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Changes to Panalpina Executive Board (Revised)

Press releases   •   Aug 26, 2019 15:35 GMT

This is a revised version of the media release that was sent out on August 23, 2019.

Changes to Panalpina Executive Board

Press releases   •   Aug 23, 2019 15:35 GMT

CCO Karl Weyeneth, CLO and Corporate Secretary Christoph Hess, CIO Ralf Morawietz, EVP Air Freight Lucas Kuehner, EVP Ocean Freight Peder Winther, have resigned from their respective positions.

Panalpina half-year results remain stable

Panalpina half-year results remain stable

Press releases   •   Jul 18, 2019 05:00 GMT

Panalpina recorded stable results for the first half-year 2019. From January to June 2019, Panalpina generated an EBIT of CHF 52.1 million (YTD 2018: CHF 54.7 million) and a consolidated profit of CHF 34.0 million (YTD 2018: CHF 36.1 million), thereby nearly reaching previous-year levels.

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

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.

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Panalpina’s Healthcare Logistics Center in Germany obtains GDP certification

Panalpina’s Healthcare Logistics Center in Germany obtains GDP certification

News   •   Aug 13, 2019 09:00 GMT

Panalpina’s new Healthcare Logistics Center in Weiterstadt near Frankfurt/Main has obtained Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification and is ready to assist healthcare customers with the handling, transport and storage of their temperature-sensitive medicinal products. Frankfurt is Panalpina’s third logistics facility in Germany’s Rhein-Main region, alongside Moerfelden and Neu-Isenburg.

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.

Panalpina honored with Lenovo Logistics Award

Panalpina honored with Lenovo Logistics Award

News   •   Jul 11, 2019 15:07 GMT

Panalpina’s Air Freight, Ocean Freight and Logistics services help technology giant Lenovo sell four devices globally every second.

Panalpina applies War Risk Surcharge for Strait of Hormuz

Panalpina applies War Risk Surcharge for Strait of Hormuz

News   •   Jul 08, 2019 18:50 GMT

Panalpina, the world’s fourth largest provider of ocean freight services is applying a War Risk Surcharge for the Strait of Hormuz as a result of significantly increased insurance premiums for all vessel operators going through the busy waterway.

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Quintessential | How the cold chain and freight forwarders have evolved together

Quintessential | How the cold chain and freight forwarders have evolved together

Blog posts   •   Aug 02, 2019 08:45 GMT

In the early years of the cold chain, its processes were mostly managed by manufacturers, but specialty transport companies soon took over. By the 1950s, third-party logistics providers had taken on an increasingly important role in the cold chain “niche”. Perishables supply chains will evolve further and cold chain management will remain at the core of freight forwarding.

“We have to look at air freight and ocean freight more holistically”

“We have to look at air freight and ocean freight more holistically”

Blog posts   •   Jul 19, 2019 08:30 GMT

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s publication of Panalpina’s half-year results, we asked Lucas Kuehner and Peder Winther, the global heads of Air Freight and Ocean Freight, to give us a bit more color on the development of the markets and Panalpina’s performance thus far in 2019, and to tell us what they expect in terms of peak season in the second half-year.

Be sulfur-smart: an update on the rocky path to compliance

Be sulfur-smart: an update on the rocky path to compliance

Blog posts   •   Jun 18, 2019 12:50 GMT

Ship owners, operators and carriers must comply with new rules on emissions from 2020. Scrubbers currently dominate discussions. In this latest “sulfur-smart” blog post, we give an update on the scrubber debate, but also shed light on the topic of fuel quality. The lack of standardization on the composition and quality of low-sulfur fuels could lead to downtime of ships – and increased cost.

Blockchain: Moving from hype to tangible benefits for supply chains

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.

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Peder Winther, Global Head of Ocean Freight, Panalpina

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The 176-ton state-of-the-art hydraulic press Imola PH 7500 is reassembled at destination.

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New low-sulfur regulation – what you need to know

New rules on ship emissions that are coming into force on January 1, 2020, are already starting to have an impact on the ocean freight industry. Cargo owners are affected in two major ways: increased cost and potential supply chain disruptions. Panalpina is here to support customers in the transition. Download the graphic here.

Panalpina Integrated Mananagement Report 2017

Panalpina Integrated Mananagement Report 2017

Documents   •   Mar 21, 2018 15:29 GMT

For an overview of the Panalpina Integrated Management Report 2017, see the microsite at http://annualreport.panalpina.com/. Users can build their own reports by choosing individual sections or can download the entire report.

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.