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Freightos study: Will forwarders and IT ever get along?

Freightos study: Will forwarders and IT ever get along?

February 2, 2017 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

The freight business is moving online, but not everyone is eager to get on board. The most recent annual “State of Online Logistics Sales 2016 Mystery Shopping Survey,” conducted by Freightos, found that large forwarders have made surprisingly little progress with their online freight booking platforms. “I think it’s timeRead More

K+N first logistics firm to earn network-wide CEIV-Pharma cert

K+N first logistics firm to earn network-wide CEIV-Pharma cert

February 1, 2017 at 6:34 am 0 comments

Kuehne + Nagel has become the first logistics provider to earn IATA’s CEIV certification for pharmaceuticals to cover its entire KN PharmaChain air network, which involves 86 locations worldwide. The certification, earned through IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceuticals (CEIV-Pharma) program, is an assurance that shipments ofRead More

Airfreight volumes, earning continue to rise at Panalpina in Q3

Airfreight volumes, earning continue to rise at Panalpina in Q3

October 26, 2016 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

Panalpina announced a slight increase in earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) in spite of what it referred to as a “challenging market.” Airfreight volumes for the Swiss forwarder increased 9 percent, year-over-year, for the first nine months of 2016, even as the overall air cargo market decreased by anRead More

Airfright earnings down 4.8 percent at K+N in ‘tense’ third quarter

Airfright earnings down 4.8 percent at K+N in ‘tense’ third quarter

October 20, 2016 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

Kuehne + Nagel said a “tense” global airfreight market in the third quarter and continued pressure on margins contributed to shrinking demand and further capacity increases. As a result, Q3 earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) in its airfreight division were down 3.6 percent, year-over-year, to US$272.6 million,Read More

Kuehne + Nagel reports good first half of 2015

Kuehne + Nagel reports good first half of 2015

July 15, 2015 at 5:07 pm 0 comments

Kuehne + Nagel reported strong growth in the airfreight sector for the first half of 2015, leading to a 4.2 percent increase, year-over-year, in net earnings for the period to $342 million, compared to 2014 when it was $328 million. The global logistics firm saw a 5.2 percent increase inRead More

June Stifel index gives airfreight an advantage

June Stifel index gives airfreight an advantage

June 30, 2015 at 7:43 pm 0 comments

Airfreight seems to have the edge on seafreight demand, per the June Stifel Logistics Confidence Index (LCI). Strong airfreight demand drove the LCI to 55.6 points in June 2015, a 0.1 point rise over the same month last year. Meanwhile, the seafreight index for June 2015 fell by 0.9 pointsRead More

The Power 25 Forwarders of 2015

The Power 25 Forwarders of 2015

June 5, 2015 at 10:30 am 1 comment

The larger you are, the harder it is to shove you aside. This basic fact of physics can be seen in The Power 25, Air Cargo World’s list of the top 25 largest freight forwarders in airfreight, based on tonnage last year. Many of the familiar brawny players – DHLRead More

Confidence booster for air forwarders

Confidence booster for air forwarders

June 4, 2015 at 11:37 pm 0 comments

The Stifel Logistics Confidence Index released in May reports the air freight index increased 2.5 points to 59.5 in May, 3.8 points higher than May 2014 and 10.6 points more than May 2013. This should be good news for air forwarders as they move through the year. Europe to AsiaRead More