transition of Nestlé’s logistics operations to the new Mohebi Dubai South site, the latest word in High-Tech logistics facilities in the Gulf region. The ultimate challenge was to undertake the process as smoothly and seamlessly as possible, with no delays to regular service.

Shannetta Griffin PE, to become Chief Development Officer of Columbus Regional Airport Authority | Aviation

Aviation industry veteran Shannetta Griffin PE, will join the Columbus Regional Airport Authority (CRAA) as its Chief Development Officer in mid-July. Griffin will oversee the Development division which manages the planning, design and construction of all facilities at the three airports owned and operated by the independent airport authority in Columbus, Ohio, the nation’s 14th largest city.

Thomas Ogilvie roped in as new member to Board of Management of Deutsche Post DHL Group | Supply Chain

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post AG has roped in Thomas Ogilvie, as Board Member for Personnel and Labor Director of the Deutsche Post DHL Group. Effective September 1, 2017 he will take over both responsibilities from Melanie Kreis who will, going forward, focus on her role as Group CFO, as planned. Thomas Ogilvie was previously Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, Deutsche Post DHL Group.

Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore registers 9.8% growth in cargo | Shipping

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore registered 9.8 percent increase of cargo handled in 2016 and was the fourth fastest-growing port in North America. This is according to a recent analysis in the Journal of Commerce (JOC). The Port handled 648,770 TEUs last year.

Delta and Korean Air enter into trans-Pacific Joint Venture | Aviation

Delta Air Lines and Korean Air have reached an agreement to create a leading trans-Pacific joint venture in both scope and service, offering an enhanced and expanded network. Under the JV, both the airlines look at expanded codesharing in the trans-Pacific market; joint sales and marketing activities in Asia and the United States; colocation at key hubs with seamless passenger and baggage transit experience. The JV also aims at increased belly cargo cooperation across the trans-Pacific.

Boeing flew over Airbus on commercial aircraft orders | Aviation

The Seattle-headquartered aircraft manufacturer Boeing strengthened its market position by bagging the maximum commercial planes orders worth multi-billion dollars. While Boeing bagged orders for a total of 571 aircraft, valued at $ 74.8 billion, Airbus won commitments for a total of 326 aircraft worth $ 39.7 billion.

Etihad Airways and China Southern Airlines ink codeshare deal | Aviation

Etihad Airways and China Southern Airlines have announced a new codeshare partnership, which comes into effect on June 22, 2017. This increases the number of codeshare agreements operated by the Abu Dhabi-based airline to 53. Under the agreement, China Southern Airlines will put its 'CZ' code on Etihad Airways’ daily services between Beijing (PEK)/Shanghai (PVG)/Chengdu (CTU) and Abu Dhabi.

AirAsia to buy for 14 more A320ceo aircraft | Aviation

To meet with the growth on the carrier’s regional network, AirAsia has signed an agreement with Airbus to buy more 14 A320ceo aircraft. The contract, which is subject to AirAsia board approval, was announced at the Paris Air. Taking into account the latest order, the total number of A320 family aircraft ordered by AirAsia will touch 592 in numbers.

Qatar Airways’ move to buy 10% stake surprises American Airlines | Aviation

A regulatory filing by American Airlines announcing the intention of the Middle East Carrier Qatar Airways to acquire 10 percent stake from the open market surprised the aviation industry. This grabbed the headlines of most of the western newspapers. And one of them quoted American Airlines CEO Doug Parker saying Qatar Airways’ move as “puzzling”. 

CEVA forays into Myanmar market | Supply Chain

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CEVA forays into Myanmar market | Supply Chain

As part of its strategic expansion in the emerging Mekong markets, CEVA Logistics has opened its office in Myanmar's capital, Yangon. For the last five years, the supply chain management company has been operational in the country through a network partner, providing Freight Management services to a number of multinational and local customers. 

AFI KLM E&M bags component support contract for Air Mauritius’ fleet | Aviation

AFI KLM E&M has won a long-term component support contract for Air Mauritius' new Airbus A350s. This contract covers a total of six aircraft, the first two of which will be delivered this year. Beside pool access and repairs, the contract covers the deployment of a Main Base Kit to meet the carrier's local requirements at its base at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

Qeshm Air to commence weekly flights between Brussels and Tehran  | Aviation

The Iranian airline Qeshm Air will connect the Iranian capital Tehran directly with Brussels, the capital of Belgium and Europe, on a weekly schedule, from June 27. The route will be operated with an A319 with 132 seats. Brussels Airport and Qeshm Air have been negotiating for some time to establish a direct flight that can stimulate the tourism of both countries and reinforce their economic ties.

GECAS plans to convert further 30 737-800s to freighters | Air Cargo

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), a world leader in aviation leasing and financing, is planning to convert a further 30 Boeing 737-800s into freighters. GECAS launched the 737-800 freighter programme with Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) in 2015 and Boeing in 2016. Since then GECAS has provided each programme with a prototype aircraft for modification at separate conversion facilities in Miami and Shanghai.

David Geer takes the reins at Virgin Atlantic Cargo | Air Cargo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has roped in David Geer as managing director. Geer succeeds John Lloyd, who in May announced his decision to leave the airline after 30 years. Lloyd, who has headed Virgin Atlantic’s cargo division since 2000, officially steps down in August.

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