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Booming Asia rail trade prompts DHL to open Stuttgart center

Booming Asia rail trade prompts DHL to open Stuttgart center

May 8, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

If air carriers and forwarders weren’t yet concerned about competition from Eurasian rail cargo connections, they may be after today, when DHL Global Forwarding opened a new “China Rail Competence Center” Germany to better coordinate door-to-door services to customers via rail and truck. Rail freight traffic between Germany and ChinaRead More

AirBridgeCargo demonstrating the nose-loading capabilities of its 747-8F.

AirBridgeCargo charter flights up a whooping 47 percent in 2016

March 13, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Moscow-based AirBridgeCargo is known for its rapidly growing scheduled freighter business, but in parallel, the carrier’s charter business is also booming. Looking back on 2016, ABC says the number of charter flights it operated last year was up 47 percent year-over-year, compared to 2015. Cargo charters are often the onlyRead More

DHL Global Forwarding recovers during record Q4 for DP-DHL

DHL Global Forwarding recovers during record Q4 for DP-DHL

March 10, 2017 at 6:27 pm 0 comments

While reporting record profits for the 2016 fiscal year, and it’s best-ever performance in the fourth quarter, Deutsche Post-DHL’s exuberance over its end-of-year report was tempered a bit by its airfreight performance. The integrator’s DHL Global Forwarding (DHL-GF) arm, which happens to be the world’s largest forwarder of air cargo,Read More

In Good Time: Cut it close, pay a price

In Good Time: Cut it close, pay a price

February 25, 2017 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

From aerospace and energy to manufacturing, the need for mission-critical shipment delivery to avoid line-down situations is a booming market, said Ingo-Alexander Rahn, global head of air freight for DHL-GF. SameDay Speedline provides guaranteed priority lift, 24/7/365, along with monitoring and customized solutions as the key planks of the newRead More

Requiem for 2016: The top ten stories of the year from ACW

Requiem for 2016: The top ten stories of the year from ACW

December 30, 2016 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

Everyone loves a good list. Science says so. We concur. Lists absolve us of the mental strain of retaining a glut of interconnected facts, which we must then assemble in a haze of holiday hangovers. Doing so is especially challenging when it involves super-exciting subjects like quarterly reports, mergers, logisticsRead More

Deutsche Post-DHL’s Frank Appel: Air Cargo Executive of the Year

Deutsche Post-DHL’s Frank Appel: Air Cargo Executive of the Year

December 1, 2016 at 6:58 pm 0 comments

Rumors had been fluttering around all spring and summer of 2015, but the gravity of the situation at DHL-Global Forwarding, Freight (DHL-GFF), didn’t hit home until August. That’s when the company announced that it was “temporarily suspending” the rollout its new, comprehensive IT management system, the New Forwarding Environment (NFE).Read More

Deconstructing the TPP: One size may not fit all in this trade bloc

Deconstructing the TPP: One size may not fit all in this trade bloc

October 7, 2016 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

Henry Dinh Huu Thanh, president of Vietnamese forwarder Bee Logistics, is looking forward to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Like many other Vietnamese forwarders, he said the TPP will “bring many opportunities for our company.” For example, if the mega-trade deal is ratified, Bee Logistics will be able to increase trafficRead More

DHL Global Forwarding enters emergency logistics market

DHL Global Forwarding enters emergency logistics market

September 26, 2016 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

A week after IAG Cargo began offering service for ultra-time-sensitive cargo, DHL Global Forwarding (DHL-GF) has entered the highly sought-after emergency logistics market with its own product, called SameDay Speedline. The service will offer “best flight out” shipping and proactive monitoring, from origin to destination. DHL-GF, the forwarding arm ofRead More