• Global’ supply chains often aren’t global

    Nearly half (48 percent) of supply chain executives at multi-national companies in the chemical, consumer goods, industrial and retail sectors consider their supply chains to be global, yet operating decisions made on behalf of those supply chains would indicate...... Read More
  • UPS to retire B727 fleet

    UPS Airlines said that by August, it will fly the last of its 16 remaining 727s in its fleet to the New Mexico desert, where they’ll be stored. The planes, built from the early 1960s until August 1984, no...... Read More
  • TNT eyes expansion in North Malaysia

    TNT has appointed a dedicated general manager for Malaysia’s northern region, in line with the company’s long-term growth strategy for the region. The appointment is TNT’s first dedicated senior appointment focused on managing and harnessing the growth potential in...... Read More
  • AirBridge Cargo (ABC)

    Russia¡¯s AirBridge Cargo (ABC) has joined the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) and subscribed to all security procedures as recommended by TAPA.... Read More
  • Brussels Airlines renews Unitpool contract

    Brussels Airlines has extended its contract with Unitpool by a further five years. Unitpool provides ULD managementservices. “Unitpool has been managing our ULD fleet since 2002. The decision to commit for a further five years was driven by the...... Read More
  • LATE NEWS: HACTL inks deal with Hong Kong Express

    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has signed an agreement with Hong Kong Express Airways under which it will become its service provider at the Hong Kong International Airport. The services provided by Hactl to Hong Kong Express...... Read More
  • AMERICA: World acquired by Global Aero Logistics

    World Air Holdings, parent company to World Airways and North American Airlines has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Global Aero Logistics for US$315m in an allcash transaction. MatlinPatterson Global Opportunities Partners II is the majority shareholder...... Read More
  • Jade disappointment for Jettainer

    Chinese Customs regulations have prevented container management company Jettainer adding Jade Cargo International to its client list, leaving it to look in other markets for its first Asian customer. “The problem is that China has very specific rules about...... Read More
  • RUSSIA: EMEX expands express network

    Russian express company EMEX has announced major expansion plans to extend its network and offer new services. It aims to double turnover this year and in 2008. EMEX will open a new branch in Novosibirsk, its 25th office, and...... Read More
  • INDONESIA: Garuda focuses on restructuring

    Amidst mounting pressure of employees for a management reshuffle, the president director of flag carrier Garuda Indonesia, Emirsyah Satar said he will let the newly appointed minister of State Owned Enterprises (SOE), Sofyan Djalil handle the case. “It is...... Read More