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Supply Chains

Cainiao launches cargo container booking service

By Rachelle Harry

Cainiao Smart Logistics Network, the logistics arm of Alibaba Group, has launched a container booking service for air and seafreight,…

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DHL expands pharma capabilities in South Africa

By Rachelle Harry

DHL has expanded its capabilities in South Africa by investing in new 10,000 m sq warehouse, which has pharma facilities,…

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DHL achieves record earnings for full-year 2020

By Rachelle Harry

In its preliminary results for 2020, Deutsche Post DHL Group (DP DHL) has reported record earnings, despite the “challenging economic…

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UK and European Union agree trade deal

By Damian Brett

The European Union (EU) and UK have agreed a trade deal that will allow tariff free trade in goods. The…

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Airlines add extra UK capacity to help ease cargo backlog

By Damian Brett

Air France KLM (AF KLM) Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo are adding extra cargo capacity between continental Europe and the UK…

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UK-France border reopens but backlog expected

By Damian Brett

France has reopened its border with the UK but supply chain backlogs are expected to continue as trucks take time…

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‘Unprecedented’ UK cargo charter enquiries as border remains closed

By Damian Brett

Charter broker Air Charter Service (ACS) is reporting an “unprecedented” number of enquiries for cargo flights as France keeps its…

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British Airways asks for unitised freight to help alleviate Heathrow congestion

By Damian Brett

British Airways’ cargo team has requested that customers unitise their freight if possible to help alleviate delays at its Heathrow…

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More firms look to airfreight as Brexit deadline nears

By Damian Brett

Time-critical logistics firm Priority Freight is the latest company to secure airfreight capacity to prepare for border disruption as the…

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Disruption expected in UK as travel bans hit supply chains

By Damian Brett

Countries around the world have been banning commercial passenger flights from the UK, with French rules also affecting cross channel…

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