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In a move that was widely anticipated, the European Commission imposed heavy fines on eleven air cargo carriers today for price fixing (November 10, 2010)
FedEx subsidiary FedEx Trade Networks, the company’s global trade arm, is continuing its global expansion efforts, with this week’s announcement that it has opened five new offices in the Europe, Middle East, and Asia (EMEA) region. The company said the new offices are in: Budapest, Hungary; Prague, Czech Republic; Madrid, Spain; Milan, Italy; and Antwerp, Belgium. (November 10, 2010)
The International Air Transport Association called for coordinated efforts to deal with the challenges of growth in the MENA region. (October 22, 2010)
Dwindling space and risings rates have caused major disruptions for U.S. importers over the first half of 2010. How long will these challenges persist on the high seas? We’ve asked a couple experts to explain what ocean shippers can expect for the rest of this year. (September 10, 2010)
The number of global manufacturers shipping to the United States inched up from July to August, according to data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers. (September 09, 2010)
The value of world merchandise trade rose around 25 percent in the first six months of 2010 up strongly from the same period of 2009. (September 03, 2010)
The global trading system is experiencing “extraordinary volatility” and this is being reflected in the performance of the freight forwarding industry, said Jon Manners-Bell of Transport Intelligence (Ti), a London-based think tank. (August 24, 2010)
FedEx subsidiary FedEx Trade Networks, the company’s global trade arm, recently announced it has opened offices in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and Hamburg and Frankfurt, Germany.
(August 05, 2010)
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced international scheduled traffic statistics for June, showing continued strong demand growth as the industry recovers from the impact of the global financial crisis. (July 28, 2010)
The customized third-party high-tech service parts logistics has announced significant expansion of its strategic stocking location (SSL) network in Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC).
(July 26, 2010)
Shippers using the EU’s biggest seaport may be hit with new surcharges next month. Serious operational problems and delays at the Euromax, ECT Home and ECT Delta terminals in Rotterdam these past three weeks have caused both delays and short-shipments of cargo to and from the Baltic and Scandinavian countries. (July 22, 2010)
Following its promising forecast made last month, the International Air Transport Association is reporting a significant surge in air cargo demand. (July 21, 2010)
The number of global manufacturers shipping to the United States continued in June with a 1 percent gain, according to data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
(July 20, 2010)