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  • 17 Jan 2019 5:18 PM | Anonymous

    Original news was published on 17 January 2019

    Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo will double their cargo footprint at Heathrow Airport when they move into the purpose built dnata City East later this year.

    The move – scheduled for the second half of 2019 – will increase the size of Virgin and Delta’s cargo operation at Heathrow to 335,000 sq ft and customers will benefit from greater automation and faster truck and cargo handling times.

    The facility will deliver the highest levels of service, security and automation, with customer trucks benefitting from a door management system, allowing drivers to complete paperwork at the gatehouse on arrival without leaving their vehicles and then be assigned to a cargo door.

    Inside, investments in technology will enable staff using handheld devices to manage the flow of cargo, while the double-train ETV system will increase storage to 245 positions for pallets and containers.

    The location will provide further benefits for customers moving temperature-controlled healthcare and life science products as well as offering a dedicated perishables zone an enlarged AVI centre for live animals.

    Tania Boyes, director – cargo operations at Virgin Atlantic says moving into dnata City East will be a “game changer”.

    She says: “It will not only double our capacity at Heathrow and provide space to grow, it reinforces our commitment to be easier to do business with, to use new technologies and automation to simplify and improve our customer experience, and to leverage our partnerships.”

    Rafael Figueroa, managing director – operations and customer experience at Delta Cargo says: “This state-of-the art facility will put the customer at the forefront with improved facilities and innovative technology solutions, as well as positioning Delta Cargo and Virgin Atlantic Cargo for future growth in this key market.”

    Gary Morgan, CEO of dnata UK says: “As a key partner, we are excited to be supporting the growth of both airlines by not only investing in this brand new facility but by also embracing their commitment to using new technologies to achieve service efficiencies and benefits for their customers.”


  • 15 Jan 2019 1:04 PM | Anonymous

    New members are going on to join Freight Forwarders Family.

    Today it is our pleasure to share with you that ARUNACHAL CARGO PVT. LTD is our new beginner level member from INDIA.

    Let’s welcome our new member on board of the Freight Forwarders Family!

    Have a great cooperation together!

    ADDRESS: A-42, 2nd Floor, Flatted Factory Complex, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase 3, New Delhi, 110020, Delhi, India
    CONTACT: Vikram Mehra
    TEL: +91-11-26321345


  • 15 Jan 2019 1:00 PM | Anonymous

    Original news was published on 15 January 2019

    Singapore wrapped up 2018 with stable maritime performance, recording increases in container and cargo throughput and ship registration.

    Container throughput at the Port of Singapore grew by 8.7 percent to 36.6 million TEUs in 2018 from 33.7 million TEUs registered in 2017.

    Total cargo throughput remained stable at 630 million tons in 2018, compared to 627.7 million tons seen a year earlier.

    Singapore retained its position as the world’s top bunkering port in 2018, with annual bunker sales volume close to the 50 million-ton mark for the second year consecutively.

    Additionally, annual vessel arrival tonnage reached 2.79 billion gross tons (GT) in 2018, similar to the 2.8 billion GT achieved in 2017.

    The Singapore Registry of Ships continues to rank among the five largest ship registries worldwide.

    The total tonnage of ships under the Singapore flag climbed by 2.4 percent from 2017’s 88.8 million GT to reach 90.9 million GT in 2018.

    Singapore is home to a diverse range of maritime businesses, with more than 5,000 maritime establishments in Singapore.

    Overall, the maritime sector contributed some 7 percent to Singapore’s gross domestic product (GDP), as explained by Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State for Transport and Health.


  • 14 Jan 2019 2:51 PM | Anonymous

    This notification is for your kind attention from 3F member CHALLENGE LOGISTICS GROUP, Egypt.

    Mr. Haytham Lotfy informed us about their General Holidays in Egypt during 2019.

    Egypt General Holidays 2019

    January 2019
    7th Jan: Christmas (Orthodox)
    25th Jan: Revolution Day / Police Day

    April 2019
    25th Apr: Sinai Liberation Day
    29th Apr: Sham Enessim (Easter Monday)

    May 2019
    1st May: Labour Day

    June 2019
    * 5th – 7th June: Ramadan Bairam
    30th June: 30 June Revolution Day

    July 2019
    23rd July: Revolution Day

    August  2019
    * 11th Aug: Courban Bairam Eve
    * 12th - 15th Aug: Courban Bairam
    * 31st  Aug: Hejri  New Year’s day

    October  2019
    6th Oct: Armed Forces Day

    November 2019
    * 9th Nov: Prophet’s Birthday (Moulid El Nabi)

    * Dates are stated approximately as the holiday dates depends on the moon observation.

