Recent data show that economic recovery in Cambodia is gathering speed with first-half exports up 20 percent over the same period last year, reaching US$27 billion. With this, FedEx Express is establishing a direct commercial presence in Cambodia, to meet the country’s growing international shipping demands. FedEx has been operating in Cambodia since 1994, offering international shipping services through local company TSP Express. With a direct presence in the country, local customers … [Read more...] about FedEx drafts on-ground team in Cambodia
With the reopening of the Shanghai port at the beginning of June, the pandemic-induced freight backlogs are finally starting to clear. However, given the various knock-on effects, don't expect supply chain disruptions to disappear for at least another nine to 12 months. The good news is that most companies now realise that the traditional just-in-time (JIT) model has serious flaws and are reacting and adapting their strategies. Increasingly, they are working with third-party logistics (3PL) … [Read more...] about Goodbye, just in time and hello, just in case!
DHL Express has welcomed the arrival of its new 102-tonne-capable Boeing 777 freighter at Changi Airport in Singapore, sporting a dual DHL-Singapore Airlines (SIA) livery to indicate a partnership with the flag carrier. This is the first of five 777Fs that will be used by the express operator under the crew and maintenance agreement signed by both parties in March. Based at Changi airport, the brand new aircraft will be operated by SIA three times each week on routes to the United States … [Read more...] about DHL Express greets first 777F under SIA partnership
FedEx launched eight new flights from Clark Airport in the Philippines last week, 13 July, as the express operator continues to add capacity amidst rising demand in intra-Asia trade. The express operator counts as many as 56 flights coming in and out of Clark each week, which will serve Japan, Singapore and South Korea, some of the Philippines’ key export destinations. Importers and forwarders should also take note of ‘a one-day transit time improvement’ for cargo moving from South Korea to … [Read more...] about FedEx introduces 8 new flights from Clark airport
Big news for this month for Cathay Pacific, as the Hong Kong airline resumed its full freighter schedule with around 90 to 100 freighters each week. Tom Owen, cargo director, said it will operate 35 transpacific freighters a week for the Americas and a daily freighter service to Europe. Cathay is also planning to operate more than 500 cargo-only-passenger flights a month around the region as it looks to add capacity over the next few months to feed reactivated long-haul freighter services. … [Read more...] about Cathay Pacific brings back full freighter schedule
FedEx Express has upgraded its freight services for more shipments and shortened transit time in Asia Pacific, with a newly deployed ‘Purple Tail’ 767 freighter in its operations from Bangkok. The global express provider marked 40 years of successful operations in Thailand and is expanding its shipping capacity on three routes starting 31 May. The new routes include Guangzhou to Hanoi, Hanoi to Bangkok and Bangkok to Osaka. The integrator said the new outbound route from Bangkok to Osaka … [Read more...] about FedEx adds capacity in Asia Pacific