DHL has opened a 56,000-square-meter distribution center in Mumbai dedicated to life sciences and healthcare. Also, for the sixth consecutive year, DHL has transported medical supplies to Central America on behalf of Iowa MOST, a nonprofit providing free surgical repair for cleft lip and palate to people in the western highlands region of Guatemala. DHL most recently shipped six large boxes weighing approximately 379 kilos from Iowa to a local hospital in Guatemala.
Kuehne + Nagel has cut the ribbon on a new regional spare-parts hub at the Airport Logistics Park in Singapore.
Tailwind International has procured Cherry Air, an Addison, Texas-based airline. This acquisition provides the charter company with a fleet of 20 Falcon freighter jets, which are authorized to operate in and out of Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean region, South America and Central America.
Manitoulin Global Forwarding has acquired Can-Tran International of Leduc, Alberta. This acquisition comes on heels of the global freight forwarder's procurement of Regina, Saskatchewan-based Beler International, another western Canadian company.
Pilot Freight Services has announced that its Washington, D.C.-based facility is now fully capable of handling international goods. The facility, which is adjacent to Washington Dulles International Airport, is equipped to handle government, logistics, special services and international shipping, as well as traffic in and out of the greater D.C. vicinity.