Freight Forwarders

  • Panalpina makes smooth Nigerian domestic exit

    Panalpina has said it made a “smooth withdrawal” from Nigeria after incurring major and costly problems in that West African market over the last couple of years. The Switzerland-based global forwarder and logistics provider said it would concentrate its...... Read More
  • China’s freight forwarders target emerging markets

    China’s SME freight forwarders are refocusing their marketing efforts on developing business in the emerging markets of Africa, Central Asia and Central Europe according to Henrik Christensen, Chairman and CEO of the China Logistics Club. Trade between Africa and...... Read More
  • Panalpina and Envirotainer

    Swiss forwarder Panalpina has signed a global agreement with Envirotainer to provide temperature-controlled aircargo containers for its new cold chain management business aimed at thepharmaceutical industry.... Read More
  • Calendar

    Jun 12-15 Transport Logistics/Air Cargo Europe 2007, Munich International Trade Fairs, Munich, Germany. [email protected] Jun 18-24 Paris Air Show, Le Bourget, Paris, France. Jun 20-22 Federation of Asia Pacific Aircargo Associations, Executive Council Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand. [email protected] Jul...... Read More
  • RUSSIA: Putin signs order for new Russian airline

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order establishing a new airline that is to be the country’s sec- ond biggest after Aeroflot, the Kremlin said. The president’s order will see Russian regional airlines KrasAir, Domodedovo, Samara, Omskavia and...... Read More
  • India’s Postal Department incurs losses

    In the past five years, the Department of Posts’ (DoP) mail traffic has registered a decline of nearly 50 percent due to increased competition from private couriers and other new modes of communication, especially the value-added services in the...... Read More
  • INDIA: IAM wins Jet Airways in Ireland

    Jet Airways of India has appointed IAM as its cargo GSSA for Ireland, with immediate effect. The appointment of IAM – Ireland’s largest cargo GSSA – marks the first active marketing of Jet Airways’ cargo capacity in Ireland, since...... Read More
  • Air France places US$7b plane orders

    Air France last month announced a US$7 billion aircraft order, split between Airbus and Boeing, Reuters reported. The deals include an order for two more A380 superjumbos, whose two-year production delays have left manufacturer Airbus facing penalties to airlines....... Read More
  • INDIA: Flyington Freighters opt for Airbus

    India’s Flyington Freighters said it would not go ahead with an order of freighters from Boeing after it signed a previously announced US$1 billion order for six A330-200F cargo aircraft from rival Airbus, Reuters reported. “At this point in...... Read More
  • Cologne expects major traffic changes

    Cologne airport (CGN) said it will strengthen its general cargo business by convincing additional cargo carriers to serve the Rhine airport. “Presently, about 90 percent of our total tonnage consists of express shipments which are being flown mostly at...... Read More