Panalpina Singapore, L’Oreal partner to reduce CO2 emissions with biodiesel trucks

Panalpina Singapore is jumping on the eco-conscious band wagon with the launch of a fleet of biodiesel trucks for its client, L’Oreal’s Travel Retail Asia Pacific. The initiative supports L’Oreal’s “Sharing Beauty With All” campaign, in which the cosmetics giant aims to reduce its global environmental footprint by engaging “100 percent” of its strategic suppliers […]

Panalpina expands cold storage at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta Airport

This week, Panalpina opened its expanded cold-storage space at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO). With this development, the company seeks to strengthen both services for customers in the perishable industry, and its competitive position in the region. Panalpina has doubled its cold-storage space at the airport by 1,500 square meters. According to the company, […]

K+N opens first Logistics Control Center in North Asia-Pacific region

Kuehne + Nagel’s (K+N) first regional Logistics Control Center for Integrated Logistics in North Asia-Pacific, located in Shanghai, is up and running as of this week, managing and fulfilling customers’ orders across the logistics company’s international supply chain operations. The new center has dedicated teams on site to handle contract and transportation management, including logistics […]

DHL Global Forwarding moves to secure freight capacity

As a much-anticipated peak season approaches, DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) has launched a program to secure long-term capacity on a number of the world’s busiest trade routes, notably between the European and Asia Pacific markets.   DGF, the forwarding unit of express postal giant Deutsche Post DHL, based in Bonn, Germany, said the announcement was a […]
  • October 9, 2014

Economic growth drives Asia Pacific plane demand

Airbus and Boeing report that Asia-Pacific airlines will need a combined 23,760 airplanes delivered in the next 20 years. Boeing says strong economic and passenger growth will be main drivers of new airplane demand in the Asia Pacific region. It estimates the region’s airlines will need an additional 12,820 airplanes valued at US$1.9 trillion, representing […]
  • February 11, 2014