Panalpina berichtet im Management Report über Erfolge in 2018

Panalpina berichtet im Management Report über Erfolge in 2018

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2019 09:15 GMT

Panalpina hat auch in 2018 weiter Supply-Chain-Lösungen für seine Kunden in einer Vielzahl von Branchen angeboten. Der Management Report 2018 hebt die wichtigsten Erfolge des Unternehmens bei der Erweiterung seiner Dienstleistungen und Präsenz sowie bei der Realisierung komplexer Speditions- und Logistikprojekte hervor.

Panalpina highlights achievements in 2018 Management Report

Panalpina highlights achievements in 2018 Management Report

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2019 06:45 GMT

Panalpina continued to deliver innovative, end-to-end supply chain solutions in 2018 to its customers in a wide range of industries. The Management Report 2018 highlights the company’s key achievements in expanding its services and footprint as well as carrying out complex freight forwarding and logistics projects.

Stellungnahme von Panalpina zur unaufgeforderten, unverbindlichen Kontaktaufnahme durch DSV

Stellungnahme von Panalpina zur unaufgeforderten, unverbindlichen Kontaktaufnahme durch DSV

Press releases   •   Jan 16, 2019 06:20 GMT

Der Verwaltungsrat von Panalpina informiert, dass er einen unaufgeforderten und unverbindlichen Vorschlag von DSV zum Kauf des Unternehmens erhalten hat zu einem Preis von CHF 170 pro Aktie, bestehend aus einer Kombination aus Bargeld und DSV-Aktien.

Panalpina statement on unsolicited, non-binding approach from DSV

Panalpina statement on unsolicited, non-binding approach from DSV

Press releases   •   Jan 16, 2019 05:30 GMT

The Board of Directors of Panalpina announces that it has received an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from DSV to acquire the company at a price of CHF 170 per share, comprising a mix of cash and DSV shares.

Panalpina donates sixth UNICEF relief flight to Africa

Panalpina donates sixth UNICEF relief flight to Africa

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2018 08:30 GMT

Same as last year, Panalpina assisted UNICEF by flying relief aid to Africa to help children in South Sudan, where the humanitarian needs after years of conflict remain massive. A Panalpina chartered cargo aircraft landed last night in neighboring Uganda, carrying nearly 70 tons of supplies. The supplies will be trucked to South Sudan and distributed across the country as the dry season begins.

Panalpina successfully issues a CHF 150 million bond

Panalpina successfully issues a CHF 150 million bond

Press releases   •   Nov 14, 2018 17:00 GMT

Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd today successfully placed a CHF 150 million debut bond in the Swiss capital market.

Panalpina increases group profitability

Panalpina increases group profitability

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2018 05:00 GMT

In the first nine months of 2018, Panalpina increased group profitability compared to the same period of last year. From January to September, gross profit increased from CHF 1,024.8 million to CHF 1,116.2 million. Year-on-year, Panalpina’s EBIT increased from CHF 72.1 million to CHF 83.2 million and the consolidated profit increased from CHF 48.4 million to CHF 51.0 million.

New sustainability pact between Panalpina and CMA CGM

New sustainability pact between Panalpina and CMA CGM

Press releases   •   Oct 18, 2018 08:00 GMT

Panalpina, the world’s fourth biggest ocean freight forwarder by transport volumes, and CMA CGM, one of the world’s leading shipping groups, have signed a sustainability agreement aimed at reducing their respective carbon emissions by 2025. As of 2020, newbuild LNG-powered mega-vessels with a capacity of 22,000 twenty-foot containers (TEUs) will help achieve the environmental goals.

Panalpina enlarges its Executive Board

Panalpina enlarges its Executive Board

Press releases   •   Sep 05, 2018 16:50 GMT

Panalpina today announced that it is enlarging the company’s Executive Board, to include its three core products: Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics.

