Ataturk Airport's new cargo facility aids Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines’ cargo division is growing  A new 10,500-sq m cargo facility at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul will play an important role in the continuing expansion of Turkish Airlines. Turkish has become one of the fastest-growing players in the global air cargo business. An inaugural ceremony of the new storage area was presided over by Turkish Airlines’ chairman Hamdi Topcu and chief executive Temel Kotil. The facility can handle

American First Financial, Inc. acquires 7.5% stake in WTC Cologne's Networking Platform

Company also gets 7.5% equity stake in World Trade Center Cologne  American First Financial, a holding company focused in various areas of private equity and investments, announced today that the Company has acquired a 7.5% stake in a new business networking platform currently being developed by the World Trade Center Cologne AG. The fee-based platform will enable the more than one million members from over 300 World Trade Center locations

EU pushes faster trade talks with Japan

Talks could take up to five years, according to analysts  The European Union and Japan will speed up talks towards achieving what could be one the world’s biggest free trade deals, European Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht said on Tuesday. “The EU-Japan trade agreement remains a key priority and we hope to be able to move fast with the third round of negotiations in October in Brussels and at the

Effects of the new world finance order on the heavy lift industry

The global financial meltdown prospects a gloomy outlook for the coming years Ahead of the PowerLogistics 2013 conference in Singapore, October 30th and 31st , Aaron Sen, Singapore Branch Head of Ship and Aircraft Finance Asia Pacific, Nord L/B, explores the current financing climate for heavy lift vessels. The global financial meltdown prospects a gloomy outlook for the coming years as lending will become a scarce commodity. “The global financial crisis

AEB: Rosenberger selects AEB’s supply chain solution

AEB’s solution suite ASSIST4 monitors Rosenberger shipments Rosenberger Group, a leading global manufacturer of radio frequency (RF) connectors, has implemented AEB’s comprehensive supply chain management and global trade solution suite ASSIST4 to monitor shipments and ensure smooth global distribution of goods to and from Rosenberger’s headquarters in Germany and the company’s plant in Hungary. Rosenberger manufactures over 6,000 different types of plugs and connectors. With over 730 patents, it is

Top UK manufacturer sees exporting successes

Toy manufacturer showcases new ranges 1-4 September 2013, NEC Birmingham, Stand No: 1E24 – D25, Hall 1 Volume This year’s Autumn Toy show at Birmingham’s NEC saw four new ranges showcased by global importer RMS, catering to both boys and girls, as well as the Christmas market. A variety of new products are available in the Hello Kitty license range, including hugely popular glow products and new puzzle designs. Priced

Getting mobile: The rise of portable technology and the pocket PC

Mobility can be mayhem for businesses that make the wrong software and hardware decisions, Simon Clark, CargoWise Vice President Business Development discusses some of the potential pitfalls The idea of having instant access to desktop and corporate data has been the ultimate goal of mobile business technology since a virtually unknown company called Psion launched the Organiser II in 1984. Promoted as the world’s first practical pocket computer, the Organiser

Rare Caterpillars moved around the world

By Van der Vlist  Mobile construction equipment is a reasonably regular transport for Van der Vlist, however recently they were asked to move a mobile vehicle that isn’t a regular sight, particularly over-ground! Having been shipped all the way from Melbourne, Australia, Van der Vlist collected 2 Caterpillar R2900 machines in Antwerp to take to Terneuzen where they were shipped across to Pitea in Sweden. These machines are used underground,

481 new apprentices and student employees at Dachser

Another 36 college students are commencing their dual studies programme  This year, 481 young men and women have chosen to pursue an education with logistics provider Dachser in Germany. Each of them embarked upon the road to vocational and professional training on either August 1st or September 1st. In addition to training in business, IT, and technical positions, Dachser’s training also covers the industrial sector as well as the professional

Analysis brings effective energy management

Say Proteus Touchstar Effective energy management is now firmly established as a discipline that all companies must embrace if bottom-line profits are to be maximized. Indeed, ‘sustainability’ is now regarded as an essential business tool – rather than something to which ‘lip service’ is grudgingly paid in return for a ‘green’ PR opportunity or a tick on the corporate social responsibility ‘to do’ list. And the warehousing sector has been