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Real-life Tetris: Computer game tech shakes up DHL’s logistics ops

Real-life Tetris: Computer game tech shakes up DHL’s logistics ops

August 29, 2017 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Anyone who has loaded a truck knows that the process is basically an analog version of Tetris, and with more sweating and swearing. But 33 years after Russian game designer Alexey Pajitnov released the tile-matching puzzle video game, the two have finally become twain, thanks to some innovative thinking onRead More

Shanghai Pharma, DHL sign supply-chain agreement

Shanghai Pharma, DHL sign supply-chain agreement

August 7, 2017 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

Chinese pharmaceuticals group Shanghai Pharma signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with DHL Supply Chain to expand its pharmaceuticals supply chain. Under the MOU, Shanghai Pharma will receive priority access to DHL’s network, including its temperature-controlled life sciences services to Europe. DHL said it will work with Shanghai Pharma toRead More

DHL, Wärtsilä announce successful completion of warehouse robotics experiment

DHL, Wärtsilä announce successful completion of warehouse robotics experiment

July 12, 2017 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

DHL and Wärtsilä, a Finnish manufacturer of power sources and other equipment, completed joint testing of mobile robots from Fetch Robotics at one of Wärtsilä’s warehouses in Kampen, the Netherlands. The trial found that robots travelled more than 30 kilometers per day, contributed to productivity, and made for a saferRead More

Cathay Pacific to buy out DHL’s minority share in Air Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific to buy out DHL’s minority share in Air Hong Kong

July 10, 2017 at 5:06 pm 0 comments

Cathay Pacific and DHL entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) that positions Cathay Pacific Group to purchase DHL Group’s 40 percent stake in Air Hong Kong (AHK), making AHK a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific, which already owns the other 60 percent. Under the current non-binding terms,Read More

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Southwest Cargo commences ops at CVG

June 9, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

  Earlier this week, Southwest Cargo opened its newest cargo facility at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG). Like Southwest’s entire U.S. domestic network, the carrier’s cargo division will manage the bellyspace capacity on flights moving through CVG. Initially, eight daily nonstop flights will serve CVG, with five to Chicago’s Midway (MDW),Read More

DHL ramps up investment in Brazil’s logistics sector

DHL ramps up investment in Brazil’s logistics sector

April 18, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

On the same day that DHL announced that it will begin managing in-plant logistics for Jaguar Land Rover’s manufacturing plant in Itatiaia, Brazil, the integrator’s supply chain arm, DHL Supply Chain, also said it will acquire control of the Brazilian road carrier Polar Transportes, a transport service provider for theRead More

Atlas Air reaches tentative deal with dispatchers union over Amazon’s CVG move

Atlas Air reaches tentative deal with dispatchers union over Amazon’s CVG move

April 7, 2017 at 5:07 pm 0 comments

Dispatchers working for carriers Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo Worldwide are set to receive a four-year extension on their contract, including pay increases and relocation benefits, after its operations move to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) as part of Amazon’s planned relocation to CVG from Wilmington. Atlas Air WorldwideRead More

Pilots protest in front of White House against DHL’s cost cutting measures

Pilots protest in front of White House against DHL’s cost cutting measures

April 5, 2017 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

Pilots for five U.S. based airlines that are subcontracted to carry cargo for DHL plan to protest outside the White House today, in hopes that President Trump will prevent DHL from applying pressure that “skirts U.S. laws designed to protect American airlines against foreign influence,” the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters LocalRead More