Generalversammlung von Panalpina genehmigt alle Anträge des Verwaltungsrats

Generalversammlung von Panalpina genehmigt alle Anträge des Verwaltungsrats

Press releases   •   May 09, 2019 15:50 GMT

An der ordentlichen Generalversammlung der Panalpina Welttransport (Holding) AG vom 9. Mai 2019 waren 62,24% des Aktienkapitals vertreten. Alle Anträge des Verwaltungsrats wurden mit klarer Mehrheit angenommen und Thomas E. Kern wurde zum neuen VR-Präsidenten gewählt.

Annual general meeting of Panalpina approves all board proposals

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.

Statement of Panalpina related to Agility

Statement of Panalpina related to Agility

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2019 06:15 GMT

The Board of Directors of Panalpina confirms media reports that it is in discussions with Agility Group on potential strategic opportunities with regard to their respective logistics businesses. The discussions between the two companies are at a preliminary stage.

Statement from Panalpina regarding DSV and the position of Ernst Göhner Foundation

Statement from Panalpina regarding DSV and the position of Ernst Göhner Foundation

Press releases   •   Feb 04, 2019 06:20 GMT

Panalpina confirms that the Ernst Göhner Foundation, Panalpina's largest shareholder representing approximately 46% of the total share capital, informed the Board of Directors that it does not support the current non-binding proposal from DSV and that it supports Panalpina’s Board of Directors in pursuing an independent growth strategy that includes M&A.

Panalpina and Honeywell partner on new technology solutions

Panalpina and Honeywell partner on new technology solutions

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2018 16:15 GMT

Panalpina has entered into a strategic alliance with technology company Honeywell to enhance worker productivity, accuracy, and efficiency across its global distribution centers.

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

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.

Move over Mo Salah: Egypt has a new dazzling star

Move over Mo Salah: Egypt has a new dazzling star

News   •   Aug 08, 2018 15:45 GMT

Around the same size as 4,000 football pitches, Benban Solar Park in Egypt will be the biggest solar power installation in the world when it opens. In line with its efforts in the renewables sector, Panalpina will bring in its global expertise in capital projects to deliver the plant’s components and panels.

Panalpina opens new warehouse in Prague for MAHLE

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.

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

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 Singapore goes green with new biodiesel trucks for L’Oréal Travel Retail Asia Pacific

Panalpina Singapore goes green with new biodiesel trucks for L’Oréal Travel Retail Asia Pacific

News   •   Mar 29, 2019 08:35 GMT

Panalpina Singapore has launched new biodiesel trucks to serve its global customer L’Oréal Travel Retail Asia Pacific. By 2020, 100 percent of L’Oréal’s strategic suppliers will be participating in their supplier sustainability program, and Panalpina has reached this milestone ahead of schedule.

Panalpina Brazil invests in cold chain logistics solutions

Panalpina Brazil invests in cold chain logistics solutions

News   •   Mar 13, 2019 11:00 GMT

With extensive expertise in the healthcare and pharmaceuticals market and being recognized as one of the leading logistics operators in the country for this segment, Panalpina Brazil announces the expansion of its operations with a considerable investment in end-to-end logistics solutions for the cold chain.

Swiss insurer Baloise relies on Panalpina’s Trans-Siberian route

Swiss insurer Baloise relies on Panalpina’s Trans-Siberian route

News   •   Mar 05, 2019 16:18 GMT

The insurance company Baloise Group has chosen Panalpina’s tried and tested Trans-Siberian rail service to transport more than 3,400 editions of its new board game from Shanghai, China to its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.

Innovator teams battle it out in Panalpina’s first Kickbox to develop new digital solutions for logistics

Innovator teams battle it out in Panalpina’s first Kickbox to develop new digital solutions for logistics

News   •   Mar 04, 2019 14:15 GMT

An algorithm for potential lost customer control in logistics was the winner in the first Kickbox organized by the Panalpina Digital Hub, Panalpina HR and Zurich-based incubator BlueLion. The winning entry came from the team Capture+ from Panalpina Switzerland, which was among three finalists that pitched their Kickbox ideas to a jury in Basel on February 26.

