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Air Cargo News’ choice for Freight Forwarder of the Year

Air Cargo News’ choice for Freight Forwarder of the Year

Press releases   •   Apr 25, 2016 14:58 CEST

At the 2016 Cargo Airline of the Year awards: On Saturday 23 April, at the prize-giving ceremony in the Lancaster London Hotel , DSV was presented with the prestigious Freight Forwarder of the Year Award.

Panalpina counters contracting oil and gas business

Panalpina counters contracting oil and gas business

Press releases   •   Apr 21, 2016 07:00 CEST

Panalpina preserved profitability in the first quarter of 2016 despite the continued contraction of the global oil and gas business. The company reported an EBIT of CHF 24.0 million and a consolidated profit of CHF 17.3 million. In a continuously soft market, transport volumes grew in Air Freight but decreased in Ocean Freight. Logistics reported the fifth positive quarter on EBIT level.

Panalpina expands exclusive LCL ocean freight offering

Panalpina expands exclusive LCL ocean freight offering

Press releases   •   Apr 18, 2016 12:00 CEST

Less than Container Load (LCL) services are an important tool for shippers to optimize their international supply chains. Expanding and improving the global LCL network therefore remains a key priority for Panalpina and it now offers four sailings per week from Shanghai to Singapore, an industry first, and two new exclusive services from Egypt to Singapore and from India to Switzerland via Italy.

Panalpina reports on sustainability progress during 2015

Panalpina reports on sustainability progress during 2015

Press releases   •   Apr 12, 2016 11:00 CEST

During 2015, Panalpina continued its commitment to reducing its environmental impact, with a focus on greenhouse gas emissions. At the UN Climate Talks in Paris held in December 2015, it was announced that Panalpina was one of over 100 international companies and the only logistics company so far to commit to set reduction targets as part of the Science Based Targets Initiative.

Panalpina Annual Report 2015

Panalpina Annual Report 2015

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2016 09:35 CET

As well as providing an overview of our achievements over the past year in developing tailor-made, value-added services for our customers, the Annual Report 2015 features highlights from our products, regions, industry verticals and corporate functions. New sections include our business model, case studies on the Charter Network and Perishables, and our approach to innovation.​

DSV recognized by General Motors as a 2015 Supplier of the Year Winner

DSV recognized by General Motors as a 2015 Supplier of the Year Winner

Press releases   •   Mar 11, 2016 00:00 CET

DSV was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 24th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Thursday, March 10 at Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich.

Panalpina demonstrates high resilience in 2015

Panalpina demonstrates high resilience in 2015

Press releases   •   Feb 29, 2016 07:00 CET

In the year 2015, Panalpina's EBIT reached CHF 117.2 million (currency adjusted: CHF 134.2 million or +15.0%) and consolidated profit CHF 88.2 million (currency adjusted: CHF 100.6 million or +16.3%). While volumes in Air Freight and Ocean Freight dropped slightly below previous year levels, Logistics achieved the first positive EBIT result for the full year.

Panalpina’s Board of Directors nominates Peter Ulber to become Chairman; Stefan Karlen to succeed as CEO

Panalpina’s Board of Directors nominates Peter Ulber to become Chairman; Stefan Karlen to succeed as CEO

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2016 18:00 CET

Panalpina’s board of directors has nominated Peter Ulber as the company’s new chairman for the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM). He would succeed Dr Rudolf W. Hug who has served as chairman since 2007 and does not stand for reelection due to the age limitation in the company’s bylaws. Stefan Karlen, currently regional CEO for Asia Pacific, has been designated to succeed Ulber as the next CEO.

Panalpina and Cardiff Business School: successful research on lean inventories expanded to include 3D printing

Panalpina and Cardiff Business School: successful research on lean inventories expanded to include 3D printing

Press releases   •   Feb 03, 2016 15:30 CET

Three years ago, Panalpina and Cardiff University in Wales (UK), set out to search for the ‘hidden formula’ for lean inventories. This innovative partnership has allowed Panalpina to launch D2ID, a new inventory forecasting application.The co-innovation approach has been so successful, that the research is now being expanded to include new manufacturing technologies such as 3D printing.

