Freight Forwarder

Scan Global Logistics targets automotive with AFL acquisition

By Damian Brett

Fast-growing Danish forwarder Scan Global Logistics (SGL) has acquired an automotive logistics specialist as it targets growth in the sector….

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Shift back to ocean from air as rates lower and port problems ease

By Damian Brett

Over the last two years the air cargo industry has benefitted from a modal shift from ocean to air but…

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DB Schenker expands charter network with South America flights

By Damian Brett

DB Schenker has expanded its charter operation with flights to South America as it looks to provide stable supply chain…

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DHL airfreight volumes drop but high rates help it achieve positive results

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Deutsche Post DHL Group saw a drop in airfreight volumes in the second quarter of 2022, but managed to achieve…

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Maersk opens its war chest for project firm Martin Bencher

By Damian Brett

Cash-rich shipping giant AP Moller Maersk has announced the planned purchase of project logistics firm Martin Bencher as part of…

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UK customs says 3,500 firms face losing ability to import

By Damian Brett

UK customs (HMRC) has warned that 3,500 companies have yet to register for its new import system and could lose…

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Forwarder Focus: Looking ahead to a more positive 2023

By Brandon Fried, executive director, Airforwarders Association

A recent survey of Airforwarders Association members indicates that while the air cargo business is decelerating after one of the…

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Airblox grows trading platform with the addition of HPW Cargo

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Vietnamese freight forwarder HPW Cargo has become the first Southeast Asian company to join online air cargo capacity trading platform…

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DB Schenker sees profits take off despite volume declines

By Damian Brett

DB Schenker saw its revenues and operating profits rapidly increase in the first half of the year despite a decline…

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K+N predicts ongoing reliance on freighters in air cargo

By Damian Brett

Kuehne+Nagel (K+N) is expecting freighter capacity to continue to dominate the airfreight market for the coming quarters, while it also…

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