SCFI: container shipping rates recover ahead of the peak season

Container spot rates between Asia and Europe recovered this week ahead of the traditional July, August and September peak season months for carriers.
The North Europe leg of the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) spiked by $140, or 25.9%, to reach $680 per teu, while for Mediterranean ports spot rates were up by $116 per teu to $776, representing a gain of 17.6%.
Ocean carriers have announced July general rate increases (GRIs) ...

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‘Saddened’ UK logistics firms await true meaning of Brexit vote and brace for cost rises

UK trade groups and freight firms today were digesting this morning’s news that the country has voted to depart the European Union.
The UK’s trade links with Europe and the rest of the world will be at the forefront of its exit negotiations with the EU, with a two-year deadline to the country’s departure, as per the Lisbon Treaty.
Kevin Buchannan, managing director of pallet network Pall-Ex Group expressed some of the ...

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Russian government reportedly eyeing Volga-Dnepr’s AN-124s

The Russian press are reporting a certain amount of political sabre-rattling in response to Volga-Dnepr Group’s expected order for 20 747-8Fs.
The freighter airline group is reportedly in talks with Boeing, in advance of an expected announcement at the Farnborough Airshow next month, with the aircraft intended for its AirBridgeCargo and Cargologicair fleets. But figures in Russia apparently opposed to the deal are questioning whether the group would be able to retain ...

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MIQ Logistics wins five-year French Connection contract

One of the UK’s leading fashion brands French Connection has signed a five-year inbound logistics contract with MIQ Logistics, worth around £6m.
MIQ executives said the deal shows the growing attraction of medium-sized 3PLs to retail shippers, in comparison to the largest multinational logistics operators, due to higher customer service levels.
Andrew Martin, managing director of MIQ Logistics UK, told The Loadstar: “We think we can offer better service levels than the ...

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FedEx CEO Smith on TNT merger: ‘two plus two equals seven’

FedEx has said it will tread carefully with TNT’s brand in Europe, which in some regions has greater strength than its new parent’s brand. As FedEx announced its results, which The Loadstar will cover in depth on Monday, chairman Fred Smith noted that the acquisition, the largest in the integrator’s history, amounted to “two plus two equals seven … so to speak”. Next year will be one of “intense integration”, ...

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The new Panama Canal: a risky bet

On the eve of the opening of the expanded Panama Canal, comes this New York Times investigation into what is the most important project in Panama’s history since the construction of the original canal. It is a brilliant piece of investigative journalism, uncovering the considerable problems that lie at the heart of the project and which could well dog its operation long after the official opening, and relating a compelling ...

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Melanie Kreis set to be new Deutsche Post DHL chief financial officer

Deutsche Post DHL is set to promote Melanie Kreis as its new chief financial officer after current CFO Lawrence Rosen announced his intention to retire at the end of September.
45-year-old Ms Kreis is presently a member of DP-DHL’s board for human resources, a position she will retain on an interim basis.
She joined DP-DHL in 2004 as part of its acquisitions and mergers team, after beginning her career at McKinsey, which was ...

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Ligentia continues to provide a valued service to Card Factory

Ligentia were initially awarded the Card Factory contract in 2011, managing their international supply chain activities, and have continued to enjoy a strong business relationship with the UK’s leading specialist retailer of greeting cards. Now with a further period agreed as a continuation of their partnership, Ligentia are looking forward to supporting the next phase of Card Factory’s growth.

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Nils Andersen to step down as Maersk Group chief in July, Soren Skou named as his replacement

It’s all change at the top of the Maersk Group today, after Denmark’s largest conglomerate announced that Maersk Line chief executive Soren Skou is set to replace the group’s current chief executive Nils Andersen on 1 July.
Maersk Group chairman Michael Pram Rasmussen said: “Søren has strong business acumen and thorough knowledge of the group’s various businesses and has successfully restructured the businesses he has led. The board of directors knows ...

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London and Grangemouth Container Terminals weighing solution launched for exporters

Forth Ports confirms that from next week (w/c 27 June), the company is ready to launch its weighing solution for export customers to determine the VGM (Verified Gross Mass) of containers arriving at its terminals in Tilbury and Grangemouth to ensure compliance with the updated provisions of SOLAS VI (Safety of Life at Sea)*.
 

