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Panalpina expands Perishables Network into Germany

Panalpina expands Perishables Network into Germany

Press Releases   •   Sep 29, 2017 05:00 GMT

Panalpina is expanding its Perishables Network into Germany. Panalpina has entered into an agreement with the Cool Chain Group, Germany (CCG), taking over business and a team that is specialized in international air freight and the import of perishables. The deal will further strengthen the Panalpina Perishables Network in Europe and the company’s global end-to-end offering for fresh produce.

Panalpina to acquire Dutch handling agent specialized in perishables

Panalpina to acquire Dutch handling agent specialized in perishables

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2017 05:00 GMT

Panalpina is to acquire the Dutch company Interfresh Airfreight Handling. Interfresh specializes in the customs clearance and last-mile distribution of imported perishables from Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. With this acquisition, Panalpina takes another significant step in building its global Perishables Network and offering complete end-to-end solutions on a global scale.

Panalpina completes acquisition of Air Connection

Panalpina completes acquisition of Air Connection

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2017 13:30 GMT

International freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina announced today the completion of the acquisition of Air Connection, a specialized forwarder of flowers and vegetables following the approval by the Competition Authority of Kenya. The move follows Panalpina’s acquisition of Airflo in 2016 and positions the company as a clear market leader in perishables in Kenya.

Panalpina to acquire Kenyan freight forwarder specialized in perishables

Panalpina to acquire Kenyan freight forwarder specialized in perishables

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2017 20:30 GMT

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.

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Panalpina adds three agents to Perishables Network

Panalpina adds three agents to Perishables Network

News   •   Feb 08, 2018 10:00 GMT

Three long-standing agents of Panalpina are becoming full members of the company’s Perishables Network. During Fruit Logistica in Berlin, Panalpina and the agents Cropa (Guatemala and Honduras), MIT Cargo (Sri Lanka) and TML (Pakistan) have agreed to intensify their cooperation in order to create new end-to-end solutions for customers and expand the perishables business.

Panalpina and e-commerce disruption in perishables

Panalpina and e-commerce disruption in perishables

News   •   Feb 06, 2018 14:15 GMT

An Air Cargo World feature on forwarders and e-commerce in perishables saw Panalpina’s Colin Wells and Quint Wilken elaborate on the state of the sector. Wells said he embraces the Amazon/Whole Foods deal, "because the industry needs changing. Amazon will have their own solution, and therefore we believe that Panalpina will be well-positioned to actually offer solutions to non-Amazon retailers.”

Panalpina Luxembourg gets license to handle organic produce

Panalpina Luxembourg gets license to handle organic produce

News   •   Aug 23, 2017 15:00 GMT

Panalpina’s hub at Luxembourg Airport has been officially licensed by Certisys to handle organic fruits and vegetables. With Luxembourg (Certisys) and Amsterdam (SKAL), Panalpina now has two airport locations in Europe that are licensed for the handling of organic perishables. Both are directly connected to the tarmac, ensuring the shortest possible route between aircraft and transit storage.

Mangoes & Co go direct

Mangoes & Co go direct

News   •   Aug 16, 2017 14:45 GMT

In an interview with Air Cargo Week, Panalpina’s Conrad Archer and Colin Wells elaborated on the perishables peak season ahead, rising demand in Asia Pacific and China in particular, the renaissance of fruit and vegetables in Kenya and elsewhere, and Panalpina’s investments. They also addressed the trend of direct shipments and e-commerce, as well as Qatar’s appetite for Kenyan mangoes.

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5 articles about perishables that caught our attention in 2017

5 articles about perishables that caught our attention in 2017

Blog posts   •   Jan 25, 2018 09:00 GMT

Last year the world grew hungrier for fresh produce and the industry saw some very interesting trends and developments. Ahead of Fruit Logistica in Berlin, we looked back at the many stories on perishables that were published in 2017 and picked five that caught our attention in particular. Two are about blockchain, two about the cool chain and one, not too surprisingly about Amazon and e-commerce.

Perishables: 5 countries that show fresh ambition for exports

Perishables: 5 countries that show fresh ambition for exports

Blog posts   •   Aug 28, 2017 09:00 GMT

We cherish perishables. And so does a growing number of consumers in all corners of the world. Consumers increasingly seek quality fruits, vegetables and other fresh foods like seafood. To meet this rising demand, local producers are stepping in, many of them in places you would not expect. Here are five countries showing a fresh ambition when it comes to exporting produce.

