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Spec build for East Mids

Logistics property developer Segro is to build its first speculative units at its 700-acre East Midlands Gateway Logistics Park. It will create over 220,000 sq ft of warehousing, scheduled for occupation in October. The unit will have a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating and will be a net carbon zero. [+]

Freight falls at Heathrow

Heathrow Airport said its cargo volumes were down 25.7% on an annual basis in March but cargo movements have increased by 21.4% compared with March 2020. Passenger numbers fell by 82.6% year on year. [+]

East Coast promise for SEKO

SEKO Logistics has opened regional distribution hubs in Baltimore and Charlotte, North Carolina on the US East Coast. The new Baltimore operation offers over 160,000sq ft of warehouse space for clients in the medical, ecommerce and defence sectors and includes specialist inspection and acceptance, packaging and ... [+]

New bag allows KLM to carry cargo on seats safely

KLM Cargo has partnered and its equipment supplier Trip & Co have designed a cargo seat bag to allow in-cabin freight to be transported safely and without risk to damage of interior fittings. During the Covid-19 pandemic began the Dutch carrier resported to carrying medical relief ... [+]

Cathay passes the 15m vaccine point

Cathay Pacific Cargo has flown 15 million Covid-19 vaccines around the world. As well as those imported for use in Cathay Pacific’s home hub of Hong Kong, the figure includes supplies to countries including Mexico, Malaysia and Indonesia. Most of the vaccine delivery flights have ... [+]

Jenny joins WFS

Jennifer Smith has joined Worldwide Flight Services as UK commercial director - cargo and ground handling. She joins WFS from Air New Zealand, where she held the post of regional cargo sales manager – UK & Europe. [+]

Vaccine booster

IAG Cargo has transported 2.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines into Latin America and the Caribbean since January, including El Salvador, Mexico, Chile and the Dominican Republic through its Constant Climate cool chain product. In February it was announced that IAG Cargo has been appointed ... [+]

Not really a crate idea

It says a lot for the charms of Wales – but perhaps rather less for Australia - that a homesick teenager was willing to risk an excruciating death to get back there, courtesy of the airfreight industry. In a celebrated incident in 1965 – soon to ... [+]

High flyer is ten years old

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), celebrates its tenth anniversary in April. The cargo arm of the International Airlines group, which now includes British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia and Vuellng  was created in 2011 following the merger of British Airways World ... [+]

Partners see healthy growth ahead in Irish pharma market

SEKO Logistics and Peli BioThermal are targeting Ireland’s growing pharmaceutical market after extending their two-year partnership, supported by SEKO’s opening of a new 30,000sq ft facility in Dublin. Peli BioThermal, which offers temperature-controlled, thermally protected packaging and service solutions to the life sciences industry, appointed SEKO ... [+]