DSV reports Q3 volume, net revenue rise in wake of UTi deal

About nine months after Danish freight forwarder DSV closed on the purchase of U.S.-based UTi Worldwide, the rewards are beginning to be noticed in the financial figures, as DSV report significant growth in both volume and net revenue for the third quarter. According to DSV, overall freight volumes rose by 84.5 percent, compared to the […]
  • Randy Woods
  • November 3, 2016

Cool School: Inside the CEIV-Pharma certification program

There is a saying, “You never truly know someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.” That’s the basic idea behind the International Air Transport Association’s ambitious Center of Excellence for Independent Validators program for the handling of pharmaceutical materials. The somewhat new “CEIV-Pharma” certification, as it is known, has been created to ensure […]
  • Randy Woods
  • June 8, 2015

The Power 25 Forwarders of 2015

The larger you are, the harder it is to shove you aside. This basic fact of physics can be seen in The Power 25, Air Cargo World’s list of the top 25 largest freight forwarders in airfreight, based on tonnage last year. Many of the familiar brawny players – DHL Global Forwarding, Kuehne + Nagel, […]
  • Randy Woods
  • June 5, 2015

Fiscal 2015 losses mount as UTi restructures

In spite of a new CEO, a restructuring plan and new facilities popping up across the globe, UTi Worldwide, the 85-year-old, U.S.-based supply chain management company,  continues to lose money. In its fourth quarter and fiscal 2015 reports, which were released March 31, net losses for UTi Worldwide rose sharply, from $83.3 million $203.2 million, […]
  • Staff Reports
  • April 3, 2015

UTi Worldwide opens cold-chain facility in Rome

UTi Worldwide, a global supply chain provider, has opened a Good Distributions Practices (GDP) facility in Rome, near Fiumicino-Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, also conveniently located near the trans-European highway. Additionally, UTi earned CEIV (Center of Excellence for Independent Validators) pharma certification in the IATA training and pharmaceutical freight certification program at Brussels Airport in […]
  • Staff Reports
  • February 18, 2015

Keep Cool and Carry On

Some modal shift may be inevitable, but a renewed commitment to quality can keep high-value pharma cargo flying No matter how cool we keep the supply chain, how fast we fly or how low fuel prices go, in this cost-conscious economy, there is no competing with one of the oldest and slowest forms of transport: […]
  • Randy Woods
  • February 5, 2015

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Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Volga-Dnepr Airlines helped usher Argentina into the space age by transporting the country’s first satellite from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport to its launch site in French Guiana. The ARSAT-1 satellite and its custom-built transport container, weighing about 40 tonnes, were carried onboard an An-124-100 freighter under the Ruslan International joint […]
  • Staff Reports
  • October 7, 2014