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The Power 25: How long can the good times last?

The Power 25: How long can the good times last?

May 27, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

EARLY RISERS For this year’s Power 25, the positive trends outweighed the bad. Last year, we at Air Cargo World predicted DSV, following its completed absorption of UTi, would be a fast riser – and rise it did, leaping up seven spots on the Power 25 list, from No. 16Read More

Cainiao now controls logistics for 81 percent of Alibaba’s domestic orders

Cainiao now controls logistics for 81 percent of Alibaba’s domestic orders

May 19, 2017 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

Embedded within Alibaba’s most recent quarterly results was a clear sign that couriers in China have increasingly aligned their IT platforms with that of Alibaba’s logistics affiliate, Cainiao. As of March 2017, 81 percent of all items sold through Alibaba-owned sites moved through Cainiao’s delivery network. This figure was upRead More

Amphibious AG600 readies for takeoff

Amphibious AG600 readies for takeoff

May 19, 2017 at 4:57 pm 0 comments

Following a series of successful ground evaluations, the AG600 manufactured by Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC, China’s state-owned aerospace conglomerate) is expected to take off from land for the first time later this month. It’s first departure from sea is planned a few months later, during the second halfRead More

Overheard at Cargo Facts Asia

Overheard at Cargo Facts Asia

May 18, 2017 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

SHANGHAI – Last month, Air Cargo World co-hosted the sixth annual presentation of Cargo Facts Asia, in Shanghai. A record crowd of senior executives from all links in the air cargo supply chain gathered at the Grand Hyatt in Pudong for tremendous networking opportunities with peers from around the globe, and presentationsRead More

Rhenus to grow outpost count by 10 percent in Asia-Pacific

Rhenus to grow outpost count by 10 percent in Asia-Pacific

May 15, 2017 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

Rhenus Group’s sea- and airfreight division plans to increase its business sites in the Asia-Pacific region by more than 10 percent during 2017. The logistics company is also enhancing interconnectivity between air- and seafreight and overland traffic networks by adding two new gateways in Germany. Sites are set to openRead More

EVERETT, Wash., Dec. 16, 2005 – The Boeing Company  today delivered Air China Cargo’s first Boeing 747-400 Freighter, the first of two new 747-400Fs for the Beijing-based carrier.
The new airplane will be used on Air China Cargo’s routes between China and North America and Europe. Air China Cargo’s new Boeing 747-400 freighter is powered by Pratt & Whitney 4056 engines.
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Air China Cargo and China Southern Cargo to merge?

May 11, 2017 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

As the Chinese Government moves to pare down its outlays on state-owned behemoths, it has been widely reported that the cargo and logistics operations of Beijing-based Air China and Guangzhou-based China Southern will be divested and merged into a single entity. Sources quoted in Bloomberg have even identified potential investorsRead More

Premium cargo on the wish lists of Hong Kong companies

Premium cargo on the wish lists of Hong Kong companies

April 11, 2017 at 4:30 pm 0 comments

The new year in Hong Kong began in an auspicious manner for the airfreight community. In the budget that was propsed in February, Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary, Paul Chan, outlined plans to foster air cargo. To cement Hong Kong’s status as major hub and enhance its competitive edge, Secretary ChanRead More

UPS adds six stations to China-Europe rail service

UPS adds six stations to China-Europe rail service

March 29, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Shipping by rail between Europe and Asia just got a little more flexible as UPS added six new stations to its continent-spanning rail service – four in China and two in Europe – making the rail mode an even more attractive option for forwarders, and a potential threat to airRead More