August 1st in 3PL, Aviation by .

Southwest Airlines Post Q2 Profits Increased by 42%

Even though the US economy is still hasn’t completely recovered from 2008 rescission, here comes Southwest Airlines with big numbers increase in there Q2 profits. 

June 10th in 3PL, Aviation, Economy, Logistics by .

Logistics is Accurate Barometer for Economic Climate

Logistics has long been hailed as the lifeblood of the economy. Imports and exports via air, sea and road freight – the volume of which all reflect on how well, or not, the economy is faring.

April 7th in 3PL, Aviation, Logistics, SCM by .

BA was fined US$1.2 million, Judgment from High Court at Auckland Last Tuesday

Finally the long awaited case against British Airways and Cargolux International Airlines was disposed last Tuesday. The High Court at Auckland Tuesday fined BA and Cargolux after they admitted to colluding with several other airlines to raise the price of air freight, the New Zealand Herald reported Wednesday, without citing direct sources.

January 5th in 3PL, Aviation by .

UK Based Allport Merges with CS Logistics

Allport, is merging with CS Logistics Holdings Limited, the parent company of Cargo Services Far East Limited, based in Hong Kong and China.

December 15th in Aviation, Rail, Road by .

UPS adds Photo id Requirement For Retail Shipping

UPS announced it is expanding its policy to require customers who ship packages from retail shipping locations to present a government-issued photo ID for verification of identification. The directive will apply at The UPS Store  and Mail Boxes Etc.  locations as well as authorized shipping outlets worldwide.

December 1st in Aviation, Logistics, Rail, Road by .

Fresh Snow shuts Down Airports, Trains

Britain’s transport links with the rest of the world were disrupted by the early winter snowfall as key airports closed Wednesday and international Eurostar train services were cut.

November 29th in Aviation by .

CEVA’s Pattullo Gives Upbeat Assessment of Logistics Market Prospects

In an interview at eyefortransport’s recent 8th European 3PL Summit in Brussels, John Pattullo, CEO of CEVA Logistics, said he was very upbeat about the prospects – not just for his own company but also for the sector as a whole.

At the Summit, Pattullo spoke on stage with Jon Bumstead of Neutral Consulting about his views on the state of the industry and its prospects for the future.

November 29th in Aviation by .

Iberia Cargo Joins Cargo 2000

IBERIA Cargo has become the 29th international air cargo carrier to commit to Cargo 2000’s quality management system.
The group’s membership now includes 76 major airlines, freight forwarders, ground handlers, trucking companies and IT providers. Its members are implementing re-engineered air cargo transport processes from shipper to consignee using Cargo’s 2000’s Master Operating Plan.

November 29th in Aviation by .

International Cargo Demand -Freight at a Turning Point

The International Air Transport Association announced international traffic results for October showing 14.4% year-on-year increase for international freight.

According to IATA’s director general & CEO Giovanni Bisignani, growth is returning to a more normal pattern, with freight demand 1% above pre-crisis levels of early-2008.

November 17th in Aviation by .

Gati Mulls Deal to add Capacity

Express and logistics service provider Gati will be finalising a deal to either acquire or team up with a domestic freight forwarding company by the first quarter of the next fiscal to add capacity. “In case we go for an acquisition, we may consider some stake dilution to fund the buy. We are yet to decide on the size of stake dilution,” Mr Harry Lagad, Executive Director , told Business Line.

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