• BA World Cargo

    BA World Cargo has increased thenumber of its short-haul freighter servicesit runs in Europe by 40 percentfollowing a multi-million pound investment.From the end of January 2007,the new schedule in co-operation with DHL, will deliver 45 weekly wide-bodyservices (previously 32...... Read More
  • 500 rural post offices may close

    More than 10 percent of about4,400 privately run post offices undercontract with Japan Post mayclose, according to a survey by thepublic corporation. Of about 24,600post offices nation-wide, some 4,400are run privately mainly in ruralareas, commissioned by Japan Post. The...... Read More
  • DHL to develop RFID for pharma industry

    DHL has developed a new, pioneeringtechnology for the pharmaceuticalindustry that significantly improves themonitoring of temperature-controlledshipments. The new sensor tag is a combinationof temperature sensor and RFID radiochip. It permits continuous monitoringand recording of a pre-definedtemperature range as well as...... Read More
  • Munich Airport

    Munich Airport said it is planningto build a new logistics centre thisyear. The construction of a 15,000 sq.mfacility for forwarding agents is slatedto begin in either March or April withcompletion set for the end of 2007.... Read More
  • Champ Cargosystems launches eXpressWEB

    CHAMP Cargosystems has launcheda new Internet service directed towardsimplifying and speeding up the bookingprocess of express shipments. Working with specific requirementssubmitted by COPA Courier,eXpressWEB was designed anddeveloped to make the express shipmentbooking task as simple as fillingout just one...... Read More
  • CARGO 2000, IATA in e-freight pact

    IATA e-freight and Cargo 2000 saidthey have committed to work togetheron common industry process and standards,built on a unified campaign todrive quality and complete industry coveragefor electronic data interchange. IATA e-freight and Cargo 2000 aresignificant industry initiatives withinthe IATA...... Read More
  • Boeing

    Boeing and GE Commercial AviationServices (GECAS) have announceda 39-airplane order that includes 15Boeing 777s (a mix of seven 777-300ER(Extended Range) passenger aircraftand eight 777 freighters) and 24 Next-Generation 737-800s. The order isvalued at approximately $5.34 billionat list prices.... Read More
  • Bulk mail customers turn to Aramex

    Express, forwarding and logisticsgiant Aramex is capturing some bulkmail traffic in the Middle East, but hasyet to see direct marketing and otherbulk mailing – the only kind of mailthat is still growing for European andUS post offices – take...... Read More
  • MAE to convert 87 757’s for FedEx.

    ST Mobile Aerospace Engineering(MAE), the US subsidiary of Singapore-based ST Technologies Aerospace,has signed a massive Passenger-To-Freighter (PTF) conversion contractof 87 B757-200s with FedEx Express.Commencing in 2007, the contract isfor 87 aircraft. The contract follows last year’s decisionby FedEx to...... Read More
  • Emirates SkyCargo

    Emirates SkyCargo, which for thefirst time in its history carried morethan 1m metric tons of freight andgenerated more than $1b in revenuelast year, has been named Cargo Airlineof the Year by trade publication AirTransport World. The awards will bepresented...... Read More