DSV is building its biggest Northern European hub [VIDEO]

Danish forwarding giant DSV said it is building what will be its largest hub in Northern Europe, to serve as a gateway to the rest of Scandinavia. This news follows the inking of a new deal to purchase its Switzerland-based competitor, Panalpina, for US$4.6 billion earlier this month.  The first of four planned facilities, which […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • April 11, 2019

DHL Express invests big in Copenhagen hub

DHL Express is investing €134 million in its facilities at Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to underpin its presence in the Nordic hub for its trans-Eurasian operating shippers, in preparation for increased demand from its pharmaceutical and fashion industry clients. The 26,000-square-meter building will accommodate office space and an automated sortation facility capable of handling five times […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • January 22, 2019

DSV to begin expansion of logistics facilities at Danish headquarters

Danish logistics giant DSV is set to break ground on a logistics facility expansion at its headquarters in the Roskilde-Hedehusene-Taastrup area, about 25 miles west of Copenhagen, which it said is “just the beginning” of a wider expansion plan, set to be completed over the next five years. The project will include the construction of […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • January 2, 2019

Air China, Royal Jordanian choose WFS for Copenhagen ground handling

One of the world’s largest cargo handling firms, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), expanded its business even further today by signing two more contracts with Air China and Royal Jordanian Airlines to provide ground handling support at Denmark’s Copenhagen Airport (CPH). By the end of May, WFS said it will begin handling cargo transported by Air […]
  • Randy Woods
  • May 1, 2018

Bolloré extends network to Scandinavia with purchase of Danish forwarder

In a bid to broaden its network into Scandinavian territory, French forwarder Bolloré Logistics purchased a majority stake in the Danish freight forwarder Global Solutions A/S. This acquisition, the company said, is part of its strategy of “development through external growth.” Bolloré, which has a presence in Norway, will now operate out of two of […]
  • Randy Woods
  • January 31, 2018

Executives to Watch: Andersen eager to reap rewards of DSV/UTi merger

Jens Bjørn Andersen When large companies go through a merger, months can seem like years, even when there are no major bumps in the road. When Air Cargo World recently spoke with Jens Bjørn Andersen, CEO of Denmark-based forwarder DSV, the weariness and relief were evident in his voice as he described the long but […]
  • Randy Woods
  • December 1, 2016

TNT beefs up service to Nordics

TNT has expanded its coverage to the Nordic countries of Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland reaching 15 percent more postal codes and 34 percent more businesses in the region by noon the next business day. Companies shipping to or from the Nordics will have more delivery options for their urgent parcels and freight. The integrator […]
  • Staff Reports
  • September 21, 2015

European forwarders optimistic about airfreight

European forwarders polled in the latest survey by Danske Bank were generally positive about the growth of airfreight through March and April. According to the bank’s latest Freight Forwarding Index, respondents gave the airfreight mode an index of 67, indicating a significant rise in expectations since the 63 that was reported in February. The picture […]
  • Staff Reports
  • March 23, 2015

Emirates SkyCargo strengthens Scandinavian routes

Emirates SkyCargo is set to strengthen trade lanes in Scandinavia with the start of operations to Oslo beginning Sept. 2.   The start of a daily service to Oslo, with an Emirates Boeing 777-300 ER, will provide a total of 322 tonnes of belly hold cargo capacity per week and create new trade and business opportunities […]
  • July 1, 2014