Courier & Mail

  • Unisys develops new LMS for air freight

    Unisys said that it is developing a next-generation version of its Logistics Management System (LMS), which is used by many major air carriers to process approximately 25 percent of the world’s air freight. The enhancements will include new services...... Read More
  • Air Atlanta’s freighter dilemma

    The Iceland-based ACMI operator is excited to be getting its first B747-400Fs, but does that necessarily mean it is time to retire the -200Fs? Peter Conway analyses the dilemma.... Read More
  • Air France Cargo

    Air France Cargo will receive the first of three converted B747-400 freighters in June, with the second and third in August and November. The aircraft, which were originally combis, will replace the airline’s fleet of B747-200Fs.... Read More
  • SRI LANKA: SriLankan Cargo sets new freight record

    SriLankan Cargo set a new record for handling of freight at Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport in 2006 with a total of 167,289 tonnes, an increase of 4.48 percent over the previous calendar year. Nalin Rodrigo, head of SriLankan Cargo,...... Read More
  • AUSTRALIA: Toll Holdings buys freighters

    Australia-based freight firm, Toll Holdings has outlined plans for a series of future take-overs across Asia and developments that involved buying some freighters. Paul Little, managing director of the Melbourne-based road, rail, shipping and airline conglomerate, said Toll was...... Read More
  • SINGAPORE: Changi Airport, Tata ink joint venture

    Singapore’s Changi Airports andIndia’s conglomerate Tata Group haveset up a joint venture to bid for contractsto run the fast-growing airportsin Kolkata and Chennai. Changi Airports International, astate-owned airport developer, said ina statement that Tata would hold 51percent of the...... Read More
  • Partnership is the key for US Postal Service

    "We don’t want to replicate theDeutsche Post model in believing thatpurchasing and controlling all thenetwork assets will make us successful,"says Paul Vogel, managing director ofthe US Postal Service’s Global Businessunit. "We instead believe that finding as many partners around...... Read More
  • How a liberalised mail market works

    What does a liberalised mail marketlook like? What might an Asian countryexpect if it allowed competitors to itsnational post office? For an answer, one might look at theUK, which is one of the most liberalisedmarkets in the European Unionat...... Read More
  • American Airlines Cargo

    Mark Najarian, vice president ofglobal cargo sales and marketing atAmerican Airlines Cargo, has replacedKevin Diamonti as vice president ofcargo operations. Diamonti led thecargo operations team since 2001, andhas been selected to run American’scorporate safety programme.Najarian will be succeeded by...... Read More
  • Carbon-free parcel first for Parcelforce

    UK-based Parcelforce Worldwide isoffering its customers a first in the UKexpress parcels market – the option todeliver their parcel carbon-free. Customers booking online can nowchoose to donate 5p per parcel for UKand 10p per parcel for internationaldeliveries. Having calculated...... Read More