July 2019

Crane Worldwide Logistics announces new CEO

By Rachelle Harry

This week (Tuesday, July 30), Crane Worldwide Logistics announced the appointment of its new chief executive: Keith Winters. Winters, the…

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DHL and Austrian Post strengthen collaboration

Following on from their partnership in the Austrian market announced in March, Deutsche Post DHL Group and Austrian Post will…

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June airfreight rates down on last year, says Drewry

The latest Drewry East-West Airfreight Price Index indicates a dip in airfreight rates for June, compared to the same month of…

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DSV reveals air freight performance for the half year

By Rachelle Harry

DSV’s air freight volumes have slightly dipped this half-year, with amounts (in tonnes) increasing by 1% for the first half…

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US–China trade tension hits Hong Kong

The ongoing dispute between the US and China is having an impact on Hong Kong’s air imports and exports, according…

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ACS in charity challenge

Air Charter Service (ACS) recently raised nearly £9,000 for charity when 11 of its employees took part in a skydive….

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Online shoppers demand clarity and choice, says UPS

The seventh annual UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper study indicates that online shoppers in Asia Pacific make their decisions…

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BIFA agrees with Confederation of British Industry’s Brexit warning

By Rachelle Harry

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has agreed with a caution issued by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), which…

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CCSJ chooses to operate with new CHAMP air cargo platform

By Rachelle Harry

Cargo Community System Japan Co. (CCSJ) operates the only cargo community system in Japan and connects the Japanese air cargo…

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Jost Lammers to lead Munich Airport

Jost Lammers will take over as president and chief executive of Munich Airport for a five-year term beginning on January…

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DB Schenker extends connect 4.0 to USA

DB Schenker has expanded the reach of its connect 4.0 online shipping portal to the US. According to Jeff Barrie,…

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Freighter operators approve oil capping stack skid

Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) has purchased a second air transport skid for its capping stack in Singapore, with Russia’s…

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CharterSync hails success of new online platform

By Rachelle Harry

At Air Cargo Europe, which took place in Munich from June 3-7, CharterSync paved the way to a digitised charter…

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President and CEO of Swissport International AG extends contract to 2020

By Rachelle Harry

Eric Born, president and CEO of Swissport International AG, has agreed to extend his contract of employment by one year….

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Munich Airport and partners win Sofia Airport concession

Munich Airport, French investment firm Meridiam and Strabag Group (a European technology group that specialises in large international construction projects)…

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Air India Cargo adds Unisys Digistics modules

Indian flag carrier Air India is to use Unisys’ Digistics integrated logistics software suite to help improve data quality, cash…

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UPS launches My Choice for business

As consumers continue to demand ever-faster delivery and greater visibility in a marketplace driven by e-commerce, UPS has launched its…

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Geodis sets out new ambitions

Multimodal freight forwarder Geodis says it has brought its first five-year strategic plan, Ambition 2018, to a “favourable” close. Noting…

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Lufthansa Cargo profits decline in first half of 2019

By Rachelle Harry

Lufthansa Cargo’s profits declined in the first half of this year, a report from the company reveals. First-half year adjusted…

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Sheremetyevo Airport increases cargo volumes in 2019

By Rachelle Harry

From January to June 2019, the volume of cargo traffic at Sheremetyevo International Airport increased by 2%, compared with the…

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