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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

Kerry posts strong profits, pushes ‘One Belt One Road’ investments

Kerry posts strong profits, pushes ‘One Belt One Road’ investments

March 24, 2017 at 5:05 pm 0 comments

A 24 percent increase in Kerry Logistics International Freight Forwarding (IFF) profits pushed growth in the company’s core net profit up 4 percent, to US$142.1 million for 2016, as total revenue increased 14 percent, to $2.71 billion. The IFF division growth was propelled by contributions from recently acquired Apex MaritimeRead More

On the rails: Growth in Asia’s slower lane

On the rails: Growth in Asia’s slower lane

February 9, 2017 at 6:58 pm 0 comments

Last October the British and Chinese governments agreed to allow more than double the number of passenger flights between the two nations and threw the door open to unlimited cargo flights. To date, however, no air carrier has availed itself of the opportunity. Instead, rail, as well as rival ground-basedRead More

By rail and by sea… and by rail: DHL-GF’s latest Silk Road twist

By rail and by sea… and by rail: DHL-GF’s latest Silk Road twist

January 9, 2016 at 1:25 am 0 comments

Just when it seemed like the industry was getting used to a 10,000-kilometer rail journey as a commercially viable mode though which to ship 21st century freight, DHL Global Forwarding (DHL-GF) unveils a new long and winding iron road from China to Europe with an even unlikelier twist: Two waterRead More

Intermodal Motion: Railhaul on the old Silk Road

Intermodal Motion: Railhaul on the old Silk Road

October 7, 2015 at 11:12 pm 0 comments

When Marco Polo began writing about the wonders of China’s Kublai Khan and the famous Silk Road in the late 13th century, it took him about four years to make the 10,000 kilometer journey, mostly on foot. Since then, we’ve made some serious improve­ments in travel. A direct flight fromRead More