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Panalpina’s new IT Center of Excellence in Lisbon to act as business enabler

Panalpina’s new IT Center of Excellence in Lisbon to act as business enabler

Press releases   •   Apr 06, 2017 14:00 CEST

In the heart of Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, Panalpina has opened a new IT Center of Excellence where a growing number of highly qualified software engineers and other IT specialists are developing business critical IT solutions for customers of the international freight forwarding and logistics company.

New member proposed for Panalpina’s Board of Directors

New member proposed for Panalpina’s Board of Directors

Press releases   •   Mar 29, 2017 07:00 CEST

​Panalpina’s board of directors proposes to elect Dirk Reich as a new member of the board at the Annual General Meeting on May 3, 2017. He would succeed Roger Schmid, who will not stand for re-election.

Testing hybrid trucks in Sweden

Testing hybrid trucks in Sweden

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2017 09:59 CEST

Using a combination of biodiesel and electricity to power trucks will reduce unhealthy carbon dioxide emissions.

Panalpina publishes integrated management report

Panalpina publishes integrated management report

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2017 17:30 CET

Panalpina has published its first integrated management report, summarizing the company’s activities during 2016 in terms of business performance as well as sustainability.

 Panalpina opens new logistics manufacturing hub in Dubai South

Panalpina opens new logistics manufacturing hub in Dubai South

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2017 14:15 CET

Today, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Panalpina CEO Stefan Karlen officially opened the company’s new logistics manufacturing center in Dubai South. The 40,000 m2 facility will support circular supply chains and enable Panalpina to grow its logistics and freight forwarding business in the Middle East, Africa and CIS (MEAC) region.

Red Cross Denmark signs international agreement with DSV

Red Cross Denmark signs international agreement with DSV

Press releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 13:35 CET

Red Cross Denmark has signed a strategic agreement with DSV for the storage and transport of approximately 60 tonnes of relief equipment – among other things.

First DSV office in FYR Macedonia

First DSV office in FYR Macedonia

Press releases   •   Mar 02, 2017 11:29 CET

DSV’s expansion in Europe reached another milestone this month with the opening of our first office in FYR Macedonia.

Panalpina reports higher volumes and reduced profit for 2016

Panalpina reports higher volumes and reduced profit for 2016

Press releases   •   Mar 02, 2017 07:00 CET

While Panalpina recorded the highest Air Freight volumes since 2007, gross profit margins in both Air and Ocean Freight came under pressure in 2016. This resulted in lower full-year earnings for the international freight forwarding and logistics company. Adjusted for restructuring expenses of CHF 28 million, EBIT reached CHF 109.9 million and consolidated profit CHF 80.2 million in 2016.

Panalpina’s single warehouse management system key to growing business

Panalpina’s single warehouse management system key to growing business

Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2017 09:00 CET

Panalpina has reached a new milestone in the roll-out of its single warehouse management system JDA across all of its logistics facilities around the world. The 50th site went live with JDA WMS in France. Shortly before that, JDA WMS was implemented at facilities in the USA and Belgium. The sites in Newtown and Brussels are part of a global distribution network for the healthcare customer IBA.

Annual report 2016 released

Annual report 2016 released

Press releases   •   Feb 10, 2017 08:01 CET

We kept focus on running the business, leading to very satisfactory results in all divisions.

DSV to run Primark distribution centre in the Netherlands

DSV to run Primark distribution centre in the Netherlands

Press releases   •   Jan 23, 2017 16:59 CET

Today, DSV starts operations for Primark out of a new logistics centre in the Netherlands.

Panalpina sets ambitious CO2 emissions targets for 2025

Panalpina sets ambitious CO2 emissions targets for 2025

Press releases   •   Dec 19, 2016 12:00 CET

Following last year’s UN Climate Talks in Paris and as part of a global effort to mitigate climate change, Panalpina has delivered on its promise and set science-based emissions targets for the coming years. Panalpina is now one of 32 international companies to have such targets that have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative.

Strategic appointment of divisional CCOs

Strategic appointment of divisional CCOs

Press releases   •   Dec 14, 2016 08:56 CET

To further develop our commercial activities and customer relationships, we have appointed two new divisional Chief Commercial Officers (CCOs), in addition those already appointed for Solutions and Sub Saharan Africa.

A charter for Chad – Panalpina donates UNICEF relief flight

A charter for Chad – Panalpina donates UNICEF relief flight

Press releases   •   Dec 08, 2016 09:30 CET

For the fourth consecutive year, UNICEF and Panalpina have joined forces to fly relief goods to an African country where population movements, food insecurity, malnutrition and natural disasters have led to a health emergency and precarious humanitarian situation. In the morning hours, a Panalpina chartered cargo aircraft landed in Chad with more than 80 tons of life-saving goods on board.

Exclusive distributor rights for Westlake tyres in Scandinavia

Exclusive distributor rights for Westlake tyres in Scandinavia

Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2016 13:45 CET

DSV has come to an agreement with ZC Rubber Group Co. Ltd. and Pneuhage Company Group for the exclusive distributor rights to sell Westlake tyres in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland.

DSV Road North America

DSV Road North America

Press releases   •   Nov 02, 2016 09:00 CET

Following the acquisition of UTi Worldwide, DSV Road has now been established in North America with two business units: DSV Road Inc. (handling brokerage and 3PL activities) and DSV Road Transport (handling carrier and asset based activities).

Stable profits in a challenging market environment

Stable profits in a challenging market environment

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2016 07:00 CEST

In the first nine months of 2016, Panalpina recorded a slight increase of EBIT and consolidated profit (adjusted for one-offs). EBIT reached CHF 93.6 million and the consolidated profit CHF 72.6 million. Against the backdrop of receding markets in air and ocean freight, volumes increased by 9% in Air Freight but decreased by 9% in Ocean Freight. Logistics continued positively on the EBIT level.

Panalpina opens new Logistics Manufacturing Research Centre with Cardiff Business School

Panalpina opens new Logistics Manufacturing Research Centre with Cardiff Business School

Press releases   •   Oct 12, 2016 14:00 CEST

Panalpina and Cardiff Business School have strengthened their partnership with the launch of a new Logistics Manufacturing Research Centre. The center will conduct leading research into the fields of distributed manufacturing, 3D printing, the circular economy and the impact of digital manufacturing on global supply chains. The new center has already secured its first research grant.

DSV establishes Solutions division in North America

DSV establishes Solutions division in North America

Press releases   •   Oct 03, 2016 08:55 CEST

With the acquisition of UTi, DSV gained substantial Solutions (Contract Logistics) activities in North America. As a result, we have now established a Solutions division in North America.

DSV Air & Sea USA has completed the merger with UTi

DSV Air & Sea USA has completed the merger with UTi

Press releases   •   Aug 09, 2016 09:05 CEST

We are very pleased to announce that DSV Air & Sea in the USA have completed the office and IT integration of the former UTi Freight Forwarding division; and the divisions, DSV Road USA and DSV Solutions USA, have been added to our US organization – headed by President Jacques Retief and President Michael Marlow, respectively.