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  • 01 Feb 2007

    Trans Global Logistics

    Trans Global Logistics (TGL), aHong Kong-based logistics company,has named Tom Donovan senior vicepresident of business development.The logistics industry veteran joinsthe company from Ozburn-HesseyLogistics, where he was director ofintegrated solutions. In his new role, Donovan will manageall Trans Global sales...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Birkart Globistics

    Birkart Globistics air + ocean hasannounced the retirement of its CEO,Michael U. Villinger.Villinger has been succeeded byHelmut Kaspers, who joined the managementteam in October 2006. Heassumed his position as Group CEOon January 1, 2007.... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Tailspin

    So you want to start your own cargo airline and you don’t have the money to pay for pilots?This is your solution!!. Many aspiring entrepreneurs have visited our flying school and,dare we say, many will follow. Ignore that little...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    SECURITY

    We received a spontaneousreport from an old friend in theUK, who relayed the following storyto show that nobody messes with UKsecurity staff. ‘Last summer at Manchester airportI witnessed an incident in which a turban-wearing gent, who claimed not tospeak...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    SURPRISE

    With the 13th Air FreightAsia Conference & Exhibition in HongKong around the corner, the organisers,including yours truly, have goneout of their way to find the right levelof entertainment for the hundreds ofdelegates who are expected to attendthis now annual...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    FIFI

    The train was quite crowded,so a U. S. Marine walked the entirelength looking for a seat, but the onlyseat left was taken by a well dressed,middle-aged French woman’s poodle. The war weary Marine asked,’Ma’am, may I have that seat?’...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    POSTAL CHICKEN

    And now forthe latest postal news! Former ‘Baywatch’babe andanimal – right sactivist, PamelaAnderson haswritten an angryletter to theUS PostmasterGeneral JohnPotter, blastingKFC’s requestto put the beardedimage of thefounder of thefast-food chainon a stamp, MSNreported. ‘Honouringa man whoselegacy involvesbreaking animals’ bones...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    WOMAN

    Qantas’ chairwoman MargaretJackson, who has just managedits take-over by a group of domesticand overseas investors, has revealedin the Financial Times that she was interrogatedby officials at Los Angelesairport last year, because they founddetailed aeronautical diagrams in herhand baggage. She...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Is the world is changing in favour of the Posts?

    Many observers ten years ago wouldhave said the posts had no real futuregiven the growth of e-mail. In fact,the development of the internet, andin particular e-commerce, is changingthe shape of the postal world in lessobvious ways. E-commerce is driving...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Empost now covers 225 destinations globally

    Reinforcing its position as one of thetop courier companies in the MiddleEast, Empost, the UAE’s national couriercompany, now covers 225 destinationsaround the world including Australia,the American continents, Europe, FarEast, Indian Sub Continent, Africa andall the Middle East. What gives...... Read More