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Happy couple arrive in Canada

FedEx Express safely delivered two giant pandas from China to Toronto Zoo on 25 March. The giant pandas, breeding pair Er Shun (female) and Da Mao (male), made the journey from Chengdu, China, to the FedEx Express Canadian Hub at Toronto, aboard a specially branded MD-11 aircraft. On arrival, Er Shun and Da Mao were transported by two FedEx Express trucks to Toronto Zoo, where they will begin a five-year stay before ... [+]

More speed to China

Lufthansa's 'time:matters' special speed logistics division has further expanded its network in China. Wuhan, Xi’an, Shenyang, Dalian, Shenzhen or Qingdao can now be reached from Frankfurt or Munich within 60-70 hours, including customs clearance in addition to the existing destinations of Shanghai and Hong Kong.   [+]

IAG goes thrice-weekly to Chengdu

British Airways-Iberia joint venture, IAG Cargo has launched thrice weekly passenger flights between London Heathrow and Chengdu in south-west China. The Boeing 777 service will provide wide-body cargo capacity to one of China's fastest-growing manufacturing regions. Outward flights depart Heathrow on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 1530, arriving in Chengdu ... [+]

Keeping it simple is secret of success in China

Allport Cargo Services says it has demystified how to build a successful Chinese supply chain in a new white paper. Complex legislation, “evolving”quality control requirements and demanding labeling regulations, plus an underdeveloped logistics industry and poor infrastructure “create daunting barriers to entering the China market,” says Allport’s managing director for ... [+]

Maersk suspends Asia service

Maersk Line is to temporarily suspend its AE9 service from Chinese ports to Europe – including Felixstowe - until early December. It is part of a programme of capacity reductions that also sees the AE5 service from Asia to the Mediterranean permanently withdrawn. [+]

APLL to buy out Chinese partners

APL Logistics has signed an agreement with Legend Holdings and Beijing Willway Information Technology to acquire all their shares in APLL-Zhiqin Group, a Chinese joint venture partnership among the three parties. The transaction, expected to close by end of the year, will accelerate Singapore-based APL Logistics’ plans to expand its ... [+]

Ceva signs China deal

Ceva Logistics has signed a memorandum of strategic cooperation with Shanghai’s Shine-Link International Logistics to explore opportunities in customs clearance and bonded logistics services in China. It follows Ceva's buyout of its joint venture CEVA Ground in China in June. Shine Link is owned by Shanghai Wai Gao Qiao Free ... [+]

New China air link

All-cargo carrier AirBridgeCargo Airlines has launched a new route from Hannover Airport to Beijing via Moscow. The new weekly Boeing 747-400 freighter service will primarily transport engineering and automotive parts from the industrial region in North Germany to the Far East with Kühne + Nagel as the main customer.   [+]

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