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  • 01 Mar 2007

    DHL to invest in Japan, S Korea

    DHL plans to invest more than US$ 90 million in the next several years into Japan to strengthen its leading position there, Deutsche Post chairman Klaus Zumwinkel said. Among its plans is the expansion of its distribution centre at...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Blue Dart offers ‘Import Express’ solution in India

    Blue Dart in alliance with DHL has announced the introduction of ‘Import Express,’ a one-stop-shop solution that allows imports with one invoice, one currency, one account and one bill. Blue Dart, which is also expanding the fleet of its...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    FedEx launches global trade advisory services

    FedEx Express Canada said it will launch a service that will provide support and advice to businesses seeking certification or approval in various cross-border security programs, such as Free and Secure Trade (FAST), Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT), Partners...... Read More
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  • 01 Mar 2007

    German air cargo handling body formed

    German air cargo handling companies have formed an association to represent common interests toward policy, public authorities and the media. Called VACAD, which stands for the German "Verband der Aircargo Abfertiger Deutschlands" or German air cargo handling agents association...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Air NZ outsourcing dispute continues

    Air New Zealand (Air NZ) has described claims from the EPMU union that it did not offer a credible blueprint to avoid outsourcing its Airport Services work as "grossly incorrect." The airline’s group general manager people, Vanessa Stoddart, said...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Lufthansa to provide cargo handling

    Lufthansa Cargo said it has set up a company to provide freight handling services for itself as well as for airfreight forwarders. The new Handling Counts GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Cargo, will begin operating initially at the...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Siemens wins handling systems orders

    Siemens said it has won orders worth more than 16 million euros for the supply of baggage and cargo handling systems in the United Arab Emirates. The Siemens Industrial Solutions and Services Group (I&S) has been awarded the contract...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Airlines oppose ground handling policy

    The new ground handling policy proposed by the Indian government for the six airports in the country has been opposed by sections of the domestic airline industry. Air Sahara, SpiceJet and Jet Airways have all expressed apprehensions on the...... Read More