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Spanish logistics alliance to collaborate on full-service supply chain services

June 20, 2017 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Valencia-based Milestone Logistics has launched a partnership, called the “360 Alliance,” with four other logistics firms, to offer full supply-chain services, including logistics consulting, international transport, warehouse logistics and packaging. Led by Milestone, the group includes 3PL firms Gesprolog, Aza Logistics, Alfilpack and Mulem. The cooperation is the first SpanishRead More

WFS scores three-year Stockholm ground handling deal with Qatar Airways

WFS scores three-year Stockholm ground handling deal with Qatar Airways

June 19, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Qatar Airways chose Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) for a three-year contract to provide cargo handling in Stockholm, where the airline flies 13 times per week from its hub in Doha. Under the deal, WFS will handle some 12,000 tonnes of cargo per year for Qatar Airways at Stockholm Arlanda Airport.Read More

DHL Express tags on more orders for EFW A330-300 conversions

DHL Express tags on more orders for EFW A330-300 conversions

June 19, 2017 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

DHL Express expanded its A330-300 conversion deal with ST Aerospace today, contracting an additional four A330-300 conversion slots, with options for an additional 10 conversions. The conversions will be undertaken by ST Aerospace’s subsidiary, Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), which is jointly owned with Airbus Group. The first two A330-300 conversion freightersRead More

flydubai renews air cargo management contract with Mercator

flydubai renews air cargo management contract with Mercator

June 19, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Government-owned low-cost carrier flydubai and logistic software provider Mercator inked a seven-year extension to their air cargo management contract. The renewal means that flydubai will continue using Mercator’s technology platform, providing cargo management and cargo revenue accounting services. Mercator said it will provide the expertise and technology to upgrade flydubai’sRead More

Armstrong’s 3PL report calls 2016 ‘mediocre’ for U.S. airfreight

Armstrong’s 3PL report calls 2016 ‘mediocre’ for U.S. airfreight

June 16, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

While the third-party logistics (3PL) market had a “mediocre” year in the United States, global 3PL revenues reached US$802 billion in 2016 and are on track to exceed $962 billion in 2020, according to the latest 3PL report by market research firm, Armstrong & Associates. The report, titled “Third-Party LogisticsRead More

Trump’s new Cuba policy complicates airfreight, bilateral trade plans

Trump’s new Cuba policy complicates airfreight, bilateral trade plans

June 16, 2017 at 5:22 pm 0 comments

Almost one year ago, FedEx was granted permission to operate freighter flights between the U.S. and Cuba by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). FedEx has until October 15, 2017, to inaugurate its U.S./Cuba all-cargo air service, but those plans are in jeopardy now, thanks to a policy change byRead More

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G Force GSA Mexico to assume American Airlines Cargo sales in country

June 16, 2017 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

American Airlines Cargo has selected G Force GSA Mexico as its new General Sales Agent (GSA) in Mexico. The new partnership will expand AA Cargo’s reach to five new locations across Mexico. The partnership goes into effect on July 1, 2017. In addi… This content is for currently subscribed usersRead More

Alibaba to enter European cloud computing market in mid-2017

Alibaba to enter European cloud computing market in mid-2017

June 15, 2017 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

As it seeks to expand its global reach outside China, Alibaba Cloud announced that it will introduce “MaxCompute,” to Europe’s US$18.9 billion cloud computing market in the second half of 2017. The E.U. cloud market is smaller than, say, its U.S. counterpart, but it is already populated by the likesRead More