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Pharma logistics by the book

Schiphol Cargo, the dedicated cargo department of Amsterdam Airport, has published an eBook on pharma logistics. In it, seven experts in the pharma and pharma logistics sectors set out to open pharma logistics managers’ eyes to the opportunities, warn them about the potential pitfalls of international transportation, and provide expert advice on engineering their supply chains up to 2020. ‘Vision Pharma Logistics 2020: Insights and practical advice’ is free, and can ... [+]

Dnata to buy Schiphol handling ops

Dnata is to acquire its Schiphol cargo handling operations from Aviapartner, subject to competition approval expected by the end of September. As well as full cargo handling operations, this facility includes the Schiphol Animal Centre and Temperature Control Centre, as well as its freighter ramp handling operations. Operations comprise 44,000sq ... [+]

Schiphol’s Osinga to retire

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol cargo director Enno Osinga is to retire in September 2015 and will be succeeded by Jonas van Stekelenburg. Stekelenburg has lately worked on sustainability, energy efficiency and carbon reduction certificate for the Netherlands gateway. He was also responsible for establishing the Mainport Innovation Fund.   [+]

Pharmacists double-check airports’ numbers

A recent conference on Good Distribution Practice (GDP) for pharmaceuticals in the aviation Industry at Schiphol airport underscored the importance of data integrity for quality managers and the lack of data quality at some airports.  Schiphol Cargo hosted the conference, in close cooperation with DARQA (Dutch Association of Research Quality ... [+]

Nineteen out of 28 aint bad!

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol took the 'Best Airport Europe' category at the Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards - for the 19th time in the scheme’s 28-year history. Schiphol’s senior VP Cargo, Enno Osinga, and business development director Saskia van Pelt were on hand to receive the award at a presentation ceremony ... [+]

Schiphol cargo leaps

Cargo tonnage through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol grew 7.3% in the first quarter of 2014 compared with the same period of 2013, to 392,990 tonnes. The first quarter of 2014 was also the second best in over three years, beaten only by the final (peak) quarter of 2013. Schiphol Cargo senior ... [+]

Schiphol remote scanning scheme starts

Schiphol Airport has started trials of a new remote security scanning system with Rhenus Logistics, in which Dutch Customs can view shipments being scanned at the premises of freight forwarders and handlers from the  Customs Control Centre before deciding if they require physical inspection. The Remote Scanning scheme – part of ... [+]

Less paper, more freight

A Netherlands Government funded project to encourage paperless air cargo at Schiphol - e-Freight@NL – has increased e-Freight shipments five-fold since its launch in July 2010. In 2010, only 1,665 shipments were sent as paperless e-freight; but by December 2012, the annual total had risen to 21,176. Schiphol's top ten ... [+]

Air France KLM moves

Air France-KLM Cargo is moving its  headquarters to the Schiphol TransPort building on the east side of the airport on 14 May. The move brings together the management, commercial and central services departments of Air France-KLM Cargo and Martinair Cargo. The KLM Cargo Operations and the AF-KL Cargo and Martinair Cargo ... [+]

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