July 2019

Price increase for DHL Parcel business customers

DHL Parcel has cited increasing transport and personnel costs as well as its continuous investment in the network to justify…

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Asia Pacific cargo volumes continue to decline

By Rachelle Harry

According to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines’ (AAPA) figures for June, air cargo volumes have declined for the eighth…

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Swissport revenues grow for first half of 2019

Swissport has posted increases in revenue and EBITDA for the first half of 2019 and announced plans to refinance some…

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Caribbean Airlines Cargo signs interline agreement with Air Canada

By Rachelle Harry

Caribbean Airlines Cargo has signed a new interline agreement with Air Canada, which enables it to ship into and out…

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Failures in temperature-controlled logistics cost biopharma industry billions

The biopharma industry loses approximately $35 billion annually as a result of failures in temperature-controlled logistics, according to IQVIA Institute…

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dnata expands and re-structures international airport operations division

By Rachelle Harry

dnata has introduced a new management structure following the expansion of its international airport operations division. The new management structure…

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UK logistics sector needs extension of contingency measures, says FTA

Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called for an extension to the measures which were put in place in advance of…

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AirBridgeCargo transports nine racehorses with minimal wait times

By Rachelle Harry

AirBridgeCargo (ABC) Airlines has successfully delivered nine racehorses from Moscow in Russia to Amsterdam in the Netherlands, onboard a Boeing…

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Atlas Air to expand Kentucky operations

Atlas Air is expanding its operations in Kentucky by taking a long-term lease on a new facility in Erlanger, near…

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Tigers to lead Asendia expansion in Asia-Pacific

Swiss-based Asendia has chosen Tigers to be its local logistics partner in Australasia, as it launches an Oceania e-commerce and…

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WFS leases second cargo-handling facility at Copenhagen Airport

By Rachelle Harry

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has leased a second cargo-handling facility at Copenhagen Airport to support the growing volumes of its…

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Flexport launches trade finance solution

Flexport is launching a trade finance solution that it claims will help companies alleviate capital constraints caused by the US-China…

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Volga-Dnepr marks the passing of Ron King

Former Volga-Dnepr stalwart and US air cargo veteran Ron King passed away on  July 19 at the age of 76….

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Air Charter Service opens Brazil premises following market growth

By Rachelle Harry

Aircraft charter specialist Air Charter Service (ACS) has increased its presence in Brazil with the opening of a new premises….

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Kuehne+Nagel expands perishables network with acquisition of WWP Canada

By Rachelle Harry

Kuehne+Nagel (K+N) has acquired Worldwide Perishable Canada (WWP), which further expands the perishable division of the business. Founded in 1999…

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Keep calm and cargo on: Heathrow strikes called off

By Rachelle Harry

The UK’s air cargo industry is set to run smoothly this weekend after planned strikes at London’s Heathrow Airport, scheduled…

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UPS up in Q2 thanks to rising demand for next-day air services

By Damian Brett

Express firm UPS saw revenues and profits increase during the second quarter of the year on the back of increasing…

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UPS to launch drone business and SME e-commerce delivery operation

UPS is launching an international delivery service for small and medium size retailers in order to capture a slice of…

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BIFA Young Forwarder Network launches events for members

By Rachelle Harry

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) Young Forwarder Network (YFN) will host a free professional development event for its members…

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Heathrow truckers benefit from reduced waiting times

By Damian Brett

Trucking firms have noticed a reduction in dwell times at Heathrow airport’s congested cargo sheds following the launch of a…

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