Panalpina joins Cargo sous terrain initiative aimed at revolutionizing logistics

Panalpina joins Cargo sous terrain initiative aimed at revolutionizing logistics

News   •   Feb 26, 2019 11:00 GMT

Panalpina is pleased to join Cargo sous terrain (CST), the Swiss-led consortium set to transform logistics and propel the industry into digitalization. As a shareholder, Panalpina will seek representation on the CST supervisory board and adopt a leading role in developing the CST logistics system and sharing expert know-how.

Panalpina’s Air Freight pros use IATA digital industry encyclopedia

Panalpina’s Air Freight pros use IATA digital industry encyclopedia

News   •   Feb 19, 2019 14:30 GMT

Panalpina is the first freight forwarder to subscribe globally for digital IATA manuals access. Panalpina Air Freight specialists worldwide can now access online the latest regulations and industry standards. This way, Panalpina offers faster and even more efficient services while ensuring safer and greener Air Freight operations.

Brexit: Panalpina is ready to uphold customers’ supply chains

Brexit: Panalpina is ready to uphold customers’ supply chains

News   •   Feb 14, 2019 16:00 GMT

Given the many Brexit challenges, Panalpina has set up a special task force to help customers find individual solutions. It also offers the following services to uphold customers' supply chains: tailored Air Freight solutions provided by the company's Charter Network, customs clearance and consulting, warehousing and other value-added logistics services, supply chain redesign and consulting.

VIDEO: Panalpina delights customers with mixed reality experience

VIDEO: Panalpina delights customers with mixed reality experience

News   •   Feb 13, 2019 15:30 GMT

Firmly setting its sights on innovation, customer centricity and digitalization, Panalpina delighted visitors at its Fruit Logistica stand with a holographic experience. The mixed (or hybrid) reality application showcased the journey of fruits and flowers in holographic animations. Find out what it was all about!

Panalpina flies 1.6 million roses on 'Love Plane' charter from Nairobi to Sydney in time for Valentine’s Day

Panalpina flies 1.6 million roses on 'Love Plane' charter from Nairobi to Sydney in time for Valentine’s Day

News   •   Feb 12, 2019 19:00 GMT

Love-struck Australians who want to give out roses for Valentine’s Day on February 14 have Panalpina and the Kenyan horticultural industry to thank. International freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina has just flown an entire Boeing 777 cargo aircraft packed full of freshly cut roses from Nairobi to Sydney, right in time for the romantic holiday.

Panalpina partners with Plug and Play

Panalpina partners with Plug and Play

News   •   Dec 20, 2018 14:05 GMT

Panalpina has joined the global innovation platform Plug and Play, the best known and most active accelerator program in the area of supply chain and logistics.

Panalpina surpasses 1 million tons of Air Freight in 2018

Panalpina surpasses 1 million tons of Air Freight in 2018

News   •   Dec 19, 2018 14:40 GMT

Christmas came early this year for Panalpina’s Air Freight department in the form of another transport record.

Panalpina and Cargolux make great strides in Cargo iQ performance

Panalpina and Cargolux make great strides in Cargo iQ performance

News   •   Dec 13, 2018 12:40 GMT

Together with Cargo iQ fellow member and long-standing partner Cargolux, Panalpina has just been awarded with the first prize of the first ever Cargo iQ Q Rally, an industry initiative aimed at continuously improving data quality in air freight. As Panalpina’s Marie Seco-Köppen explains, “Better data quality results in a better air freight product, for example in terms of shorter transit times.”

LATAM Cargo begins direct service between Bogotá and Panalpina's Huntsville gateway

LATAM Cargo begins direct service between Bogotá and Panalpina's Huntsville gateway

News   •   Dec 07, 2018 14:20 GMT

​For the first time in its history, LATAM Cargo flew a direct route between the cities of Bogotá, Colombia, and Huntsville, Alabama, United States. The new cargo-only route was opened on December 2, 2018, and will be operated once weekly. The new service marks an important milestone for Panalpina as the company continuously expands its Charter Network and the Perishables Network.

Mission Possible: Getting aid to South Sudan’s children affected by war

Mission Possible: Getting aid to South Sudan’s children affected by war

News   •   Nov 30, 2018 07:30 GMT

Panalpina is assisting UNICEF for the sixth time by flying relief aid to Africa. The following report was written by journalist Peter Martell earlier this year and shows how getting aid to the people who need it most requires extreme efforts. The report also impressively illustrates how every ton of relief goods makes a big difference to thousands of people who often have not had aid for years.

