Freight Forwarders

  • British Airways World Cargo

    British Airways World Cargo has announced the appointment of Steve Gunning as managing director, with effect from 2 April 2007. The appointment follows the promotion of previous managing director, Gareth Kirkwood, to director of operations at British Airways. Gunning...... Read More
  • HONG KONG: HK’s challenges need responses: consultant

    Hong Kong is a successful air cargohub with advantages over competinghubs that may take some time to erode,but nevertheless, the territory faces seriouschallenges, which require extensiveand challenging policy responses fromGovernment, an executive says. Speaking at a recent AerospaceForum, David...... Read More
  • More networking at AFA2007 Conference

    The format of the Air Freight Asia Conference, which was previously structured on two full days of five sessions each, has undergone some changes to give delegates more time for networking. "Based on feedback, which we received after the...... Read More
  • FIFI

    The train was quite crowded,so a U. S. Marine walked the entirelength looking for a seat, but the onlyseat left was taken by a well dressed,middle-aged French woman’s poodle. The war weary Marine asked,’Ma’am, may I have that seat?’...... Read More
  • INDONESIA: IPO of Garuda awaits strategic partner

    Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia mayhave to extend the waiting period foran initial public offering. The Departmentof State Owned Enterprises(SOE) has scheduled the carrier and itssubsidiary companies for initial publicoffering/IPO this year 2007. However, the company is still uncertainas it...... Read More
  • Continental Airlines

    Continental Airlines has announcedthe appointment of Wyn Li as countrydirector of Hong Kong, Macau, andSouthern China. He will be responsible for all salesand marketing activities and the overallleadership of that region. Li was previously regional marketingmanager, Pacific (South) and...... Read More
  • INDONESIA: Posindo, Gading Sari ink logistcs deal

    State-owned postal service companyPT Pos Indonesia (Posindo) has signedan agreement with Gading Sari AviationService Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., through itsIndonesian subsidiary PT Gading SariIndonesia (GSI) for the redesigningand expansion of its logistics division. The CEO of PT. Pos Indonesia, HanaSuryana...... Read More
  • UPS International

    UPS has announced the appointmentof David Abney to the post of chiefoperating officer and the promotion ofAlan Gershenhorn to replace Abney aspresident of UPS International. Abney also assumes the role of presidentof UPS Airlines in replacing JohnBeystehner, who retired...... Read More
  • MALAYSIA: GD Express expects profit to double

    Malaysian courier firm GD ExpressCarrier Bhd (GDEX) expects its netprofit to double in the fiscal year endingJune 30, 2007, with an expandedand fully automated facility to handlehigher business volume. The company posted a net profitof M$1.2 million (US$341,440) on...... Read More
  • SPI strengthens customs competency

    Swiss Post International (SPI) saidit has acquired FM Verzollungs AGin Basel. The customs agency alreadyworks for Swiss Post GLS – a Swiss Postcompany – and handles import andexport customs clearance on its behalf.The acquisition will strengthen SPI’sposition as a...... Read More