Panalpina highlights achievements in 2018 Management Report
Panalpina continued to deliver innovative, end-to-end supply chain solutions in 2018 to its customers in a wide range of industries. The Management Report 2018 highlights the company’s key achievements in expanding its services and footprint as well as carrying out complex freight forwarding and logistics projects.
Panalpina pushing for accelerated growth after a successful 2018
Panalpina ended the year 2018 with a historic record in Air Freight volumes, a recovering Ocean Freight product and solid profitability in Logistics. For the full year, Panalpina’s reported EBIT increased from CHF 103.3 million to CHF 118.4 million (+15%) and the reported consolidated profit increased from CHF 57.5 million to CHF 75.7 million (+32%).
Annual Report 2018 just released
We are on track to meet our 2020 financial targets, and 2018 demonstrates our dedication to delivering quality services to our customers and growing organically.
Panalpina partners with Plug and Play
Panalpina has joined the global innovation platform Plug and Play, the best known and most active accelerator program in the area of supply chain and logistics.
Panalpina surpasses 1 million tons of Air Freight in 2018
Christmas came early this year for Panalpina’s Air Freight department in the form of another transport record.
Food for Thought | It’s Kenya Fresh
In the latest installment of his Food for Thought series, Colin Wells, global head of industry vertical perishables at Panalpina, speaks of how perishables were flown out of Kenya in the 80s and what has changed since...
Panalpina and Cargolux make great strides in Cargo iQ performance
Together with Cargo iQ fellow member and long-standing partner Cargolux, Panalpina has just been awarded with the first prize of the first ever Cargo iQ Q Rally, an industry initiative aimed at continuously improving data quality in air freight. As Panalpina’s Marie Seco-Köppen explains, “Better data quality results in a better air freight product, for example in terms of shorter transit times.”
LATAM Cargo begins direct service between Bogotá and Panalpina's Huntsville gateway
For the first time in its history, LATAM Cargo flew a direct route between the cities of Bogotá, Colombia, and Huntsville, Alabama, United States. The new cargo-only route was opened on December 2, 2018, and will be operated once weekly. The new service marks an important milestone for Panalpina as the company continuously expands its Charter Network and the Perishables Network.
Panalpina donates sixth UNICEF relief flight to Africa
Same as last year, Panalpina assisted UNICEF by flying relief aid to Africa to help children in South Sudan, where the humanitarian needs after years of conflict remain massive. A Panalpina chartered cargo aircraft landed last night in neighboring Uganda, carrying nearly 70 tons of supplies. The supplies will be trucked to South Sudan and distributed across the country as the dry season begins.
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Mission Possible: Getting aid to South Sudan’s children affected by war
Panalpina is assisting UNICEF for the sixth time by flying relief aid to Africa. The following report was written by journalist Peter Martell earlier this year and shows how getting aid to the people who need it most requires extreme efforts. The report also impressively illustrates how every ton of relief goods makes a big difference to thousands of people who often have not had aid for years.
Panalpina expands facilities at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Panalpina continues to expand and invest in Kenya, doubling its cold storage space at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to enable more and improved services for its perishables customers in and out of the country.
Panalpina and Honeywell partner on new technology solutions
Panalpina has entered into a strategic alliance with technology company Honeywell to enhance worker productivity, accuracy, and efficiency across its global distribution centers.
DSV Canada breaks ground on new 1.1 million square foot facility in Milton, Ontario
DSV Canada Breaks Ground on new 1.1 million square foot facility in Milton, Ontario, scheduled to open fall 2019. DSV’s new facility will be the future Canadian head office and state-of-the-art logistics complex.
“The elongated, take-make-dispose supply chain is under threat”
In a recent interview, Mike Wilson, global head of Logistics and Manufacturing at Panalpina, and newly chaired honorary visiting professor at Cardiff Business School, talked to professor Aris Syntetos, from the School’s Panalpina Research Centre, about manufacturing and supply chain trends, Sino-US trade conflicts and who will be the ultimate winners in global logistics.
Quintessential | Air freight peak season vs. perishables peak season(s) and how they influence one another
Everyone is talking about peak season, but this can mean different things. In his latest Quintessential installment, Quint Wilken, Global head of Air Freight Perishables, explains the difference between the general cargo peak season and the perishables peak seasons, and how they influence one another.
Panalpina announces that Peter Ulber will not stand for re-election as chairman of the board at the next Annual General Meeting on 9 May 2019
In line with the previously communicated commitment by the company to evaluate the governance of the current board composition, Panalpina announces that Peter Ulber will not stand for re-election as chairman of the board at the next Annual General Meeting on 9 May 2019.
Panalpina’s new logistics center in Singapore obtains GDP certification
Panalpina has obtained another Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification, this time for its new logistics center in Singapore, where many of the world’s top pharmaceutical companies have manufacturing facilities. The number of Panalpina locations globally with GDP certification now stands at 32.