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Lufthansa Cargo gets green cap

Submitted By: stattimes on May 23, 2017

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Lufthansa Cargo gets green cap

Lufthansa Cargo has received the DQS German Award for Excellence in the Environmental Responsibility category by using OMEGA tool.

Emirates SkyCargo helps boost perishables exports from Vietnam to the UAE

Dubai based Emirates SkyCargo has seen a near fivefold increase in the volumes of exports of fruits including rambutans and lychees from Vietnam to Dubai over the last year.

Panalpina invests in facility in Singapore

Submitted By: stattimes on May 23, 2017

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Panalpina invests in facility in Singapore

Panalpina is investing in warehousing to expand its logistics business in Asia-Pacific. “As we celebrate 40 years of doing business in Singapore, this is Panalpina’s largest ever warehousing investment outside Europe in the company’s history,” says Matthew Gallagher, country head of sales, Singapore. The building features a unique yard and container storage on the rooftop, state-of-the-art automation and air conditioning on all floors.

Cathay Pacific cuts 600 jobs; Cargo Director post removed

In a major organisational shake-up Cathay Pacific, the flag carrier of Hong Kong, cuts 600 jobs across senior, middle management and non-managerial roles in its head office in Hong Kong. “This is part of a transformation programme to make Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon more effective by improving the speed and quality of decision-making and putting a greater focus on its customers,” says an official press release.

SIA Cargo to be re-integrated as a division within Singapore

Singapore Airlines' (SIA) wholly-owned subsidiary, SIA Cargo, is to be reintegrated as a Division within SIA, in a move intended to improve efficiency through greater synergy with the wider SIA.

Cathay Pacific inks codeshare agreement with Iberia

Cathay Pacific today announced a new codeshare agreement with oneworld partner Iberia, which will see its customers benefit from extensive new connections to destinations in the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands.

Alaska Air Cargo delivers 22,000 pounds of Copper River salmon to Seattle

Alaska Airlines 737 delivered the first shipment of fresh Copper River salmon from Cordova Alaska, to Seattle, marking the start of the summer salmon grilling season.

UPS to handle logistics operations for World Expo 2020

Expo 2020 has selected UPS to handle the logistics operations for World Expo 2020 Dubai, which is expected to attract millions of visitors between its opening days on October 20, 2020, through April 10, 2021.

Hong Kong Airport records steady traffic growth in April 2017

Cargo volume and flight movements increased 8.9 percent and 3.1 percent to 398,000 tonnes and 34,740, respectively, compared to the same month last year. The continuing strong growth in cargo was largely attributed to a 14 percent year-on-year growth in exports. Amongst the key trading regions, North America and Europe increased most significantly in the month.

Volga-Dnepr An-124-100 freighters deliver 11 generators to Madagascar’s capital city

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered eleven generators onboard a series of six An-124-100 freighter flights to increase the capacity of the power plant supplying Antananarivo, the capital city of Madagascar.

GAC Samudera Logistics unveils plans for temp controlled pharma facility

Work is underway to convert part of GAC Samudera Logistics’ Cikarang distribution centre into a multi-user temperature-controlled pharmaceutical and food grade facility. The new facility, which is the first to be fully owned and operated by a third party logistics service provider in Indonesia, is expected to be operational by July 2017.

DP World to invests more in Berbera Port

Submitted By: stattimes on May 12, 2017

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DP World to invests more in Berbera Port

Global trade enabler DP World has celebrated its 30-year port concession for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of Somaliland.

Dachser integrates Azkar with name change

Submitted By: stattimes on May 12, 2017

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Dachser integrates Azkar with name change

Dachser has integrated its Iberian subsidiary Azkar Group into its European road network. The overland transport organisations will operate under the names of Dachser Spain and Dachser Portugal in the future. This was announced by CEO Bernhard Simon, COO Road Logistics Michael Schilling, and Juan Antonio Quintana, managing director European Logistics Iberia, at the transport logistic trade fair in Munich.

IAG Cargo launches global loyalty programme FWD.Rewards

 

 IAG Cargo has launched a new loyalty programme named FWD.Rewards which is aimed at the small and medium sized forwarder market. The programme will allow businesses to earn points every time they ship, which can then be converted into commercial flights, hotel stays or cargo credit.

Frankfurt Airport handles 185,340 metric tonnes cargo in April 2017

In April 2017, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) cargo throughput (airfreight + airmail) grew by 1.9 percent to 185,340 metric tonnes in the reporting month. An increase, however, was tempered by the production slowdown during the Easter period, thus remaining below average compared to growth rates achieved in the year to date. Aircraft movements climbed by 1.5 percent to 39,580 takeoffs and landings. Accumulated maximum takeoff weights (MTOWs) slightly expanded by 0.4 percent to 2.5 million metric tonnes, posting a new April record.

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