Logistics


  • Damco extends operations to Zimbabwe

    A.P. Moller – Maersk Group’s logistics arm, Damco has expanded its operationsinto Zimbabwe, East Africa. “With signs of the Zimbabwe economy stabilising combined with general trends of a more liberal economic environment and increased access to foreign credit, Damco...... Read More
  • CII starts TSA cargo screening

    Consolidators International (CII), a leading Los Angeles-based wholesaler, has begun the implementation of screening process under the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) mandated programme whereby 50 per cent of all freight carried in bellies of passenger aircraft must be...... Read More
  • DB Schenker wins Gorgon contract

    DB Schenker was awarded an international and domestic Australian “Integrated Logistics Services” (ILS) contract by Chevron Australia to transport material and equipment on a global basis for the Gorgon Project. The ILS contract for the Barrow Island LNG Plant...... Read More
  • TNT launches new specialised spare parts service

    TNT has announced the launch of a dedicated service called Storapart, aimed at optimising inventory holding and transportation for critical spare parts around the region. The new service offering is designed to tap growth in the service logistics market,...... Read More
  • Agility wins major logistics contract from RasGas

    Integrated logistics solutions provider Agility, has been awarded a major new contract in Qatar by RasGas, the country’s key liquefied natural gas (LNG) enterprise. The scope of the multi-million dollar contract comprises global freight forwarding, transportation and customs clearance...... Read More
  • Air cargo upturn underway, but “fragile”

    Signs of a clear, but fragile recovery in air cargo demand are being driven by companies restocking inventories which have run low, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Thursday. But this pick up would remain “fragile” as...... Read More
  • Panalpina will not join price war

    Presenting its results for the first half of 2009, Swiss-based freight forwarder Panalpina said the industry is involved in a “cut-throat price war”, adding that it would not participate because transport prices were well below cost. Second-quarter profit slumped...... Read More
  • Panalpina takes over own ops in Japan

    Panalpina and the NYK Group have agreed to changes in the level of their current cooperation in Japan with Panalpina Japan taking over control of its air and ocean freight operations with effect from January 2010. In line with...... Read More
  • Wallenborn Transports acquires Rutges Cargo

    Wallenborn Transports, a leading European supplier of logistics in road feeder transportations, air cargo distribution and related services with home base in Luxembourg has acquired Amsterdam-based air cargo distribution specialist, Rutges Cargo. Rutges Cargo, which provides logistics for road...... Read More
  • Innovation and quality pay off for Aramex

    Aramex, the Amman-based global transportation and logistics services company, is literally flying. Reason: Its net profits for the first half of 2009 stood at AED93.1 million (US$25.4 million) – a whopping 25 per cent growth over the AED74.6 million...... Read More