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Explore the future with Turkish Cargo

Turkish Cargo is to hold an online webinar exploring the future of the industry at 11.30-14.30 (UK time) on Wednesday 10 February. Topics will include digitisation and vaccine transportation. To register, visit: https://www.cargotalksbyturkishcargo.com/ [+]

Study could pave the way for 400mph fruit and veg

The Municipality of Rotterdam Port of Amsterdam, Air Cargo Netherlands and other trading and local government interests have signed a study covenant for a proposed hyperloop for the Rotterdam-Amsterdam freight corridor. Similar in concept to the schemes being promoted by DP World and others in the ... [+]

Paycargo appoints airfreight expert

Supply chain finance specialist PayCargo has appointed airfreight expert Michael White to its board. He brings more than 25 years of experience in the airfreight sector, most recently as founder and president of Trade Network Consultants. [+]

Business as usual for Dutch freight flights

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo says its flight programme will continue to operate as normal after agreeing Covid testing measures for its crews with the authorities in the Netherlands. It follows the government’s announcement last week of a number of new far-reaching measures, including additional ... [+]

New Amsterdam director for U-Freight

The U-Freight Group has promoted operations manager at its Amsterdam headquarters, Robert Rens (pictured) to operations director. He will take responsibility for work undertaken by current managing director in the Netherlands, Cas Scheij, who has reached official retirement age but will remain in post on ... [+]

DB Schenker launches three-continent freighters

DB Schenker has launched new own-controlled air freighter services connecting the US, Europe and Asia to cope with a lack of capacity on passenger flights. The first route, operated by National Airlines, is from Chicago via Munich to Tokyo and Seoul before flying back to ... [+]

Vaccine is Amman-bound

Worldwide Flight Services’ Frankfurt Cargo Services arm put its first BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines into the hold of an Amman-bound Royal Jordanian Airlines’ Airbus A319. FCS, the largest airline-independent cargo handler at Frankfurt, has been completing its preparations to support Covid vaccine shipments as part of WFS’ ... [+]

Ceva joins Hope Consortium

CEVA Logistics has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Abu Dhabi-based Hope Consortium to provide logistics support for COVID-19 vaccine distribution worldwide. Spearheaded by the Abu Dhabi Department of Health, the Hope Consortium includes Etihad Cargo, Abu Dhabi Ports, Rafed (the healthcare purchasing arm of ... [+]

Lufthansa takes staged approach to Frankfurt upgrade

Lufthansa’s supervisory board has approved investment in its main cargo hub at Frankfurt, on a modular basis. Modernisation of the Lufthansa Cargo Center has already begun in January 2021 and is due to be completed in 2028. Digitalisation, new product requirements and the increasing importance of ... [+]

DHL expands Leipzig pharma site

DHL Global Forwarding has expanded its Life Sciences & Healthcare facility in Leipzig by 2,500sq m. It houses state-of-the-art equipment for storing and handling temperature-controlled pharmaceutical and medical products, such as vaccinations and is the second DHL Global Forwarding facility to be expanded in terms ... [+]