Courier & Mail

  • 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
  • Asia to retain air cargo lead

    Air cargo markets in Asia* will continueto lead global industry growthto 2025, says Boeing cargo marketregional director Tom Hoang. The USmanufacturer predicts that Chinesedomestic and intra-Asian markets willexpand annually at 10.8 percent and8.6 percent, respectively, comparedwith an expected 6.1...... Read More
  • Forwarders complain about security costs

    Freight forwarders and logisticscompanies in the United Arab Emiratesare fretting over high costs of installingmandatory security equipment anddeclining profit margins due to escalatingexpenses. Governments across theworld are introducing new securityregulations to make movement of seaand air cargo safer. Airlines,...... Read More
  • SPI acquires customs agency

    Swiss Post International (SPI) hastaken over Basel-based customs agency,FM Verzollungs AG. The company already works for SwissPost GLS and handles import and exportcustoms clearance on its behalf. SPI said in a statement that the acquisitionwill strengthen its positionas a...... Read More
  • DHL expands TDD service to Vietnam

    DHL has expanded itsTime Definite Delivery (TDD)service to Vietnam. A suite oftime-definite delivery products,DHL’s TDD portfoliocomprises StartDay Expressfor guaranteed delivery by 9a.m., and MidDay Express fordelivery by noon. With this latest serviceenhancement, DHL will startproviding MidDay Express forVietnam-bound documents.Customers...... Read More
  • Hong Kong Airlines

    Hong Kong-based CR Airways hasbeen renamed Hong Kong Airlines.The carrier operates three B737-800sand has signed a MoU for 10 787s and30 737s.... Read More
  • BA World Cargo

    BA World Cargo has increased thenumber of its short-haul freighter servicesit runs in Europe by 40 percentfollowing a multi-million pound investment.From the end of January 2007,the new schedule in co-operation with DHL, will deliver 45 weekly wide-bodyservices (previously 32...... Read More
  • Emirates SkyCargo

    Emirates SkyCargo, which for thefirst time in its history carried morethan 1m metric tons of freight andgenerated more than $1b in revenuelast year, has been named Cargo Airlineof the Year by trade publication AirTransport World. The awards will bepresented...... Read More