For DSV’s Jens Bjørn Andersen, the second time’s the charm

If the dismal second half of 2015 made it seem like a year of missed opportunities for the airfreight world, 2016 may end up being remembered as the year of second chances. Already we have seen the revival of the courtship of TNT by FedEx after the romance with UPS fizzled. Now we have the […]
  • Randy Woods
  • April 7, 2016

XPO suing competitor YRC over theft of trade secrets

XPO Logistics entered the less-than-truckload (LTL) market with itsUS$3 billion acquisition of Con-way trucking company in October last year, but apparently the entry into the market did not go as smoothly as had been planned. On Feb. 3, XPO filed a lawsuit against one of its biggest LTL competitors, YRC Worldwide, Inc., claiming theft of […]
  • Staff Reports
  • February 11, 2016

Hacis moves farther inland for Chinese e-commerce

Hong Kong Air Cargo Industry Services Limited (Hacis) has opened its seventh inland cargo depot, directly targeting e-commerce in mainland China. Hacis is the road-feeder arm of Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl), one of the cargo handling firms at HKIA. Known as Hacis Nansha, located in the bustling Pearl River Delta region, the […]
  • Staff Reports
  • December 8, 2015

A local focus can reveal universal truths

The common phrase “all politics is local” describes the principle that political success is directly tied to politicians’ ability to understand and influence the issues of their local constituents. Politicians must appeal to seemingly mundane and simple concerns of those who elect them because personal issues, rather than big and intangible ideas, are what voters […]
  • Brandon Fried
  • November 9, 2015

XPO to grow even larger

Cash-heavy XPO Logistics is continuing its hot year by entering into an agreement to acquire Ann-Arbor-based Con-way trucking for US$3 billion cash. Con-way is a Fortune 500 company with a transportation and logistics network consisting of 582 locations and around 30,000 employees. Should the deal be finalized, all of Con-ways brands – Con-way Freight, Menlo […]
  • Randy Woods
  • September 11, 2015

News Briefs: LAN’s mango crop, ABC in Helsinki

This past December, LAN Cargo set a new monthly record for the transportation of mangoes from Peru to Europe, shipping 525 tons of the tropical fruit using two 767 freighters. The mangoes were flown from Lima to São Paulo, where operations teams at Guarulhos ensure that the cold chain and the fruit’s optimal quality are […]
  • Staff Reports
  • February 4, 2015
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