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DB Schenker Dubai logistics facility reaches full strength

DB Schenker Dubai logistics facility reaches full strength

May 27, 2016 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

DB Schenker’s new Dubai Logistics City facility has reached 100 percent utility after just two months of operations, and two years after breaking ground on the project. This is the company’s first fully owned facility in the Middle East, and represents the first of three phases of expansion that willRead More

New climate-controlled storage facility opens at Sydney

New climate-controlled storage facility opens at Sydney

May 27, 2016 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

Specialist logistics provider B&H Worldwide has opened a new climate-controlled storage facility to support its customers with specialized service requirements at Sydney Airport in Australia. The new facility was built following consultations with customers and their vendors and features temperature, humidity, and contaminant-control capabilities. Regional Director Steve Moralee explained thatRead More

RACCA warns of air cargo delays from looming pilot shortage

RACCA warns of air cargo delays from looming pilot shortage

May 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

Americans can expect delivery disruptions in the coming months unless steps are taken to address a growing pilot shortage, according to a recent study conducted by the Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association (RACCA) on behalf of FedEx, UPS and DHL. The report found that carriers connecting small-town America to largeRead More

Pharma Aero launched to improve cool-chain handling

Pharma Aero launched to improve cool-chain handling

May 26, 2016 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

An alliance officially launched today between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Brussels Airport (BRU) establishes an international pharmaceutical air-hub alliance that will allow the two airports, and future members, to more effectively share strategy and expertise in the movement and handling of pharma products. The organization aims to build aRead More

Alibaba’s rural service center program continues rapid growth

Alibaba’s rural service center program continues rapid growth

May 26, 2016 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

Alibaba’s “Taobao” e-commerce portal continues to demonstrate the collective buying power of rural Chinese citizens through the ongoing expansion of its rapidly growing rural service center program. The centers help rural citizens without the e-commerce hardware or know-how conduct business transactions online. Alibaba says the number of centers it operatesRead More

Amazon to have little effect on UPS, FedEx bottom lines

Amazon to have little effect on UPS, FedEx bottom lines

May 26, 2016 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Amazon’s recent entry into the air cargo business may not significantly impact the bottom lines of UPS and FedEx, according to a report released last week by credit rating agency Moody’s. While both carriers are exposed to Amazon, accounting for 7 percent of UPS’ North American volume and 3 percentRead More

New report touts potential of Southeast Asia’s e-commerce

New report touts potential of Southeast Asia’s e-commerce

May 25, 2016 at 7:59 pm 0 comments

Although a new study by Google and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek projects the  Southeast Asian e-commerce market to reach US$200 billion by 2025, the region’s air cargo capabilities remain underdeveloped, according to Cainiao, the logistics unit of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. This week’s Temasek-Google report underscores just how importantRead More

Done Deal: FedEx buys TNT, hubs to remain open – for now

Done Deal: FedEx buys TNT, hubs to remain open – for now

May 25, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Today FedEx reached the end of its long road to the acquisition of TNT. It also started down the longer, and likely more rocky, road of making that acquisition work. In this analysis from our sister publication, Cargo Facts, David Harris describes how, in the near term, both brands, willRead More