Humanitarian Logistics centre for Singapore

The Kühne Foundation - an educational organisation set up by the Kuehne family of Kühne & Nagel fame - and the National University of Singapore's Logistics Institute are to set up a joint education centre on Humanitarian Logistics. It will help to spread knowledge of the needs of this sector among academics, government and the commercial sector in Asia, a neglected area in the region, says the Foundation. [+]

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.   [+]

US puts five forwarders on banned list

Five freight forwarders who have performed significant work for the US Government and its contractors have been added to the Excluded Party List System (EPLS), debarring them from similar work in future. They are BAX Global, Kühne + Nagel, Panalpina (in Switzerland and New Jersey) and Schenker. The move follows ... [+]

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