Panalpina reaches important milestone in IT project

Panalpina reaches important milestone in IT project

Press releases   •   Feb 01, 2016 15:55 CET

Panalpina reached an important milestone in the implementation of its new operational IT platform. Singapore and Switzerland were the first countries to go live with the latest version of the SAP® Transportation Management application. Numerous customer shipments in December and January 2016 have demonstrated that the software is ready to be rolled out further.

DSV acquires UTi Worldwide Inc.

DSV acquires UTi Worldwide Inc.

Press releases   •   Jan 22, 2016 12:56 CET

We are delighted to announce that DSV’s acquisition of UTi Worldwide Inc. has now been completed with the approval of UTi shareholders and competition authorities.

Panalpina continues to gain ground in climate disclosure program

Panalpina continues to gain ground in climate disclosure program

Press releases   •   Dec 22, 2015 09:00 CET

Panalpina has received its highest Carbon Disclosure Project supply chain program score to date, reaching a score of 94 points out of 100. Furthermore, during the UN Climate Talks in Paris earlier this month, it was announced that Panalpina is one of 114 international companies that have committed to set science-based emissions targets as part of a global effort to mitigate climate change.

DSV awarded Best Cargo Partner 2015 by Turkish Airlines

DSV awarded Best Cargo Partner 2015 by Turkish Airlines

Press releases   •   Dec 18, 2015 11:37 CET

Recently, Turkish Airlines Cargo Africa Region DSV Kenya was presented with the prestigious award as Best Cargo Partner 2015. DSV Fresh sends the majority of our perishables with Turkish Airlines to destinations all over the world.

Panalpina expands Logistics Manufacturing Services with Ericsson

Panalpina expands Logistics Manufacturing Services with Ericsson

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2015 14:00 CET

Dubai has become the latest location where Panalpina offers Logistics Manufacturing Services to its customers. Rather than holding stock to cover every possible outcome, Panalpina assembles products from semi-knocked down (SKD) units to specific customer requirements at the last possible stage before shipping them to the end customer.

The first certified European freight forwarders underway

The first certified European freight forwarders underway

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2015 08:39 CET

Earlier this year, we announced the launch of our pan-European freight forwarder education, Young DSV. And in September, the first class specialising in road transport started their journey towards becoming certified in freight forwarding.

The Highest Quality Warehouse Logistics

The Highest Quality Warehouse Logistics

Press releases   •   Dec 14, 2015 14:59 CET

DSV Poland wins the special award for the Highest Quality Warehouse Logistics

Panalpina flies UNICEF relief to Burundi

Panalpina flies UNICEF relief to Burundi

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2015 12:30 CET

For the third consecutive year, UNICEF and Panalpina have joined forces to fly much-needed relief goods to an African country where a recurring crisis is taking a heavy toll on society and its weakest members: children. In the morning hours, a Panalpina chartered cargo aircraft landed in Burundi with 70 tons of primary medical care goods on board.

Panalpina to acquire Airflo, a specialized freight forwarder for flowers and vegetables, from Dutch Flower Group

Panalpina to acquire Airflo, a specialized freight forwarder for flowers and vegetables, from Dutch Flower Group

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2015 07:00 CET

Panalpina is to acquire a majority stake in Airflo, a company based in Kenya and the Netherlands specialized in the export handling of flowers and vegetables. Airflo is part of Dutch Flower Group (DFG), the world’s largest flower and plant trader. The acquisition reflects Panalpina’s continued expansion in Africa and its increasing focus on the perishables business.

Panalpina and JDA help customers increase asset velocity

Panalpina and JDA help customers increase asset velocity

Press releases   •   Oct 22, 2015 10:25 CEST

Three years ago, Panalpina announced its intention to deploy a single warehouse management system (WMS) across all of its logistics facilities throughout the world. The roll-out of the RedPrairie – now JDA – WMS is progressing ahead of schedule thanks to Panalpina’s experts in all regions and a specially developed and unique fast deployment model.

Opening trailer workshop no. 5 in 2015

Opening trailer workshop no. 5 in 2015

Press releases   •   Oct 22, 2015 10:24 CEST

Since March this year, DSV Equipment has opened a total of five workshops in Central Europe and Scandinavia. The last one – in Gothenburg, Sweden – opens 2 November.