    For your kind information.


  • 10 Jan 2019 2:12 PM | Anonymous

    Original news was published on 08 January 2019

    Liege Airport, the Belgian cargo hub, handled 870,644 tonnes in 2018, a 21.5% surge over the previous year.

    Said Luc Partoune, Liege Airport chief executive: “This is a new record. Since Liege Airport was established in 1990, we have never achieved such a level of tonnage. This confirms we are on the right track with our [freighter first] strategy to go with full-cargo companies.”

    “The arrival of new companies and the performance and exceptional growth achieved by all our operators have contributed to positioning us among the best cargo airports worldwide. I congratulate the entire cargo community (road hauliers, charter operators, etc.)”

    To sustain its growth strategy, Liege Airport has accelerated its investment programme:  Added Partoune: “In 2019 and 2020, more than 30,000 sq m of warehousing will be made available to air cargo handlers. In the next few months, AirBridgeCargo will start using its first warehouse.

    “The contract about to be signed with Cainiao (Alibaba group) is going to provide a medium-term boost for our activities and several hundred jobs will be necessary to sustain the growth in companies established at Liege Airport.”


  • 09 Jan 2019 9:56 AM | Anonymous

    This notification is for your kind attention.

    3F Singapore member Acme Cargo Express (S) Pte Ltd. changed its company name as ACME GLOBAL LOGISTICS (S) PTE LTD.

    The new company name has been effective from 01 January 2019.

    Kindly review their new website as below:


    Please login to see their new email addresses.


  • 08 Jan 2019 3:20 PM | Anonymous

    Great partners are going on to join Freight Forwarders Family.

    Today we are glad to share with you that ALSI FOR MARINE SERVICES LLC is our new beginner level member* from OMAN.

    Let’s welcome our new member on board of the Freight Forwarders Family!

    Have a great cooperation together!
    ADDRESS: Falaj Al Qabil, W. Sohar, 322, Sohar, Oman    
    CONTACT: Syamkumar Kulangara    
    TEL: 00968 26755598    
    FAX: 00968 26755550    

  • 08 Jan 2019 11:21 AM | Anonymous

    Original news was published on 08 January, 2019

    The South Carolina Ports Authority reported 6.4 percent year-over-year container volume growth, with a record 2.3 million TEUs handled in 2018.

    The year marked the third consecutive calendar year of record TEU volume for SCPA. The Port moved 199,701 TEUs in December alone, a 9.2 percent increase over December 2017 and the strongest December in SCPA history.

    As measured by the total number of boxes handled, SCPA moved 114,018 pier containers in December and a record 1.3 million pier containers in 2018.

    “We are pleased to report our strongest December in history and record-breaking growth of our container business in calendar year 2018,” said SCPA president and CEO Jim Newsome.

    “January is already off to a strong start, and despite uncertainty in the trade industry we are optimistic that volumes will remain strong as we work to achieve our plans for 4.4 percent growth in fiscal 2019.”


  • 07 Jan 2019 9:53 AM | Anonymous

    Freight Forwarders Family (3F) 9th Annual General Meeting will be held during 28, 29, 30 June 2019 under the INO Summit 2019 at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Malaysia. You are invited to join us,- Catch human touch, make friends, win new partners and increase your shipment volume. For more information >>

  • 03 Jan 2019 4:54 PM | Anonymous

    Great partners are going on to join Freight Forwarders Family.

    Today we are glad to share with you that FLOUNCES CARGO LLC is our new beginner level member from UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.

    Let’s welcome our new member on board of the Freight Forwarders Family!

    Have a great cooperation together!
    ADDRESS: Old Agents Building , Room# 2029B P.O.Box 293039 Dubai Cargo Village, United Arab Emirates
    CONTACT: Palliyazhikathu Misbahudeen Shaji
    TEL: +97142829644
    FAX: +97142829664


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