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Asia Fruit Logistica 2017

Asia Fruit Logistica 2017

Events   •   Sep 04, 2017 08:30 GMT

Come and join us for Asia Fruit Logistica 2017 in Hong Kong, where every facet of the international fresh fruit and vegetable supply chain will be in attendance. Make sure to stop by our stand at Hall 5, Booth 5-V26. We look forward to seeing you there.

Sep 06 - Sep 08

Panalpina @ Fruit Attraction 2017 in Madrid

Events   •   Jul 05, 2017 15:00 GMT

International trade show for the fruit and vegetable industry organized by FEPEX (Spanish Federation of Associations of Producers and Exporters of Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers and Live Plants) Fact sheet: http://www.ifema.es/fruitattraction_06/Informacion_general/Fichatecnica/index.htm

Oct 18 - Oct 20

IFEMA - Feria de Madrid - Avda del Partenon, 5 - 28042 Madrid - Spain - Hall 8 - Stand 8A05E

IFTEX 2017

IFTEX 2017

Events   •   Jun 06, 2017 12:00 GMT

Stop and smell the roses, or any of the other flowers showcased at the sixth International Flower Trade Expo (IFTEX) in Nairobi, Kenya. The Panalpina Perishables Network combines experience and extensive knowledge of the market to deliver "field-to-shelf" services to ensure your shipment arrives fresh. Stop by and say hi at our booth Panalpina Airflo Ltd. in D2.18. We hope to see you there!

Jun 07 - Jun 09

Oshwal Center Nairobi (Parklands), Kenya

Fruit Logistica

Fruit Logistica

Events   •   Jan 25, 2017 09:30 GMT

Fruit Logistica takes place once per year but fresh products, or perishables, are in demand around the globe, all year long. Panalpina is one of only a few global freight forwarders that are active in the perishables business. Having a global network means we can truly offer end-to-end solutions. Drop by at our stand and let's start a conversation. You'll find us at stand A04 in hall 7.2C.

Feb 08 - Feb 10

Berlin, ExpoCenter City and City Cube, Panalpina stand: A04 in hall 7.2C

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Panalpina dehnt Perishables Network auf Deutschland aus

Panalpina dehnt sein Perishables Network auch auf Deutschland aus. Panalpina ist mit der Cool Chain Group (CCG) eine Vereinbarung eingegangen, wonach das Unternehmen einen Teilbetrieb und ein Team, das auf internationale Luftfracht und den Import von Frischwaren spezialisiert ist, übernehmen soll. Die Transaktion wird das Panalpina Perishables Network in Europa weiter stärken.

Panalpina übernimmt Abfertiger von Frischwaren in den Niederlanden

Panalpina übernimmt das niederländische Unternehmen Interfresh Airfreight Handling. Interfresh ist auf die Zollabfertigung und Zustellung importierter Frischwaren aus Afrika, der Region Asien-Pazifik und aus Lateinamerika spezialisiert. Die Akquisition ist ein weiterer bedeutender Schritt auf dem Weg hin zum globalen Perishables Network und einem weltweiten Angebot für End-to-End-Lösungen.

Panalpina schliesst Übernahme von Air Connection ab

Das internationale Transport- und Logistikunternehmen Panalpina gab heute den Abschluss der Übernahme von Air Connection, einem auf Blumen und Gemüse spezialisierten Frachtunternehmen bekannt. Die Übernahme folgt auf den Kauf von Airflo durch Panalpina im Jahr 2016 und positioniert Panalpina als einen der Marktführer für den Transport von verderblicher Ware in Kenia.

Panalpina übernimmt auf Frischwaren spezialisierten Spediteur in Kenia

Panalpina übernimmt in Kenia den Spediteur Air Connection, der auf den Export von Blumen und Gemüse spezialisiert ist. Der Schritt folgt nach Panalpinas Übernahme von Airflo in Kenia 2016 und zwei Wochen nachdem das Unternehmen formell die Lancierung seines Perishables Networks bekanntgab.

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  • Global Head Specialty Vertical Perishables
  • Panalpina Perishables Network