May 2016

American Airlines Cargo Appoints Africa GSA

American Airlines Cargo is further expanding its reach into new markets with the appointment of its first General Sales Agent (GSA) in Africa. HAE Group has been chosen to cover sales across a number of countries in central, east and north, as well as South Africa. Effective May 2016, HAE Group is responsible for selling American Airlines Cargo services from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Ghana, Gabon, Nigeria, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and South Africa. ... [+]

B&H Worldwide Opens Climate Controlled Facility in Sydney

Specialist logistics provider B&H Worldwide has opened a new climate controlled storage facility to support its aviation customers with specific service requirements at Sydney airport in Australia. B&H currently provides a suite of specialist logistics services to aviation customers, including airside collection and delivery, unserviceable parts processing and repair management as ... [+]

DB Schenker opens first owned logistics center in the Middle East

DB Schenker has opened and successfully started operating its first DB Schenker owned facility in the Middle East. The logistics center is located in the Dubai Logistics City (DLC), and is the first facility out of a three phase growth plan which should provide DB Schenker with a footprint in ... [+]

JAXPORT Trusted with $15m Helios

Highly trained master riggers working for stevedoring company Portus recently moved four multimillion dollar helicopters through JAXPORT’s heavy lift and specialty cargo berth at Blount Island Marine Terminal, one of the nation’s highest weight-bearing capacity docks. The helicopters are 50 feet in length, weigh 10,000 pounds each, and are worth $15 ... [+]

Kerry Logistics Appoints New Managing Director for Belgium, Netherlands

Kerry Logistics Network Limited has appointed Daniel Hegwein as the new managing director for Belgium and the Netherlands. Effective immediately, Hegwein will oversee the company’s activities in the Benelux region from the Kerry Logistics office at Brussels Airport in Zavantem. Hegwein has more than 30 years of experience in the logistics ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 2.1% in April

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.1% in April, following a 4.4% drop during March. In April, the index equaled 134.8 (2000=100), down from 137.6 in March. The all-time high was 144 in February. Compared with April 2015, the SA index was up 2%, ... [+]

Christophe Poitrineau to lead CEVA in Italy

CEVA Logistics announces that it has appointed Christophe Poitrineau to the position of Executive Vice President and head of its Italy cluster. Poitrineau has a long and distinguished career in global logistics and supply chain services and was most recently Vice President Asia at GEFCO Logistics, a role he combined ... [+]

Metro Ports Appoints Norcal, PNW Director

Metro Ports announced the appointment of Geir-Eilif Kalhagen to the newly created position of director of Northern California (Norcal) and Pacific Northwest (PNW), which combines operational and business development responsibilities. Kalhagen joined Metro Ports on May 23 and will focus efforts on business development, acquisitions and growth in the region. ... [+]

Port of Houston Authority Business Remains Solid

The Port of Houston Authority continues to deflect the softness in the upstream oil and gas sector “due to a sound execution of its business model,” Executive Director Roger Guenther shared in his report to the Port Commission during its regular monthly meeting on May 24. Container operations showed strength, while ... [+]

CEVA Makes Senior Aerospace Appointment

CEVA Logistics has appointed Alain Souto to the position of Vice President Global Contract Logistics – Aerospace Sector Operations.  He will be based in Madrid, Spain reporting to COO Contract Logistics, Brett Bissell. Aerospace logistics is deeply embedded within CEVA's Freight Management and Contract Logistics operations. One of Souto’s first priorities ... [+]

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