FedEx raises its game in Ireland

FedEx Express is to introduce a Boeing 767F freighter on its Dublin-London-Paris route. The first Boeing 767F to begin service in Europe for FedEx, the new aircraft increases capacity and raises environmental and noise performance compared to the aircraft it replaces. It can carry up to 91,000lbs of cargo, 16% more than the old aircraft. [+]

Time matters to China

Lufthansa’s time:matters high speed logistics arm has added seven stations in China to its network for worldwide Sameday Air transport - Shanghai, Shenyang, Beijing, Nanjing, Qingdao, Chengdu and Guangzhou. Local company time:matters Shanghai International Freight Forwarding Ltd. founded specifically to handle the business in June. [+]

DHL appoints communications chief

Deutsche Post DHL Group has appointed Monika Schaller assumes role as executive vice president of corporate communications and responsibility She joins from Deutsche Bank, where she was deputy global head of communications and corporate social responsibility. [+]

Parcels expert dismisses Boris Brexit plan

ParcelHero head of consumer research, David Jinks has poured cold water on Prime Ministerial hopeful Boris Johnson’s  claim that article 24 of the Gatt agreement could allow free trade between the UK and the EU after a no-deal Brexit. He says that Article 24 of the ... [+]

TNT extends one-day service

TNT, now owned by FedEx Express, has expanded its one-day parcel service in Europe. TNT Economy Express is for parcels of up to 70kg with delivery on a specific day. The accelerated transit time is available on more than 1,300 connections, covering over 200,000 postal ... [+]

BIFA at Multimodal: Driver shortages, fuel, e-commerce and much, much more…

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is promising a significant presence at the Multimodal show, which starts tomorrow (Tuesday 18 June). Staff from its secretariat as well as its regional consultants will all be on hand at its booth at the event. The trade association for ... [+]

Asendia opens Singapore hub

La Poste and Swiss Post international mail organization Asendia has opened a fulfilment centre, at Singapore Changi Airport. Based in the city state’s Free Trade Zone (FTZ), it allows customers to manage their cross-border e-commerce fulfilment operations from Singapore, regardless of where their parent company ... [+]

First flight for new DHL freighter

The first of the new Boeing 777 Freighters ordered by DHL started revenue service on 25 May when it took off from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport for Bahrain on its commercial maiden flight. With a payload capability of 112 tons and a range of 9,200 ... [+]

UPS offers Saturday service from US to Channel Isles

UPS has added 20 new destinations in Europe for its Saturday pick-up service from the US, including Jersey and Guernsey. The UK and Ireland are already served by the Saturday service, which also reaches a further 100 countries worldwide. [+]

DHL sends in the drones

DHL Express has signed a deal with EHang to launch a fully automated and intelligent smart drone delivery solution in Chinese cities. A five-mile route has been created for a DHL customer between its premises and the DHL service centre in Liaobu, Dongguan in Guangdong ... [+]