Blockchain: Moving from hype to tangible benefits for supply chains

Blog posts   •   Jun 11, 2019 07:00 GMT

The initial glitter of blockchain may have taken a beating, but concrete steps are underway to turn its promise into tangible business applications. A keen mover of digital technologies in freight forwarding and logistics, Panalpina has narrowed the use cases for this industry and started a pilot to play the benefits of blockchain to make supply chains more efficient.

New Panalpina customer portal: bringing the future of digital supply chain management to transport logistic in Munich

Press releases   •   Jun 03, 2019 13:00 GMT

Panalpina will present its new customer portal this week at transport logistic 2019, the world’s leading trade fair for logistics and supply chain management. Collaborative shipment management, fully-automated instant quotation and lane risk assessment make the portal unique in the industry. Interested parties can test the customer portal in Munich before it will be made available later this year.

Decision of the Swiss Takeover Board regarding public exchange offer by DSV A/S for all publicly held registered shares of Panalpina Welttransport (Holding) AG

Press releases   •   May 29, 2019 05:10 GMT

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The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products – Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics and Manufacturing – to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions for 12 core industries. Drawing on in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina manages the needs of its customers' supply chains, no matter how demanding they might be. Project Solutions is a specialized service for the energy and capital projects sector. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in around 70 countries, and it works with partner companies in another 100 countries. Panalpina employs approximately 14,500 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.

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Panalpina developers tackle traceability in pharma product supply chains at blockchain hackathon

News   •   May 24, 2019 08:15 GMT

A team of Panalpina IT developers from Basel and Lisbon will take a crack at creating solutions for better traceability and authentication within pharma product supply chains. They will take up the challenge to advance real-world blockchain solutions and join other competing teams at the Swiss Blockchain Hackathon being held from June 21 to 23, 2019 at the Trust Square blockchain hub in Zurich.

Panalpina opens new warehouse in Prague for MAHLE

News   •   May 17, 2019 11:15 GMT

On May 14 Panalpina held the opening ceremony for its new 21,000 m2, 28-bay warehouse in Prague, Czechia. Two-thirds of the warehouse capacity is dedicated to MAHLE, a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry as well as a pioneer for the mobility of the future, headquartered in Germany.

In-depth lane risk assessments for Panalpina’s healthcare customers

News   •   May 16, 2019 13:55 GMT

A single shipment of pharmaceuticals is easily worth millions, so you want to make sure that temperature control and security are tight from beginning to end. With Panalpina’s lane risk assessments for over 2,500 trade lanes, customers get to see who can do what along the transport chain, where potential risks are and how they can be mitigated.

Annual general meeting of Panalpina approves all board proposals

Press releases   •   May 09, 2019 15:50 GMT

At the annual general meeting (AGM) of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd., held on May 9, 2019, 62.24% of the share capital was represented. All proposals of the board of directors were approved by a clear majority and Thomas E. Kern was elected as chairman of the board.

Consolidated shipments now faster from China to Europe with Panalpina’s direct rail service

News   •   May 06, 2019 09:15 GMT

How would a fashion store in Europe ensure that it gets diverse goods from everyday apparel made in Shanghai to sports shoes made in Beijing in a fast and cost-efficient way? Panalpina’s brand new high-speed rail cargo service from China to Europe is proving to be a fast, economical and reliable version of a modern Shanghai express.

Panalpina expands its network of GDP-certified sites

News   •   May 02, 2019 08:00 GMT

Straight from bagging Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certifications for 11 sites in 2018, Panalpina expects to get over 10 sites certified to GDP in 2019. With currently 37 GDP-certified locations around the globe, the logistics provider is well-positioned to serve the healthcare and pharmaceuticals industry with comprehensive, end-to-end supply chain solutions.

Newport Cargo now legally merged with Panalpina

Press releases   •   May 01, 2019 07:00 GMT

Effective today, Newport Cargo has legally merged with Panalpina. The acquisition was completed in August 2018 and it has added tremendous value to Panalpina’s Perishables Network in expertise, customer base and business development.

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The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products – Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics and Manufacturing – to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions for 12 core industries. Drawing on in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina manages the needs of its customers' supply chains, no matter how demanding they might be. Project Solutions is a specialized service for the energy and capital projects sector. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in around 70 countries, and it works with partner companies in another 100 countries. Panalpina employs approximately 14,500 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.

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