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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 12:00 GMT

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 centralizes and expands Global Supply Chain Solutions offering

Panalpina centralizes and expands Global Supply Chain Solutions offering

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2017 13:45 GMT

As part of its growth strategy, Panalpina has centralized its Supply Chain Solutions offering with plans to expand the existing team of experts and further invest in technology and infrastructure. Panalpina’s customers from across multiple industries will benefit from solutions that manage their supply chains from end-to-end and offer greater flexibility, customization, and visibility.

Group profitability continues to increase in 2017

Group profitability continues to increase in 2017

Press Releases   •   Oct 19, 2017 05:00 GMT

In the first nine months of 2017, Panalpina grew volumes in both Air and Ocean Freight compared to the same period of last year. As the year progressed, group gross profit as well as EBIT increased with every quarter. Year-on-year, Panalpina’s reported EBIT increased from CHF 67.5 million to CHF 72.1 million and the reported consolidated profit increased from CHF 46.5 million to CHF 48.4 million.

Increased volumes and higher reported profits

Increased volumes and higher reported profits

Press Releases   •   Jul 20, 2017 05:00 GMT

Panalpina recorded robust volume growth in both Air and Ocean Freight in the first half-year of 2017. As higher freight rates and margin pressure persisted, Panalpina increased its reported EBIT from 34.7 million (adjusted half-year 2016: CHF 60.8 million) to CHF 42.0 million and the reported consolidated profit from CHF 21.8 million (adjusted HY 2016: 47.9 million) to CHF 29.9 million.

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#IcarusTrip: neutrino hunter on the move

#IcarusTrip: neutrino hunter on the move

News   •   Oct 25, 2017 10:00 GMT

​Looking for one of the smallest particles – neutrinos – requires not only international cooperation but also quite a huge piece of scientific equipment. Panalpina recently helped to move one from CERN in Switzerland to Fermilab at the University of Chicago, where it arrived at the end of July 2017. It was a closely watched voyage.

Panalpina wins large five-year contract with oil and gas major for Iraqi project

Panalpina wins large five-year contract with oil and gas major for Iraqi project

News   •   Aug 08, 2017 09:15 GMT

​Panalpina has gained its largest award with a specific oil and gas major to date. The company was awarded with a long-term contract to manage transportation for a gas project in Iraq. The contract will run over a minimum of five years and involve high air and LCL (less than container load) ocean freight volumes. Work has already begun.

Busy skies in 2017

Busy skies in 2017

News   •   Jul 27, 2017 13:45 GMT

The summer period is usually a calmer time for air freight – but not this year. The strong market development with high volumes will likely continue for the rest of the year, further widening the gap between demand and supply. “The challenges are manifold, but we haven taken action to secure extra capacities to meet the growing demand,” says Marc van Dommele, regional head of Air Freight Europe.

Catch a train in China

Catch a train in China

News   •   May 24, 2017 08:50 GMT

Increasingly, cargo catches a train in China and then travels more than 9,000 km to Europe. Over the last few years, rail services that link Asia with Europe have become an important alternative to air and ocean freight transportation. From 2014 to 2016, Panalpina’s rail volumes from China to Europe tripled and many major shippers now transport sizeable volumes by rail.

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The solar race is on

The solar race is on

Blog posts   •   Oct 10, 2017 13:00 GMT

​The World Solar Challenge has started and our friends from the thyssenkrupp blue.cruiser are doing great! In case you missed it, here’s our previous feature on the blue.cruiser. Now let’s take a closer look.

En route to the World Solar Challenge

En route to the World Solar Challenge

Blog posts   •   Sep 08, 2017 10:00 GMT

Every two years for the past three decades, the World Solar Challenge has welcomed some of the world’s brightest young minds to push the boundaries of technology and travel through the Australian outback in a solar-powered vehicle.

"As far as I'm concerned, there’s no separation between IT and business"

"As far as I'm concerned, there’s no separation between IT and business"

Blog posts   •   Oct 17, 2016 09:30 GMT

In this interview, Panalpina's CIO Ralf Morawietz explains why he believes the separation between IT and business is artificial and why he wants to close the gap. He also talks about the implementation of the company's new operational system SAP TM, big data, visibility in the supply chain and what he likes about his job. The original interview appeared in the Swiss IT trade publication Netzwoche.

Making the physical digital (Part II)

Making the physical digital (Part II)

Blog posts   •   Jan 29, 2016 15:45 GMT

Will the flow of information become more important than the flow of goods? Fact is, new modes of transport are not where the frontier of transportation lies. Digital transformation is. This blog post in two parts looks at five major trends that are shaping the freight forwarding and logistics industry – all of them linked to digital transformation.

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Panalpina @ 18th TPM Annual Conference in Long Beach

Events   •   Dec 29, 2017 09:07 GMT

https://events.joc.com/tpm-2018/agenda

Mar 04 - Mar 07

Long Beach, CA - Stand: to be defined

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

Panalpina @ Intermodal South America 2016 in São Paulo

Panalpina @ Intermodal South America 2016 in São Paulo

Events   •   Mar 23, 2016 14:15 GMT

With the Brazil Wings service Panalpina offers scheduled main deck capacity to South America from the U.S. The many benefits of this and many other services will again be presented at Intermodal South America. Since Brazil Wings launched in 2015, customers have mostly used it for high-tech products, heavy machines and equipment for agriculture, chemicals as well as aerospace and consumer goods.

Apr 04 - Apr 07

Transamerica Expo Center, Pavilion A, Booth A30

Full-year results 2015: media conference

Full-year results 2015: media conference

Events   •   Dec 18, 2015 10:00 GMT

Panalpina's full-year results media conference for 2015 will take place at the Convention Point in Zurich as usual. The invitation will go out a few weeks before the event.

Feb 29, 10:00 - 11:00 GMT

ConventionPoint, SIX Management AG, Selnaustrasse 30, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland

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Futuristic building in the Port of Hamburg

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Port House, Antwerp

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Panalpina's Port of Antwerp facility

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Within the Port of Antwerp, 500 m away from the iconic Port House, Panalpina is turning its existing warehouse into a GDP certified phar...

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Panalpina Integrated Mananagement Report 2016

Panalpina Integrated Mananagement Report 2016

Documents   •   Mar 16, 2017 16:30 GMT

For an overview of the Panalpina Integrated Management Report 2016, see the microsite at http://annualreport.panalpina.com/. Users can build their own reports by choosing individual sections, or can download the entire report. The report is available in English only, and in keeping with Panalpina’s focus on lowering its environmental impact, printed copies will no longer be distributed.

How to tick – and weigh – all the boxes (VGM)

The new international box weighing rules for ocean freight are now in effect, stipulating that shippers of a packed container are responsible for determining and declaring the verified gross mass (VGM) per container prior to defined cut-off times. This infographic illustrates the process shippers have to follow, and explains how to determine VGM and submit the data to Panalpina.

Nine Months Results 2015 – Consolidated Financial Statements

Condensed consolidated interim financial statements

Full-Year Results 2014 – Investor Presentation

Contacts 2 hits

  • Global Head of Ocean Freight LCL

  • Global Head of Ocean Freight