Yang Ming sends out ‘don’t panic’ message to quell shipper fears

Yang Ming today issued an update on its financial status to mitigate shipper and service provider concerns after the suspension of its shares on the Taiwan Stock Exchange last week.
The carrier, part of THE Alliance, said it understood that its customers “have access to opinions and news from a variety of third-party sources”, but wanted to “make clear certain developments in our recapitalisation plan”.
Yang Ming has been under considerable pressure to clarify ...

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Unsustainable air freight rate hikes are not healthy, say shippers

Air freight rates should develop in line with the market, rather than through unsustainable price hikes, according to the European Shippers Council (ESC).
Responding to a Loadstar article this week, Rogier Spoel, ESC’s air freight policy manager, called for a “healthy market”.
“In our view, sustainable rates are also stable rates that are fairly predictable and create a healthy market for all parties in the air cargo supply chain over the medium or longer term.
“Price ...

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Union calls on Levi Strauss to weigh into battle over sacked dockers

The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) has called on clothing maker Levi Strauss to pressure the Madagascar government into enforcing labour laws and get 43 port workers, dismissed for unionising, reinstated.
A report by the ITF and local labour union Syndicat General Maritime de Madagascar (SYGMMA) suggests dockers employed on a temporary basis frequently carry out tasks without safety equipment, are paid insufficiently and are prevented from engaging in union activities.
ITF president Paddy Crumlin said ...

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Analysis: COSCO may be unsinkable, but it’s sailing in very choppy waters

China’s state-owned COSCO Shipping Holdings is unsinkable – yet its latest annual results, on 31 March, confirmed that 2017 could be, at best, a year of transition.
Continuing to sail through choppy waters, this container shipping powerhouse finds itself in the middle of a corporate restructuring that began at the end of 2015 and has yet to bear fruit.
In its annual results, it reminded us how the merger between the two biggest shipping ...

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John Lloyd to leave Virgin Atlantic Cargo after 30 years

John Lloyd, the amiable and well-respected chief of Virgin Atlantic Cargo, is to step down in September after 30 years at the airline to take up a new challenge.
The airline said in a statement: “We will certainly be sad to see John go. One of the many contributions he has made is to build a strong team with an amazing reputation for customer service and incredibly strong customer relationships, driven by ...

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US retailers face growing hostility from suppliers

In the week that Alibaba’s Jack Ma warned that “in the next 30 years, the world will see much more pain than happiness”, due to disruption caused by technology, comes an article on struggling bricks-and-mortar retailers and their often unpaid suppliers. The latest company to attract the wrath of its suppliers is Payless, the US shoe company. Chinese shoe manufacturers have been calling for their cash and considering blocking shipments. ...

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DHL to invest €250m in India as new tax spurs demand

DHL is to invest in India, encouraged by the forthcoming Goods and Services Tax, which will simplify freight operations. In an interview with The Economic Times, CEO Frank Appel praises the country’s prime minister for having more vision than western politicians, and notes that the GST will allow DHL to consolidate distribution centres in the country.
DHL also plans to invest in cargo facilities at Mumbai and Delhi airports, and predicts a ...

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Walmart’s e-commerce binge is one big Silicon Valley bailout

Utterly absorbing, and superbly written, post on LinkedIn from a Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur about how few e-commerce start-ups are actually any good. Amazon, of course, is amazing – but we all knew that already. But for every Amazon, there are 100 duds, some of which have managed to raise millions of dollars to develop products that simply aren’t very good, and few have managed to turn a profit. Neither of ...

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Beauty Bay contracts with XPO Logistics as growth continues

Northampton (UK) – 24 April 2017 – XPO Logistics is pleased to announce a new multi-year contract with Beauty Bay, a leading independent online retailer of skin care, hair care and cosmetic brands at BeautyBay.com.
XPO Logistics will use its extensive experience in managing and developing e-commerce supply chains to support Beauty Bay’s double-digit growth with e-fulfilment logistics operations.

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Kale Logistics Solutions calls for creating multimodal digital cargo communities in a conference at the United Nations

Sustainable Development Goals of Sustainable Transport and Peace conference held at United Nations, Geneva discussed sustainable transport in fostering social, economic and environmental development.
2017: Transportation drives development – enabling trade, tourism and economic growth and allowing people to access jobs, services, education and the interactions that help create fulfilled lives. Sustainable transport, by extension, drives sustainable development, advancing the people-centered goals while protecting and preserving the planet and its resources ...

