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  • 01 Feb 2007

    DHL targets 20% growth in Indonesia

    DHL Express/PT BirotikaSemesta continues to be theleader in express and logisticsindustry in Indonesia,according to DHL’s nationaloperations manager, MariaChristina, who said that thecompany is enjoying doubledigitgrowth and will increaseshipments by 20 percent in2007. "We have invested $70,000in a high technology...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    USPS tests FFS technology

    The U.S. Postal Service(USPS) will expand testingof Flats Sequencing System(FSS) technology to automatesorting of large envelopes,magazines, cataloguesand circulars. The FSS equipment sortsflat mail at a rate of about16,500 pieces per hour.Scheduled to operate 17hours a day, each machinewill be...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    DHL to employ wi-fi systems

    DHL said it is adopting thelatest "new generation" scanningtechnology, deployinga single system across theentire DHL US networkto prov ide enhanc e dshipment visibility for DHLcustomers. The new scanning devices,used to capture shipmentinformation by couriers andother operations personneland utilising a...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    TNT chief denies take-over bids

    Peter Bakker, the chiefexecutive of Dutch mail companyTNT, said the companyhad not been approached byany potential buyers. However,he does not rule out afuture bid, the BirminghamPost reported. Speaking during a recentvisit to the US, Bakker saidprivate equity companiescould consider...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    DHL expands TDD service to Vietnam

    DHL has expanded itsTime Definite Delivery (TDD)service to Vietnam. A suite oftime-definite delivery products,DHL’s TDD portfoliocomprises StartDay Expressfor guaranteed delivery by 9a.m., and MidDay Express fordelivery by noon. With this latest serviceenhancement, DHL will startproviding MidDay Express forVietnam-bound documents.Customers...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    FedEx acquires ANC Holdings

    FedEx Corp has acquiredANC Holdings, a UK domesticexpress transportationcompany, for £120 million,enabling FedEx Express todirectly serve the entire UKdomestic market. ANC offers a comprehensiverange of distributionand logistics services with anestablished pick-up and deliverynetwork across the UK. Founded in 1981,...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Emirates joins DHL partnership

    Emirates Group Security and DHL Global Forwarding have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Strategic Air Cargo Security Partnership, a DHL Global Forwarding initiative. As one of DHL’s preferred air carriers, Emirates is one of the first airline...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Chinese ground handler looks to SE Asia for expansion

    Beijing Aviation Ground Services (BGS), the joint venture between Beijing-based Capital Airport Holding (CAH) and Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS), recently expanded its ground handling services in China. Now it is looking at new opportunities in Southeast Asia. Editor...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    SLFFA disturbed by new DMS standards

    The freight forwarding industry andshippers in Sri Lanka have expressedserious concerns about the attemptsby the Director of Merchant Shipping,(DMS) to regulate the industry usinglow standards and hastily drafted legislation. Freight forwarders in Sri Lanka,whose representative body, the SriLanka Freight...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    INFA strives to have more IATA accredited members

    The low number of IATA accreditedcargo agents in Indonesia has promptedthe Indonesian Freight Forwarders’ Association(INFA) and the InternationalAir Transport Association (IATA) toincrease their collaboration and takethe necessary measures to improve theair cargo industry in the country. INFA chairman, Soekarno...... Read More