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  • 01 Feb 2007

    ACMG publishes annual analysis

    Air Cargo Management Group’s newly-released International Air Freight andExpress Industry Performance Analysis2006 provides a detailed assessmentof the international air cargo/expressindustry and the companies that competein this evolving market. Publishedannually since 1994, this 200-pagestudy provides the only comprehensivequantitative and qualitative...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Austrian Post takes stake in trans-o-flex

    The Austrian Post (ÖsterreichischePost) has acquired 74.9 percent ofthe shares in trans-o-flex GmbH andassociated companies from Odewald &Co and Alpha Beteiligungsberatung.Odewald & Co and Alpha haveretained a holding of 25.1 percent.The transaction means that AustrianPost is strengthening its parcelsand...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Partnership is the key for US Postal Service

    "We don’t want to replicate theDeutsche Post model in believing thatpurchasing and controlling all thenetwork assets will make us successful,"says Paul Vogel, managing director ofthe US Postal Service’s Global Businessunit. "We instead believe that finding as many partners around...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Japan Post transfers fail on system glitch

    Japan Post last month said that some10,000 automatic withdrawals frompostal savings accounts failed over fourbusiness days due to a computer systemglitch, Kyodo News reported. The troubleemerged as Japan Post made some modifications to its computer systemto prevent erroneous money...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Postal liberalisation could costs 32,000 jobs

    Deutsche Post World Net AG chiefexecutive officer, Klaus Zumwinkelsaid about 32,000 jobs could be lost asa result of the planned liberalisationof postal services in Germany. In aninterview with DPA German newsagency, he said competitors would beable to get hold...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    FedEx upgrades India presence

    FedEx Corp last month upgradedIndia from a country within a regionto a full region in its own right, theEconomic Times reported. FedExpreviously had five regions, each withits own vice president. These regions were the US, Canada,EMEA (Europe, Middle East,...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Empost expands courier services

    Empost has expanded its globalreach with the opening of a new serviceto North and South America. Withoperations in Asia, Africa, Europe andnow the Americas, Empost is positioningitself as a leading inter-continentalservice provider in the industry, thepostal organisation said in...... Read More
  • 01 Jan 1970

    EUROPE/CIS: Cargo traffic remains in the “doldrums” in June: IATA

    Freight and passenger traffic have hit a "speed bump" in June, with other modes of transport benefiting from the growth in the world economy, according to the latest traffic results released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).... Read More