Warehouse building boom chases Chinese consumers

In August – two months before SEKO Logistics would sign onto Alibaba.com’s “OnePartner” program – the U.S.-based forwarder opened a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Hong Kong, following the establishment of another 50,000-square-foot facility in the territory last November. Both of these facilities are aimed straight at e-commerce. The first one targets the Hong Kong market, chiefly […]

E-commerce leads to rise in European narrowbody connections

When it comes to intercontinental flows of air cargo, the regional air networks in Europe have hardly played a role, as the bulk of this traffic that moves beyond the gateways is carried over the road to its final destination. However, as e-commerce demand booms in Europe, carriers have recently begun placing a greater emphasis […]

Sodexi opens warehouse at Paris CDG

Airport operator Aeroports de Paris, and Sodexi (Society of International Express Development), have opened a new 7,600-square-meter express freight warehouse at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport. Based at CDG,  Sodexi is an express freight handler for airlines, including Air France-KLM (which owns 65 percent of shares in Sodexi), Aeroflot, Time Matters (a Lufthansa subsidiary), Saudi […]