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MIEBACH CONSULTING COLOMBIA DISEÑA LA RED DE DISTRIBUCIÓN NACIONAL DE ALFAGRES S.A. Alfagres ─compañía colombiana de productos para la construcción y amueblado de viviendas─, cuenta con 7 plantas de producción, 15 centros de distribución y 130 locales comerciales repartidos por todo el país, encontrándose actualmente en fase de expansión, lo […]

Miebach Consulting en Colombia


CHINA SOUTHERN Airlines’ first international e-AWB shipment on a flight from its Guangzhou (CAN) hub to Amsterdam is a major benchmark not only for the carrier but also for the International Air Transport Association (IATA), writes Thelma Etim, deputy editor. Arguably, this latest development increases the possibility of the air […]

China takes a step closer to e-freight



FREIGHTER airline CAL Cargo has appointed Exp-Air Cargo as its general sales agent in Canada, writes Thelma Etim, deputy editor. Eyal Zagagi, CAL’s chief executive, says a key element in the Israeli carrier’s stratagem is strengthening its transAtlantic east operations – following the introduction of a weekly service from Greater […]

CAL Cargo signs Canada GSA


EXPLOITATION, sporadic internal political struggles, corruption and recurring natural disasters have punctuated and marred Africa’s rich heritage and held back its economic development, writes Thelma Etim, deputy editor. Despite these handicaps, the second most populous continent in the world is poised to usher in a new era of prosperity, financial […]

Africa’s great expectations



EMIRATES SkyCargo is strengthening trade lanes between Switzerland and its worldwide network by launching a weekly B777 freighter service between Basel and Dubai from September, writes Thelma Etim, deputy editor. The new freighter route will supplement the existing belly-hold cargo capacity in the Swiss market provided on the carrier’s double-daily […]

Emirates to add Basel freighter service


AIR FRANCE-KLM is to launch a weekly MD-11 freighter service between Amsterdam and Guatemala. “In line with market demand, we are further intensifying our worldwide coverage by operating the new freighter route every Tuesday from September,” says a company statement. Leer mas… Source: AF-KLM to add Guatemala freighter     

AF-KLM to add Guatemala freighter



TURKISH CARGO is strengthening its cargo penetration with the launch of weekly A330 freighter flights to Hyderabad, India, this month, writes Thelma Etim, deputy editor. The new route is the carrier’s 17th dedicated freighter service in the Asia/India region. Turkish Airlines operates flights to more than 260 destinations around the […]

Turkish Cargo adds capacity to India


CATHAY Pacific Services Ltd (CPSL) has been appointed as handling agent for Royal Brunei Airlines’ cargo operations and documentation at Hong Kong International Airport, writes Thelma Etim, deputy editor. “Providing great quality service is the utmost priority for Royal Brunei Airlines, so we are therefore very pleased to be working […]

Cathay Pacific Services Ltd to handle Royal Brunei cargo



REDUCED cargo demand during the football World Cup in Brazil contributed to LATAM Airlines Group’s net loss of US$58.9m in the second quarter of 2014, writes Thelma Etim, deputy editor. Cargo revenues decreased by 12.7 per cent during the first six months of the year, as the group reduced capacity […]

LATAM’s World Cup cargo woes


German logistics giant DB Schenker has combined rail, road and air freight to transport 21 tonnes of cell phone electronics from China to South America across three continents. The consignment was transported by rail from Chongqing in central China to Duisburg, Germany, via Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus and Poland. The next […]

DB Schenker combines rail, road and air to beat ocean