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Effective immediately all shipments for Kalitta Air will be handled at Swissport, Warehouse II.

New delivery address:
Swissport Cargo Services
Anchoragelaan 30/Building II
1118LD Schiphol S-E

Kalitta Air - Warehouse changes

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24 APR 2017
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Book your PAX & CAO DG's using the extensive network of DHL Aviation.

Your DG/ Lithium Batteries specialist

QY - your DG specialist

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24 APR 2017
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On June 9, Air Canada Cargo launches service to and from Marseille, operated with a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.

Air Canada Cargo Introduces Service to Marseille

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17 APR 2017
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Thank you to our customers for voting us #1

Cargolux receives prestigious ‘Best All-Cargo Airline’ award!

Cargolux Airlines International S.A.
24 APR 2017
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Aeroflot Cargo UK - Double Daily Wide-Body in Summer

Aeroflot Cargo UK - Double Daily Wide-Body in Summer

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24 APR 2017
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United Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo have signed a joint venture agreement for extensive cargo cooperation on routes between the U.S. and Europe. 

Read the full press release here >>

United Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo Announce Cargo Joint Venture Agreement

United Cargo
21 APR 2017
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Visit us! Skyteam Cargo booth no 433/534, hall B1!

AEROFLOT - VISIT US! at AIR CARGO EUROPE 2017

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21 APR 2017
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You now have more options to get your shipments where they need to go, faster than ever. We’re expanding nonstop service to your most preferred Southwest Cargo® destinations. See where we’re expanding nonstop service from starting April 25, 2017.

Southwest - Even more flight options

Southwest Cargo
20 APR 2017
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Aegean Airlines is offering daily capacity into Larnaca  / LCA 

Daily capacity with Aegean Airlines to Larnaca

Skyline Air Services B.V.
20 APR 2017
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Libyan Airlines is offering Freight capacity into Tripoli ( MJI )

Freight Capacity to Libya

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20 APR 2017
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Due to Aeroflots Ground Operational Manual (GOM) requirements, with immediate effect, a new regulations is being introduced for all reservation/booking of Human Remains (HUM) to or via SVO.

importain information / human remains to or via svo

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20 APR 2017
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ATC Aviation is participating at the Air Cargo Europe in Munich 2017

ATC Aviation - Visit us at our Booth No. 317 Hall B1

ATC Aviation Services AG
20 APR 2017
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Gulf Air Cargo - Wide body Capacity to BOM 26th and 29th April 2017 - please contact our team to discuss rates and services in further detail: LHR 0208-7574767 Email: uksales@ecsgroup.aero

Gulf Air Cargo - Wide body Capacity to BOM 26th and 29th April 2017

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20 APR 2017
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Ghana Customs introduces mandatory reporting for Inbound Cargo, expected to start 28 May 2017

CHAMP is now adding Ghana Customs to the Traxon Global Customs (TGC) service.

CHAMP Cargosystems Ltd.
20 APR 2017
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We are pleased to announce that effective the 20th of April 2017, SkyLine Air Services is appointed as the exclusive GSSA for Aegean Airlines in the Netherlands.

Aegean Airlines appoints SkyLine Air Services as new GSSA in the Netherlands

Skyline Air Services B.V.
20 APR 2017
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More opportunities, more flexibility - Aeroflot offers now Portugal Lisbon

More opportunities, more flexibility - Aeroflot offers now Portugal Lisbon

Aeroflot -Russian Airlines
20 APR 2017
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Meet our team at booth# 323.
Fast, faster....Wings!

Let's meet at Air Cargo Europe in Munich

Wings On Board Courier Network
20 APR 2017
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Route: AMS - MAA

CAPACITY FLASH  Week 16
CHENNAI - Jet Airways
Route: AMS-MAA

Jet Airways AMS-MAA

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19 APR 2017
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Pegasus Airlines Promo Rates to Turkish Destinations as well as IKA, EBL, BAH, DOH, DXB and BEG

Please check your usual rate portals or call: 020 2382600 /  e-mail : info@ams-gsa.nl 

Pegasus Airlines Promo Rates to Turkish Destinations as well as IKA, EBL, BAH, DOH, DXB and BEG

Airline Management Services BV
29 MAR 2017
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Airline Management Services BV (AMS) appointed as GSSA for Coyne Airways in The Netherlands.

AMS appointed as GSSA for Coyne Airways

Airline Management Services BV
18 APR 2017
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