Freight Forwarders

  • MALAYSIA: GD Express expects profit to double

    Malaysian courier firm GD ExpressCarrier Bhd (GDEX) expects its netprofit to double in the fiscal year endingJune 30, 2007, with an expandedand fully automated facility to handlehigher business volume. The company posted a net profitof M$1.2 million (US$341,440) on...... Read More
  • SPI strengthens customs competency

    Swiss Post International (SPI) saidit has acquired FM Verzollungs AGin Basel. The customs agency alreadyworks for Swiss Post GLS – a Swiss Postcompany – and handles import andexport customs clearance on its behalf.The acquisition will strengthen SPI’sposition as a...... Read More
  • DFW’s focus on Asia is paying off

    With seven Asian airlines currently running 39 flights a week to and from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, plus increased interest from carriers in using DFW as a transfer hub for cargo between Latin America and Asia, DFW has become...... Read More
  • CEVA awarded contract with GM

    CEVA Logistics has expanded its activitieswith General Motors outside theUS with a new contract with GeneralMotors (Thailand). This is the first logistics contractbetween CEVA and GM in Thailand. ‘General Motors is the biggest automotivecompany in the world, and theiroperation...... Read More
  • SLFFA to build logistics academy

    Identifying a critical need of thelogistics and the trading community,the Sri Lanka Freight ForwardersAssociation (SLFFA) has come forwardto set the first academy to build capacityin international trade and transportationin Sri Lanka, a press release said. This is the first...... Read More
  • 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
  • HONG KONG: HKG throughput in danger: DHL

    Hong Kong’s air cargo throughputfrom Mainland China passing through the territory will drop as trade growthbetween China and North Asia shiftsmore of the flow further north, theSouth China Morning Post reported,citing a senior DHL Express official. "Further trade links...... Read More
  • 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
  • Dnata gets room to grow at last

    With the opening of a new cargo terminal, Dnata will finally get some much needed room to breathe at Dubai. Peter Conway explores the implications, and the handler¡¯s plans for the new airport at Jebel Ali.... Read More
  • FIFI

    The train was quite crowded,so a U. S. Marine walked the entirelength looking for a seat, but the onlyseat left was taken by a well dressed,middle-aged French woman’s poodle. The war weary Marine asked,’Ma’am, may I have that seat?’...... Read More