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Freightweek news update Week 28

AMSTERDAM: July 14, 2017. SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has appointed Nico Van der Linden as vice president Cargo from July 01, 2017. Read more: Van_der_Linden.pdf

WOOD DALE, Illinois: July 13, 2017. AAR, an independent provider of aviation services to airlines, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and MROs worldwide, has opened a parts warehouse in Shanghai. Read more: China_parts.pdf

BONN/HONG KONG: July 13, 2017. DHL Supply Chain has begun a 10-year contract to handle Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon MRO logistics. Read more: Cathay_Dragon.pdf

SÉTE: South-West France: July 13, 2017. P&O Ports has signed an agreement to develop the Port of Sète's container business. Read more: SETE.pdf

WIDEN YOUR WORLDAMSTERDAM: July 13, 2017. KLM Cargo has launched a new sort system to handle 2,000 post, express and pharma shipments an hour to over 70 destinations. Read more: sort_system.pdf

MOSCOW: July 12, 2017. EISA Shipping Agency has joined the ACEX Alliance to represent the Russian Worldwide logistics group in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Leningrad oblast and Krasnodar Krai. Read more: ACEX.pdf

ISTANBUL: July 12, 2017. CEVA Logistics has signed a new agreement with milk produccts company Akgıda to continue the transportation of its products across Turkey. Read more: Akida.pdf

DOHA: July 12, 2017. Qatar Airways will launch a daily A320 service to Kyiv from August 28, 2017. Read more: Kiev.pdf

ISTANBUL: July 11, 2017. Turkish Cargo has begun flying an A330 freighter to Kano, Nigeria with a return via Dakar, Senegal every Tuesday. Read more: Africa.pdf

PORTLAND, OR: July 11, 2017. OIA Global, a logistics, packaging and materials sourcing provider, has partnered with the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA). The agreement enables OIA members receive discounted packaging services. Read more: Outdoor_industry.pdf

DELFT, The Netherlands: July 11, 2017. Prime Vision and Unmanned Life have demonstrated their AI-based Autonomous Sorting warehouse solution at Zoetermeer, The Netherlands. Read more: AI_bees.pdf

BERLIN/ESSEN: July 11, 2017. Deutsche Bahn and Schenker Deutschland are continuing their sponsorship of Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund (DOSB) - the German Olympic Sports Federation - and Deutscher Behindertensportverband (DBS), the National Paralympic Committee Germany, for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea in 2018 and Tokyo in 2020. Read more: Olympics.pdf

GDANSK, Poland: July 10, 2017. The Industrial Projects division of GEODIS is managing out-of-gauge shipments for international process engineering contractor Kinetics Technology (KT), part of the Maire Tecnimont Group. Read more: Kinetics_Technology.pdf

BONN: July 10, 2017. DHL International Supply Chain has signed a five-year contract extension with Danish retailer JYSK Nordic to handle an annual inbound logistics volume of 55,000 TEUs. Read more: JYSK_Nordic.pdf

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Written on 04/01/2018, 22:29
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