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Freightweek news update Week 31

KUWAIT: August 05, 2017. Global logistics provider Agility has reported a Q2 net profit of KD16.8 million on revenue of KD342.1 million, an increase of 12.1 percent and 10.9 percent respectively compared to the same period last year. Read more: Agility_Q2.pdf

LONDON: August 04, 2017: UK fruit importer SH Pratt Group is to lease a temperature-controlled distribution facility at DP World London Gateway for its new 'Halo' perishables business. Read more: going_bananas.pdf

BRONKA, St Petersburg: August 03, 2017 BLG Logistics Group and LLC Fenix have agreed future development plans at Port Bronka in the Big Port of St. Petersburg. Read more: BLG_Logistics.pdf

BERLIN: August 03, 2017. Deutsche Bahn is banking on growth in rail freight transport and is purchasing 60 Vectron multi-current locomotives from Siemens at a cost of €250 million. Read more: Vectron.pdf

Hapag apprenticesPANAMA: August 02, 2017. Kuehne + Nagel has strengthened its presence in Panama through a continued partnership with the Unicomer Group and a new facility in the Colon Free Zone. Read more: Colon.pdf

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX: August 01, 2017. American Airlines Cargo has appointed Lisa Oxentine as managing director, Global and Key Accounts – Cargo Sales. Read more: AA_Lisa.pdf

HAMBURG: August 01, 2017. With a total of 235 apprentices and dual-track students (latest, right), Hapag-Lloyd continues to be Germany's largest provider of training in the shipping industry. Read more: apprenticeships.pdf

ISTANBUL: August 01, 2017. Pegasus Airlines is launching new internal flights in Turkey this month. Read more: new_flights.pdf

HONG KONG August 01, 2017. With a total of 860,242 tonnes, Hactl reports growth of 16.6 percent for H1 2017. Read more:outperforms.pdf

ATLANTA: August 01, 2017. Delta Cargo has officially opened its Cargo Control Center to support daily  operations worldwide. Read more: CCC.pdf

MARSEILLE: August 01, 2017. CMA CGM is launching a 'Black Sea Med Express' service to connect countries around the Black Sea including Turkey, Romania and Ukraine to Algeria and Morocco. Read more: Black_Sea.pdf

BONN: July 31, 2017. DHL is revamping its logistics offering for the semiconductor industry that covers the entire value chain from inbound to manufacturing facilities through to final distribution to end users. Read more: semiconductor_services.pdf

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Written on 19/02/2018, 22:11
southwest-to-launch-international-air-cargo-servicesLOVE FIELD, TX: February 19, 2018. Southwest Airlines is to begin international airfreight services in May to Mexico City, Cancun, Cabo San Lucas/Los...
Written on 18/02/2018, 00:45
air-france-klm-keep-a-hand-in-shaping-the-gameAMSTELVEEN/PARIS: February 16, 2018. The Air France KLM Group has reported a 6.8 percent rise in Q4 2017 cargo revenue to €583 million and €2.087 billion...
Written on 16/02/2018, 21:46
swiss-tv-goes-live-in-south-korea-with-natcoZURICH/ PYEONGCHANG, South Korea: February 16, 2018. Project logistics specialist Natco AG, part of the British TransGlobal Group, has delivered all the...
Written on 15/02/2018, 18:15
ryder-opens-u-s-mexico-border-facilityMIAMI: February 14, 2018. Ryder System has opened a 109,000 sq.ft. logistics facility in Laredo, Texas to support cross-border shipments between the U.S....
Written on 15/02/2018, 16:44
miami-airport-gets-ftz-statusMIAMI: February 15, 2018. The U.S. Department of Commerce has designated Miami International Airport's entire 3,230-acre land parcel as a Foreign Trade...
Written on 14/02/2018, 16:57
jd-com-delivery-for-valentine-s-dayBEIJING: February 14, 2018. China retailer JD.com is selling 18.6 percent of its subsidiary JD Logistics for an estimated US$2.5 billion. The investors...
Written on 13/02/2018, 21:22
delta-cargo-adds-gps-tracking-to-equation-express-productATLANTA: February 13, 2018. Delta Cargo has launched 'Equation Critical', a new service with GPS-tracking for next-flight-out international shipments with...
Written on 13/02/2018, 20:14
valentine-s-day-still-a-growing-demandAALSMEER, The Netherlands: February 13, 2018. Valentine's Day, made official by Pope Gelasius in the fifth century to distract Roman Catholics from a more...
Written on 12/02/2018, 21:16
profit-surge-from-e-commerce-for-aramexDUBAI: February 12, 2018. Logistics provider Aramex has reported a nine percent increase in 2017 revenues to AED4.72 billion and a 14 percent year-on-year...
Written on 12/02/2018, 20:34
more-capacity-sharing-for-heavylift-and-project-cargoHAMBURG/ROTTERDAM: February 12, 2018. RollDock and SAL Heavy Lift are to launch a capacity pool for Roll-On/Roll-Off and Float-In/Float-Out project and...
Written on 11/02/2018, 19:37
g-w-invests-in-cargomaticDARIEN, CT: February 08, 2018. Railroad company Genesee & Wyoming has invested in Cargomatic, a technology platform connecting shippers and truck...
Written on 09/02/2018, 16:07
delta-cargo-expands-pharma-4-serviceATLANTA: February 9, 2018. Delta Cargo has added eight new destinations to its Pharma 4 program for temperature-sensitive shipments including Bogota, Hong...
Written on 08/02/2018, 19:20
ups-adds-midday-express-freight-deliveryATLANTA: February 08, 2018. UPS has added a midday service to its Worldwide Express Freight (WEF) product, offering a delivery time of 12 p.m. or 2 p.m....
Written on 08/02/2018, 14:39
evergreen-orders-eight-11-000-teu-containershipsTAIPEI: February 08, 2018. Evergreen Marine Corporation (EMC) has ordered eight 11,000 TEU containerships from Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for delivery...
Written on 07/02/2018, 22:05
emirates-skycargo-to-begin-daily-maastricht-flightDUBAI: February 06, 2018. Emirates SkyCargo has added Maastricht to its scheduled freighter network with an initial two B777 freighter flights a week from...
Written on 07/02/2018, 17:19
heavylift-bucket-delivered-to-angolaANTWERP: February 07, 2018. Heavylift and project cargo specialist Manora Logistics has recently completed the delivery of equipment to the mine and iron...
Written on 07/02/2018, 16:21
vallair-orders-10-a321-freighter-conversions-from-efwSINGAPORE: February 07, 2018. Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), the aircraft conversion joint venture of ST Aerospace and Airbus, is to convert 10 A321 passenger...
Written on 06/02/2018, 22:13
ethiopian-to-begin-chicago-service-via-dublinADDIS ABABA: February 06, 2018. Ethiopian Airlines is to begin a three times weekly B787 service from Addis Ababa to Chicago via Dublin on June 09. The...
Written on 06/02/2018, 21:08
dp-world-reports-10-1-percent-rise-in-2017-volumesDUBAI: February 06, 2018. DP World handled 70.1 million TEU across its global network of container terminals in 2017, with gross volumes growing by 10.1...
Written on 06/02/2018, 20:26
agility-adopts-maersk-ibm-blockchain-solutionBAAR, Switzerland: February 06, 2018. Agility has become the first freight forwarder to collaborate on a Maersk-IBM blockchain-based solution to enable...

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