Panalpina executives elected to boards of TIACA and Cargo 2000

Two Panalpina Air Freight executives have been elected to the boards of two global air cargo associations. Lucas Kuehner joins the board of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and Jeannette Goeldi joins the board of Cargo 2000 (C2K). Their election ensures Panalpina remains at the forefront of important industry initiatives.  “We are delighted that Lucas Kuehner and Jeannette Goeldi […]

FedEx Signs New Express Air Transportation Agreement With United States Postal Service

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced that its FedEx Express subsidiary has entered into a new express air transportation contract with the United States Postal Service. The current contract ends in September 2013, and the new contract will begin in October 2013. Under this seven-year agreement, valued at approximately $10.5 billion, FedEx Express will provide airport-to-airport transportation of USPS Express […]

Helmut Kaspers Joins Damco as CCO for West Europe

DAMCO West Europe has appointed Helmut Kaspers as Chief Commercial Officer Helmut Kaspers has been appointed DAMCO as CCO for West Europe Region. The new appointment marks another milestone in his career in logistics. His previous position was with leading international 3PL company Logwin as member of the executive committee with specific focus on Ocean and Air. His former career steps include roles […]

Kuehne + Nagel opens office in Myanmar

Singapore, April 11, 2013 – With the opening of an office in Myanmar at the beginning of April, Kuehne + Nagel further strengthens its presence in the Asia-Pacific region. The Kuehne + Nagel office is located in Yangon (Rangoon), in the vicinity of the country’s major sea- and airports. The company is offering comprehensive forwarding services by sea and air, […]

Kuehne + Nagel: Annual Report 2012 published

Schindellegi / CH, April 10, 2013 – Kuehne + Nagel International AG has published its 2012 annual report. The report of the globally operating logistics group is accessible online and available for download at http://www.kn-portal.com/about_us/investor_relations/annual_reports/ 

Heiner Murmann appointed to Management Board of Schenker AG

Responsible for global air and ocean freight business of DB Schenker Logistics Berlin/Essen, March 20, 2013 – Heiner Murmann has been appointed by the Supervisory Board of Essen-based Schenker AG to the company’s Management Board effective May 1, 2013. He will be responsible for air and ocean freight. Murmann, born in Germany, began working for the group in 1992, first […]

Panalpina reports disappointing full-year results despite progress in Ocean Freight and Logistics

The Panalpina Group looks back on a challenging year. Panalpina’s exposure to Air Freight and Europe-related trade lanes meant that Group gross profit did not gain altitude in the past year. While gross profit remained practically unchanged at CHF 1,465 million, higher costs and various non-recurring charges totalling CHF 114 million impacted the bottom line. The provider of supply chain […]

DB Schenker further expands its range of temperature-controlled air freight services together with Envirotainer

Several locations obtain Qualified Envirotainer Provider (QEP) Accreditation • Services geared to the pharmaceutical and chemical industries Berlin/Essen, 28 February 2013 – DB Schenker Logistics is further expanding its range of temperature-controlled air freight services. It is also increasing the density of its network of QEP accredited locations. Zurich and Basel, Indianapolis, Tokyo and Osaka, and Melbourne and Sydney were […]

Damco recorded significant growth in 2012, and all products grew volume well ahead of the market.

25 February – Damco, one of the world’s leading freight forwarding and logistics service providers today reports a 19% increase in net revenue compared to 2011. Net revenue in 2012 increased to 3,272 million USD, from 2,752 in 2011. Gross profit saw a rise of 7% to 807 million USD in 2012.   “I am satisfied about our solid results […]

Dachser reinforces air and sea freight business in the Netherlands

Kempten, 23 January 2013. On 1 January the internationally operating logistics provider, Dachser, acquired 100 percent of the shares in the joint venture Dachser Netherlands Air & Sea Logistics B.V. established in 2008. Dachser Netherlands Air & Sea Logistics B.V. has handled shipments in the international air and sea freight forwarding segment at its three locations in Maastricht, Rotterdam und […]