Business

DHL turns to charter flights and rail to avoid capacity crunch

By Damian Brett

DHL Global Forwarding is utilising charter flights and rail services from China to keep coronavirus-related supply chains moving in light…

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CLIVE Data Services: Calculating the positives

By Damian Brett

Is a passenger aircraft bellyhold half empty or half full? Does the airfreight industry need another way to measure capacity…

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Nallian swoops of pharma logistics consultant

By Damian Brett

Air cargo data platform Nallian has acquired pharma logistics consultant 4Advice as it looks to expand the range of services…

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SBD partners with Dutch logistics organisation

By Damian Brett

San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) has signed a strategic alliance with the supply chain membership organsiation Holland International Distribution Council…

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Top 25 air forwarders: DHL leads the pack in a tough year

By Damian Brett

In a year marked by an ongoing trade war between China and the US, DHL Global Forwarding extended its lead…

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IATA: Air cargo demand records steepest ever decline in April

By Damian Brett

Air cargo recorded its steepest ever decline in air cargo volumes in April, but a greater reduction in capacity resulted…

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Parcel shippers continue to face transatlantic capacity crunch

By Damian Brett

US package shippers continue to face disruption on the transatlantic trade lane as the US Postal Service (USPS) battles against…

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Airfreight rates continue to decline on key trades

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates out of Shanghai continued on a downward trajectory last week as air cargo capacity on key routes remained…

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Nippon Express taps into pharma market with MD Logistics acquisition

By Rachelle Harry

Japan-based logistics firm Nippon Express has completed the acquisition of US-based headquartered MD Logistics in a deal worth $51m (¥ 5.5bn)….

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Jeff Bezos invests in digital forwarder Beacon

By Rachelle Harry

UK-based digital freight forwarding and supply chain finance company, Beacon has secured $15m in its Series A fundraising round, from…

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