Monday 23rd Jul 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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DHL places $4.7bn freighter order with Boeing

DHL has ordered 14 Boeing 777 freighters in a deal worth some $4.7 billion. The order, unveiled at the opening of the 2018 Farnborough Air Show, includes purchase rights for an additional seven freighters.

Air cargo demand rises

Global air cargo demand in May was up 4.2 per cent on the year before, according the International Air Transport Association.

German airline choses Quintiq solution

Supply chain planning and optimisation provider Quintiq is to deliver production planning solution for Lufthansa Cargo’s Frankfurt and Munich hubs to increase efficiency.

Ops head for B&H down under

B&H Worldwide, the aerospace logistics provider, has appointed Colin Kaltner head of operations for the Oceania region while Sita Tauakipulu takes on the role of commercial accounts manager based in Auckland, New Zealand.

Third Heathrow runway gets go-ahead

Construction on a third runway at Heathrow could start within three years after MPs voted on Monday to support the Airports National Policy Statement by 415 to 119.

Air cargo must create supply chain standard

The Cool Chain Association chairman Stavros Evangelakakis is urging the air cargo community to tackle a disconnected and fragmented supply chain and create its own perishables supply chain standard to reduce food waste rather than waiting for other groups and agencies to do so.

K+N joins Cargo City 

Logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel is to join dedicated freight centre at Budapest Airport Cargo City ahead of construction, leasing a warehouse and office space to benefit from being close as possible to airfreight operations.

Xpediator buys Anglia Forwarding

Xpediator has bought Anglia Forwarding Group for an initial cash payment of £1.5m – its third acquisition since its stock market flotation last year.