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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 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.

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.

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.

Panalpina and Shapeways enter into strategic partnership for 3D printing

Panalpina and Shapeways enter into strategic partnership for 3D printing

Press releases   •   Jul 26, 2016 14:00 CEST

Panalpina and 3D printing company Shapeways have entered into a strategic partnership which will enable both companies to expand their digital manufacturing capabilities globally. Panalpina sees digital manufacturing and 3D printing as a perfect complement to its Logistics Manufacturing Services offering, giving customers the possibility to customize products and bring production closer to demand.

Organic growth offsets contracting oil and gas business

Organic growth offsets contracting oil and gas business

Press releases   •   Jul 20, 2016 07:00 CEST

In the first half of 2016, Panalpina demonstrated that it can compensate for contracting oil and gas business with organic growth in other sectors even as air and ocean freight markets declined. Adjusted for an oil and gas related restructuring provision, EBIT remained stable at CHF 60.8 million and consolidated profit increased slightly to CHF 47.9 million for the first six months of the year.

DSV further expands warehousing footprint in The Netherlands

DSV further expands warehousing footprint in The Netherlands

Press releases   •   Jun 14, 2016 11:19 CEST

DSV’s contract logistics division announced the investment in a 41,000 m2 warehouse + 15,000 m2 mezzanine facility in ‘s Heerenberg located on the German border. The new facility is planned to be operational in December 2016 and could potentially add 100 jobs to the 200 staff members currrently employed by DSV in 's Heerenberg.

New office in Indianapolis USA

New office in Indianapolis USA

Press releases   •   May 19, 2016 08:34 CEST

DSV has opened a brand new office in Indianapolis where neither DSV nor UTi has been represented before.

Annual general meeting 2016 approves all board proposals

Annual general meeting 2016 approves all board proposals

Press releases   •   May 10, 2016 18:00 CEST

At the annual general meeting of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd., held on May 10, 2016, 64.97% of the share capital was represented. All proposals of the board of directors were approved by a clear majority and Peter Ulber was confirmed as Panalpina’s new chairman of the board of directors.

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.