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Panalpina reports Q3 contractions, anticipates further challenges

Swiss forwarder Panalpina’s third-quarter financial results show the company is being affected by “macroeconomic uncertainties,” CEO Stefan Karlen said. Its cross-segment profit during the quarter declined by about 19 percent to US$14.9 million, compared to US$18.5 million during the same period last year. The company said the air freight segment’s margins have

DHL flies medicine via fixed-wing drone to Lake Victoria island

  DHL has completed testing of “Deliver Future,” its pilot project to transport medicine using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to Ukerewe Island in East Africa’s Lake Victoria. Over a six-month period, the fixed-wing “DHL Parcelcopter 4.0” (pictured), which utilizes German drone manufacturer Wingcopter’s tilt-rotor technology, successfully flew a 37-mile route to

Amazon Air and DHL Express drive infrastructure development at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)

Amazon Air’s fleet of 767s parked at CVG.   Last week, Air Cargo World visited Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to check out the changes underway at the fastest growing cargo hub in the United States, which, happens to be home to Amazon Air and DHL Express. Although DHL Express and Amazon Air operate

Turkish Cargo adds Mexico City to network

Turkish Cargo is adding Mexico City (MEX) to its freighter flight network – its eighth Latin American destination, and 19th destination in the Americas. Beginning Oct. 3, the carrier will operate twice-weekly 777F flights to Mexico City International Airport (MEX). The first flight connects the carrier’s Istanbul (IST) hub to MEX

American logistics companies brace for Florence supply chain disruptions

Tracking Hurricane Florence, impact on Pittsburgh area | WPXI   While Hurricane Florence appears to have weakened overnight to a Category 2 storm, it has maintained its vast size and slowed its forward momentum this morning, making the risk of serious supply chain  disruption even worse as it makes landfall later today

Mercedes Brings Hands-Free Driving to Its 40-Ton Highway Hauler

Mercedes-Benz Actros 1863 LS 4x2, Exterior,antique red metallic, L-Cab, SoloStar Concept, GigaSpace, OM 473 Euro VI rated at 460 kW/625 hp, displacement 15.6 l, 12-speed Mercedes PowerShift transmission 3, Active Brake Assist 5, Proximity Assist, Traffic-Sign-Recognition-Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Stability Assist, Attention Assist, Active Drive Assist, MirrorCam, Multimedia Cockpit interactive,

Third-party logistics providers say they can help deal with truck and driver shortages.

3PLs offer shippers ‘untapped capacity’ As shippers continue to grapple with finding available trucking capacity across the nation, third-party logistics providers (3PL) say they can help ease these burdens in an increasingly challenging market. The trucking industry’s driver shortage does not seem to be letting up, despite companies offering such incentives as

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