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  • 01 Apr 2007

    Aviapartner to acquire Aero Groundservices

    Aviapartner and VCK Holding saidin a statement that Aviapartner is closeto a take-over of VCK Holding’s sharesin its cargo-handling subsidiary AeroGroundservices BV. Final agreementwill be reached with the approval fromthe relevant authorities. Aero Groundservices has traditionallybeen strong in the...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    WFS inks cargo deal with Silverjet

    Worldwide Flight Services (WFS)has won the contract to handle cargoin the UK for exclusively-business classcarrier, Silverjet. Silverjet commenced passengeroperations in January and started toaccept cargo on board its aircraft atthe end of February. The airline now offers daily cargoservices...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    FAPAA

    The Federation of Asia-Pacific Aircargo Associations comprises 17 organisations: HongkongAssociation of Freight Forwarding and Logistics, Japan Aircargo Forwarders Association,Korea International Freight Forwarders Association, Aircargo Forwarders of thePhilippines Inc, Taiwan Airfreight Forwarders Association, Singapore Aircargo AgentsAssociation, Thailand Airfreight Forwarders Association,...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Strike cripples Nepal’s exports, imports

    About 150 cargo containers withexport articles have been stranded atvarious parts of the country for a week,thanks to a general strike called byMadheshi Janaadhikar Forum (MJF) inthe eastern Terai region, The HimalayanTimes reported. Foreign trade has been hit the...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    ACCC reviews IATA’s Cargo Agency programme

    The International Air TransportAssociation has made changes to theCargo Agency & IntermediaryProgramme for Australia andpresented them to the IATACargo Executive Council inAustralia for consideration. Brian Lovell, chief executiveofficer of the AustralianFederation of InternationalForwarders Ltd (AFIF)said theAFIF team on this...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Customs star wins young achiever award

    A 20-year-old customs supervisorfrom Cunningham Gill Ltd has beennamed the Singapore Airlines Cargo-CBAFF New Zealand Young Achieverof the Year. The Customs Brokers and FreightForwarders Federation (CBAFF) annualaward recognises a high achieverwithin the international freight forwardingand logistics industries. Aucklander Nick...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    AFIF Conference 2007 moves to Cairns

    The programme for the next AFIFnational conference, (to be held betweenMay 23 and 25 in Cairns), is finalisedand the registration brochure andprogramme is being printed ready fordistribution in the very near future. The programme is looking very strongand will...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Crane gets OK for buy-out

    The board of EGL Inc., a majorfreight forwarder, has approved thelatest buyout offer led by James Crane,the company’s chairman and CEO. Houston-based EGL has signed a definitive merger agreement under which Crane and his private equity investors – Centerbridge...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    China logistics hubs show potential

    China’s five main logistics centresmay see 10 second-tier cities operatingas centres of manufacturing andlogistics, according to a research reportby property consultant Jones LangLaSalle (JLL). The second-tier cities of Chengdu,Hangzhou, Shenyang, Chongqing,Wuhan, Nanjing, Harbin, Changchun,Xi’an and Zhengzhou all show increasingtrends...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Schenker, BAX Global offer joint India network

    Schenker and BAX Global havemerged in India and are offering ajoint network service of 27 locationsin the country to customers. Christian Nebel, managing directorof the joint organisation of Schenkerand BAX Global in India, said the mergedentities were able to...... Read More