December 2018

Volga-Dnepr Group expands its e-commerce business

Volga-Dnepr Group, one of the leading group of air freight carriers, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Ltd (“Cainiao Network”), the logistics arm of Alibaba Group, with the aim to strengthen its positions in the area of cross-border shipments in the market and jointly build a global smart logistics network to meet upgrading demands. With the booming surge of e-commerce worldwide, the two companies will ... [+]

ABC Airlines in partnership with Unilode Aviation Solutions

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), and Unilode Aviation Solutions, have extended their ULD management partnership for the extensive usage of Transmitting Portable Electronic Devices (TPEDs) for ULDs – pallets and containers. The equipment, which is a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE v.5.0) tracking and sensing device, will be firmly mounted to ULDs supplied and ... [+]

Amsterdam Schiphol supports sustainability in transporting flowers

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is supporting the Holland Flower Alliance (HFA) as they work towards implementing the Ideal Flowerbox, a standardized box and pallet to make the shipment of flowers more efficient and sustainable. The HFA successfully completed a two-month trial on the Nairobi, Africa to Amsterdam, Netherlands route, which increased the ... [+]

CMA CGM Group strengthens digital communication with launch of new corporate website

The CMA CGM Group has announced the launch of its new corporate website and the transformation of its business site. In line with expectations.the Group's digitalization strategy and the desire to refocus on customer needs, CMA CGM wishes to offer its various audiences a dedicated and redesigned website to better meet their ... [+]

East-West air freight rates highest of last 4 peak seasons

Air freight rates on major East-West routes hit a 4-year high in November, according to the results of Drewry’s East-West Air Freight Rate Index. The index jumped by 5% in November, to US$3.18 per kg, and was 2% higher than during last year’s already strong peak season. “The fear of US tariffs ... [+]

THE Alliance Unveils Enhanced Service Network for 2019

Members of THE Alliance, Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming announced the details of their revamped service network for 2019. THE Alliance will deploy a fleet of more than 249 modern ships connecting 76 ports throughout Asia, North Europe, the Mediterranean, North America, Canada, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, ... [+]

14 Port-Related Projects Awarded $229.23 Million in BUILD Infrastructure Grants

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced on December 11 $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding to 91 projects in 49 states and the District of Columbia. The grants, 14 of which will go to port-related projects, are made through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Grants ... [+]

Another ground handling success for WFS

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) growing ground handling operations have been boosted by the awarding of a new three-year contract by Colombia’s Avianca Airlines at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.  Under the terms of the new agreement, WFS will provide ticketing, customer service and cabin cleaning for 63 Avianca ... [+]

Triple celebration as fashion retailing’s top industry awards honor 3 SEKO Logistics customers

SEKO Logistics has marked another strong year of growth for its fashion logistics business by sponsoring the ‘Best Innovation in Fashion Retail’ category in the prestigious Drapers Awards 2018 - and seeing three of its own customers honoured among the top performing and most innovative fashion brands. This is the third ... [+]

Wen-Parker Opens New Vietnamese Office

Wen-Parker Logistics (WPL) recently opened their second owned office in Vietnam.    The office, which opened on Nov. 1, is in Ho Chi Min City (HCM). It is Wen-Parker’s 27th and the 9th in Southeast Asia. It marks the 3rd new location to open since July 2016 when WPL opened in ... [+]

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