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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 16/08/2017, 20:03
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Written on 15/08/2017, 23:01
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Written on 10/08/2017, 14:58
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Written on 09/08/2017, 21:06
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Written on 09/08/2017, 16:48
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Written on 08/08/2017, 21:57
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Written on 07/08/2017, 21:23
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Written on 03/08/2017, 20:14
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Written on 02/08/2017, 20:19
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Written on 02/08/2017, 19:27
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Written on 01/08/2017, 16:53
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freightweek-news-update-week-31KUWAIT: 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...
Written on 31/07/2017, 15:32
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Written on 26/07/2017, 19:26
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