About nine months after Danish freight forwarder DSV closed on the purchase of U.S.-based UTi Worldwide, the rewards are beginning to be noticed in the financial figures, as DSV report significant growth in both volume and net revenue for the third quarter. According to DSV, overall freight volumes rose byRead More
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There is a saying, “You never truly know someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.” That’s the basic idea behind the International Air Transport Association’s ambitious Center of Excellence for Independent Validators program for the handling of pharmaceutical materials. The somewhat new “CEIV-Pharma” certification, as it is known,Read More
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
In spite of a new CEO, a restructuring plan and new facilities popping up across the globe, UTi Worldwide, the 85-year-old, U.S.-based supply chain management company, continues to lose money. In its fourth quarter and fiscal 2015 reports, which were released March 31, net losses for UTi Worldwide rose sharply,Read More
UTi Worldwide, a global supply chain provider, has opened a Good Distributions Practices (GDP) facility in Rome, near Fiumicino-Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, also conveniently located near the trans-European highway. Additionally, UTi earned CEIV (Center of Excellence for Independent Validators) pharma certification in the IATA training and pharmaceutical freight certificationRead More
Some modal shift may be inevitable, but a renewed commitment to quality can keep high-value pharma cargo flying No matter how cool we keep the supply chain, how fast we fly or how low fuel prices go, in this cost-conscious economy, there is no competing with one of the oldestRead More
Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Volga-Dnepr Airlines helped usher Argentina into the space age by transporting the country’s first satellite from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport to its launch site in French Guiana. The ARSAT-1 satellite and its custom-built transport container, weighing about 40 tonnes, were carried onboard an An-124-100 freighterRead More