Courier & Mail


  • DHL ups capacity on its Asia Air Network

    Robust intra-Asian volumes have led DHL to increase capacity between Hong Kong and Singapore, which it serves through Air Hong Kong, a joint venture between Cathay Pacific and DHL. A 110 tonne capacity Boeing 747-400F will replace the current...... Read More
  • Cargo drop stabilised but Swine flu new threat

    A stabilisation of global inventory levels has helped stabilise air freight demand and halted the freefall according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as it warned that concerns over a swine flu pandemic could have a significant impact...... Read More
  • China throws up barrier to int’l express carriers

    A new Chinese postal law may make life difficult for international express carriers operating in China to expand their business. The Chinese government on enacted a new postal law on 24 April that bars foreign companies from delivering domestic...... Read More
  • TNT to acquire Brazilian delivery partner

    TNT has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Expresso Araçatuba Transportes e Logística S.A., a key delivery partner of TNT Mercúrio in Brazil’s Central West and North regions since 2001. TNT will acquire 100 per cent control...... Read More
  • TNT to acquire Brazilian delivery partner

    TNT has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Expresso Araçatuba Transportes e Logística S.A., a key delivery partner of TNT Mercúrio in Brazil’s Central West and North regions since 2001. TNT will acquire 100 per cent control...... Read More
  • UPS CEO warns against protectionism

    Fresh from announcing a 56 per cent plummet in first quarter earnings, UPS CEO Scott Davis warned that protectionist moves would seroiusly danger the fragile global economy. “UPS will emerge from these difficult times as a more efficient and...... Read More
  • TNT opens expanded Regional Hub in Singapore

    The expanded S$20 million facility, capable of handling over 300 tonnes of cargo per day, is a key component of the express logistics company’s pan-Asian road network and is Singapore’s first integrated air and road hub. In late 2005...... Read More
  • UPS sees 1Q profit plummet 56%

    United Parcel Service has reported a 56 per cent drop in first-quarter earnings to US$718 million from $1.49 billion in the year-ago quarter and warned the second quarter will also be difficult. Revenue was off 13.7 per cent at...... Read More
  • Deutsche Post potential Royal Mail bidder

    Germany’s Deutsche Post has emerged as a potential bidder for a stake in Britain’s Royal Mail, as the UK government attempts to partially privatise the state-owned postal company. The parent of express and logistics giant DHL has joined a...... Read More
  • US freight index shows further March decline

    A key measure of industrial shipping in the US has shown a further 3.5 per cent decline from February to March after offering a glimmer of hope in February when it showed its first fractional gain in six months....... Read More