Panalpina’s new logistics center in Singapore obtains GDP certification

Panalpina’s new logistics center in Singapore obtains GDP certification

News   •   Nov 15, 2018 14:00 GMT

Panalpina has obtained another Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification, this time for its new logistics center in Singapore, where many of the world’s top pharmaceutical companies have manufacturing facilities. The number of Panalpina locations globally with GDP certification now stands at 32.

Interview: Luca Graf explains the Panalpina Digital Hub

Interview: Luca Graf explains the Panalpina Digital Hub

News   •   Aug 29, 2018 12:50 GMT

The Digital Hub is tasked with exploring disruptive technologies and developing new digital solutions for customers as well as realizing business opportunities for Panalpina. In an interview with innoFRAtor, a platform by Fraport, Air Cargo News and German publication DVZ, Panalpina’s Luca Graf explains the reasons for setting up the new business unit and how it can add value for customers.

Colombia: Panalpina Bogotá obtains GDP certification

Colombia: Panalpina Bogotá obtains GDP certification

News   •   Aug 27, 2018 15:20 GMT

​Panalpina Bogotá has been certified according to WHO Good Distribution Practice (GDP), an important international standard for the proper distribution of medicinal products for human use. The business unit in Bogotá is Panalpina's 31st location globally to obtain such an important certification for the healthcare industry.

Panalpina Celebrates 50 Years of Operations in Peru

Panalpina Celebrates 50 Years of Operations in Peru

News   •   Aug 17, 2018 09:30 GMT

Panalpina, the Swiss logistics and freight forwarding company, is celebrating 50 years of operations in Peru.

How to avert a production platform shutdown: meet Panalpina’s African Star

How to avert a production platform shutdown: meet Panalpina’s African Star

Blog posts   •   Aug 10, 2018 14:10 GMT

Panalpina was recently called in for help by one of its largest oil and gas customers in Angola to avoid a shutdown at one of their main offshore platforms. A critical cargo of specialized pipes, bundles and racks had had to be moved from Malabo in Equatorial Guinea to Cabinda, Angola in a port-to-port operation, and Panalpina deployed its African Star to save the day.

Guac’s going on? The rise and pitfalls of the avocado

Guac’s going on? The rise and pitfalls of the avocado

Blog posts   •   Aug 07, 2018 14:00 GMT

The difficulty facing avocado farmers, and the rise in the popularity of the fruit.

Be sulfur-smart: The maritime industry is weighing its options for complying with the new rules on ship emissions

Be sulfur-smart: The maritime industry is weighing its options for complying with the new rules on ship emissions

Blog posts   •   Apr 18, 2019 06:00 GMT

The sulfur limit that takes effect in 2020 has led to a scramble for compliance options, as the industry grapples with the impact of increased costs and potential supply chain disruptions. Ship owners and operators are hedging their bets on alternative fuels, but all options require significant investments that will put pressure on shipping rates. Our blog post navigates the turning tides.

Be sulfur-smart: Get behind the real issues in the debate over scrubbers

Be sulfur-smart: Get behind the real issues in the debate over scrubbers

Blog posts   •   Apr 16, 2019 09:50 GMT

With the new sulfur limit coming into force in 2020, ship owners and operators are looking to comply with the regulation, and a debate has ensued over the use of scrubbers. What are open-loop and closed-loop scrubbers? How harmful are scrubbers to the environment? We look at what’s behind the debate.

Cementing valuable relationships at the TPM ocean freight event

Cementing valuable relationships at the TPM ocean freight event

Blog posts   •   Mar 08, 2019 13:30 GMT

Panalpina's Ocean Freight team turned out in full force at this week's Trans-Pacific Maritime Conference (TPM) in Long Beach, CA, USA, which was attended by thousands of the top importers, carriers and freight forwarders in the trade lane. Three of Panalpina's leaders share thoughts on their key take-home messages from TPM19.

