Port of Oakland: work on a long-awaited Seaport Logistics Complex to begin this fall

CenterPoint’s 440,000-square-foot distribution hub will anchor logistics campus Oakland, Calif., 2018-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A freight distribution center placing high-demand logistics capability inside a global trade gateway will soon take shape here.  The Port of Oakland said today (August 17, 2018) that work should begin this fall on a long-awaited Seaport Logistics Complex…. Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone welcomes leading international logistics firm GAC Abu Dhabi to its cargo terminal free zone site

Global logistics firm is the 223th entity to register for free zone status at Abu Dhabi Airports Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ) today (31 Jul 2018) announced leading international logistics firm GAC Abu Dhabi as the latest addition to its cargo terminal free zone… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport to pursue certification in pharmaceutical logistics with IATA

International Air Transport Association seal of excellence guarantees quality control Edmonton, AB, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Edmonton International Airport (EIA) will become the first airport community in Canada to pursue a certification in pharmaceutical logistics with the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Because pharmaceutical products are often required urgently, they are frequently shipped by air…. Read the full press release

Worldwide Cruise Terminals recognized with SME Award for service excellence by Hong Kong’s Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport

HONG KONG, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide Cruise Terminals (WCT), manager and operator of Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, has won the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in Hong Kong’s (CILT) SME Award for service excellence. In 2017, WCT handled more passengers than the three other Pearl River Delta cruise terminals combined – a total of  780,000 passengers or… Read the full press release

AccorHotels announces the acquisition of Adoria, the SaaS platform for the catering industry to optimize supply management

PARIS, France, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels announces the acquisition of Adoria, the SaaS platform that enables the catering industry to optimize supply management. Founded in France in 2003, Adoria is used by 2,700 organizations (30 catering groups) and brings together 300,000 active users and more than 800 manufacturers and distributors. Adoria offers centralized… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong announces winning tender for the premium logistics centre at Hong Kong International Airport

HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (“AA”) today announced that the right to develop and manage a premium logistics centre (“the Centre”) at Kwo Lo Wan in the South Cargo Precinct of Hong Kong International Airport (“HKIA”) has been awarded to a joint venture (“the joint venture”) led by… Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel joins the Budapest Airport cargo community

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jun-05 — One of the leading logistics companies worldwide and the market leader in Hungary will join the Budapest Airport cargo community. Kuehne + Nagel representatives have decided to lease both warehouse and office space at the airport, benefitting from advantages of being as close to airfreight operations as it is physically possible…. Read the full press release

IATA FACE-UP award for 2018 winner announced

GENEVA, 2018-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Femke Sickler a recent graduate of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands was the recipient of the IATA FACE-UP award for 2018. FACE-UP is a competition for recent university graduates whose thesis is on the subject of innovation and transformation… Read the full press release

Nils Pries Knudsen appointed Swissport International Head of Global Cargo Services

2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Nils P. Knudsen is bringing over 30 years of international logistics and transport industry experience and a proven track record. He joined Swissport International in January 2009 as Senior Vice President Cargo – Europe, and will maintain this role until further notice. Before joining Swissport Nils had various senior positions with SAS… Read the full press release