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Panalpina Perishables Network expands to South Africa

Panalpina Perishables Network expands to South Africa

Press releases   •   Jul 17, 2018 07:15 CEST

Panalpina is expanding its Perishables Network to South Africa. The company is to acquire a majority stake in perishables specialist Skyservices. With the latest acquisition, Panalpina sets foot in a strategic market with its own presence in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The move will enable end-to-end solutions for perishables from South Africa to Europe, the Middle East, Far East and the USA.

Panalpina and Saudi conglomerate Al Rushaid agree to joint venture

Panalpina and Saudi conglomerate Al Rushaid agree to joint venture

Press releases   •   Dec 21, 2017 13:00 CET

Al Rushaid is one of Saudi Aramco’s main suppliers and a large Saudi conglomerate which provides services through partnerships in many different industries including oil and gas, manufacturing and construction. Pending regulatory approval, Panalpina will be tasked with managing the logistical aspects of Al Rushaid’s subsidiaries and joint ventures.

Panalpina to acquire Kenyan freight forwarder specialized in perishables

Panalpina to acquire Kenyan freight forwarder specialized in perishables

Press releases   •   May 02, 2017 22:30 CEST

International freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina is to acquire Air Connection, a Kenya-based forwarder specialized in the export of flowers and vegetables. The move comes after Panalpina’s acquisition of Airflo in Kenya in 2016 and only two weeks after the company formally announced the launch of its global Perishables Network.

 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.

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It pays to help before disaster strikes

It pays to help before disaster strikes

News   •   Sep 05, 2019 12:32 CEST

In observation of the International Day of Charity, we look at how DSV is working with the Danish Red Cross to provide disaster and emergency relief. With the help of DSV, Danish Red Cross is investing in and preparing aid for vulnerable communities before - and not after - they are hit by weather-related disasters. This saves both lives and money.

Oiling up for business in Oman

Oiling up for business in Oman

News   •   Aug 15, 2019 09:15 CEST

International freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina is establishing its presence in Oman, leveraging the company’s long-standing experience in Project Solutions and the Energy sector to support the country’s burgeoning economic and infrastructural growth. Panalpina Oman expects to open its office in the capital Muscat by the end of the third quarter in 2019.

Panalpina applies War Risk Surcharge for Strait of Hormuz

Panalpina applies War Risk Surcharge for Strait of Hormuz

News   •   Jul 08, 2019 20:50 CEST

Panalpina, the world’s fourth largest provider of ocean freight services is applying a War Risk Surcharge for the Strait of Hormuz as a result of significantly increased insurance premiums for all vessel operators going through the busy waterway.

Panalpina’s African Star shines yet again

Panalpina’s African Star shines yet again

News   •   Jun 26, 2019 16:28 CEST

A scheduled shutdown of a deep-water oil platform is no small undertaking. For one Panalpina customer, their entire maintenance plan would have been derailed if not for Panalpina’s innovative African Star solution for transporting large shipments from the U.S. to Angola expeditiously. Four heat exchangers with a total weight of 47,210 kg were shipped from the U.S. to Luanda in a few days only.

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Food for Thought | It’s Kenya Fresh

Food for Thought | It’s Kenya Fresh

Blog posts   •   Dec 19, 2018 10:20 CET

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...

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Repair work in Dubai

Repair work in Dubai

Panalpina is helping the world to move away from take-make-dispose to circular supply chains.

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Cameron Kerr: Supervising the construction of Panalpina’s giant new Logistics Manufacturing Services center in Dubai South

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New Logistics Manufacturing Services center  in Dubai South

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A Panalpina employee tests Ericsson telecommunications equipment in Dubai.

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Panalpina übernimmt Airflo, ein auf Blumen und Gemüse spezialisiertes Speditionsunternehmen, von Dutch Flower Group

Panalpina übernimmt eine Mehrheitsbeteiligung an Airflo, einem Unternehmen in Kenia und den Niederlanden, das auf den Export von Blumen und Gemüse spezialisiert ist. Airflo gehört zur Dutch Flower Group (DFG), dem weltgrössten Händler von Blumen und Pflanzen.

Panalpina übernimmt den langjährigen ägyptischen Agenten Afifi

Panalpina übernimmt ihren langjährigen ägyptischen Agenten Afifi. Afifi ist ein renommiertes Familienunternehmen, das auf Spedition, Zollabfertigung und Logistik spezialisiert ist. Panalpina macht damit einen weiteren wichtigen Schritt bei der kontinuierlichen Expansion in Wachstumsmärkten – insbesondere im Nahen Osten und Afrika. Afifi ist seit 20 Jahren Panalpinas Agent in Ägypten.