VIDEO: Fruit Logistica: director’s cut

VIDEO: Fruit Logistica: director’s cut

Blog posts   •   Feb 11, 2019 20:50 GMT

With Fruit Logistica 2019 just over, Panalpina has captured some of the funniest moments in a director’s cut video as the global perishables industry gathered in Berlin.

VIDEO: A taste of Fruit Logistica

VIDEO: A taste of Fruit Logistica

Blog posts   •   Feb 08, 2019 19:10 GMT

As the main event for the global perishables industry comes to a close in Berlin, Panalpina goes on a fun food tasting tour for some of the freshest, most exotic and delicious produce. Join us on the tour!

VIDEO: What are perishables – and how do you pronounce that word anyway?

VIDEO: What are perishables – and how do you pronounce that word anyway?

Blog posts   •   Feb 07, 2019 21:07 GMT

How do you say ‘perishables’? What are perishables in different languages? Panalpina tested visitors at Fruit Logistica in Berlin, the main event for the global perishables industry. Watch what they had to say…

VIDEO: Is a cherry a berry?

VIDEO: Is a cherry a berry?

Blog posts   •   Feb 06, 2019 22:50 GMT

Is a cherry a berry? It all depends who you ask. Panalpina put this question to visitors at Fruit Logistica in Berlin, the main event for the global perishables industry. Get your facts right and watch the video.

From local hero to global player in the growing perishables market

From local hero to global player in the growing perishables market

Blog posts   •   Feb 01, 2019 08:30 GMT

Panalpina has acquired seven companies specializing in the worldwide export and import of perishables since 2015. With its vision to become the preferred global supplier of perishables logistics by 2020, Panalpina not only acquires companies in the sector, it then also invests locally to develop the business further and support the communities where they operate.

A palace for pills – or the best address in Weiterstadt

A palace for pills – or the best address in Weiterstadt

Blog posts   •   Dec 04, 2018 14:30 GMT

What is the best address in Weiterstadt? Hang on; you don’t know where Weiterstadt is? Well, as the name implies, Weiterstadt is a city (= Stadt) in Germany, right next to Darmstadt and a few kilometers south of Frankfurt Airport. Many would argue that Schloss Braunshardt is the best address in this city of 25,000 souls. The 18th century castle is undoubtedly a fine address, but...

E-commerce: a risky boom for international supply chains

E-commerce: a risky boom for international supply chains

Blog posts   •   Nov 09, 2018 12:25 GMT

Global retail online sales are expected to exceed $4.8 trillion by 2021 and e-commerce is the fastest-growing sector driving global air freight volumes. But what’s easily shopped online needs to be shipped in a safe and compliant way in the physical world. In the background, Panalpina ensures that international e-commerce shipments comply with customs, dangerous goods and security regulations.

Peruvian asparagus and customer experience: adaptation, inclusion and success

Peruvian asparagus and customer experience: adaptation, inclusion and success

Blog posts   •   Sep 04, 2018 22:00 GMT

Adaptation and inclusion can create something new and wonderful, from exports to customer experience. Peru began exporting asparagus in 1987. Today, it is one of the world’s leading exporters of the non-native crop and home to Panalpina’s first female managing director in the Americas.

Perishables and flavors from China to Peru and back

Perishables and flavors from China to Peru and back

Blog posts   •   Sep 04, 2018 15:34 GMT

The perishables trade between China and Peru has a long history of cultural exchange dating back to the 19th century. And this trade is expected to increase in line with China’s growing appetite for fresh produce. Year-to-date and compared to the entire year of 2017, Panalpina alone has already tripled perishables exports from Peru to China.

“The elongated, take-make-dispose supply chain is under threat”

“The elongated, take-make-dispose supply chain is under threat”

Blog posts   •   Nov 26, 2018 15:40 GMT

In a recent interview, Mike Wilson, global head of Logistics and Manufacturing at Panalpina, and newly chaired honorary visiting professor at Cardiff Business School, talked to professor Aris Syntetos, from the School’s Panalpina Research Centre, about manufacturing and supply chain trends, Sino-US trade conflicts and who will be the ultimate winners in global logistics.