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United Cargo to launch va-Q-tainer rentals

United Cargo to launch va-Q-tainer rentals

August 27, 2015 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

United Cargo will become the first North American carrier to make available the va-Q-tec temperature-controlled containers for shipping sensitive pharmaceuticals. The two companies signed a global rental agreement to begin a formal program launch in October. United Cargo’s TempControl customers will have five sizes of va-Q-tainers to choose from –Read More

ACP Worldwide is new GSA for Saudia Cargo

ACP Worldwide is new GSA for Saudia Cargo

August 27, 2015 at 4:26 pm 0 comments

ACP Worldwide has been appointed cargo GSA across South Africa for Saudia Cargo. The Jeddah-based carrier currently operates three weekly B747 freighter flights from Johannesburg to Jeddah and Amsterdam, which are shared frequencies with Nairobi. In addition to this freighter capacity, ACP will also be able to sell belly spaceRead More

Click2ship available in South Africa

August 27, 2015 at 4:20 pm 0 comments

Click2ship, an online platform that enables freight agents to obtain all-inclusive quotes for shipments, convert quotes to bookings and purchase insurance, has extended its service to operations in South Africa. AMI, a trade-only airfreight and express wholesaler that owns the click2ship system, works mostly with freight forwarders. Click2ship was firstRead More

Cochin  becomes India’s first solar airport

Cochin becomes India’s first solar airport

August 27, 2015 at 12:30 am 0 comments

  Cochin International Airport, located in southwest India, is producing 50,000 to 60,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity per day with its solar power plant, which makes it the first airport in the world to completely operate on solar power. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inaugurated the 12 MWp (megawatts peak) plantRead More

Kerry Logistics steady amid China’s turmoil

Kerry Logistics steady amid China’s turmoil

August 26, 2015 at 11:04 pm 0 comments

Given that many investors are on edge over the wild ride the stock market has taken this week, stemming from the volatility in the Chinese economy, Kerry Logistics is moving along relatively unscathed. For the first half of 2015, core operating profit for the forwarder increased by 16 percent, year-over-year,Read More

Virgin Atlantic’s ex-Dubai traffic up 33 percent

Virgin Atlantic’s ex-Dubai traffic up 33 percent

August 26, 2015 at 10:20 pm 0 comments

Strong increases in the volume of cargo destined for London and beyond, to the United States, helped buoy Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s shipments from its hub in Dubai by 33 percent, year-over-year, in the first half of 2015. That success was also boosted by additional U.S routes and frequencies, and trafficRead More

MNX opens life sciences facility at Schiphol

MNX opens life sciences facility at Schiphol

August 26, 2015 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

To accommodate increased demand for cold-chain storage, MNX Global Logistics opened a dedicated logistics facility in Amsterdam, just outside of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The building has validated temperature-controlled storage capabilities and will serve as the operations and warehousing hub for MNX’s Life Sciences and Medical Device customers throughout Europe. MNXRead More

United Cargo to launch va-Q-tainer rentals

United Cargo to launch va-Q-tainer rentals

August 27, 2015

United Cargo will become the first North American carrier to make available the va-Q-tec temperature-controlled containers for shipping sensitive pharmaceuticals. The two companies signed a global rental agreement to begin a formal program launch in October. United Cargo’s TempControl customers will have five sizes of va-Q-tainers to choose from –Read More

Cochin  becomes India’s first solar airport

Cochin becomes India’s first solar airport

August 27, 2015

  Cochin International Airport, located in southwest India, is producing 50,000 to 60,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity per day with its solar power plant, which makes it the first airport in the world to completely operate on solar power. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inaugurated the 12 MWp (megawatts peak) plantRead More

United Cargo to launch va-Q-tainer rentals

United Cargo to launch va-Q-tainer rentals

August 27, 2015

United Cargo will become the first North American carrier to make available the va-Q-tec temperature-controlled containers for shipping sensitive pharmaceuticals. The two companies signed a global rental agreement to begin a formal program launch in October. United Cargo’s TempControl customers will have five sizes of va-Q-tainers to choose from –Read More