• DHL Global Mail expands its toehold in Asia

    While ‘front door’ access to theAsian mail markets is still barred bya lack of liberalisation, DHL GlobalMail is increasingly exploring backdoor routes, through joint venturesand other initiatives in the direct mailarena, according to its chairman, KlausKnappik. An example is...... Read More
  • Post Danmark expands product range

    Post Danmark has acquired 51 percentof the shares in Transportgruppenby direct placement. The purchase of Transportgruppenshares will give Post Danmark accessto a finely meshed and efficient nation-wide network for the distributionof goods. According to Post Danmark deputyexecutive Carsten Dalbo,...... Read More
  • MIDDLE EAST: Deutsche Post signs logistics pact

    Dubai Industrial City said it establisheda partnership with Deutsche Post World Net (DPWN) the parentcompany of DHL, Danzas and Exel,to support its 20 million square feetlogistics facility – transPARK. Dubai Industrial City’s proximity toJebel Ali Port – the world’s...... Read More

    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
  • Calendar

    Feb 15-16 Australian Logistics Council (ALC) Annual Forum 2007, Seaworld Nara, Qld, Australia. Feb 21-23 Inter airport India 2007, Pragati Maidan Exhibition Centre, New Delhi, India. [email protected] Feb 27-28 World Mail & Express Logistics Middle East, Africa, South...... Read More
  • HONG KONG: HKG must review transhipments

    Hong Kong can attract more air cargobusiness if its transhipment processescan be reviewed quickly, Asia AirfreightTerminal (AAT) general manager, planning& services, Nelson Lee said. He said as Hong Kong did not havea transhipment ordinance, the customswere using a combination...... Read More

    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
  • 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
  • INDIA: FDI in domestic carriers may soar

    The Indian government is consideringa proposal to increase the foreigndirect investment (FDI) limit in scheduleddomestic carriers to 74 percentfrom 49 percent, the Economic Timesreported. The idea is being mootedto increase the funding options fordomestic airlines, which have drawnup huge...... Read More
  • Air India

    Air India has appointed DariusChibber as head of the airline’s cargodivision. Based in New Delhi, Chibber,who brings many years of experience inthe airline industry to his new position,will oversee the carrier’s global cargoactivities. In one of his previous positions,he...... Read More