Kintetsu opens Penang freezone site

Kintetsu World Express has opened a warehouse in the Free Commercial Zone at Penang Airport, Malaysia. KWE Malaysia can store and manage products and materials for corporations without a physical presence in Malaysia. Part of the warehouse area is temperature-controlled, suitable for handling precision electronic equipment, medical equipment, and other freight requiring specific temperature and humidity levels. It also runs a truck shuttle between Penang and Kuala Lumpur and is ... [+]

On-time mercy mission to Juba

Kintetsu World Express and air charter firm Chapman Freeborn recently completed a series of seven Airbus A300F charter flights to move over 230,000kg of aid and relief materials from Dubai World Central Airport (DWC) to Juba, South Sudan. Due to the strict timescale and the amount of additional planning required, ... [+]

Second Amsterdam site for Kintetsu

Kintetsu World Express has opened its second warehouse in Amsterdam. Just 800m from its existing site, it is 15km from Schiphol airport and within 110km of the port of Rotterdam. [+]

Eleven thousand horses to Saudi

Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Kintetsu World Express France (KWE) expertly orchestrated the move of an 11,000 horsepower Alstom motorised pump to Damman, Saudi Arabia. It was transported on board a chartered An-124-100 aircraft from Vatry, France, taking just seven days after the initial charter request was received, saving over 20 days ... [+]

APL Logistics sale complete

Neptune Orient Lines says it had completed the sale of its APL Logistics subsidiary to Japanese forwarder Kintetsu World Express, announced on 17 February. All necessary legal, regulatory and shareholder approvals have been obtained, it said. [+]

Kintetsu to take over NOL forwarding arm

Japan-based forwarder Kintetsu World Express has agreed terms to buy APL Logistics from Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines, for US$1.2 billion, subject to shareholder and regulatory approval. The move would allow NOL to focus on its main liner shipping businesssaid president and CEO, Ng Yat Chung. At the same time strengthen ... [+]

Kintetsu to open in east Thailand

Kintetsu World Express will open a new logistics centre in Prachinburi, eastern Thailand in January 2015. It is clustered with automobile maker plants and various other manufacturing plants in the Rojana Industrial Park. A packaging service plant will open alongside the new logistics centre. [+]

Kintetsu opens Delhi office

Japanese-owned forwarder Kintetsu World Express has opened an office at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. It said that although the airport is the biggest for cargo in India, chronic congestion makes it difficult to swiftly conduct customs clearance and accurately determine cargo status. The new office will however help streamline ... [+]

Kintetsu to open Taiwan warehouse

Kintetsu World Express (Taiwan) is to open a warehouse in the Farglory Free Trade Zone in January 2014, next to Taoyuan International Airport. It is also 30km west of Taipei harbour. The warehouse will be the largest of any international distributor in Taiwan. [+]

Forwarders fined for price-fixing

The European Commission fined 14 international air freight forwarders a total of €169 million on 28 March for colluding to fix prices and other trading conditions in 2002-07. The fines, which were a European mirror-image to those imposed by the US anti-trust authorities last year, were imposed mainly on large ... [+]

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