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  • 01 Mar 2007

    Launches first freight payment bond in China

    Aktiv Group, a leading European insurance broker, has launched a multi-modal cover policy and a freight payment bond product into China’s fast growing freight forwarding sector, targeting thousands of small-to-medium sized companies. The freight payment bond is the first...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Australian govt to fund new logistics strategy

    The Australian government has announced it will provide the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) with $1.6 million over the next four years ($400,000 per year) to develop and lead a new strategy for the Australian transport and logistics industry. The...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    TGL reorganises North Asia structure

    Trans Global Logistics (TGL), a Hong Kong-based logistics company, has reorganised its operations in North Asia. The move will complement the company’s country-by-country management, operations and sales organisation with a new structure, which focuses on building business and delivering...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Dachser invests in India

    Logistics provider Dachser has set up a 50:50 joint venture with Indian logistics company, AFL. Headquartered in Mumbai, the new company "AFL Dachser Pvt. Ltd" has over 30 branches of its own in India. The board members are the...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Black & Decker inks deal with K+N Thailand

    Kuehne + Nagel in Thailand has been awarded a three-year contract by Black & Decker (Thailand) Ltd. Under the new agreement, K+N is responsible for the receipt of inbound shipments, warehousing and national distribution. In addition, a wide range...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Global players dominate service parts logistics

    The global service parts logistics industry is becoming increasingly dominated by the major integrated express carriers and a small number of ¡®4PLs’. This is just one of the conclusions of a major new report published by UKbased logistics research...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    General Atlantic withdraws from EGL deal

    General Atlantic has pulled out of a proposed equity purchase deal with EGL due to an expected shortfall in EGL’s fourth quarter 2006 results. General Atlantic has withdrawn as an equity sponsor from the offer made to acquire all...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Cargo-Partner unveils Indian subsidiary

    Austria-based Cargo-Partner AG, one of Europe’s privately owned global logistics company with activities in eastern and central Europe, has launched its wholly-owned Indian subsidiary, Cargo Partner Logistics India Pvt Ltd (CPLI). Headquartered in Kolkata, CPLI has opened nine branches...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Airport CEO to deliver AFA 2007 keynote address

    The keynote address at this year’s Air Freight Asia Conference will be delivered by the recently-appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Airport Authority, Stanley Hui. "As chief executive of Dragonair Airlines for many years, Stanley has been...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    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