Cargoforwarder

Italian Agent World Cargo Acquires Esse Emme

Rome-based forwarding agent World Cargo S.R.L. has purchased its northern Italian competitor Esse Emme Transporti Aerei Internazionali (S.R.L.). Through the acquisition World Cargo grows
its business and expands its reach to Milan and Bologna, the operational centers of Esse Emme.


Yamato Joins Bell Helicopters to Develop "Flying Truck"

Japan’s Yamato Holdings has teamed up with Bell Helicopter Textron of the U.S. to jointly develop an unmanned “flying truck” as the logistics industry turns to technology to overcome a
shortage of workers, Kyodo News reported.

Yamato's Flying Truck could look like this
Yamato’s Flying Truck could

Saudia Cargo’s ‘Fly Express’

The new Saudia Airlines Cargo service “Fly Express” offers customers high priority status for airport-to-airport transport of urgent international shipments weighing up to 300 kilograms.
Latest acceptance time of the goods is three hours prior to the departure of the



ABC Commits to Liege Airport for the Next 10 Years

Liege Airport has cemented its MoU with Russian carrier AirBridgeCargo into a strategic agreement for the next 10 years. This is expected to move LGG up into the top-5 of European cargo
airports by 2020.

ABC will get dedicated warehousing facilities at Liege’s ‘Cargo Nord’ area – artist impression
ABC will get dedicated warehousing

HAM jumps on IATA’s eAWB360 Bandwagon

eAWB360 is an IATA initiative to overcome the traditional paper-based documentation of air freight shipments and motivate the cargo community to transmit consignment data 100 percent
electronically. An approach, supported by numerous airports, carriers, forwarding agents and ground handlers worldwide.


Kuehne + Nagel Acquires Indonesia's Wira Logistics

In what was described as a move to “leverage our global eCommerce strategy,” the Swiss-German logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel has acquired the operations of Indonesian company Wira
Logistics.

Kuehne + Nagel launch electric vehicles in Singapore
Kuehne + Nagel launch electric vehicles in Singapore

In a statement,