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Freightweek news update Week 38

LE HAVRE: September 22, 2017. Bolloré Logistics has opened a second multimodal hub at the Pont de Normandie to manage logistics flows throughout France's Seine Valley. Read more: new_hub.pdf

GENEVA: September 21, 2017. IATA interest group Cargo iQ has launched an 'Air Cargo Intelligence Hub' giving live access to data for the first time. Read more: Cargo_iQ_hub.pdf

Opticooler China airlinesISTANBUL: September 21, 2017. Following a volatile year in 2016, the Turkish logistics market is recovering again and it provides many opportunities for companies both domestically and internationally according to logistics exhibition organization Messe Muenchen. Read more: Turkey_logistics.pdf

FRANKENDORF, Switzerland: September 21, 2017. Container terminal handler Swissterminal is to resume operations at the Niederglatt rail container terminal, Zurich. Read more: Swissterminal_Niederglatt.pdf

CAPE TOWN: September 21, 2017. Kuehne + Nagel has partnered with South Africa's largest multichannel order fulfilment company 'On the Dot' to drive e-commerce Read more: On_the_Dot.pdf

KELSTERBACH, Germany: September 21, 2017. DoKaSch Temperature Solutions has signed a master agreement with China Airlnes for the carrier's customers to lease the Opticooler active container on its network. Read more: DoKaSch_China.pdf

PHILADELPHIA: September 21, 2017. BDP International (BDP), a privately owned global logistics and transportation solutions company, has hired Alberto Grajales as finance director for Latin America based in Miami. Read more: LATAM_finance.pdf

MENLO PARK, CA: September 20, 2017. Matternet, developer of autonomous drone-based logistics platforms, has unveiled the 'Matternet Station' that enables fully-automated ground operations for drone customer networks. Read more: drone_platform.pdf

MIAMI: September 20th, 2017. The International Air Cargo Association has appointed to its Board Ramesh Mamidala, CEO of New Delhi-based Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal Management, and Sanjeev Gadhia founder and CEO of Nairobi-based Astral Aviation. Read more: TIACA.pdf

STANSTED, UK: September 19/21, 2017. In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, CargoLogicAir has  operated two flights to Guadalupe on behalf of the French government and a third flight for the UK Ministry of Defence.  Read more: Guadalupe.pdf

KLOTEN, Switzerland: September 19, 2017. Unilode Aviation Solutions has opened a new FAA Part 145 certified repair centre at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky (CVG) airport primarily for DHL. Read more: DHL_ULD_support.pdf

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