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  • 01 Feb 2007

    USPS gets Lockheed Martin system

    Lockheed Martin has completedthe deployment of 74 AutomatedPackage Processing Systems (APPS) tothe U.S. Postal Service (USPS) undera more than US$300 million contractawarded in 2002. APPS provides thePostal Service with a fully integrated,end-to-end system capable of automaticallysorting high volumes of...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    France’s La Poste reports profit for 2006

    French national postal operator LaPoste said it will record a 700 millioneuros net profit in 2006, up by about25 percent on the figure of 557 millioneuros for 2005. La Poste noted that its balancesheet would be hit by an...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    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
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Carbon-free parcel first for Parcelforce

    UK-based Parcelforce Worldwide isoffering its customers a first in the UKexpress parcels market – the option todeliver their parcel carbon-free. Customers booking online can nowchoose to donate 5p per parcel for UKand 10p per parcel for internationaldeliveries. Having calculated...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    DP to move accounting operations

    Deutsche Post AG (DP) plans toreorganise its finance and salary bookkeepingoperations and may includeoutsourcing some operations to theCzech Republic and Poland, the Weltam Sonntag reported, citing DeutschePost management. The outsourcing will only affect postworkers outside Germany, the newspapersaid. ‘We...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Air India

    Air India has appointed DariusChibber as head of the airline’s cargodivision. Based in New Delhi, Chibber,who brings many years of experience inthe airline industry to his new position,will oversee the carrier’s global cargoactivities. In one of his previous positions,he...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    DHL

    DHL said it has appointed HerbertVongpusanachai, the country managerof DHL Express Thailand, as DHL Express’Indochina region manager. Theappointment highlights the company’splan to consolidate its position as themarket leader in the Indochina region,according to Yasmin Aladad Khan,senior vice-president of DHL...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Swissport International

    The president & CEO of SwissportInternational, Joseph In Albion hasdecided to leave the company to takeon a new professional challenge.In Albion, who remains a memberof Swissport International’s board ofdirectors, will be succeeded by SantiagoOlivares, who is currently director ofthe...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    American Airlines Cargo

    Mark Najarian, vice president ofglobal cargo sales and marketing atAmerican Airlines Cargo, has replacedKevin Diamonti as vice president ofcargo operations. Diamonti led thecargo operations team since 2001, andhas been selected to run American’scorporate safety programme.Najarian will be succeeded by...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    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