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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 to acquire Airflo, a specialized freight forwarder for flowers and vegetables, from Dutch Flower Group

Panalpina to acquire Airflo, a specialized freight forwarder for flowers and vegetables, from Dutch Flower Group

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2015 06:00 GMT

Panalpina is to acquire a majority stake in Airflo, a company based in Kenya and the Netherlands specialized in the export handling of flowers and vegetables. Airflo is part of Dutch Flower Group (DFG), the world’s largest flower and plant trader. The acquisition reflects Panalpina’s continued expansion in Africa and its increasing focus on the perishables business.

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Good cards for Cartagena and Panalpina’s LCL Ocean Freight hub

Good cards for Cartagena and Panalpina’s LCL Ocean Freight hub

News   •   Jul 16, 2019 07:00 GMT

Cartagena, Colombia’s premier port, is becoming increasingly important as a regional transportation hub. Last year, Panalpina set up the first ocean freight hub in Cartagena for Central and South American LCL (Less than Container Load) cargoes. The international freight forwarder also tops the Port of Cartagena’s import and export rankings.

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.

A royal visit

A royal visit

News   •   Mar 22, 2018 10:30 GMT

Panalpina and Dutch authorities gave a Jordanian delegation, headed by His Majesty King Abdullah II, a guided tour of ground-handling operations at Schiphol Amsterdam Airport. The program highlighted Europe’s third largest cargo gateway and an innovative logistics model that works fast even when dealing with fresh produce. Topics covered were inspections, security, customs, speed and efficiency.

24 hours – a matter of perspective

24 hours – a matter of perspective

News   •   Sep 26, 2017 15:26 GMT

24 hours can seem endless when a hurricane passes over you. The people of Saint Martin had to live through this experience on Wednesday, September 6, as Hurricane Irma battered the Caribbean island causing widespread devastation. The category 5 storm left the island’s residents isolated and in desperate need for aid, and Panalpina was called to help.

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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.

Food for Thought | It’s Kenya Fresh

Food for Thought | It’s Kenya Fresh

Blog posts   •   Dec 19, 2018 09:20 GMT

In the latest installment of his Food for Thought series, Colin Wells, global head of industry vertical perishables at Panalpina, speaks of how perishables were flown out of Kenya in the 80s and what has changed since...

Fresh focus | Why are flowers so special?

Fresh focus | Why are flowers so special?

Blog posts   •   Oct 03, 2018 15:49 GMT

Markus Fellmann, Regional Head of Perishables Americas, introduces his Fresh Focus LinkedIn series speaking of Ecuadorian roses and flower exports, packing and import markets.

Air freight on steroids

Air freight on steroids

Blog posts   •   Jul 06, 2018 12:55 GMT

E-commerce is the fastest growing sector driving global air freight volumes. Panalpina's global head of Air Freight, Lucas Kuehner, explains Panalpina's approach to air freight for e-commerce, and what it takes to be successful in that business where nothing can go wrong - while making sure that regular air freight customers do not lose out on capacity come the peak season.

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Interfresh delivery van in Amsterdam

Interfresh delivery van i...

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Securing the cold chain

Securing the cold chain

One of three cold rooms of Panalpina's perishables facility at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

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2,000 m2 dedicated to pharmaceuticals

2,000 m2 dedicated to pha...

At Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, Panalpina operates a new GDP certified facility dedicated to pharmaceuticals only.

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Panalpina übernimmt Airflo, ein auf Blumen und Gemüse spezialisiertes Speditionsunternehmen, von Dutch Flower Group

Panalpina übernimmt eine Mehrheitsbeteiligung an Airflo, einem Unternehmen in Kenia und den Niederlanden, das auf den Export von Blumen und Gemüse spezialisiert ist. Airflo gehört zur Dutch Flower Group (DFG), dem weltgrössten Händler von Blumen und Pflanzen.