Logistics


  • TNT ups capacity on Singapore-Balikpapan route

    TNT has announced the expansion of its services in East Kalimantan with the operation of Boeing 737-300 leased cargo freighter to fly the Singapore – Balikpapan route. TNT said the freighter service, with a capacity of 16 tonnes will...... Read More
  • DB Schenker inaugurates new Euro air freight hub

    DB Schenker inaugurated its new €50 million European air freight hub at Frankfurt Airport this week, with operations to begin in early August which will see import and export units currently operating at different sites merged into a single...... Read More
  • China posts 7.9% GDP growth for second month

    China has reported a 7.9 per cent year-on-year growth in its estimated gross domestic product (GDP) for the second quarter, spurred by a government economic stimulus package. The April-June figure was up from 6.1 per cent in the first...... Read More
  • Aramex opens German express network

    Global logistics solutions provider, Aramex, has announced the opening of new offices in Germany, including Hamburg, Cologne and Frankfurt, as part of its business expansion strategy. Hamburg will serve as the country head office, with Cologne hosting the main...... Read More
  • China’s flower power continues to grow

    China’s country-wide floriculture trade annually is an over US$8 billion business and good news for air cargo carriers, the central government is aiming to turn its focus from the domestic to international market. Brian Thomson reports fromChengdu, China. Yunnan...... Read More
  • Toll acquires three Asian express businesses

    Hot on the expansion trail, Australia’s Toll Group, a leading provider of integrated logistics services in the Asian region, has announced the acquisition of three Asian based international express businesses. Toll has acquired the Asian operations of Deltec in...... Read More
  • Toll to acquire full ownership of Chinese operation

    Australian group Toll, one of the Asia region’s leading providers of integrated logistics, has announced it has reached an agreement with China Merchants Group to acquire all the remaining 49 per cent of shares in Shenzhen-based ST-Anda Logistics. ST-Anda...... Read More
  • DHL invests US$13 million in Hong Kong

    DHL has announced an investment of over HK$100 million (US$13 million) in Hong Kong involving a new 120,000 sq ft DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) office in Kowloon Commerce Centre (KCC) and a DHL Fashion Competency Centre, also based in...... Read More
  • K+N to handle Audi VW logistics in Korea

    Audi Volkswagen and Swiss global forwarder Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) have announced a three-year strategic partnership for the car manufacturers’ warehouse management and parts distribution in South Korea. Kuehne + Nagel will handle Audi Volkswagen spare parts for the...... Read More
  • Two new contracts for CEVA

    CEVA Logistics recently announced two new contracts – one for a US telecommunications equipment provider and the other for a health food company in Turkey. In the first of these deals, CEVA will provide 100 per cent of the...... Read More