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Freightweek news May 29-June 02

BEIJING: June 02, 2017. The Alibaba Group is to purchase 18 percent of Hong Kong-listed Lianhua Supermarket making it the second-largest shareholder of China's leading supermarket chain. Read more: Alibaba.pdf

CANCUN: June 02, 2017. IATA says air cargo traffic grew 8.5 percent in the 12 months to April but wonders whether "the best of the cyclical upturn may be behind us". Read more: IATA_analysis.pdf

ISTANBUL: June 02, 2017. Messe Munchen's "logitrans" returns to the ifm Istanbul Expo Center in November as an "essential meeting point" for doing business in the Eurasia region. Read more: logitrans.pdf

LONDON HEATHROW: June 01, 2017. The Icelandair Group has chosen B&H Worldwide to manage time-critical, AOG and urgent airline spares shipments. Read more: Icelandair.pdf

samskip reefersNUNAVUT, Canada: June 01, 2017 Volga-Dnepr Airlines' has resolved a problem for Canadian mining company Baffinland Iron Mines reaching its iron ore production quota in 2017. Read more: Iron_ore.pdf

ROTTERDAM: June 01, 2017. Samskip has ordered 150 40ft reefer containers for its North Atlantic trades from Chinese box builder CIMC Taicang. Read more: more_reefers.pdf

JERICHO, NY: May 31, 2017. Purolator International has launched a next day, two-day, or 3-5 day forwarding service for domestic U.S. shipments. Read more: Purolator_domestic.pdf

SINGAPORE: May 31, 2017. Ethiopian Airlines has begun flying five times a week from Addis Ababa to Singapore: Read more: singapore.pdf

DARIEN, CT: May 31, 2017. Rail operator Genesee & Wyoming has completed its acquisition of Atlantic Western Transportation, parent company of Heart of Georgia Railroad (HOG). Read more: Genesee.pdf

SINGAPORE: May 30, 2017. Bolloré Logistics Singapore and luxury products group LVMH are to set up a S$10 million automated handling facility. Read more: LVMH.pdf

ATLANTA: May 29, 2017. A UPS study of SME purchasing managers in eight Latin America countries plus the U.S. says 47 percent of importers are looking for new international suppliers. Read more: SME study

MOSCOW: May 28, 2017. The Irkut Corporation has begun a test flight program for the MC-21-300, a new medium haul commercial aircraft capable of carrying up to 211 passengers. Read more: Irkut_.pdf

DOHA: May 25, 2017. Qatar Airways Cargo has added Colombo, Sri Lanka and Dublin to its Pharma Network, bringing the number of destinations to 73 worldwide. Read more: QR_Cargo_Pharma.pdf

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Written on 15/12/2017, 19:59
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Written on 15/12/2017, 17:34
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Written on 13/12/2017, 22:04
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Written on 07/12/2017, 22:33
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Written on 06/12/2017, 16:57
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Written on 05/12/2017, 21:47
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Written on 01/12/2017, 18:49
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Written on 29/11/2017, 21:29
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