C.H. Robinson acquires APC Logistics in bid for Asia-Australia e-commerce

C.H. Robinson has entered into a US$225 “definitive agreement” to acquire APC Logistics, a provider of freight forwarding and customs brokerage services in Australia and New Zealand. With 10 percent of the Australian forwarding market, APC will allow C.H. Robinson to capture a significant portion of shipments moving between Europe, Asia and Australia, said C.H. […]

Australia greenlights Queensland cargo hub

The Australian government has approved the performance of unrestricted cargo services at the new privately held Wellcamp Airport in South West Queensland. The airport’s owner, the Wagner Group, one of Queensland’s largest privately owned construction materials and mining services companies, said it hopes to position the airport as a major airfreight hub for Australian exports […]

HKIA sees cargo growth for two straight months

Cargo throughput at Hong Kong International Airport in October was up over the previous year by 2 percent to 392,000 tonnes. This is the second consecutive month of year-over-year cargo volume growth at HKIA. Passenger volume also rose by 7.7 percent, to 5.8 million. The cargo increase was mainly due to imports, which were up […]