Tigers Australia adds cargo screening tech ahead of heightened security standards

The Australian arm of Hong Kong-based supply chain company Tigers is adding new X-ray equipment and other cargo screening technology at its Perth facility ahead of new cargo export screening legislation set to go into effect on March 1. Under the new legislation, outbound international air cargo must be examined at piece-level by a Regulated […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • January 17, 2019

Logistics company Tigers opens temperature-controlled facility at DFW

Hong Kong-based logistics company Tigers has opened a new temperature-controlled facility at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The 86,000 square foot facility is intended to accommodate perishable goods like health supplements and cosmetics products. The company is known for its various virtual warehousing products, one of which being an integration management tool, “SmartHub: Connect,” which […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • March 13, 2018

With lowered tariffs, Tigers expects increase in lobster exports to China

Tiger Fresh, the perishables forwarding arm of Hong Kong-based Tigers, is expecting a jump in demand for Western Australian rock lobsters into China after import tariffs on the crustaceans were lowered from 6 percent to 3 percent under the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement. Demand for China’s lobster imports is typically seasonal, and the upcoming Chinese […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • February 14, 2018

Tigers ramps up Silk Road rail forwarding service

Tiger is the latest forwarder to add China-Europe railfreight to its portfolio, offering customers a 16-day transit time both east- and westbound, between Duisburg, Germany, and the cities of Hefei, Chongqing, and Chengdu in China. The service, called ‘Tiger Rail,”’ was launched over the Summer, transporting auto parts. The New Silk Road, which started as […]
  • Lewis King
  • September 12, 2017

Tigers acquires WorldLink

Hong Kong-based supply chain company Tigers has acquired Perth, Australia-based forwarding company WorldLink. No price was disclosed. WorldLink principals David Wilkins and Toni Glucina will stay on.
  • Staff Reports
  • March 26, 2015

Shopping without borders

Japan Airlines Cargo is not exactly soaring on the appetites of online shoppers, but they have given rise to a premium service that is showing rapid growth, which has prompted the carrier’s management and its joint venture partner to expand the offering. Recent moves by Chinese carriers show that their head offices spotted an opportunity […]
  • January 31, 2014

China: Building up the hinterland

Faced with lackluster growth in the established Chinese gateways, carriers have been ramping up their presence in the emerging hubs in the interior. However, even there profits are elusive. In April, Silk Way Airlines began a weekly freighter service linking Frankfurt-Hahn Airport in Germany with Zhengzhou via its home base in Baku, Azerbaijan with B747-400F […]
  • July 1, 2013