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Freightweek news May 15-19 2017

BIRMINGHAM, UK: May 18, 2017. Emirates SkyCargo has operated a B777 freighter from Birmingham airport in the UK to Chicago as part of a new bespoke service for the carriage of high-end automobiles. Read more: EK_bespoke_car.pdf

ZEEBRUGGE, Belgium: May 16, 2017. CMA CGM has begun the Ocean Alliance weekly NEU4 service linking Zeebrugge with ports in China and South Korea with the 13,380 TEU box ship APL Changi. Read more: Ocean_Alliance_Zeebrugge.pdf

SCHIPHOL: May 16, 2017. Air France KLM Martinair Cargo is to launch a direct service from Amsterdam to Mumbai from October 29, 2017. Read more:  KL_Mumbai.pdf

MADRID: May 16, 2017. CEVA Logistics has renewed its automotive supplies contract with SOGEFI Filtration Spain S.A. for an additional three years with the move of a distribution center to Madrid. Read more: Ceva_Spain.pdf

URBNHAMBURG: May 16, 2017. With its first service to Montreal in 1892, Hapag-Lloyd is celebrating 125 years of linking Canada with Europe. Read more: Hapag-Lloyd_Montreal.pdf

TEESIDE, UK: May 15, 2017. The first freight train of material for the construction of a new £2.4 billion polyhalite mine and 23-mile distribution tunnel in North Yorkshire has arrived. Read more: Sirius_Minerals.pdf

LONDON: May 15, 2017. URBN (right) has appointed Allport Cargo Services to support its Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie and Free People brands as a global supply chain partner. Read more: URBN.pdf

DUBAI: May 15, 2017. Emirates SkyCargo has reached agreements for global container rental services with SkyCell and va-Q-tec, in addition to its existing cooperation with Envirotainer. Read more: EK_pharma_.pdf

BERLIN: May 15, 2017. The Rhenus Group is to increase the number of its offices in the Asia/Pacific region by more than 10 percent this year. Read more: rhenus.pdf

ATLANTA: May 15, 2017. UPS has integrated its customer-facing Chatbot allowing customers to obtain information about their incoming packages and recent deliveries without providing a tracking number. Read more: UPS_chatbot.pdf

BASEL: May 15, 2017. Panalpina has scored a hat-trick in Sustainability by achieving ISO14001: 2015, a gold rating from EcoVadis and winning a European Business Award. Read more: Panalpina_scores_hat-trick.pdf

MUNICH: May 15, 2017. EgyptAir Cargo will launch its Cargo Pharma Service this summer with temperature-controlled containers from va-Q-tec. Read more: Egypt_Air.pdf

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Written on 24/05/2017, 21:40
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Written on 24/05/2017, 19:10
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Written on 24/05/2017, 17:10
ek-gives-vietnam-a-liftDUBAI: May 23, 2017. Emirates SkyCargo says there's been a "near five-fold" increase in fruit exports from Vietnam to Dubai in the past year. Vietnam's...
Written on 23/05/2017, 22:42
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Written on 23/05/2017, 20:01
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Written on 19/05/2017, 22:01
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Written on 19/05/2017, 17:41
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Written on 19/05/2017, 15:01
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Written on 18/05/2017, 20:24
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Written on 16/05/2017, 15:55
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Written on 15/05/2017, 23:20
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Written on 15/05/2017, 20:19
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Written on 11/05/2017, 19:09
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Written on 11/05/2017, 17:16
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Written on 11/05/2017, 16:21
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Written on 10/05/2017, 19:18
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Written on 10/05/2017, 17:36
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Written on 05/05/2017, 15:45
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