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Korean Air Cargo has added a third flight to Viracopos International Airport in Campinas (Sao Paulo).The Korean company introduced the Saturday frequency to Campinas, in addition to the scheduled flights on Sundays and Thursdays on the Korea-Miami-Viracopos route.Read More........
Budapest Airport (BUD), swiftly developing international air cargo hub, organised workshop events in Shanghai and Hong Kong for representatives from Chinese air cargo and e-commerce companies.Chinese e-commerce giants Yunda Express, STO Express and SF Express, Qingdao and Xi’an airports, and the Consul General of Hungary in Shanghai, attended the workshops.
Agility Ventures, a corporate venture arm of global logistics provider Agility, has committed to an ambitious environmental strategy by investing18 million in green supply chain technologies so far.Agility also launched its latest sustainability report, 'Values into Action'.Agility Ventures has made green technologies one of its four core investment areas.Read More ............
has expanded its presence in Europe with the opening of new branch office in Koper, Slovenia.According to the Port of Koper’s News platform, the growing number of new Japanese investments in the region and the free-trade agreement between the EU and Japan predicts an increase in the cargo volume handled by Japanese logistics providers.Read More........
For this year’s World Financial Symposium (WFS), IATA has unveiled the theme as shaping a sustainable future together.The event will be held in Miami next month.In addition to this, IATA informed that the opening plenary of the two-day event, will feature an address by Anko Van der Werff, CEO of Avianca, on the vision for the future.Read More .............
Cargojet has entered into a new strategic agreement with a subsidiary of Amazon.com.Inc, Amazon.com NV Investment Holdings LLC.Amazon utilises Cargojet’s overnight air network and charter aircraft services to move packages from Amazon facilities to other Amazon or last mile carrier locations before final delivery to customers.Read More..........
Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, the largest cargo operator in Africa, has started once weekly freighter service to Bangkok, Thailand, and Hanoi (Vietnam) as of August 16, 2019.Read More .............
LATAM Cargo Group, Latin America’s leader in cargo transportation, has announced that it will double operations between Colombia and the United States, and enhance operations to Peru.The carrier has planned to add 12 frequencies between Bogota and Miami.As a result, the operations between Colombia and the United States will double.Read More ..................
Air New Zealand has decided to appoint chief financial officer Jeff McDowall as the acting CEO.He replaces Christopher Luxon, who retires from this role on September 25.Meanwhile, the final phase of recruitment is underway.McDowall is not seeking permanent appointment to the role, informed the airline.Read More ...............
United Airlines will operate flights between four of its US hubs and Tokyo's Haneda International Airport, starting March 28, 2020.The carrier, in its official release, says that with flights beginning next spring, it will be able to offer convenient service for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.Read More ............
As trade tensions between Japan and Korea escalate, Korean Air has decided to adjust the frequency of some Japan routes.At the same time, the airline will increase the frequency of routes in the Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Chinese markets.Read More  ..........
Amazon yesterday announced plans to set up new fulfillment center in West Jordan, Utah.The center, with an area of more than one million-square-foot, will be used to ship large customer items, such as sports equipment, patio furniture, fishing rods, pet food, kayaks, bicycles, and larger household goods.Read More ..............
Suparna Airlines will commence freighter services between Oslo Airport and Nanjing Airport, China, in September.Suparna Airlines is a part of the Chinese HNA Group, who also owns and operates Hainan Airlines.The airline was formerly known as Yangtze River Airlines.Read More ..............
Tigers South Africa responds to the online retail market growth with the opening of a dedicated e-commerce centre at its Johannesburg warehouse facility.The centre is equipped with the Tigers-developed ScanPak App that allows staff to conduct scan checks while packing shipments and create waybills for packages to ensure efficient handling of goods.Read More ..........
Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Maximus Air recently teamed to deliver the first MRI machine to Addu Atoll, the southernmost atoll in the Maldives archipelago, from Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai.
Just days after Hong Kong’s giant airline Cathay Pacific appointed new CEO, the carrier has also appointed new chief executive for its newest wholly owned subsidiary, HK Express.Cathay Pacific veteran Mandy Ng takes over as the CEO of HK Express from former CEO Ronald Lam.Ronald Lam has been appointed chief customer and commercial officer.Ronald also assumes the chairmanship of HK Express.Read More....
Supply chain solutions company Panalpina is headed to the Middle East, establishing its presence in Oman.Its office in the capital Muscat expected to open by the end of the third quarter in 2019.Panalpina recently completed the registration of Panalpina Oman with a minority shareholding partner – the Daoud Group, a well-respected and family-owned Omani business conglomerate.Read More ..............
The Airport Authority Hong Kong has obtained an interim injunction "to restrain persons from unlawfully and wilfully obstructing or interfering with the proper use of Hong Kong International Airport" (HKIA).Read More ................
Marken, a UPS company, has expanded its existing supply chain footprint in Japan, with the acquisition of Japan-based PCX International Co Ltd. PCX was founded in 2008 as a specialist courier serving the Japanese clinical trials industry.PCX operates from their Tokyo headquarters to coordinate the delivery of over 3,000 clinical trial shipments per month.Read More ..................
Mike Zechmeister, who most recently served as chief financial officer of United Natural Foods (UNFI), will join CH Robinson as chief financial officer.The third-party logistics firm (3PL) informed that Zechmeister will report to chief executive officer Bob Biesterfeld.
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