20 May, 2013, Hong Kong - Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics service provider, has deployed three hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), as part of its green initiatives across the globe.
Kerry Logistics participated in the first phase of the Pilot Green Transport Fund (PGTF) scheme backed by the Hong Kong Government, which is focused on trials for medium-sized HEVs.
Virgin Atlantic Cargo today reported revenues for the 2012/13 financial year of £230 million and thanked customers around the world for their support, which ensured the airline performed well in a global market that showed decline.
After two years of record growth, Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s results in the last financial year were virtually on a par with its best-ever figures, reported in 2011/12. The airline carried 214,737 tonnes in 2012/13, -0.91% lower year-on-year. This compares favourably with the average overall industry decline of -4.5%.
Volga-Dnepr Airlines has commenced a major air logistics contract to operate AN-124-100 freighter flights carrying equipment to a new natural gas field in Papua New Guinea.
The airline completed its first flight from Port Moresby to Komo in Papua New Guinea on May 3rd 2013 in support of the new gas conditioning plant being built by CB&I on behalf of Exxon Mobil.
- Hong Kong-based freight forwarding network becomes WiseIndustry Partner -
Sydney, Australia, May 15, 2013 — CargoWise®, a global leader in technology solutions for logistics service providers (LSPs), announced the PPL network has become a WiseIndustry Partner, enabling it to provide its members with ready access to the productivity enhancements enjoyed by CargoWise users worldwide.
Founded in Hong Kong, PPL boasts more than 200 members in more than 90 countries around the world, predominantly focused in the areas of air and sea freight. With a rapidly growing membership, CEO Koen Roeyers says the new relationship offers network members increased productivity by streamlining communications within the
Dubai, May 19, 2013: Al-Futtaim Logistics, the market leading Logistics solutions provider, walked away with two of the biggest awards at the annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) 2013 ceremony organised by ITP Publishing, to honour the achievements of companies and individuals in the Middle East logistics industry.
The Al-Futtaim company was awarded the ‘Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award’ for its exceptional business performance, increased customer satisfaction, employee numbers, services and products and brand awareness.
• 24/7 regional supply base servicing Singapore’s marine, offshore and oil & gas industries
Friday 17 May 2013 - The Asia Pacific region’s leading provider of logistics, Toll Group, today opened its landmark S$300 million Toll Offshore Petroleum Services (TOPS) facility in Loyang, Singapore.
It follows a five year redevelopment that makes TOPS the leading supply base for companies in the marine, offshore and oil and gas industries in the region.
Basel, May 15, 2013 - The Annual General Meeting of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd., held on May 15, 2013, was attended by shareholders representing 56.58% of the share capital. All proposals of the Board of Directors were approved by a clear majority. Peter Ulber made his first public appearance as Panalpina’s designated CEO.
The Annual General Meeting approved the annual report, the annual financial statements, the consolidated financial statements 2012 and the distribution of a gross dividend of CHF 2.00 per nominal share. The dividend will be distributed on May 23, 2013.
SAINT ALBANS, VT, MAY 15, 2013: Long renowned for its Customs brokerage expertise, A.N. Deringer, Inc. grows its freight forwarding capabilities with the launch of its expanded full container load (FCL) ocean import services.
While the freight forwarder has offered a full complement of ocean import and export services for many years, Deringer’s worldwide agency partnership has allowed them to provide additional route options, cost and time savings to its customers.
“FCL is not a new venture for Deringer,” shared Matt Parrott, Director of Transportation, “but many of our customers, both old and new, have realized additional cost savings and value by using this service.”
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ, May 15, 2013 -- Amber Road, a leading provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions, today announced it has been selected by the Kahala Posts Group (KPG), an alliance of 10 postal administrations around the world, to increase their competitiveness in the international delivery market. KPG member organizations include the Australian Postal Corporation, China Post Group, Correos y Telegrafos SAE, Groupe La Poste, Hongkong Post, Japan Post Co., Ltd., Korea Post, Royal Mail Group, Ltd, Singapore Post Limited and the U.S. Postal Service.
The top 100 NVOs in the United States saw a strong rebound from March’s unusually low numbers. Inbound TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) for the top 100 increased by 33% from March, but decreased nearly 5% from last April. The increase is attributed to a return to normal production in China after their New Year festivities.
The majority of NVOs saw an increase in inbound TEUs from March, but a number of NVOs saw big dips from last April. Apex Shipping, Orient Express, Phoenix International, and Danmar Lines all posted dips in imports by over 10% compared to last April. Expeditors and Blue Anchor Line, the top NVOs respectively, increased imports by about 5% from last year.