• PUG launches manifesto for Europe

    The Postal Users’ Group (PUG) hasrepublished its manifesto on the futureof the EU mailing services market. TheManifesto sets out PUG’s vision for thefuture of the European mailing market– a vision based on principles of partnership,growth and innovation. PUG, an...... Read More
  • INDIA: FDI in domestic carriers may soar

    The Indian government is consideringa proposal to increase the foreigndirect investment (FDI) limit in scheduleddomestic carriers to 74 percentfrom 49 percent, the Economic Timesreported. The idea is being mootedto increase the funding options fordomestic airlines, which have drawnup huge...... 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
  • Four Soft Limited

    India-based software provider forlogistics and transportation, Four Soft Limited (4S) has entered into anagreement to acquire 100 percent ofDenmark-based Transaxiom HoldingA/S, a global provider of transportationand logistics solutions. The transactionvalue is approximately US$10million.... 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
  • Ethiopian Airlines

    Ethiopian Airlines has wet-leasedtwo DC-10-30Fs from World Airways inearly 2007 for an Addis Ababa-Brusselsservice.... Read More
  • Aramex opens Toronto office

    Leading logistics and transportationprovider, Aramex has boosted its operationsin Canada with the opening ofan office in the country’s business andcommercial heartland, Toronto. Situated on the city’s internationalairport, the Toronto operation will beoffering a full range of air and oceanservices....... Read More
  • INDIA: DTDC to launch new product

    India-based express logistics firm,DTDC will launch a new premiumproduct that will seek to deliver greatervalue for money to those seeking topof the line service at below marketleader prices. Termed "V Series," the service willdeliver documents up to one kilogramthe...... Read More
  • EMA’s 2006 freight up by 4.7%

    East Midlands Airport (EMA) hasreported that its total freight includingtransit cargo was 300,291 tonnes in2006, up 4.7 percent year-on-year – thefirst time ever that EMA’s throughputhas exceeded 300,000 tonnes in a year.Bill Blanchard, cargo developmentmanager of East Midlands Airport,Nottingham,...... 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