CNS 2016: CEIV boosts shipper confidence eroded by modal shift

NASHVILLE – At present 28 certifications have been completed and 850 people have been trained in IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validator’s (CEIV) program, said Ronald Schaefer, project lead, CEIV Pharma, IATA, during Tuesday’s session at the CNS Partnership Conference. By the end of the year, Schaefer said he expects 80 entities in 34 […]

Alibaba vs. Amazon: How e-commerce giants are reinventing forwarding

Last September, Mike Maynard, an airport planner for Cincinnati-based engineering firm CDM Smith, was checking out the flight activity at nearby Wilmington Airpark (ILN) in Ohio, when he noticed something odd. As a former network analyst at DHL, Maynard had a habit of reviewing innovative routes, and this one, in particular, jumped out at him. […]

Power 25: Forwarders 21-25

A&A Rank (last year’s rank in parentheses) Provider 2014 Gross Revenues (US$M) 2014 Airfreight Tonnes 2013 Airfreight Tonnes 2012 Airfreight Tonnes 21 (22) Dimerco Express 560 204,332 176,000 not listed 22† Pilot Freight Services 548 200,000 not listed not listed 23 (19) Damco 3,212 190,000 226,626 210,600 24† Hitachi Transport System 5,920 170,000 not listed […]

Power 25: Forwarders 11-20

A&A Rank (last year’s rank in parentheses) Provider 2014 Gross Revenues (US$M) 2014 Airfreight Tonnes 2013 Airfreight Tonnes 2012 Airfreight Tonnes 11 CEVA Logistics 7,864 495,600 513,000 550,000 12 Sinotrans 7,463 481,900 396,100 417,200 13 Agility 4,300 372,700 375,000 490,000 14 UTi Worldwide 4,180 368,000 368,000 361,000 15 Yusen Logistics 3,945 310,000 310,000 337,130 16 […]

Power 25: Forwarders 1 to 10

A&A Rank (last year’s rank in parentheses) Provider 2014 Gross Revenues (US$M) 2014 Airfreight Tonnes 2013 Airfreight Tonnes 2012 Airfreight Tonnes 1 DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding 32,193 2,272,000 2,215,000 2,327,000 2 Kuehne + Nagel 23,293 1,194,000 1,134,000 1,093,000 3 DB Schenker Logistics 19,861 1,112,000 1,092,000 1,095,000 4 (6) UPS Supply Chain Solutions 5,758 […]

Power 25: Three forwarders to watch for 2016

Which are the up-and-coming forwarders? Here are three to watch for next year: Kerry Logistics Although Kerry dipped one notch to No. 17 on the list, Evan Armstrong, of Armstrong & Assocaites, cited the Hong Kong-based logistics form as a strong performer in 2014 that may make some big moves this year. “We worked with […]

Power 25: Panalpina marches to its own beat

Based in Basel, Panalpina has roots in the Swiss Alps that stretch back to 1834. The company used to call itself “Alpina” because it connected Northern and Southern Europe across the mountains. Today, as a worldwide forwarder with 80 offices and 16,000 employees, Panalpina has a reputation of doing things a bit differently than the […]
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