Tuesday 13th Nov 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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ASM plans for delays to new customs system

Agency Sector Management is working on contingency plans for businesses affected by the new UK’s Customs Declaration Service in case full roll-out of the new system is delayed.

Stobart Air wins BA deal

Aviation company Stobart Air is to provide new aircrafts, crew, maintenance, and insurance services for BA CityFlyer, operating routes to and from London City Airport under the BA CityFlyer brand from 16 November 2019.

Air freight demand rises 2.3pc

Demand for air freight in August was 2.3 per cent up on a year ago, though capacity rose even more, by 4.5 per cent, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Air freight growth slows to 2.1pc in July

Air freight demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres, rose 2.1 per cent in July 2018 – the slowest pace of growth seen since May 2016 and well below the five-year average growth rate of 5.1 per cent.

Rhenus takes over Avant Air and Sea

Rhenus Logistics is to expand its presence in Ireland through its acquisition of temperature-controlled, pharmaceutical shipments and hazardous consignments provider Avant Air and Sea.

K+N wins contract with Assa Abloy UK

K+N acquires Panatlanic Logistics

Third party logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel has acquired an Ecuador-based perishables business specialising in air transport of flowers and fruits named Panatlantic Logistics.

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.