Panalpina improves profitability in the second quarter

The Panalpina Group improved profitability in the second quarter of 2013. The Group’s consolidated profit increased by 44% year-on-year to CHF 24 million. Gross profit went up by 10% to CHF 399 million. Panalpina’s Air Freight showed the first volume increase after nine quarters of declines and moreover grew ahead of market. Ocean Freight continued to gain market share, and […]

Panalpina and Arcese Espana expand cooperation in road freight

Panalpina is expanding – and strengthening – its cooperation with Arcese Espana SAU, linking two more of its offices into the existing network with the Italian freight forwarding company. Seven Panalpina offices across Germany – in Stuttgart, Dusseldorf, Kehl, Munich, Hamburg, Hanover and Berlin – have been cooperating with Arcese Espana in road freight since early 2012, but in a […]

Panalpina’s Ocean Freight division introduces new order management system

Panalpina is introducing MyPanalpina+, an order management system based on the latest version of the customer-facing application, LOG-NET. Customers will benefit from its enhanced order processing capabilities, including better freight management services and improved visibility of their supply chains. The deployment of the new system demonstrates Panalpina’s continuing commitment to integrate its own processes into those of its customers, and […]

Panalpina joins Supply Chain Council to enhance optimization services

Panalpina has become a global member of the Supply Chain Council, which will further enhance the company’s growing Supply Chain Optimization (SCO) services. Panalpina and its customers will now read from the same playbook, and use universal guidelines for the analysis and improvement of supply chain processes.  Over recent years, the end-to-end management and optimization of supply chains has been […]

New facility at Luxembourg Airport strengthens Panalpina’s work with healthcare customers

Basel, May 27, 2013 – Healthcare is a growing business for Panalpina. The company’s temperature-controlled air freight shipments for healthcare customers have grown exponentially in the past four years. The last nine months alone saw an increase of 90% in this area. The recently inaugurated Healthcare and Pharma Center of LuxairCARGO at Luxembourg Airport puts Panalpina in an even stronger position […]

Annual General Meeting 2013 approves all BoD proposals

Basel, May 15, 2013 – The Annual General Meeting of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd., held on May 15, 2013, was attended by shareholders representing 56.58% of the share capital. All proposals of the Board of Directors were approved by a clear majority. Peter Ulber made his first public appearance as Panalpina’s designated CEO.  The Annual General Meeting approved the annual […]

Panalpina reports a first quarter profit

The Panalpina Group returned to profit in the first quarter of 2013 after a loss in the last year. The provider of supply chain solutions reported a consolidated profit of CHF 14 million for the first three months of the year. Net forwarding revenue increased by 4% to CHF 1,602 million and gross profit by 0.5% to CHF 366 million […]

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 […]

New member for Panalpina’s Board of Directors proposed

New member for Panalpina’s Board of Directors proposed Basel, April 17, 2013 – Panalpina’s Board of Directors proposes Dr. Ilias Läber for election as a new member of the Board of Directors at the upcoming Annual General Meeting of May 15, 2013. Läber is to replace Lars Förberg who decided not to stand for reelection. Both Läber and Förberg are representatives […]

Management change at Panalpina: from Monika Ribar to Peter Ulber

Basel, April 3, 2013 – Monika Ribar, CEO of Panalpina, one of the world’s leading freight forwarding and logistics companies, will step down at the end of May 2013. Her successor is the internationally widely recognized freight forwarding expert and former Kuehne + Nagel management board member Peter Ulber (53). This change in CEO has been planned and prepared by the […]