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Out with the old, in with the new at Lufthansa

Lufthansa Cargo took delivery of its 13th new Boeing 777F in Frankfurt on 29 September, delivered from Everett Airport in Washington State. The new aircraft bears the name "¡Buenos días México!", which it took over from an aircraft with the registration D-ALCH that had already been taken out of service. The carrier’ remaining six 1998-vintage MD-11 freighters in service will be phased out over the coming months, with three due ... [+]

Airfreight growth stays sluggish, says IATA

Improvement in the global freight market remains slow amid insufficient capacity, said the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its report for August. While demand moved slightly in a positive direction month-on-month; business remain depressed compared to 2019 due to the capacity constraint from the loss of belly cargo space ... [+]

More cash for electronic payments firm

Venture capital firm Insight Partners has made a $35 million investment in supply chain payments network PayCargo, It will use the capital to expand global adoption of its electronic payments system and accelerate investment in technology. [+]

Europa helps deliver beds to Africa

Europa Warehouse has helped its customer, care equipment maker Accora deliver a charity donation of 160 new beds from Milton Keynes to Hull on behalf of Jacobs Well Care Centre. The donated beds are being sent to remote locations around the world, including Africa and will be used in hospitals ... [+]

River visionaries wanted

The Thames Estuary Growth Board is inviting businesses in east London, north Kent, south Essex, who practice sustainable growth, to nominate themselves for an exclusive ‘Estuary Visionary’ accreditation. As brand ambassadors, Visionaries will share good green practice with likeminded businesses, and will be integral to marketing the Estuary domestically and internationally. To apply, ... [+]

British Airways adds Lahore flights

IAG Cargo/British Airways is to start a four days a week service from Heathrow to Lahore, Pakistan, in October. Daily flights to Islamabad resumed on 14 September. The British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Dr Christian Turner, said: “The first ever British Airways flights to Lahore is a sign of confidence ... [+]

Pall-Ex Iberia super-hub is ready for action

Pall-Ex Iberia completed work on its new 12,000 m2 hub facility, in San Fernando de Henares. The building will replace its current warehouse in Madrid and give additional capacity to develop domestic and international services. Pall-Ex Iberia managing director Enric Estruch, commented: “Pall-Ex Iberia has come a long way since its ... [+]

DHL and Old Father Thames deliver the goods

DHL Express has launched what is believed to be London’s first riverboat parcel delivery service. It is part of the carrier’s commitment to using blended transport modes to improve access to urban areas and an important step towards exploring the use of the river for small scale freight transport, it ... [+]

Port of Middlesbrough keeps mine project on track

Local freight logistics specialists AV Dawson’s Port of Middlesbrough is importing 1km of tunnel segments for Anglo American’s Woodsmith Project on the North Yorkshire Moors, in partnership with heavylift forwarder FH Bertling.  The Woodsmith Project, which was recently taken over by Anglo American, has been manufacturing tunnel segments in a purpose ... [+]

Ceva opens Almaty gateway

CEVA Logistics is opening a new office in Almaty, Kazakhstan which will also be the regional focus for customers in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. It will offer a full range of multi-modal services including air, ocean and road solutions. Kazakhstan is an important staging point between China and Europe ... [+]

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