Tag: freight forwarding

DHL modernises Frankfurt Airport operations with new air freight centre

DHL modernises Frankfurt Airport operations with new air freight centre

DHL Global Forwarding and Fraport today officially began construction of a new air freight centre at Frankfurt Airport to expand and modernise its operations. Tobias Schmidt, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Europe, and Anke Giesen, Fraport's executive director for retail and real estate, led the cer...

Challenge Technic, the Maintenance Arm of Challenge Group

Challenge Technic rounds off Challenge Group’s comprehensive aviation and air cargo logistics making it the ideal global provider. “In-house line maintenance expertise was the only missing link when we began establishing Challenge Group as a comprehensive aviation and air cargo logistics cong...

Modern Logistics specialists at Compass Saudi Arabia

Compass Ocean Logistics have been approved as new members of the Universal Freight Organization in Saudi Arabia. They will be well known to the UFO network as their UAE and USA offices are current members. The company was first founded in Jeddah in the year 2000 and they also have additional bra...

Forto expands with its first office in Spain

Forto, a leading provider of digitized freight forwarding and supply chain solutions, today announced expansion into the Spanish market with a new office in Madrid. The new office marks a further step in Forto's growth trajectory and expansion of its European footprint. The company takes its...

Kuehne+Nagel welcomes Partners Group as a minority shareholder of Apex

Kuehne+Nagel has agreed to sell to Partners Group, a leading global private markets firm, a 24.9% equity stake in Apex International Corporation. Following the transaction, Partners Group will join majority shareholder Kuehne+Nagel Group, one of the world's leading logistics companies, with a s...

Forto appointments new CFO and executive VP product

Forto, a leading provider of digitized freight forwarding and supply chain solutions, today announces two executive appointments to strengthen their executive leadership team and position the company for its next phase of growth. Guillaume Petit-Perrin, has joined Forto as Chief Financial Offic...

DSV Panalpina buys GIL in $4.2bn deal

The Danish transport and logistics company DSV Panalpina has bought Agility’s Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) for $4.2 billion. GIL is part of Agility and is based in the Middle East where it operates as a freight forwarding and contract logistics provider (3PL). In 2020, it generated $4 ...

Tigers appoints Jana Schebera as new managing director for its China operations

Tigers has appointed Jana Schebera as its new Managing Director, China, adding a further layer of freight forwarding expertise as the logistics provider continues to find growth in Asia. Prior to moving to Tigers, Jana spent more than a decade in the industry holding positions that included Mana...

A Solution-Oriented Approach at Circle Dragon Express

Cargo connections have introduced representation in Taiwan with Circle Dragon Express Ltd. Located in Taipei and offering a full range of freight forwarding, logistics and related services, the company come recommended by current members. Carlos Chen (Managing Director) says; "Circle Dragon E...

DAMCO refines freight forwarding products

DAMCO has refined its product portfolio with three services now branded as Air/Ocean Standard, Plus, and Customised as part of its ongoing focus to deliver value-effective, tailored freight forwarding solutions. All products offer full track and trace functions and online booking, with the Custo...

European airports report declining freight in 2019

13 February; European airport trade association, ACI EUROPE has released its traffic report for December, Q4, H2 and Full Year 2019. Freight traffic remained negative all along 2019 with the exception of December (+0.5%), the first positive monthly since October 2018. EU airports dragged the...

Royal International Cargo and Logistics Join Cargo Connections

Cargo Connections have announced that Royal International Cargo and Logistics have become new members of their cargo network in Egypt. Elhoussieny Abdulhameed CEO says; "At Royal International, we understand the necessity of smooth freight forwarding and clearing services. We also understand lo...

Brunel are Winners of the ‘Extra Mile’ Category at the BIFA Freight Serivce Awards!

UK members, Brunel Shipping reported that their air cargo division have won the 'Extra Mile Award' at the BIFA Freight Service Awards 2019! Brunel Air Cargo attended the BIFA Freight Awards last week, held in London. The BIFA Awards are held annually to recognise the best talent within the Briti...

SEKO Logistics to give clients broader growth and supply chain opportunities

SEKO Logistics and Air & Ground World Transport (AGWorld) have signed a strategic partnership to create new cross-border growth opportunities for shippers doing business between Asia and the United States as global trade disputes accelerate demand for broader geographic supply chain solutions....

BIFA warns of deadline for Customs grant scheme applications

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is reminding its members of a looming deadline by which they can apply for funding from a £16 million grant scheme. Originally announced by the government in October 2019, the scheme represents an additional round of funding for employee trai...

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