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Libyan Airlines offers freighter capacity into Tripoli ( MJI) dd. 03-07-2016 .

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WOW AIR OPEN FOR CARGO TO THE US!
AMS>LAX 4X PER WEEK
AMS>BOS DAILY
AMS>BWI DAILY
CONTACT US AT 020-3090000 OR BENELUX@JETPAK.COM

WOW air open for bookings to LAX, BOS and BWI as from now!

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Please contact our team to discuss special rates and available space for Australia & New Zealand

Tel 0208 7574730 / Email: uksales@ecsgroup.aero & ukreservations@ecsgroup.aero


Globe Air Cargo - Special rates and available space Australia & New Zealand

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AIA and China Southern are pleased to offer further reduced rates to all our network inc AU/NZ destinations. Call or email us for further information. Sales@aiacargo.com / 0203 432 7810

REDUCED Rates China Southern Cargo 0203 432 7810 *CALL NOW*

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23 JUN 2016
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Aeroflot Cargo - NEW daily service to Astana (TSE)

Aeroflot Cargo - NEW daily service to Astana (TSE)

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23 JUN 2016
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Dear valued business partners,

we are glad to inform you about our services to CCS and EZE.

 

Kind regards,

Your Team Skyline Air Services

Direct flights to CCS & EZE

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22 JUN 2016
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CV Select and CV Select+ are two exciting new additions to Cargolux’s extensive product portfolio

Cargolux Expands Product Portfolio with CV Select & CV Select+

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21 JUN 2016
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WOW air will depart ex AMS to several US and Canada airports on a daily base.

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  • YUL
  • YYZ
  • SFO (5x per week)
  • LAX (4x per week)

AMS>SFO and AMS>LAX via KEF with a same day arrival.

WOW air daily flight to the US

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21 JUN 2016
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Aeroflot Cargo - NEW service to Almaty (ALA) via Moscow

Aeroflot Cargo - NEW service to Almaty (ALA) via Moscow

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20 JUN 2016
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Ab dem 01. Juli 2016 und bis zum Ende der Sommersaison bietet Ihnen Aeroflot Russian Airlines ab Munchen (MUC) nach Moskau (SVO) attractieven all-in Promoraten* an.

Aeroflot Cargo - PROMO rates from MUC to SVO

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20 JUN 2016
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AIA Cargo are pleased to offer LOW all in rates to Pakistan and the Far East. Rates also inc Unit rates. Call us for more information on 0203 432 7810 or email sales@aiacargo.com

PIA LOW all inc rates to BJS/NRT/KUL plus KHI/LHE/ISB/PEW

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17 JUN 2016
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AIA Cargo and China Southern are pleased to announce reduced rates to all our network inc AU/NZ for more information on these low "all in" rates please contact us on sales@aiacargo.com or Tel 0203 432 7810

China Southern Cargo UK 0203 432 7810 reduced rates for June call now

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Route: CGN - MEX

Last Minute Main Deck Capacities to MEXICO

19jun2016 / B767-300F

Cargojet: Last Minute Main Deck Capacities

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16 JUN 2016
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Aeroflot Cargo – PROMO rates to TLV

Aeroflot Cargo – PROMO rates to TLV

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16 JUN 2016
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Customs facilities at various airports in the Americas region (including stations in South America and Central America) will be closed on select days in June in observance of national holidays.

Customs Closures Prompt Americas Region Restrictions

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15 JUN 2016
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CargoJet Airways is offering Main Deck space to MEX directly ex CGN

CargoJet Airways: Main Deck space to MEX

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14 JUN 2016
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This weekend Libyan Airlines offers space available into Tripoli

Space available this weekend into Libya

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14 JUN 2016
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Centurion Cargo has space available and special rates on offer for the below freighter services.

WE4851  16JUN  AMS-MIA   B747F  

WE4851  19JUN  AMS-MIA   B747F 


Centurion Cargo: Space Notice

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14 JUN 2016
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Aeromexico offering great rates & wide body capacity to PTY & GUA via MEX - Please call or e-mail our team for further information

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10 JUN 2016
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Wings Global On Board Courier Network - Your Emergency Response Solution

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